Top 28 universities in Syria

  1. Damascus University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    70%
    Enrollment
    137,980
    Founded
    1923
  2. Tishreen University logo
    Enrollment
    45,000
    Founded
    1971
  3. University of Aleppo logo
    Enrollment
    1,500
    Founded
    1946
  4. Arab International University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    75%
    Founded
    2005
  5. Al-Baath University logo
    Enrollment
    37,500
    Founded
    1979
  6. Cordoba Private University logo
    Enrollment
    7,500
    Founded
    2003
  7. Syrian Private University logo
    Enrollment
    2,500
    Founded
    2005
  8. University of Kalamoon logo
    Acceptance Rate
    55%
    Enrollment
    6,500
    Founded
    2003
  9. Enrollment
    3,846
    Founded
    2011
  10. University of Hama logo
    Enrollment
    22,500
    Founded
    2014
  11. Aljazeera University logo
    Enrollment
    2,500
    Founded
    2007
  12. Yarmouk Private University logo
    Enrollment
    1,500
    Founded
    2007
  13. Ittihad Private University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    50%
    Enrollment
    2,500
    Founded
    2003
  14. Founded
    2015
  15. Al-Hawash Private University logo
    Enrollment
    1,103
    Founded
    2008
  16. Al-Wataniya Private University logo
    Founded
    2007
  17. Wadi International University logo
    Enrollment
    750
    Founded
    2005
  18. Acceptance Rate
    85%
    Founded
    2007
  19. Al-Furat University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    95%
    Founded
    2006
  20. Ebla Private University logo
    Enrollment
    2,500
    Founded
    2007
  21. Manara University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    65%
    Enrollment
    1,500
    Founded
    2016
  22. Al-Shahbaa University logo
    Founded
    2005

The best cities to study in Syria based on the number of universities and their ranks are Damascus, Latakia, Aleppo, and Daraa.

Average cost of living for students in Syria is $244 + $17-123 for rent (depends on where to live: dormitory, renting with a roommate or solo).