List of 39 best universities in Sweden

We ranked 39 best universities in Sweden based on their reputation, research performance, and alumni impact. We processed 27.3M citations received by 642K publications made by 39 universities in Sweden, measured the popularity of 1,844 recognized alumni, and utilized the largest available links database (to compare non-academic prominence).

#1 in Sweden
#20 in Europe
#93 in the World
Acceptance Rate
34%
Enrollment
40,000
Founded
1666
#2 in Sweden
#26 in Europe
#106 in the World
Acceptance Rate
75%
Enrollment
32,500
Founded
1477
#3 in Sweden
#41 in Europe
#146 in the World
Enrollment
6,000
Founded
1861
#4 in Sweden
#72 in Europe
#208 in the World
Enrollment
49,150
Founded
1891
#5 in Sweden
#73 in Europe
#209 in the World
Acceptance Rate
24%
Enrollment
33,147
Founded
1878
#6 in Sweden
#86 in Europe
#234 in the World
Acceptance Rate
45%
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1827
#7 in Sweden
#106 in Europe
#281 in the World
Acceptance Rate
34%
Enrollment
34,237
Founded
1965
#8 in Sweden
#121 in Europe
#318 in the World
Acceptance Rate
85%
Enrollment
10,300
Founded
1829
#9 in Sweden
#123 in Europe
#323 in the World
Acceptance Rate
43%
Enrollment
32,000
Founded
1975
#10 in Sweden
#182 in Europe
#444 in the World
Enrollment
4,547
Founded
1977
#11 in Sweden
#345 in Europe
#906 in the World
Acceptance Rate
85%
Enrollment
17,195
Founded
1997
#12 in Sweden
#369 in Europe
#988 in the World
Acceptance Rate
28%
Enrollment
15,300
Male:Female
39:61
Founded
1977
#13 in Sweden
#394 in Europe
#1076 in the World
Acceptance Rate
24%
Enrollment
1,500
Founded
1909
#14 in Sweden
#404 in Europe
#1114 in the World
Acceptance Rate
35%
Enrollment
24,000
Founded
1998
#15 in Sweden
#482 in Europe
#1365 in the World
Acceptance Rate
24%
Enrollment
25,000
Founded
1977
#16 in Sweden
#490 in Europe
#1382 in the World
Enrollment
16,000
Founded
1999
#17 in Sweden
#509 in Europe
#1448 in the World
Acceptance Rate
34%
Enrollment
15,575
Male:Female
40:60
Founded
1977
#18 in Sweden
#620 in Europe
#1909 in the World
Acceptance Rate
81%
Enrollment
5,400
Founded
1989
#19 in Sweden
#622 in Europe
#1911 in the World
Acceptance Rate
45%
Enrollment
12,039
Founded
1977
#20 in Sweden
#639 in Europe
#1975 in the World
Enrollment
10,600
Founded
1983
#21 in Sweden
#653 in Europe
#2030 in the World
Acceptance Rate
34%
Enrollment
12,316
Founded
1996
#22 in Sweden
#656 in Europe
#2042 in the World
Enrollment
14,600
Founded
1977
#23 in Sweden
#768 in Europe
#2521 in the World
Acceptance Rate
35%
Enrollment
16,000
Founded
1977
#24 in Sweden
#874 in Europe
#2986 in the World
Acceptance Rate
34%
Enrollment
7,500
Founded
1977
#25 in Sweden
#885 in Europe
#3049 in the World
Enrollment
13,000
Founded
1977
#26 in Sweden
#920 in Europe
#3221 in the World
Acceptance Rate
58%
Enrollment
5,468
Founded
1990
#27 in Sweden
#993 in Europe
#3593 in the World
Acceptance Rate
35%
Enrollment
375
Founded
1983
#28 in Sweden
#1022 in Europe
#3776 in the World
Acceptance Rate
34%
Enrollment
14,829
Founded
1977
#29 in Sweden
#1099 in Europe
#4163 in the World
Enrollment
1,300
Founded
1813
#31 in Sweden
#1294 in Europe
#5169 in the World
Enrollment
1,700
Founded
1998
#32 in Sweden
#1509 in Europe
#6293 in the World
Acceptance Rate
18%
Enrollment
750
Founded
1771
#33 in Sweden
#1520 in Europe
#6341 in the World
Acceptance Rate
5%
Enrollment
125
Founded
1735
#34 in Sweden
#1635 in Europe
#6888 in the World
Enrollment
1,300
Founded
1884
#35 in Sweden
#1664 in Europe
#7058 in the World
Enrollment
850
Founded
1867
#36 in Sweden
#1769 in Europe
#7620 in the World
Enrollment
16,000
Founded
1977
#37 in Sweden
#1792 in Europe
#7768 in the World
Acceptance Rate
5%
Enrollment
424
Founded
1772
#38 in Sweden
#2066 in Europe
#8656 in the World
Founded
1939
#39 in Sweden
#2458 in Europe
#10520 in the World
Acceptance Rate
84%
Enrollment
125
Founded
2001

The best cities to study in Sweden based on the number of universities and their ranks are Lund, Uppsala, Stockholm, and Goteborg.

Average cost of living for students in Sweden is $683 + $102-728 for rent (depends on where to live: dormitory, renting with a roommate or solo).