Colleges & Universities in Sri Lanka

Universities in Sri Lanka

Higher Education in Sri Lanka


What are the most popular Universities and Colleges in Sri Lanka? uniRank answers this question by publishing the 2024 Sri Lankan University Ranking of 20 Sri Lankan higher-education institutions meeting the following uniRank selection criteria:

  • being chartered, licensed or accredited by the appropriate Sri Lankan 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 Sri Lankan Universities New

2024 Sub-rankings by Provinces New

The Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka is divided into 9 provinces (Sinhala: palata; Tamil: makanam), which are further subdivided into districts (Sinhala: distrikka; Tamil: mavattam). The greater number of higher education institutions meeting the uniRank selection criteria are located in the Western province, which hosts Colombo, the economic and legislative capital and the largest city of Sri Lanka. The following uniRank sub-rankings or league tables take into account all provinces which include at least 2 Sri Lankan higher education institutions meeting the uniRank selection criteria.

Eastern Province (2)   North Central Province (2)  
Northern Province (2)   Western Province (9)  

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