List of 79 best universities in Romania

We ranked 79 best universities in Romania based on their reputation, research performance, and alumni impact. We processed 1.03M citations received by 103K publications made by 79 universities in Romania, measured the popularity of 802 recognized alumni, and utilized the largest available links database (to compare non-academic prominence).

#1 in Romania
#323 in Europe
#840 in the World
Enrollment
32,500
Founded
1864
#2 in Romania
#327 in Europe
#848 in the World
Acceptance Rate
95%
Enrollment
45,000
Founded
1959
#3 in Romania
#417 in Europe
#1156 in the World
Acceptance Rate
75%
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1864
#4 in Romania
#495 in Europe
#1399 in the World
Acceptance Rate
65%
Enrollment
37,500
Founded
1860
#5 in Romania
#555 in Europe
#1649 in the World
Acceptance Rate
75%
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1948
#6 in Romania
#561 in Europe
#1663 in the World
Acceptance Rate
55%
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1920
#7 in Romania
#577 in Europe
#1721 in the World
Acceptance Rate
20%
Enrollment
45,000
Founded
1913
#8 in Romania
#600 in Europe
#1817 in the World
Acceptance Rate
35%
Enrollment
14,159
Founded
1962
#9 in Romania
#618 in Europe
#1894 in the World
Acceptance Rate
85%
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1971
#10 in Romania
#668 in Europe
#2086 in the World
Acceptance Rate
95%
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1947
#11 in Romania
#753 in Europe
#2460 in the World
Enrollment
8,500
Founded
1919
#12 in Romania
#766 in Europe
#2513 in the World
Acceptance Rate
65%
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1976
#13 in Romania
#796 in Europe
#2653 in the World
Enrollment
4,500
Founded
1857
#14 in Romania
#813 in Europe
#2738 in the World
Acceptance Rate
65%
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1963
#15 in Romania
#836 in Europe
#2838 in the World
Acceptance Rate
65%
Enrollment
11,762
Founded
1974
#16 in Romania
#872 in Europe
#2968 in the World
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1961
#17 in Romania
#897 in Europe
#3103 in the World
Acceptance Rate
95%
Enrollment
8,500
Founded
1963
#18 in Romania
#964 in Europe
#3456 in the World
Acceptance Rate
75%
Enrollment
5,500
Founded
1879
#19 in Romania
#980 in Europe
#3522 in the World
Acceptance Rate
65%
Enrollment
6,500
Founded
1990
#20 in Romania
#1018 in Europe
#3752 in the World
Acceptance Rate
75%
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1962
#21 in Romania
#1036 in Europe
#3823 in the World
Acceptance Rate
95%
Enrollment
11,251
Founded
1852
#22 in Romania
#1045 in Europe
#3862 in the World
Acceptance Rate
85%
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1948
#23 in Romania
#1100 in Europe
#4165 in the World
Enrollment
4,500
Founded
1948
#24 in Romania
#1126 in Europe
#4264 in the World
Enrollment
2,417
Founded
2002
#25 in Romania
#1137 in Europe
#4314 in the World
Acceptance Rate
95%
Enrollment
6,500
Founded
1869
#26 in Romania
#1139 in Europe
#4323 in the World
Acceptance Rate
35%
Enrollment
3,500
Founded
1998
#27 in Romania
#1176 in Europe
#4519 in the World
Acceptance Rate
85%
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1990
#28 in Romania
#1185 in Europe
#4555 in the World
Acceptance Rate
95%
Enrollment
9,500
Founded
1991
#29 in Romania
#1269 in Europe
#5020 in the World
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1992
#31 in Romania
#1310 in Europe
#5281 in the World
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1991
#32 in Romania
#1315 in Europe
#5306 in the World
Acceptance Rate
85%
Enrollment
8,500
Founded
1991
#33 in Romania
#1338 in Europe
#5410 in the World
Acceptance Rate
55%
Enrollment
2,500
Founded
2000
#35 in Romania
#1368 in Europe
#5512 in the World
Enrollment
3,500
Founded
1952
#36 in Romania
#1377 in Europe
#5561 in the World
Acceptance Rate
85%
Enrollment
5,500
Founded
1990
#37 in Romania
#1379 in Europe
#5567 in the World
Enrollment
3,500
Founded
1998
#38 in Romania
#1386 in Europe
#5589 in the World
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1990
#39 in Romania
#1424 in Europe
#5792 in the World
Enrollment
750
Founded
2000
#41 in Romania
#1620 in Europe
#6844 in the World
Acceptance Rate
65%
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1990
#42 in Romania
#1643 in Europe
#6947 in the World
Founded
1992
#43 in Romania
#1672 in Europe
#7112 in the World
Enrollment
375
Founded
1990
#44 in Romania
#1687 in Europe
#7204 in the World
Acceptance Rate
95%
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1937
#45 in Romania
#1802 in Europe
#7822 in the World
Acceptance Rate
85%
Enrollment
5,500
Founded
1990
#46 in Romania
#1870 in Europe
#8055 in the World
Founded
1998
#47 in Romania
#1872 in Europe
#8060 in the World
Enrollment
6,500
Founded
1948
#49 in Romania
#1974 in Europe
#8393 in the World
Acceptance Rate
35%
Enrollment
5,500
Founded
1961
#50 in Romania
#2004 in Europe
#8490 in the World
Acceptance Rate
65%
Enrollment
1,500
Founded
1864
#52 in Romania
#2092 in Europe
#8773 in the World
Enrollment
750
Founded
1948
#53 in Romania
#2109 in Europe
#8830 in the World
Acceptance Rate
65%
Enrollment
1,500
Founded
1926
#54 in Romania
#2110 in Europe
#8835 in the World
Enrollment
1,500
Founded
1860
#56 in Romania
#2153 in Europe
#9020 in the World
Acceptance Rate
95%
Enrollment
1,500
Founded
1971
#58 in Romania
#2209 in Europe
#9333 in the World
Acceptance Rate
55%
Enrollment
6,500
Founded
1992
#59 in Romania
#2217 in Europe
#9385 in the World
Acceptance Rate
95%
Enrollment
1,500
Founded
1919
#60 in Romania
#2239 in Europe
#9463 in the World
Acceptance Rate
25%
Enrollment
4,500
Founded
1970
#62 in Romania
#2327 in Europe
#9818 in the World
Acceptance Rate
95%
Enrollment
1,500
Founded
1922
#63 in Romania
#2426 in Europe
#10350 in the World
Enrollment
4,500
Founded
1945
#64 in Romania
#2429 in Europe
#10364 in the World
Acceptance Rate
84%
Founded
1990
#65 in Romania
#2435 in Europe
#10394 in the World
Acceptance Rate
85%
Enrollment
375
Founded
1991
#66 in Romania
#2439 in Europe
#10415 in the World
Founded
1990
#67 in Romania
#2478 in Europe
#10648 in the World
Founded
1991
#68 in Romania
#2518 in Europe
#10947 in the World
Founded
1991
#69 in Romania
#2536 in Europe
#11035 in the World
Enrollment
750
Founded
1990
#71 in Romania
#2569 in Europe
#11257 in the World
Founded
1992
#72 in Romania
#2584 in Europe
#11378 in the World
Founded
1991
#73 in Romania
#2592 in Europe
#11462 in the World
Founded
2005
#75 in Romania
#2642 in Europe
#11854 in the World
Acceptance Rate
75%
Enrollment
750
Founded
1992
#78 in Romania
#2655 in Europe
#11959 in the World
Founded
1992
#79 in Romania
#2706 in Europe
#12344 in the World
Founded
1990

The best cities to study in Romania based on the number of universities and their ranks are Bucharest, Cluj-Napoca, Iasi, and Timisoara.

Average cost of living for students in Romania is $357 + $43-307 for rent (depends on where to live: dormitory, renting with a roommate or solo).