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Universities in North Korea

Higher Education in North Korea

2021 Ranking of North Korea Universities

What are North Korea’s most famous universities? Topuniversitieslist has published the 2021 North Korean University Ranking, which includes 26 North Korean higher-education institutions that fulfill the Topuniversitieslist selection criteria:

  • being chartered, registered, or certified by the relevant North Korean 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.

Investigate the Topuniversitieslist League Table and University Rankings of 26 North Korean Universities.

2021 Sub-rankings by provinces and territories

North Korea, also known as the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, is split into nine districts, two explicitly administered cities, and three special administrative units. The Pyongyang capital city is home to the overwhelming majority of higher education institutions that follow the Topuniversitieslist selection criterion. All provinces with at least two North Korean higher education institutions that fulfill the Topuniversitieslist selection criterion are included in the following Topuniversitieslist league tables or sub-rankings.


Pyongyang (14)