Following are the top universities in Latvia:

University of Latvia
- Ranked 1st in the country according to the Webometrics ranking of Top Colleges and Best Universities of Latvia (July 2010).
- The University offers a range of degree programs in humanities (philology, philosophy, history, theology a.o.), pedagogy, social sciences (economics, communication studies, political science, psychology, and more.
- The University is renowned for its research on Latvian studies, material science, information and communication technologies, process simulation and socio-economic as well as environmental and health problems of the transition period.

Riga Technical University (RTU)
- Ranked 2nd in the country and 1883rd internationally in the world university ranking 2010.
- RTU is an accredited and internationally recognized European level university offering high quality academic and professional study programmes.
- RTU comprises the faculties of: Architecture and Urban Planning, Building and Civil Engineering, Computer Science and Information Technology, Electronics and Telecommunications, Power and Electrical Engineering, Engineering Economics, Materials Science and Applied Chemistry, and Transport and Mechanical Engineering.

Latvia University of Agriculture
- It is the only higher agricultural education establishment in Latvia.
- It was founded in 1939 and its oldest faculty is the Faculty of Agriculture, founded in 1863, which has close cooperation with many universities abroad. The University has received significant financing for the development of scientific work.

Rezekne Higher Education Institution (RHEI)
- RHEI is founded on the basis of branches of the University of Latvia and Riga Technical University.
- The European recognition label has been awarded to the supplements of Rezekne Higher Education diplomas.
- It is a state founded higher education and science institution of the Republic of Latvia which implements the study programs as well as is engaged in scientific, research and artistic creative work.

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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