Universities in Myanmar

Higher Education in Myanmar

2021 Ranking of Burmese Universities

What are the most popular Universities in Myanmar? uniRank tries to answer this question by publishing the 2021 Burmese University Ranking of 96 Burmese higher-education institutions meeting the following uniRank selection criteria:

  • being chartered, licensed or accredited by the appropriate Burmese 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 96 Universities in Myanmar

2021 Sub-rankings by states

The Republic of the Union of Myanmar is divided into 21 administrative divisions, which include 7 states, 7 regions, 1 Union Territory, 5 self-administered zones and 1 self-administered division. The vast majority of higher education institutions meeting the uniRank selection criteria are located in the regions of Mandalay and Yangon, which hosts the largest city of Yangon. The following uniRank league tables or sub-rankings take into account all administrative divisions which include at least 2 Burmese higher education institutions meeting the uniRank selection criteria.


Ayeyarwady (6)   Bago (5)  
Chin (2)   Magway (6)  
Mandalay (24)   Sagaing (6)  
Shan (9)   Tanintharyi (4)  
Yangon (21)  

Burmese University lists

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