Top 29 universities in El Salvador: Rankings & Acceptance rate

University name
Acceptance rate
Acc. rate
City & State
1Jose Simeon Canas Central American UniversitySan Salvador
2University of El SalvadorSan Salvador
3Francisco Gavidia UniversitySan Salvador
4University of Technology of El SalvadorSan Salvador
5Dr. Jose Matias Delgado UniversityAntiguo Cuscatlan
6Don Bosco UniversitySoyapango
7University of the East, El SalvadorSan Miguel
8Evangelical University of El SalvadorSan Salvador
9Captain General Gerardo Barrios UniversitySan Miguel
10Catholic University of El SalvadorSanta Ana
11Dr. Andres Bello UniversitySan Salvador
12Alberto Masferrer Salvadorean UniversitySan Salvador
13School of Communication Monica HerreraSanta Tecla
14Salvadoran Lutheran UniversitySan Salvador
15Monsenor Oscar Arnulfo Romero UniversityChalatenango
16School of Economics and BusinessSanta Tecla
17Autonomous University of Santa AnaSanta Ana
18Polytechnic University of El SalvadorSan Salvador
19Pedagogical University of El SalvadorSan Salvador
20Albert Einstein UniversitySan Salvador
21Higher Institute of Economics and Business AdministrationAntiguo Cuscatlan
22University of SonsonateSonsonate
23Christian University of the Assemblies of GodSan Salvador
24New University San SalvadorSan Salvador
25Panamerican University, El SalvadorSan Salvador
26Specialized Institute of Higher Education for the Diplomatic TrainingAntiguo Cuscatlan
27Latin American Technical UniversitySanta Tecla
28Specialized Institute of Higher Education for Health Professionals of El SalvadorSan Salvador
29Specialized Institute of Higher Education "The Holy Spirit"Antiguo Cuscatlan

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

Average cost of living for students in El Salvador is $443 + $50-357 for rent (depends on where to live: dormitory, renting with a roommate or solo).