Top 10 Private Universities in Bangladesh

Are you looking for a private university in Bangladesh? If you are reading this article then you must be looking for a private university. It’s 2023 and now there are a lot of private universities in Bangladesh. It’s really hard to choose among all of the great universities.

Top 10 Private Universities in Bangladesh

Although I will make a list for you. I found those universities, and I think they are the best universities in Bangladesh.

Top 10 Private Universities in Bangladesh
So, if you want to complete your higher study and you can’t get the opportunity to study at a public university then I will tell you that, choose one of the universities from this list and I hope it will be the best university for you.

1. North South University (NSU)

I think many of you know that NSU will be in rank 1. It’s quite common and NSU really deserves this. As a private university, North South University or NSU provides a great service.

It was established in 1992 and still now after 31 years, it’s one of the best universities in Bangladesh. If you ask anyone to choose a private university from Bangladesh then 90% of the people will choose NSU. There’re 24 undergraduate programs in NSU like CEE, CSE, EEE, BS in Biochemistry and Biotechnology, BBA Major in Human Resource Management, BA in English, and many more.

North South University Info:

2. BRAC University

BRAC University also provides quality education and great facilities for students. Since 2001, they are trying there best to generate new knowledge. More than 8,000 students graduated from BRAN university. There are 7 departments at BRAC University. The departments are:

  1. Department of Architecture
  2. Department of Computer Science and Engineering
  3. Department of Economics and Social Sciences
  4. Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  5. Department of English and Humanities
  6. Department of Mathematics and Natural Sciences
  7. School of Pharmacy

You can choose one of these departments depending on your choice. At present, there’re more than 11,000 students at BRAC university.

BRAC University Info:

3. Independent University Bangladesh (IUB)

Next year it may increase its rank. IUB is going at the top slowly and decently, but it’s trying to reach the top of the list. It was founded in 1993. And yes a piece of great information for you is that Independent University Bangladesh or IUP ranked 6th among all Bangladeshi universities in QS Asia Ranking in 2022.

So, without any doubt, this university deserves 3rd place on this list. The graduate admission, spring 2023 has started and you can apply for 11 different subjects.

  1. MSc in Economics
  2. Master of Public Health
  3. MSc in Environment Management
  4. Master’s (MSS) in Media and Communication
  5. MSc in Biotechnology & Bioinformatics
  6. Master’s in Development Studies
  7. M.Sc./M.Eng. in Electrical & Electronic Engineering
  8. M.Sc. in Software Engineering
  9. M.Sc. in Computer Networks & Communications
  10. M.Sc. in Computer Science
  11. Master of Arts ( English MA programmes )
  12. You can apply for one of these subjects by visiting their website.

Independent University Bangladesh Info

4. East West University (EWU)

“Excellence in Education” with this motto the university starts its journey. With more than 10 thousand students, it’s one of the high-ranked universities in Bangladesh.

They have 4 different admission programs Undergraduate, Graduate, Diploma, and Financial Aid.

East West University Info:

5. American International University-Bangladesh (AIUB)

AIUB is also a great choice. For this university, I think this one deserves a higher rank than 5. It was established in 1992 and still now they are trying to build leaders.

American International University-Bangladesh Info:

  • Website:
  • Phone: +88 02 841 4046-9; +88 02 841 4050
  • Email Address: [email protected]
  • Campus: 408/1, Kuratoli, Khilkhet, Dhaka 1229, Bangladesh

6. Ahsanullah University of Science and Technology (AUST)

If you live near love road then you must know about this university. Although a lot of students know about them. Ahsanullah University of Science and Technology was founded by the Dhaka Ahsania Mission in 1995. They believe in two methods and the methods are in-campus education and open learning system.

Ahsanullah University of Science and Technology Info:

7. Daffodil International University (DIU):

Before talking about this university I want to clear you something. Maybe the list match with other sources. It will be common because the rank of a university doesn’t change at all. Yes, there are a lot of private universities but some of them are in the top 5 for the last 2-3 years.

DIU was established in 2002. With more than 30000 students and with great facilities it’s one of the best private universities in Bangladesh. If you like IT then I need to say something to you. Daffodil International University or DIU is great at State of Art Data Centers, Modernize Computer labs, and Advanced IT infrastructure.

Daffodil International University Info:

8. United International University (UIU):

Since 2003 this university is trying there best to give the country the best brains. Maybe in some cases, they are totally successful. At present more than 7000 students are studying at this university. The UIU campus is massive and beautiful. Only for the campus, you must need to visit this university for one time.

United International University Info

9. Green University of Bangladesh (GUB):

Like the name this university is also giving our country some best green brains (Just a joke!). Like many universities, this university is also founded in 2003. Green University of Bangladesh (GUB), is one of the leading private universities in Bangladesh.

This university has the latest academic curricula, Internet with Wi-Fi facility, air-conditioned classrooms, and seminar halls supported with multi-media, rich libraries, most sophisticated laboratories, students’ cafeterias, standby generators, etc.

Green University of Bangladesh Info:

  • Website:
  • Phone: 9014725, 8031031, 8060116
  • Email Address: [email protected]
  • Campus: 220/D, Begum Rokeya Sarani (300 meter North Side of IDB Bhaban), Dhaka -1207, Bangladesh

10. Dhaka International University ( DIU):

Now we’re at the end of this list. It was established in 1995. Last year it finally succeeded to take a place in the top 10 list. With 7000 students, 397 teachers & employees it’s really a great university to choose. A great achievement of this university is that it has more than 400 foreign students.

Dhaka International University Info:


So those are the top 10 private universities in Bangladesh. I hope this article will be helpful for you and that you’ll find your private university by reading this article. So, be ready for your university life do something great in your life, and do something for Bangladesh.

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