Universities in Bahrain

Higher Education in Bahrain

2021 Ranking of Bahraini Universities

What are the most popular Universities in Bahrain? uniRank tries to answer this question by publishing the 2021 Bahraini University Ranking of 12 Bahraini higher-education institutions meeting the following uniRank selection criteria:

  • being chartered, licensed or accredited by the appropriate Bahraini 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 12 Universities in Bahrain

2021 Sub-rankings by governorates

The Kingdom of Bahrain is divided into 4 governorates. The vast majority of higher education institutions meeting the uniRank selection criteria are located in the Capital Governorate which is situated in the north of the country, hosts Bahrain's capital Manama and is the most densely populated governorate of Bahrain. The following uniRank sub-rankings or league tables take into consideration all governorates which include at least 2 Bahraini higher education institutions meeting the uniRank selection criteria.


Capital Governorate (7)   Southern Governorate (3)  

Bahraini University lists

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