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Universities in Jordan

Higher Education in Jordan

2021 Ranking of Jordan Universities

What are Jordan’s most well-known universities? Topuniversitieslist attempts to address this issue by releasing the Jordanian University Ranking for 2021, which includes 30 Jordanian higher-education institutions that fulfill the Topuniversitieslist quality criteria:

being chartered, registered, or certified by the relevant Jordanian higher education-related institution, and providing at least four-year undergraduate degrees (bachelor degrees) or postgraduate degrees (master or doctoral degrees) in a conventional, face-to-face, non-distance education style.

View the Topuniversitieslist League Table and University Rankings for Jordan’s 30 universities.

2021 Sub-rankings by provinces and territories

Jordan is divided into 12 governorates (Arabic: muhafatha), each of which is further divided into districts (Arabic: liwa). The governorate of Amman (officially Muhafazat al-Asima), which includes the capital and largest city of Amman, has the largest number of higher education institutions that follow the Topuniversitieslist selection criterion. Both governorates with at least two Jordanian higher education institutions matching the Topuniversitieslist placement criterion are included in the following Topuniversitieslist league tables or sub-rankings.


Zarqa (2)
Irbid (4)
Amman (15)