List of 29 best universities in El Salvador

We ranked 29 best universities in El Salvador based on their reputation, research performance, and alumni impact. We processed 14.5K citations received by 5.62K publications made by 29 universities in El Salvador, measured the popularity of 42 recognized alumni, and utilized the largest available links database (to compare non-academic prominence).

#1 in El Salvador
#3470 in the World
Acceptance Rate
77%
Enrollment
9,500
Founded
1965
#2 in El Salvador
#3780 in the World
Enrollment
45,000
Founded
1841
#5 in El Salvador
#4978 in the World
Enrollment
5,500
Founded
1977
#6 in El Salvador
#7072 in the World
Enrollment
800
Founded
1994
#10 in El Salvador
#10031 in the World
Acceptance Rate
55%
Enrollment
5,500
Founded
1984
#16 in El Salvador
#1129 in Latin America
#11715 in the World
Enrollment
9,500
Founded
1991
#21 in El Salvador
#1441 in Latin America
#12975 in the World
Founded
1982
#23 in El Salvador
#1527 in Latin America
#13255 in the World
Acceptance Rate
100%
Founded
1983
#25 in El Salvador
#1563 in Latin America
#13369 in the World
Founded
1981
#27 in El Salvador
#1586 in Latin America
#13418 in the World
Founded
1973
#29 in El Salvador
#1666 in Latin America
#13658 in the World
Acceptance Rate
95%
Enrollment
750
Founded
1981

The best cities to study in El Salvador based on the number of universities and their ranks are San Salvador, Antiguo Cuscatlan, Santa Tecla, and Chalatenango.

Average cost of living for students in El Salvador is $452 + $56-397 for rent (depends on where to live: dormitory, renting with a roommate or solo).