List of top leading universities in Nepal:

Kathmandu University
- It is an autonomous, not-for-profit, non-government institution dedicated to maintain high standards of academic excellence.
- The University offers a wide range of undergraduate, graduate and postgraduate programs in science, engineering, education, arts, pharmacy, environment, medicine, management, music, human & natural resources, information technology and biotechnology through the School of Science, School of Management, School of Engineering, School of Medical Sciences, School of Education and School of Arts.
- Kathmandu University is ranked No. 1 in Nepal according to the Webometrics ranking of Top Colleges and Best Universities of Nepal (2010).

Tribhuvan University
- It is a non-profit autonomous institution financed mainly by the Government of Nepal.
- Tribhuvan University is the largest and oldest university of Nepal which provides higher education to the Nepali students. The University has the following faculties: Faculty of Humanities and Social Science; Faculty of Management; Faculty of Education; Faculty of Law.

Nepal Engineering College
- It is the first private engineering college in Nepal, with main campus at Changunarayan, Bhaktapur.
- Undergraduate Programs offered include the B.E. Civil and Rural Engineering; B. Architecture; B.E. Civil; B.E. Electronics and Communication; etc. The college has Master's degree programs in Construction Management, Natural Resource Management, etc.

Pokhara University
- It was established in 1997 as the fifth university in the country under the government's policy of adopting a multi-University system in the country with aims to expand the access to higher education.
- The University has been offering different academic programs through the: Faculty of Science and Technology; Faculty of Management Studies; Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences.

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World University Ranking Tables

America - US News & World Report, The Princeton Review, BusinessWeek
Canada - Maclean's, Gourman Report Ranking of Canadian Universities
UK - Sunday Times, Guardian, Times Good University Guide, Daily Telegraph
World - Shanghai Jiao Tong ARWU Rankings, Webometrics, Newsweek
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