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Top Universities in Africa 2019 – Did Your School Make the League?

2018 is coming to a close and it’s that time again where we find out Universities in Africa and how they have fared.

This year, 4 universities in the first 10 are from South Africa, and a total of 7 South African universities make top 20. 3 Egyptian universities occupy the 6th, 7th and 8th positions while 2 universities in Nigeria, the 9th and 10th. 6 more Egyptian universities can be found occupying the 11th – 20th position bringing the total of Egyptian universities in top 20 to 9, ahead of South Africa. Remarkably, no university in Eastern Africa makes top 20 this year.

Interesting, isn’t it?

Now find out how your university is ranked this year.

Watch this Interesting Animated Video of the Top 10 Universities in Africa

Sort the list by:

  • Position – to see the Top universities in ascending or descending order
  • Name of Universities
  • Country – to see the number of universities from each country

Also search for a particular university or country with the search box to the right

 UniversityCountryCity
1University of Cape TownSouth AfricaCape Town
2University of the WitwatersrandSouth AfricaJohannesburg
3Stellenbosch UniversitySouth AfricaStellenbosch
4University of KwaZulu-NatalSouth AfricaDurban
5Makerere UniversityUgandaKampala
6American University in CairoEgyptCairo
7Benha UniversityEgyptBanha
8Beni-Suef UniversityEgyptBeni Suef
9Covenant UniversityNigeriaOta
10University of IbadanNigeriaIbadan
11University of JohannesburgSouth AfricaJohannesburg
12Kafrelsheikh UniversityEgyptKafr el-Sheikh
13Mansoura UniversityEgyptDakahlia
14University of PretoriaSouth AfricaPretoria
15Suez Canal UniversityEgyptIsmailia
16University of the Western CapeSouth AfricaCape Town
17Alexandria UniversityEgyptAlexandria
18University of BéjaïaAlgeriaBéjaïa
19Cairo UniversityEgyptCairo
20Fayoum UniversityEgyptFauyoum
21Ferhat Abbas Sétif University 1AlgeriaSetif
22University of GhanaGhanaAccra
23University of Marrakech Cadi AyyadMoroccoMarrakech
24Mohammed V University of RabatMoroccoRabat
25University of SfaxTunisiaSfax
26Sidi Mohamed Ben Abdellah UniversityMoroccoFez
27Sohag UniversityEgyptSohag
28Tanta UniversityEgyptTanta
29Tshwane University of TechnologySouth AfricaPretoria
30Ain Shams UniversityEgyptCairo
31Al-Azhar UniversityEgyptCairo
32Assiut UniversityEgyptAssiut
33Badji Mokhtar University – AnnabaAlgeriaAnnaba
34University of Constantine 1AlgeriaConstantine
35Helwan UniversityEgyptAin Helwan
36Menoufia UniversityEgyptMenoufia
37Minia UniversityEgyptMinya
38University of MonastirTunisiaMonastir
39University of NairobiKenyaNairobi
40University of Nigeria NsukkaNigeriaNsukka
41University of Sciences and Technology Houari BoumedieneAlgeriaBab-Ezzouar
42University of South AfricaSouth AfricaPretoria
43South Valley UniversityEgyptQena
44University of TlemcenAlgeriaTlemcen
45University of Tunis El ManarTunisiaTunis
46Université Hassan II de CasablancaMoroccoCasablanca
47Zagazig UniversityEgyptZagazig

University Ranking is provided by Times Higher Education – an international higher education search engine and directory reviewing accredited Universities and Colleges in the world.

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