Top Universities in Africa 2020 – Did Your School Make the League?
2019 is coming to a close and it’s that time again where we find out Universities in Africa and how they have fared.
Last year, the top 10 were made up of universities in South Africa, Egypt, Tanzania and Nigeria with 4 from South Africa, 3 from Egypt, 1 from Tanzania, while 2 universities were in Nigeria. In previous years, only Universities in South Africa and Egypt made up the top 10 list.
This year’s top 10 sees 5 universities from South Africa, 3 from Egypt and 2 from Nigeria make the list. A total of 7 South African universities make top 20. 4 more Egyptian universities can be found occupying the 11th – 20th position bringing the total of Egyptian universities in top 20 to 7, ahead of Nigeria, Algeria and Morocco, all of which have universities occupying the top 20 position.
Remarkably, one university from Eastern Africa makes top 20 this year which is an improvement from last year where no Eastern university smelled top 20 on the table.
Interesting, isn’t it?
Find out how your university ranks this year below.
Watch this Interesting Animated Video of the Top 10 Universities in Africa
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|University Ranking 2020||University||Country|
|1||University of Cape Town||South Africa|
|2||University of the Witwatersrand||South Africa|
|3||Stellenbosch University||South Africa|
|4||University of KwaZulu-Natal||South Africa|
|8||University of Ibadan||Nigeria|
|8||North-West University||South Africa|
|8||Suez Canal University||Egypt|
|11||Ferhat Abbas Sétif University 1||Algeria|
|11||University of Johannesburg||South Africa|
|11||University of Pretoria||South Africa|
|11||Sidi Mohamed Ben Abdellah University||Morocco|
|11||University of the Western Cape||South Africa|
|20||Ain Shams University||Egypt|
|20||American University in Cairo||Egypt|
|20||University of Béjaïa||Algeria|
|20||University of Ghana||Ghana|
|20||University of Lagos||Nigeria|
|20||University of Nairobi||Kenya|
|20||Tshwane University of Technology||South Africa|
|29||University of Biskra||Algeria|
|29||University of Carthage||Tunisia|
|29||University of Constantine 1||Algeria|
|29||University of Dar es Salaam||Tanzania|
|29||Université Hassan II de Casablanca||Morocco|
|29||University of Manouba||Tunisia|
|29||University of Marrakech Cadi Ayyad||Morocco|
|29||M'Hamed Bougara University of Boumerdès||Algeria|
|29||Mohammed V University of Rabat||Morocco|
|29||University of Monastir||Tunisia|
|29||University of Nigeria Nsukka||Nigeria|
|29||University of Sciences and Technology Houari Boumediene||Algeria|
|29||University of Science and Technology of Oran Mohamed-Boudiaf||Algeria|
|29||University of Sfax||Tunisia|
|29||University of Sousse||Tunisia|
|29||University of South Africa||South Africa|
|29||South Valley University||Egypt|
|29||University of Tlemcen||Algeria|
|29||University of Tunis El Manar||Tunisia|
University Ranking is provided by Times Higher Education – an international higher education search engine and directory reviewing accredited Universities and Colleges in the world.