Universities in Ethiopia

Higher Education in Ethiopia

2021 Ranking of Ethiopian Universities

What are the most popular Universities in Ethiopia? uniRank tries to answer this question by publishing the 2021 Ethiopian University Ranking of 36 Ethiopian higher-education institutions meeting the following uniRank selection criteria:

  • being chartered, licensed or accredited by the appropriate Ethiopian higher education-related organization
  • offering at least four-year undergraduate degrees (bachelor degrees) or postgraduate degrees (master or doctoral degrees)
  • delivering courses predominantly in a traditional, face-to-face, non-distance education format

Explore the uniRank League Table and University Ranking of 36 Universities in Ethiopia

2021 Sub-rankings by regions

The Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia is divided into 9 regions (Amharic: kililoch) and 2 chartered cities (Amharic: astedader akababiwach). The majority of higher education institutions meeting the uniRank selection criteria are located in the Oromia Region which hosts Addis Ababa the chartered city which is also the capital and largest city in the country. The following uniRank sub-rankings or league tables take into consideration all regions which include at least 2 Ethiopian higher education institutions meeting the uniRank selection criteria.


Addis Ababa (3)   Amhara Region (7)  
Oromia Region (10)   SNNPR (7)  
Tigray Region (4)  

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