Colleges & Universities in Spain

Universities in Spain

Higher Education in Spain


What are the most popular Universities and Colleges in Spain? uniRank answers this question by publishing the 2024 Spanish University Ranking of 76 Spanish higher-education institutions meeting the following uniRank selection criteria:

  • being chartered, licensed or accredited by the appropriate Spanish higher education-related organization.
  • offering at least three-year bachelor's degrees or postgraduate master's or doctoral degrees
  • delivering courses predominantly in a traditional, non-distance education format

2024 Ranking of Spanish Universities

2024 Sub-rankings by Autonomous Communities

The Kingdom of Spain is divided into 17 autonomous communities (Spanish: comunidades autónomas), which are further subdivided into 50 provinces (Spanish: provincias), and 2 autonomous cities, . The vast majority of higher education institutions meeting the uniRank selection criteria are located in the Community of Madrid, which hosts the capital and most populated city of Madrid, Catalonia (Barcelona), Andalucia (Seville), Castile and Leon (Valladolid) and the Valencian Community (Valencia). The following uniRank sub-rankings or league tables take into account all provinces which include at least 2 Spanish higher education institutions meeting the uniRank selection criteria.

Andalucia (11)   Aragon (2)  
Basque Country (3)   Canary Islands (3)  
Cantabria (2)   Castile and Leon (8)  
Catalonia (11)   Community of Madrid (15)  
Galicia (3)   Navarra (2)  
Region of Murcia (3)   Valencian Community (7)  

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