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Universities in Myanmar

Higher Education in Myanmar

2021 Ranking of Myanmar Universities

What are Myanmar’s most well-known universities? Topuniversitieslist has published the 2021 Burmese University Ranking, which includes 96 Burmese higher-education institutions that fulfill the Topuniversitieslist selection criteria:

  • being chartered, registered, or certified by the relevant Burmese 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.

The Topuniversitieslist League Table and University Ranking of 96 Universities in Myanmar are available to see.

2021 Sub-rankings by provinces and territories

Seven provinces, seven districts, one Union Territory, five self-administered territories, and one self-administered district make up the Republic of the Union of Myanmar’s administrative divisions. The overwhelming majority of higher education institutions that follow the Topuniversitieslist selection criterion are in the Mandalay and Yangon regions, which include Yangon, Myanmar’s largest city. Both administrative divisions of at least two Burmese higher education institutions matching the Topuniversitieslist selection criterion are included in the following Topuniversitieslist league tables or sub-rankings.


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