Top 200 Universities in Africa

Introduction

What are the most popular Universities in Africa? uniRank tries to answer this question by publishing the 2018 African University Ranking of the top 200 recognized higher-education institutions in Africa meeting the following uniRank selection criteria:

  • being chartered, licensed and/or accredited by the appropriate higher education-related organization in each country
  • 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
Our aim is to provide a non-academic League Table of the top Universities in Africa based on valid, unbiased and non-influenceable web metrics provided by independent web intelligence sources rather than data submitted by the Universities themselves.

2018 South African University Ranking and League Table 2018 League Table of the top 200 Universities in Africa

Rank University Country
1 University of KwaZulu-Natal South Africa za
2 University of Pretoria South Africa za
3 University of the Witwatersrand South Africa za
4 University of Cape Town South Africa za
5 University of Johannesburg South Africa za
6 North-West University South Africa za
7 Universiteit Stellenbosch South Africa za
8 University of Nairobi Kenya ke
9 University of the Western Cape South Africa za
10 Cairo University Egypt eg
11 Rhodes University South Africa za
12 The American University in Cairo Egypt eg
13 Universiteit van die Vrystaat South Africa za
14 Universidade Católica de Angola Angola ao
15 University of Ibadan Nigeria ng
16 Cape Peninsula University of Technology South Africa za
17 Nelson Mandela University South Africa za
18 Tshwane University of Technology South Africa za
19 University of Fort Hare South Africa za
20 University of Nigeria Nigeria ng
21 Durban University of Technology South Africa za
22 Mansoura University Egypt eg
23 University of Lagos Nigeria ng
24 Ahmadu Bello University Nigeria ng
25 University of Khartoum Sudan sd
26 Obafemi Awolowo University Nigeria ng
27 Université Mohammed V Morocco ma
28 Namibia University of Science and Technology Namibia na
29 University of Ghana Ghana gh
30 Kenyatta University Kenya ke
31 Alexandria University Egypt eg
32 University of Dar es Salaam Tanzania tz
33 Central University of Technology South Africa za
34 Addis Ababa University Ethiopia et
35 Universidade Metodista de Angola Angola ao
36 University of Ilorin Nigeria ng
37 Ain Shams University Egypt eg
38 Makerere University Uganda ug
39 Université de la Reunion Reunion re
40 Université Cadi Ayyad Morocco ma
41 Université Frères Mentouri de Constantine 1 Algeria dz
42 Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology Ghana gh
43 University of Botswana Botswana bw
44 University of Namibia Namibia na
45 Universidade Eduardo Mondlane Mozambique mz
46 Université Kasdi Merbah de Ouargla Algeria dz
47 Jimma University Ethiopia et
48 The German University in Cairo Egypt eg
49 Université Abou Bekr Belkaid Tlemcen Algeria dz
50 Covenant University Nigeria ng
51 Universidade Técnica de Angola Angola ao
52 Benha University Egypt eg
53 Arab Academy for Science, Technology and Maritime Transport Egypt eg
54 Université Mohamed Khider de Biskra Algeria dz
55 Vaal University of Technology South Africa za
56 Universidade Independente de Angola Angola ao
57 Egerton University Kenya ke
58 Université Cheikh Anta Diop Senegal sn
59 Assiut University Egypt eg
60 Sudan University of Science and Technology Sudan sd
61 The International University of Management Namibia na
62 Zagazig University Egypt eg
63 Université Abderrahmane Mira de Béjaia Algeria dz
64 Helwan University Egypt eg
65 University of Zambia Zambia zm
66 University of Rwanda Rwanda rw
67 Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology Kenya ke
68 Landmark University Nigeria ng
69 University of Tripoli Libya ly
70 Université Sidi Mohamed Ben Abdellah Morocco ma
71 Université Ibn Zohr Morocco ma
72 Université des Sciences et de la Technologie Houari Boumediène Algeria dz
73 University of Benin Nigeria ng
74 Al-Azhar University Egypt eg
75 University of Limpopo South Africa za
76 Federal University of Technology, Akure Nigeria ng
77 Federal University of Technology, Minna Nigeria ng
78 Modern Sciences and Arts University Egypt eg
79 Walter Sisulu University South Africa za
80 Université Ferhat Abbas de Sétif 1 Algeria dz
81 Strathmore University Kenya ke
82 Moi University Kenya ke
83 University of Education, Winneba Ghana gh
84 University of Mauritius Mauritius mu
85 Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta Nigeria ng
86 United States International University Africa Kenya ke
87 Universidade Pedagógica Mozambique mz
88 Université Hassiba Ben Bouali de Chlef Algeria dz
89 University of Zimbabwe Zimbabwe zw
90 Universidade Óscar Ribas Angola ao
91 Uganda Christian University Uganda ug
92 Mount Kenya University Kenya ke
93 Sokoine University of Agriculture Tanzania tz
94 Misr University for Science and Technology Egypt eg
95 Babcock University Nigeria ng
96 Université Al Akhawayn Morocco ma
97 University of Zululand South Africa za
98 Kwara State University Nigeria ng
99 Université Ibn Tofail Morocco ma
100 University of Port Harcourt Nigeria ng
101 Université Mohamed Boudiaf de M'sila Algeria dz
102 South Valley University Egypt eg
103 The British University in Egypt Egypt eg
104 Université Hassan II de Casablanca Morocco ma
105 International University of Africa Sudan sd
106 Université Hadj Lakhder de Batna 1 Algeria dz
107 University of Venda South Africa za
108 Lagos State University Nigeria ng
109 Ladoke Akintola University of Technology Nigeria ng
110 University of Cape Coast Ghana gh
111 Hawassa University Ethiopia et
112 Adekunle Ajasin University Nigeria ng
113 Université Mohammed Premier Morocco ma
114 University of Uyo Nigeria ng
115 University of Gezira Sudan sd
116 Bayero University Kano Nigeria ng
117 Université Abdelmalek Essadi Morocco ma
118 Mangosuthu University of Technology South Africa za
119 University of Jos Nigeria ng
120 Université Benyoucef Benkhedda d'Alger 1 Algeria dz
121 Botswana International University of Science and Technology Botswana bw
122 Botswana Accountancy College Botswana bw
123 Université Mouloud Maameri de Tizi Ouzou Algeria dz
124 Université Abdelhamid Ibn Badis de Mostaganem Algeria dz
125 Kafrelsheikh University Egypt eg
126 Universidade Agostinho Neto Angola ao
127 American University of Nigeria Nigeria ng
128 Misr International University Egypt eg
129 Adama Science and Technology University Ethiopia et
130 Tanta University Egypt eg
131 Mzumbe University Tanzania tz
132 Fayoum University Egypt eg
133 Midlands State University Zimbabwe zw
134 Olabisi Onabanjo University Nigeria ng
135 October 6 University Egypt eg
136 Libyan International Medical University Libya ly
137 Afe Babalola University Nigeria ng
138 Université Hassan 1er Morocco ma
139 Université des Sciences et de la Technologie d'Oran Mohamed Boudiaf Algeria dz
140 Federal University, Oye-Ekiti Nigeria ng
141 Pharos University in Alexandria Egypt eg
142 Aswan University Egypt eg
143 The University of Dodoma Tanzania tz
144 Université Ahmed Ben Bella d'Oran 1 Algeria dz
145 Université Moulay Ismail Morocco ma
146 Benue State University Nigeria ng
147 Université de Tunis El Manar Tunisia tn
148 University of Swaziland Swaziland sz
149 Université Badji Mokhtar de Annaba Algeria dz
150 Minia University Egypt eg
151 University of Abuja Nigeria ng
152 New Era College Botswana bw
153 BA ISAGO University Botswana bw
154 Rivers State University of Science and Technology Nigeria ng
155 ABM University College Botswana bw
156 Université Yahia Fares de Médéa Algeria dz
157 Delta University for Science and Technology Egypt eg
158 Arba Minch University Ethiopia et
159 Gaborone University College of Law and Professional Studies Botswana bw
160 Federal University of Technology, Owerri Nigeria ng
161 Usmanu Danfodio University Nigeria ng
162 Université Alassane Ouattara Ivory Coast ci
163 Boitekanelo College Botswana bw
164 Mekelle University Ethiopia et
165 Université M'hamed Bouguerra de Boumerdes Algeria dz
166 Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences Tanzania tz
167 Imperial School of Business and Science Botswana bw
168 Ekiti State University, Ado Ekiti Nigeria ng
169 Menoufia University Egypt eg
170 Mega Size College Botswana bw
171 Suez Canal University Egypt eg
172 Michael Okpara University of Agriculture Nigeria ng
173 Université Echahid Hamma Lakhdar d'El Oued Algeria dz
174 Neelain University Sudan sd
175 Nahda University Egypt eg
176 Nile University Egypt eg
177 Université de Lomé Togo tg
178 Future University in Egypt Egypt eg
179 Université Tahar Moulay de Saida Algeria dz
180 Université Larbi Tebessi de Tébessa Algeria dz
181 Bahir Dar University Ethiopia et
182 Ashesi University College Ghana gh
183 Université Djillali Liabès de Sidi-Bel-Abbès Algeria dz
184 Université Centrale Tunisia tn
185 Mbarara University of Science and Technology Uganda ug
186 University of Agriculture, Makurdi Nigeria ng
187 Universidade Mandume Ya Ndemufayo Angola ao
188 Université Mohamed Seddik Ben Yahia de Jijel Algeria dz
189 Federal University, Dutsin-Ma Nigeria ng
190 Université 20 Août 1955 de Skikda Algeria dz
191 Nnamdi Azikiwe University Nigeria ng
192 Nasarawa State University Nigeria ng
193 Beni-Suef University Egypt eg
194 Technical University of Kenya Kenya ke
195 Alex Ekwueme Federal University, Ndufu-Alike Nigeria ng
196 University of Benghazi Libya ly
197 University for Development Studies Ghana gh
198 Kenya Methodist University Kenya ke
199 Université Chouaib Doukkali Morocco ma
200 Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University Nigeria ng

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