Only one Sri Lankan university is listed among the world top 2,000 universities in 2022 – 2023 global university rankings according to the latest university rankings released. The government’s objective is to add more local universities among the top 2,000 universities list in the world.

“Webometrics” new university rankings for 2022 -2023 Sri Lankan state and Private Universities, Campuses and Higher Education Institutes released.

According to the newly released 2022 February edition, Colombo University has again become Sri Lanka’s best university again passing Peradeniya University. Colombo university is ranked 1634th place in the world.

Sri Lanka RankWorld RankUniversity
11634University of Colombo
22030University of Peradeniya
32166University of Sri Jayewardenepura
42291University of Ruhuna
52863University of Moratuwa
63015University of Kelaniya
73509Rajarata University
83897University of Jaffna
94517Wayamba University of Sri Lanka
104775Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka
115533Eastern University of Sri Lanka
125630Open University of Sri Lanka
136827Sri Lanka Institute of Information Technology
147189General Sir John Kotelawala Defence University
157797Uva Wellassa University
167942South Eastern University of Sri Lanka
178859National Institute of Fundamental Studies Sri Lanka
188926Industrial Technology Institute
1912360International Institute of Health Sciences
2012973National Institute of Education Sri Lanka
2113502Sri Lanka Technological Campus
2213947Sri Lanka Institute of Advanced Technological Education
2315056ESOFT Metro Campus
2415132National Institute of Business Management
2515911Informatics Institute of Technology Sri Lanka
2615973CINEC Campus
2716110NSBM Green University
2816554ANC Education
2916784Australian College of Business and Technology
3016803Asia Pacific Institute of Information Technology Sri Lanka
3116929Horizon Campus
3217041University of the Visual & Performing Arts
3318918Ocean University of Sri Lanka
3419160University of Vocational Technology Ratmalana
3519410Arthur C Clarke Institute of Modern Technologies
3619486Sri Lanka Institute of Development Administration Colombo
3719663Buddhist & Pali University of Sri Lanka
3819988IDM University
3920002Royal Institute of Colombo
4020443Sri Lanka Institute of Architects
4120461BMS Business Management School
4220521Aquinas College of Higher Studies Colombo
4320554Sri Lanka Press Institute
4420958American College of Higher Education
4521123Kaatsu International University Sri Lanka
4621289IDM Nations Campus
4722004Institute of Engineering Technology
4822129Nawaloka College of Higher Studies
4922151Imperial Institute of Higher Education
5023319SLIIT Academy
5123335Bhiksu University of Sri Lanka
5224651National Institute of Social Development
5324802Sri Lanka International Buddhist Academy SIBA
5424883Saegis Campus
5525592Northshore College
5628547IESL College of Engineering
5728556IUHS Campus
5829238(3) Postgraduate Institute of Humanities and Social Sciences University of Peradeniya
5930585Nagananda International Institute for Buddhist Studies