Colleges & Universities in El Salvador

Universities in El Salvador

Higher Education in El Salvador


What are the most popular Universities and Colleges in El Salvador? uniRank answers this question by publishing the 2024 Salvadoran University Ranking of 30 Salvadoran higher-education institutions meeting the following uniRank selection criteria:

  • being chartered, licensed or accredited by the appropriate Salvadoran 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 Salvadoran Universities

2024 Sub-rankings by Departments

The Republic of El Salvador is divided into 14 departments (Spanish: departamentos) which are further subdivided into 262 municipalities (Spanish: municipios). The vast majority of higher education institutions meeting the uniRank selection criteria are located in the department of San Salvador, which hosts the capital and largest city of San Salvador. The following uniRank league tables or sub-rankings take into consideration all departments which include at least 2 Salvadoran higher education institutions meeting the uniRank selection criteria.

La Libertad (7)   San Miguel (2)  
San Salvador (16)   Santa Ana (2)  
Sonsonate (2)  

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