Universities in Bangladesh

Higher Education in Bangladesh

2021 Ranking of Bangladeshi Universities

What are the most popular Universities in Bangladesh? uniRank tries to answer this question by publishing the 2021 Bangladeshi University Ranking of 138 Bangladeshi higher-education institutions meeting the following uniRank selection criteria:

  • being chartered, licensed or accredited by the appropriate Bangladeshi higher education-related organization
  • offering at least four-year undergraduate degrees (bachelor degrees) or postgraduate degrees (master or doctoral degrees)
  • delivering courses predominantly in a traditional, face-to-face, non-distance education format

Explore the uniRank League Table and University Ranking of 138 Universities in Bangladesh

2021 Sub-rankings by districts

The People's Republic of Bangladesh is divided into 64 districts (Bengali: zila) which are further subdivided into sub-districts (Bengali: upazila). The greater number of higher education institutions meeting the uniRank selection criteria are located in Dhaka District (Bengali: Dhaka jela) which is situated in the center of the country, hosts Bangladesh's capital Dhaka and is the most populated district in Bangladesh. The following uniRank league tables or sub-rankings take into account all districts which include at least 2 Bangladeshi higher education institutions meeting the uniRank selection criteria.


Barisal (4)   Chittagong (22)  
Dhaka (79)   Khulna (8)  
Mymensingh (2)   Rajshahi (13)  
Sylhet (7)  

Bangladeshi University lists

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