Bangladesh National University is the 5th largest university in the world according to enrollment. It was established in 1992 under the act of Parliament of the Government of the People's Republic of Bangladesh.

Mawlana Bhashani Science and Technology University is the government and UGC aproved public university of Bangladesh and financed by government of Bangladesh. It is established at Santosh in Tangail District under the Dhaka division.

Islamic University (IU) is a public university in Bangladesh financially aided by the Organisation of the Islamic Conference. It was formed in 1985 in Kushtia under the Islamic University Act of 1980 to promote the Islamic system of education in the country.

Jatiya Kabi Kazi Nazrul Islam University (JKKNIU) is a public University of Bangladesh. It was established in 2005 and located at Trishal Upazila, some 22 kilometers from Mymensingh district and 100 kilometers from Dhaka. The campus area is 35 acre.

Comilla University is a public university located at Kotbari, Comilla. The area of Comilla University is 50 acres. It was established in 2006. It is a politics free university of Bangladesh.

Sher-e-Bangla Agricultural University (SAU) is situated in Sher-e-Bangla Nagar, Dhaka. It was established on December 11, 1938 as Bengal Agricultural Institute (BAI) and later upgraded to university in 2001 renaming Sher-e-Bangla Agricultural University.

Noakhali Science and Technology University (NSTU) is a newly established public university in the coastal terrain Noakhali of Bangladesh. It is the 27th public university and fifth science and technology university in Bangladesh.