Universities in Somalia

Higher Education in Somalia

2021 Ranking of Somali Universities New

What are the most popular Universities in Somalia? uniRank tries to answer this question by publishing the 2021 Somali University Ranking of 33 Somali higher-education institutions meeting the following uniRank selection criteria:

  • being chartered, licensed or accredited by the appropriate Somali 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 33 Universities in Somalia

2021 Sub-rankings by regions New

The Federal Republic of Somalia is divided into 18 administrative regions (Somali: gobollo). The greater number of higher education institutions meeting the uniRank selection criteria are located in the Banaadir region, which hosts Mogadishu, the capital and largest city of Somalia. The following uniRank sub-rankings or league tables take into account all regions which include at least 2 Somali higher education institutions meeting the uniRank selection criteria.


Banaadir (14)   Banadir (3)  
Bari (2)   Somaliland (2)  
Woqooyi Galbeed (3)  

Somali University lists

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