Universities in Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka, also known as the "Pearl of the Indian Ocean," is a small island country located south of India. The country's education system is based on the British system, with both public and private universities. The University of Colombo, the University of Peradeniya, and the University of Sri Jayewardenepura are some of the top-ranked universities in the country. Sri Lanka has made significant progress in expanding access to higher education in recent years, and the government is committed to further improving the quality of education. The country also has a small but growing number of international students studying at its universities. According to the UNESCO Institute for Statistics, there were over 6,000 international students studying in Sri Lanka in 2019.
Top 5 Universities of Sri Lanka
Following is a list of the 5 top universities in Sri Lanka ranked during 2023. Click on a university to find its detailed information.
- #1 University of Peradeniya, Peradeniya
- #2 University of Colombo, Colombo
- #3 University of Sri Jayawardenapura, Gangodawila
- #4 University of Moratuwa, Katubedda
- #5 University of Ruhuna, Matara
List of Universities in Sri Lanka
There are 16 universities found in Sri Lanka. Click on a university from the following list to find its detailed information.
- Chiththa Advanced Psychological Studies Open Institute of Ceylon, Puttalam
- 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
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