Top 30 universities in Norway

  1. University of Oslo logo
    Acceptance Rate
    5%
    Enrollment
    27,505
    Founded
    1811
  2. University of Bergen logo
    Acceptance Rate
    29%
    Enrollment
    16,900
    Founded
    1946
  3. Norwegian University of Science and Technology logo
    Enrollment
    42,031
    Founded
    1996
  4. UiT The Arctic University of Norway logo
    Acceptance Rate
    5%
    Enrollment
    8,500
    Founded
    1968
  5. Oslo Metropolitan University logo
    Enrollment
    22,500
    Founded
    2018
  6. University of Stavanger logo
    Acceptance Rate
    26%
    Enrollment
    12,000
    Founded
    1994
  7. University of Agder logo
    Acceptance Rate
    26%
    Enrollment
    9,500
    Founded
    1994
  8. Norwegian University of Life Sciences logo
    Enrollment
    5,670
    Founded
    1859
  9. Norwegian School of Economics logo
    Acceptance Rate
    20%
    Enrollment
    3,453
    Founded
    1936
  10. Ostfold University College logo
    Enrollment
    4,500
    Founded
    1994
  11. Western Norway University of Applied Sciences logo
    Enrollment
    12,029
    Founded
    2017
  12. Volda University College logo
    Enrollment
    3,500
    Founded
    1894
  13. University College of Southeast Norway logo
    Enrollment
    17,500
    Founded
    2016
  14. Oslo School of Architecture and Design logo
    Acceptance Rate
    5%
    Enrollment
    750
    Founded
    1961
  15. Norwegian School of Sport Sciences logo
    Acceptance Rate
    15%
    Enrollment
    1,500
    Founded
    1968
  16. Nord University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    25%
    Enrollment
    12,000
    Founded
    2015
  17. Inland Norway University of Applied Sciences logo
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1994
  18. The University Centre in Svalbard logo
    Enrollment
    375
    Founded
    1993
  19. Kristiania University College logo
    Enrollment
    8,500
    Founded
    2016
  20. Molde University College logo
    Enrollment
    2,400
    Founded
    1994
  21. Norwegian Academy of Music logo
    Acceptance Rate
    5%
    Enrollment
    750
    Founded
    1973
  22. Oslo National Academy of the Arts logo
    Enrollment
    750
    Founded
    1996
  23. VID Specialized University logo
    Founded
    2016
  24. BI Norwegian Business School logo
    Enrollment
    17,500
    Founded
    1943
  25. Sami University College logo
    Enrollment
    375
    Founded
    1989
  26. MF Norwegian School of Theology logo
    Acceptance Rate
    75%
    Enrollment
    750
    Founded
    1907
  27. Lovisenberg Diaconal College logo
    Enrollment
    750
    Founded
    1994

The best cities to study in Norway based on the number of universities and their ranks are Oslo, Bergen, Trondheim, and Tromso.

Average cost of living for students in Norway is $892 + $144-1030 for rent (depends on where to live: dormitory, renting with a roommate or solo).