Top 200 Universities in Africa

Introduction

This uniRank page features the 2017 African University Ranking of the top 200 officially recognized higher-education institutions in Africa meeting the following uniRank selection criteria:

  • being accredited, licensed and/or chartered by the appropriate higher education-related organization in each country
  • offering at least four-year undergraduate degrees (Bachelor degrees) and/or postgraduate degrees (Master or Doctoral degrees)
  • delivering courses predominantly in a traditional face-to-face, non-distance education format
The uniRank University Ranking aim is to provide a non-academic League Table of the top 200 Universities in Africa based on unbiased and valid web metrics.

2017 South African University Ranking and League Table 2017 League Table of the top 200 Universities in Africa

Rank University Country
1 University of Cape Town South Africa za
2 University of Pretoria South Africa za
3 University of South Africa South Africa za
4 University of the Witwatersrand South Africa za
5 University of KwaZulu-Natal South Africa za
6 Universiteit Stellenbosch South Africa za
7 University of Johannesburg South Africa za
8 North-West University South Africa za
9 University of Nairobi Kenya ke
10 University of the Western Cape South Africa za
11 The American University in Cairo Egypt eg
12 University of Ibadan Nigeria ng
13 Cairo University Egypt eg
14 Rhodes University South Africa za
15 Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University South Africa za
16 Universiteit van die Vrystaat South Africa za
17 Moi University Kenya ke
18 Makerere University Uganda ug
19 Cape Peninsula University of Technology South Africa za
20 Addis Ababa University Ethiopia et
21 Egerton University Kenya ke
22 University of Ghana Ghana gh
23 University of Nigeria Nigeria ng
24 Universidade Eduardo Mondlane Mozambique mz
25 University of Lagos Nigeria ng
26 Kenyatta University Kenya ke
27 Obafemi Awolowo University Nigeria ng
28 Tshwane University of Technology South Africa za
29 Durban University of Technology South Africa za
30 Covenant University Nigeria ng
31 Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology Ghana gh
32 Mansoura University Egypt eg
33 University of Dar es Salaam Tanzania tz
34 Ahmadu Bello University Nigeria ng
35 Ain Shams University Egypt eg
36 Jimma University Ethiopia et
37 Université Cheikh Anta Diop Senegal sn
38 Université de la Reunion Reunion re
39 Alexandria University Egypt eg
40 University of Namibia Namibia na
41 University of Khartoum Sudan sd
42 University of Fort Hare South Africa za
43 Université Mohammed V Morocco ma
44 Namibia University of Science and Technology Namibia na
45 Federal University of Technology, Minna Nigeria ng
46 The German University in Cairo Egypt eg
47 University of Botswana Botswana bw
48 Central University of Technology South Africa za
49 Université Kasdi Merbah de Ouargla Algeria dz
50 Université Cadi Ayyad Morocco ma
51 Université Abou Bekr Belkaid Tlemcen Algeria dz
52 University of Ilorin Nigeria ng
53 Benha University Egypt eg
54 Strathmore University Kenya ke
55 Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology Kenya ke
56 Assiut University Egypt eg
57 Al Akhawayn University Morocco ma
58 University of Zambia Zambia zm
59 Université des Frères Mentouri de Constantine 1 Algeria dz
60 Sudan University of Science and Technology Sudan sd
61 Université Mohamed Khider de Biskra Algeria dz
62 University of Benin Nigeria ng
63 Helwan University Egypt eg
64 University of Abuja Nigeria ng
65 University of Zimbabwe Zimbabwe zw
66 Vaal University of Technology South Africa za
67 University of Rwanda Rwanda rw
68 Université des Sciences et de la Technologie Houari Boumediène Algeria dz
69 University of Zululand South Africa za
70 University of Mauritius Mauritius mu
71 Zagazig University Egypt eg
72 Federal University of Technology, Owerri Nigeria ng
73 University of Agriculture, Abeokuta Nigeria ng
74 Mzumbe University Tanzania tz
75 University of Venda South Africa za
76 Université Sidi Mohamed Ben Abdellah Morocco ma
77 Afe Babalola University Nigeria ng
78 Universidade Católica de Angola Angola ao
79 University of Limpopo South Africa za
80 Jaamacada Kismaayo Somalia so
81 Sokoine University of Agriculture Tanzania tz
82 United States International University Kenya ke
83 Université Mouloud Maameri de Tizi Ouzou Algeria dz
84 Mbarara University of Science and Technology Uganda ug
85 Université d'Alger 1 Algeria dz
86 Université Ferhat Abbas de Sétif 1 Algeria dz
87 The British University in Egypt Egypt eg
88 Uganda Christian University Uganda ug
89 Misr University for Science and Technology Egypt eg
90 Université Abderrahmane Mira de Béjaia Algeria dz
91 Université Ibnou Zohr Morocco ma
92 University of Cape Coast Ghana gh
93 Ndejje University Uganda ug
94 Landmark University Nigeria ng
95 Walter Sisulu University South Africa za
96 Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences Tanzania tz
97 Ashesi University College Ghana gh
98 Université Abdelhamid Ibn Badis Mostaganem Algeria dz
99 University of Port Harcourt Nigeria ng
100 Université Batna 1 Algeria dz
101 Université de Yaoundé I Cameroon cm
102 Université Hassan II de Casablanca Morocco ma
103 Université Hassiba Ben Bouali de Chlef Algeria dz
104 Universidade Católica de Moçambique Mozambique mz
105 Samuel Adegboyega University Nigeria ng
106 Mount Kenya University Kenya ke
107 University of Education, Winneba Ghana gh
108 South Valley University Egypt eg
109 Africa University Zimbabwe zw
110 Université de Ouagadougou Burkina Faso bf
111 Université Mohamed Boudiaf de M'sila Algeria dz
112 National University of Science and Technology Zimbabwe zw
113 Federal University of Technology, Akure Nigeria ng
114 Ghana Technology University College Ghana gh
115 University of Jos Nigeria ng
116 University of Swaziland Swaziland sz
117 Bayero University Kano Nigeria ng
118 Misr International University Egypt eg
119 Al-Azhar University Egypt eg
120 Modern Sciences and Arts University Egypt eg
121 Mekelle University Ethiopia et
122 Babcock University Nigeria ng
123 Jaamacada SIMAD Somalia so
124 Addis Ababa Science and Technology University Ethiopia et
125 October 6 University Egypt eg
126 Tanta University Egypt eg
127 Mangosuthu University of Technology South Africa za
128 Lagos State University Nigeria ng
129 Université Hassan 1er Morocco ma
130 Université Djillali Liabès de Sidi-Bel-Abbès Algeria dz
131 Université Ibn Tofail Morocco ma
132 Universidade Metodista de Angola Angola ao
133 Université Abdelmalek Essadi Morocco ma
134 Michael Okpara University of Agriculture Nigeria ng
135 Université de Tunis El Manar Tunisia tn
136 Université des Sciences et de la Technologie d'Oran Algeria dz
137 Université de Sfax Tunisia tn
138 Kenya Methodist University Kenya ke
139 Midlands State University Zimbabwe zw
140 Federal University Oye-Ekiti Nigeria ng
141 Université Ahmed Ben Bella d'Oran 1 Algeria dz
142 American University of Nigeria Nigeria ng
143 Kafrelsheikh University Egypt eg
144 Minia University Egypt eg
145 University of Malawi Malawi mw
146 Université Moulay Ismail Morocco ma
147 Université d'Abomey-Calavi Benin bj
148 University of Benghazi Libya ly
149 University of Tripoli Libya ly
150 Université Badji Mokhtar de Annaba Algeria dz
151 Catholic University of Eastern Africa Kenya ke
152 Université Gaston Berger Senegal sn
153 Maseno University Kenya ke
154 Hawassa University Ethiopia et
155 Fayoum University Egypt eg
156 Suez Canal University Egypt eg
157 University of Gezira Sudan sd
158 Pharos University in Alexandria Egypt eg
159 Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration Ghana gh
160 Université d'Antananarivo Madagascar mg
161 Université M'hamed Bouguerra de Boumerdes Algeria dz
162 Ladoke Akintola University of Technology Nigeria ng
163 Université 20 Août 1955 de Skikda Algeria dz
164 Ahfad University for Women Sudan sd
165 École Nationale Polytechnique Algeria dz
166 Minoufiya University Egypt eg
167 Université de Lomé Togo tg
168 The University of Dodoma Tanzania tz
169 Technical University of Kenya Kenya ke
170 Université de Dschang Cameroon cm
171 Université Yahia Fares de Médéa Algeria dz
172 Université Chouaib Doukkali Morocco ma
173 Future University in Egypt Egypt eg
174 University for Development Studies Ghana gh
175 Jaamacada Muqdisho Somalia so
176 Université de la Manouba Tunisia tn
177 Université Mohamed Seddik Ben Yahia de Jijel Algeria dz
178 Adama Science and Technology University Ethiopia et
179 Abdulrahman Al-Sumait Memorial University Tanzania tz
180 Kwara State University Nigeria ng
181 The International University of Management Namibia na
182 École Nationale Supérieure en Informatique Algeria dz
183 Université IBN Khaldoun Tiaret Algeria dz
184 Kyambogo University Uganda ug
185 Université Mohammed Premier Morocco ma
186 International University of Africa Sudan sd
187 University of Uyo Nigeria ng
188 Bahir Dar University Ethiopia et
189 Université de Sousse Tunisia tn
190 Université de Tunis Tunisia tn
191 Enugu State University of Science and Technology Nigeria ng
192 Arba Minch University Ethiopia et
193 Universidade Técnica de Angola Angola ao
194 Université de Monastir Tunisia tn
195 Misurata University Libya ly
196 Université 8 Mai 1945 de Guelma Algeria dz
197 Africa Nazarene University Kenya ke
198 Universidade de Cabo Verde Cape Verde cv
199 Université Larbi Tebessi de Tébessa Algeria dz
200 Valley View University Ghana gh

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