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Universities in Bahrain

Higher Education in Bahrain

2021 Ranking of Bahrain Universities

What are Bahrain’s most famous universities? Topuniversitieslist attempts to address this query by releasing the 2021 Bahraini University Ranking, which includes 12 Bahraini higher education institutions that fulfill the Topuniversitieslist selection criteria:

offering at least four-year undergraduate degrees (bachelor degrees) or postgraduate degrees (master or doctoral degrees) delivered primarily in a conventional, face-to-face, non-distance education format and being chartered, certified, or approved by the relevant Bahraini higher education-related organization

12 universities in Bahrain are represented in the Topuniversitieslist League Table and University Ranking.

2021 Sub-rankings by provinces and territories

The Bahraini Kingdom is split into four governorates. The Capital Governorate, which is located in the north of the nation, hosts Bahrain’s capital Manama and is Bahrain’s most heavily populated governorate, is home to the overwhelming majority of higher education institutions that follow the Topuniversitieslist selection criterion. All governorates with at least two Bahraini higher education institutions matching the Topuniversitieslist selection criterion are included in the following Topuniversitieslist sub-rankings or league tables.


Southern Governorate (3)
Capital Governorate (7)