Top 171 universities in Ukraine: Rankings & Acceptance rate

University name
Acceptance rate
Acc. rate
City & State
1Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv15%Kiev
2Sumy State University85%Sumy
3National Technical University of Ukraine Kyiv Polytechnic InstituteKiev
4V. N. Karazin Kharkiv National UniversityKharkiv
5Lviv Polytechnic National UniversityLviv
6National Aviation University55%Kiev
7National Technical University Kharkiv Polytechnic Institute25%Kharkiv
8Donetsk National Technical University55%Pokrovsk
9Bukovinian State Medical University85%Chernivtsi
10Ivan Franko National University of LvivLviv
11Odessa National Polytechnic UniversityOdessa
12Odessa National University75%Odessa
13National University of Kyiv-Mohyla AcademyKiev
14Borys Grinchenko Kyiv UniversityKiev
15Yuriy Fedkovych Chernivtsi National UniversityChernivtsi
16Vinnytsia National Technical UniversityVinnytsia
17National University of Ostroh Academy15%Ostroh
18National University of Pharmacy95%Kharkiv
19Kyiv National Economic UniversityKiev
20National University of Life and Environmental Sciences of UkraineKiev
21Ternopil National Economic UniversityTernopil
22National Mining University25%Dnipro
23Chernihiv National University of TechnologyChernihiv
24O.M. Beketov National University of Urban Economy in Kharkiv5%Kharkiv
25Zhytomyr State Technological UniversityZhytomyr
26National Pedagogical Dragomanov UniversityKiev
27National Aerospace UniversityKharkiv
28Ternopil National Technical UniversityTernopil
29Dnipropetrovsk National UniversityDnipro
30National University of Food Technologies65%Kiev
31Zaporizhzhya National Technical University25%Zaporizhia
32Ternopil State Medical UniversityTernopil
33Ivano-Frankivsk National Technical University of Oil and GasIvano Frankivsk
34Kharkiv National University of RadioelectronicsKharkiv
35Zhytomyr Ivan Franko State UniversityZhytomyr
36National University of ShipbuildingMykolaiv
37East Ukrainian National UniversitySeverodonetsk
38Uzhhorod National UniversityUzhhorod
39Simon Kuznets Kharkiv National University of Economics65%Kharkiv
40Vasyl' Stus Donetsk National University45%Vinnytsia
41Luhansk Taras Shevchenko National UniversityStarobilsk
42Kremenchuk Mykhailo Ostrohradskyi National UniversityKremenchuk
43Zaporizhzhya National UniversityZaporizhia
44Yaroslav Mudryi National Law UniversityKharkiv
45Lviv National Medical UniversityLviv
46V.I. Vernadsky Crimean Federal UniversitySimferopol
47National Forestry University of UkraineLviv
48National University of CherkasyCherkasy
49Mykolayiv National Agrarian UniversityMykolaiv
50Ternopil Volodymyr Hnatiuk National Pedagogical University25%Ternopil
51Khmelnytskyi National University75%Khmelnitsky
52Zaporizhia State Engineering AcademyZaporizhia
53National University of Water and Environmental EngineeringRivne
54Kherson State UniversityKherson
55Vinnytsia National Agrarian UniversityVinnytsia
56Kyiv National University of Construction and ArchitectureKiev
57Lesya Ukrainka East European National UniversityLutsk
58Odessa National Economics UniversityOdessa
59Kamyanets-Podilsky Ivan Ohienko National University75%Kamianets-Podilskyi
60Dnipropetrovsk Medical AcademyDnipro
61Melitopol State Pedagogical UniversityMelitopol
62Kharkiv National Technical University of AgricultureKharkiv
63Prydniprovska State Academy of Civil Engineering and ArchitectureDnipro
64National University Odesa Law AcademyOdessa
65Kharkiv National Automobile and Highway University65%Kharkiv
66Kirovohrad National Technical UniversityKirovograd
67Kharkiv National University of Internal Affairs55%Kharkiv
68Poltava State Agrarian AcademyPoltava
69Dnipropetrovsk National University of Railway TransportDnipro
70South Ukrainian National Pedagogical UniversityOdessa
71Ukrainian Medical Stomatological AcademyPoltava
72Uman National University of HorticultureUman
73Sevastopol State UniversitySevastopol
74Odessa National Academy of TelecommunicationsOdessa
75Zhytomyr National Agroecological UniversityZhytomyr
76Vinnitsa National Medical UniversityVinnytsia
77Ivano-Frankivsk National Medical University65%Ivano Frankivsk
78Odessa National Academy of Food Technologies65%Odessa
79Pryazovskyi State Technical University95%Mariupol
80Poltava State Pedagogical UniversityPoltava
81Kyiv National University of Technologies and DesignKiev
82Sumy National Agrarian University85%Sumy
83Zaporizhia State Medical University95%Zaporizhia
84O.O. Bogomolets National Medical University65%Kiev
85Berdyansk State Pedagogical UniversityBerdyansk
86National Metallurgical Academy of UkraineDnipro
87Kharkiv National Medical University45%Kharkiv
88Banking UniversityKiev
89Kyiv National University of Culture and ArtsKiev
90Ukrainian State University of Railway TransportKharkiv
91Uman State Pedagogical UniversityUman
92Shupyk National Medical Academy of Postgraduate EducationKiev
93European University - KievKiev
94Kyiv National University of Trade and Economics25%Kiev
95National University of Physical Education and Sports of UkraineKiev
96Lviv National Academy of ArtsLviv
97KROK University65%Kiev
98Ukrainian Engineering and Pedagogical AcademyKharkiv
99State University of TelecommunicationsKiev
100Kharkiv Medical Academy of Postgraduate EducationKharkiv
101National Transport UniversityKiev
102Lutsk National Technical University55%Lutsk
103Alfred Nobel UniversityDnipro
104Kharkiv State University of Food Technology and TradeKharkiv
105Lviv State University of Physical Culture45%Lviv
106National University Odessa Maritime AcademyOdessa
107Pereyaslav-Khmelnitsky State Pedagogical UniversityPereiaslav-Khmelnytskyi
108Kryvyi Rih State Pedagogical UniversityKryvyi Rih
109Mykolayiv National UniversityMykolaiv
110Kharkiv National University of Construction and ArchitectureKharkiv
111Kharkiv National Pedagogical UniversityKharkiv
112Precarpathian National UniversityIvano Frankivsk
113National University of State Tax Service of UkraineIrpin
114Dnipropetrovsk State Agrarian and Economic UniversityDnipro
115Tavria State Agrotechnological UniversityMelitopol
116Mariupol State UniversityMariupol
117Chernihiv State Pedagogical UniversityChernihiv
118Nizhyn Gogol State UniversityNizhyn
119Mukachevo State UniversityMukachevo
120Dniprodzerzhynsk State Technical UniversityDniprodzerzhynsk
121Odessa State Environmental University25%Odessa
122Black Sea National UniversityMykolaiv
123Kryvyi Rih National UniversityKryvyi Rih
124Poltava National Technical Yuri Kondratyuk UniversityPoltava
125Kharkiv National Agricultural UniversityKharkiv
126Sumy State Pedagogical UniversitySumy
127Cherkasy State Technological UniversityCherkasy
128Ukrainian Academy of PrintingLviv
129Vinnitsa State Pedagogical UniversityVinnytsia
130Donetsk National University of Economy and TradeKryvyi Rih
131Volodymyr Vynnychenko Central Ukrainian State Pedagogical UniversityKirovograd
132Bila Tserkva National Agrarian UniversityBila Tserkva
133Podolski State Agricultural and Technical UniversityKamianets-Podilskyi
134Donetsk State University of ManagementMariupol
135Kherson National Technical UniversityKherson
136Dnepropetrovsk State University of Internal AffairsDnipro
137Lviv National University of Veterinary Medicine and BiotechnologiesLviv
138Rivne State Humanitarian UniversityRivne
139Drohobych State Pedagogical UniversityDrohobych
140Kherson State Agrarian UniversityKherson
141V.I. Vernadsky Taurida National UniversityKiev
142University of Customs and FinanceDnipro
143Odessa State Academy of Civil Engineering and ArchitectureOdessa
144Lviv National Music AcademyLviv
145Berdyansk University of Management and BusinessBerdyansk
146Hlukhiv National Pedagogical UniversityHlukhiv
147International Science and Technology UniversityKiev
148Kyiv National Linguistic UniversityKiev
149Odessa State Agrarian UniversityOdessa
150Odessa National Medical University75%Odessa
151Lugansk State University of Internal AffairsSeverodonetsk
152Donetsk National Medical UniversityLyman
153Odessa National Maritime UniversityOdessa
154Lugansk State Medical University95%Luhansk
155State University of Infrastructure and TechnologyKiev
156Zaporizhia Medical Academy of Postgraduate EducationZaporizhia
157Izmail State University of HumanitiesIzmail
158Donbass State Pedagogical UniversitySlavyansk
159Ukrainian State University of Chemical TechnologyDnipro
160Kerch State Marine Technology UniversityKerch
161Kyiv Slavonic University55%Kiev
162Odessa National Academy of MusicOdessa
163Kyiv National University of Theatre, Cinema and TelevisionKiev
164International Humanitarian UniversityOdessa
165Donbas National Academy of Civil Engineering and ArchitectureKramatorsk
166Lugansk National Agrarian UniversityKharkiv
167East European UniversityCherkasy
168Lviv National Agrarian UniversityDubliany
169Kharkiv National University of ArtsKharkiv
170Donbass State Technical UniversityLisichansk
171International Technological University Mykolaiv PolytechnicMykolaiv

The best cities to study in Ukraine based on the number of universities and their ranks are Kiev, Sumy, Kharkiv, and Lviv.

Average cost of living for students in Ukraine is $265 + $33-237 for rent (depends on where to live: dormitory, renting with a roommate or solo).