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Universities in Nicaragua

Higher Education in Nicaragua

2021 Ranking of Nicaragua Universities

What are Nicaragua’s most famous universities? Topuniversitieslist attempts to address this issue by releasing the Nicaraguan University Ranking for 2021, which includes 52 Nicaraguan 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 Nicaraguan higher education-related institution

Investigate the Topuniversitieslist League Table and University Rankings of Nicaragua’s 52 universities.

2021 Sub-rankings by provinces and territories

Nicaragua is divided into 15 departments (Spanish: departamentos) and two autonomous regions (Spanish: regiones autónomas) by the government. The Managua department, which includes the capital and largest city of Managua, is home to the overwhelming majority of higher education institutions that follow the Topuniversitieslist selection criterion. Both departments with at least two Nicaraguan higher education institutions matching the Topuniversitieslist selection criterion are included in the following Topuniversitieslist league tables or sub-rankings.


Rivas (2)
Managua (1)
Leon (3)