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Top Universities in Africa 2022 – Did Your School Make the League?

2022 is coming to a close, and it’s that time again when we learn about African universities and how they have fared.

In previous years, only Universities in South Africa and Egypt made up the top 10 list.

However, last year’s top 10 saw 5 universities from South Africa, 2 from Egypt, 1 from Nigeria, Algeria and Uganda consecutively make the list. A total of 9 South African universities made top 20. 3 more Egyptian universities occupied the 11th – 20th position bringing the total of Egyptian universities in top 20 to 5, ahead of Nigeria, Algeria and Kenya, all of which had universities occupying the top 20 position.

Interesting, isn’t it?

How did universities compete this year? Find out how your university ranks this year below.

Watch this Interesting Animated Video of the Top 10 African Countries with the Best Education Systems.

Top 10 African Countries with the Best Education Systems

Sort the list by:

  • Position – to see the Top universities in ascending or descending order
  • Name of University
  • 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.

RankUniversityCountry
1University of Cape Town za
2University of the Witwatersrand za
3University of Pretoria za
4Universiteit Stellenbosch za
5University of KwaZulu-Natal za
6The American University in Cairo eg
7North-West University za
8University of Johannesburg za
9University of Nairobi ke
10Rhodes University za
11Cairo University eg
12University of the Western Cape za
13University of Ghana gh
14Makerere University ug
15University of Namibia na
16Université de la Reunion re
17Mansoura University eg
18University of the Free State za
19Cape Peninsula University of Technology za
20Nelson Mandela University za
21Ain Shams University eg
22Université Cadi Ayyad ma
23Kenyatta University ke
24Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology gh
25Addis Ababa University et
26Strathmore University ke
27Alexandria University eg
28Durban University of Technology za
29Université Cheikh Anta Diop sn
30The German University in Cairo eg
31Tshwane University of Technology za
32Université Mohammed V ma
33Arab Academy for Science, Technology and Maritime Transport eg
34Namibia University of Science and Technology na
35Al-Azhar University eg
36University of Dar es Salaam tz
37University of Botswana bw
38Universidade Eduardo Mondlane mz
39Université Al Akhawayn ma
40United States International University Africa ke
41University of Zimbabwe zw
42Assiut University eg
43University of Ibadan ng
44Université des Sciences et de la Technologie Houari Boumediène dz
45Université Mohamed Boudiaf de M'sila dz
46Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology ke
47University of Fort Hare za
48Helwan University eg
49Université Hassan II de Casablanca ma
50University of Khartoum sd
51Central University of Technology za
52Université Abou Bekr Belkaid de Tlemcen dz
53Université Ferhat Abbas Sétif 1 dz
54University of Rwanda rw
55Université Frères Mentouri de Constantine 1 dz
56University of Cape Coast gh
57University of Lagos ng
58Sudan University of Science and Technology sd
59Université Abderrahmane Mira de Béjaia dz
60Benha University eg
61University of Mauritius mu
62Egerton University ke
63University of Nigeria ng
64Université Mouloud Maameri de Tizi Ouzou dz
65Modern Sciences and Arts University eg
66Zagazig University eg
67Obafemi Awolowo University ng
68Egypt-Japan University of Science and Technology eg
69Université Ahmed Ben Bella d'Oran 1 dz
70Moi University ke
71Université Abdelhamid Ibn Badis de Mostaganem dz
72Université Sidi Mohamed Ben Abdellah ma
73Tanta University eg
74University of Zululand za
75University of Zambia zm
76Misr University for Science and Technology eg
77Covenant University ng
78University of Eswatini sz
79University of Limpopo za
80Sokoine University of Agriculture tz
81Université Ibn Zohr ma
82Jimma University et
83Midlands State University zw
84Université Benyoucef Benkhedda d'Alger 1 dz
85University of Education, Winneba gh
86Université Hassiba Ben Bouali de Chlef dz
87Université Hadj Lakhder de Batna 1 dz
88Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences tz
89Université Mohamed Khider de Biskra dz
90Université Kasdi Merbah de Ouargla dz
91Ashesi University gh
92Uganda Christian University ug
93Mount Kenya University ke
94Africa University zw
95Université des Sciences et de la Technologie d'Oran Mohamed Boudiaf dz
96Université Ibn Tofail ma
97Université Mohammed VI Polytechnique ma
98Walter Sisulu University za
99Vaal University of Technology za
100Université de Batna 2 dz
101South Valley University eg
102Université Abdelmalek Essadi ma
103Université Gaston Berger sn
104The Catholic University of Eastern Africa ke
105Université Moulay Ismail ma
106Université Badji Mokhtar de Annaba dz
107Université Mohammed Premier ma
108Université Mohamed Seddik Ben Yahia de Jijel dz
109Université 8 Mai 1945 Guelma dz
110Misr International University eg
111Université Centrale tn
112Nile University eg
113Université Saad Dahlab de Blida 1 dz
114Ahmadu Bello University ng
115Technical University of Kenya ke
116University of Global Health Equity rw
117Future University in Egypt eg
118University of Tripoli ly
119Suez Canal University eg
120Murang'a University of Technology ke
121Minia University eg
122The Copperbelt University zm
123Université d'Antananarivo mg
124Landmark University ng
125University of Ilorin ng
126University of Venda za
127Université Hassan 1er ma
128Universidade de Cabo Verde cv
129Universidade Pedagógica mz
130Université Larbi Ben Mhidi de Oum El Bouaghi dz
131National University of Lesotho ls
132Kafrelsheikh University eg
133The British University in Egypt eg
134École Nationale Supérieure d'Informatique dz
135Université Internationale de Rabat ma
136Université de Lomé tg
137University of Port Harcourt ng
138Université Echahid Hamma Lakhdar d'El Oued dz
139Babcock University ng
140Université de Tunis El Manar tn
141Lagos State University ng
142École Nationale Polytechnique dz
143Université de Sfax tn
144Université Djillali Liabès de Sidi-Bel-Abbès dz
145Université Abou el Kacem Saâdallah d'Alger 2 dz
146Sefako Makgatho Health Sciences University za
147University of Benin ng
148Université Ouaga I Joseph Ki-Zerbo bf
149Université M'hamed Bouguerra de Boumerdès dz
150Institut National Polytechnique Félix Houphouët-Boigny ci
151Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration gh
152Université d'Abomey-Calavi bj
153University of Abuja ng
154University of Malawi mw
155Adekunle Ajasin University ng
156Université Mohamed Lamine Debaghine de Sétif 2 dz
157University for Development Studies gh
158The University of Dodoma tz
159Bahir Dar University et
160Afe Babalola University ng
161Kampala International University ug
162Université 20 Août 1955 de Skikda dz
163Federal University of Technology, Minna ng
164Ahfad University for Women sd
165Rivers State University ng
166Université Brahim Soltane Chaibout d'Alger 3 dz
167Mbarara University of Science and Technology ug
168Mulungushi University zm
169Université Abdelhamid Mehri de Constantine 2 dz
170Federal University, Lokoja ng
171October 6 University eg
172Menoufia University eg
173Université Salah Boubnider de Constantine 3 dz
174Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta ng
175Université Akli Mohand Oulhadj de Bouira dz
176École Supérieure Privée d'Ingénierie et de Technologie tn
177University of Jos ng
178Kenya Methodist University ke
179Mangosuthu University of Technology za
180Université Yahia Fares de Médéa dz
181National University of Science and Technology zw
182American University of Nigeria ng
183Maseno University ke
184Sohag university eg
185Université Tahar Moulay de Saida dz
186Beni-Suef University eg
187HEM Institut des Hautes Etudes de Management ma
188Daystar University ke
189Université Chouaib Doukkali ma
190The State University of Zanzibar tz
191Kyambogo University ug
192Fayoum University eg
193Federal University of Technology, Akure ng
194University of Eastern Africa, Baraton ke
195University of Science and Technology at Zewail City eg
196Université des sciences, des techniques et des technologies de Bamako ml
197University of Embu ke
198Skyline University Nigeria ng
199Université Amar Telidji de Laghouat dz
200Federal University, Oye-Ekiti

Courtesy: 4icu

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