Colleges & Universities in North Korea

Universities in North Korea

Higher Education in North Korea


What are the most popular Universities and Colleges in North Korea? uniRank answers this question by publishing the 2024 North Korean University Ranking of 26 North Korean higher-education institutions meeting the following uniRank selection criteria:

  • being chartered, licensed or accredited by the appropriate North Korean 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 North Korean Universities

2024 Sub-rankings by Provinces

The Democratic People's Republic of Korea, or North Korea, is divided into 9 provinces, two directly governed cities, and three special administrative divisions. The vast majority of higher education institutions meeting the uniRank selection criteria are located in the Pyongyang capital city. The following uniRank league tables or sub-rankings take into consideration all provinces which include at least 2 North Korean higher education institutions meeting the uniRank selection criteria.

Pyongyang (14)  

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