Universities in Sri Lanka
Higher education in Sri Lanka is as old as man; it is a fundamental human right. The literacy rate here is about 92% higher than most of the countries in the third world countries. Education plays a great role both in the heart and culture of the people. Higher education in Sri Lanka started to blossom after their integration into the British Empire. The primary languages used in communication, association and instruction remains Tamil, Sinhala and English. There are 15 public universities and 3 remarkable private universities as well. One thing that is worthy of emulation in this country is that there is accessibility to everyone, irrespective of your gender, ethnicity, caste, religion, social background and class. Presently, there are more than 13,000 international students, but there are minimal work opportunities.
Top 3 Universities of Sri Lanka
Following is a list of 3 top universities in Sri Lanka ranked during 2021. Click on a university to find its detailed information.
- #1 University of Colombo, Colombo
- #2 University of Peradeniya, Peradeniya
- #3 University of Ruhuna, Matara
List of Universities in Sri Lanka
There are 15 universities found in Sri Lanka. Click on a university from the following list to find its detailed information.
- Eastern University, Vantharumoolai
- Open University of Sri Lanka, Nugegoda
- Rajarata University of Sri Lanka, Anuradhapura
- Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka, Belihuloya
- South Eastern University of Sri Lanka, Oluvil
- University of Colombo, Colombo
- University of Jaffna, Jaffna
- University of Kelaniya, Kelaniya
- University of Moratuwa, Katubedda
- University of Peradeniya, Peradeniya
- University of Ruhuna, Matara
- University of Sri Jayawardenapura, Gangodawila
- University of the Visual & Performing Arts, Colombo
- UVA Wellassa University, Badulla
- Wayamba University of Sri Lanka, Kuliyapitiya