11 Best universities for Liberal Arts & Social Sciences in Sri Lanka

Below is the list of best universities in Sri Lanka ranked based on their research performance in Liberal Arts & Social Sciences. A graph of 121K citations received by 4.04K academic papers made by 11 universities in Sri Lanka was used to calculate publications' ratings, which then were adjusted for release dates and added to final scores.

We don't distinguish undergraduate and graduate programs nor do we adjust for current majors offered. You can find information about granted degrees on a university page but always double-check with an official site as it's constantly changing data.

  1. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    University of Colombo logo
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1921
  2. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    University of Peradeniya logo
    Acceptance Rate
    15%
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1942
  3. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    University of Kelaniya logo
    Enrollment
    2,500
    Founded
    1959
  4. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    University of Sri Jayewardenepura logo
    Enrollment
    8,500
    Founded
    1959
  5. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    University of Moratuwa logo
    Founded
    1978
  6. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    University of Ruhuna logo
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1978
  7. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    University of Jaffna logo
    Enrollment
    5,500
    Founded
    1974
  8. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Rajarata University of Sri Lanka logo
    Acceptance Rate
    15%
    Enrollment
    3,500
    Founded
    1996
  9. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka logo
    Enrollment
    2,500
    Founded
    1995
  10. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    South Eastern University of Sri Lanka logo
    Acceptance Rate
    95%
    Enrollment
    5,500
    Founded
    1995
  11. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Wayamba University of Sri Lanka logo
    Enrollment
    4,423
    Founded
    1999

The best cities to study Liberal Arts & Social Sciences in Sri Lanka based on the number of universities and their ranks are Colombo, Peradeniya, Kelaniya, and Nugegoda.