Universities in Kazakhstan

Higher Education in Kazakhstan

2021 Ranking of Kazakhstani Universities

What are the most popular Universities in Kazakhstan? uniRank tries to answer this question by publishing the 2021 Kazakhstani University Ranking of 107 Kazakhstani higher-education institutions meeting the following uniRank selection criteria:

  • being chartered, licensed or accredited by the appropriate Kazakhstani 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 107 Universities in Kazakhstan

2021 Sub-rankings by regions

The Republic of Kazakhstan is divided into 14 regions (Kazakh: oblystar), which are further subdivided into districts (Kazakh: aýdandar), and 4 autonomous cities. The vast majority of higher education institutions meeting the uniRank selection criteria are located in Almaty city. The following uniRank league tables or sub-rankings take into account all regions and autonomous cities which include at least 2 Kazakhstani higher education institutions meeting the uniRank selection criteria.


Akmola Region (3)   Aktobe Region (4)  
Almaty (38)   Atyrau Region (3)  
East Kazakhstan Region (7)   Jambyl Region (3)  
Karaganda Region (8)   Kostanay Region (5)  
Kyzylorda Region (2)   Nur-Sultan (13)  
Pavlodar Region (3)   Shymkent (10)  
West Kazakhstan Region (3)  

Kazakhstani University lists

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