Here is an updated list of high ranking universities in Africa, it would interest you to know that, they have remain the best in the continent for a longer period of time. check to see if your country made it to appear among the first 10 in Africa, if not encourage them to do more and always require to be index among this international rankings to give them more online reputation.

2021 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.

  • 2 American University in Cairo
  • 3 400 University of Witswatersrand
  • 4 Stellenbosch University
  • 5 University of Johannesburg
  • 6 Cairo University
  • 7 University of Pretoria
  • 8 Ain Shams University
  • 9 Alexandria University
  • 10 Assiut University
  • 11 Rhodes University
  • 12 University of Kwazulu-Natal
  • 13 University of the Western Cape

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.

With more university joining the list and others dropping yearly, it better to visit the official website of higher times ranking to get the latest updates on tertiary education rankings Globally . we are here to provide you with the best in educational updates but we cant guarantee the effectiveness of the information, hence we advise you to visit other platforms to compare information before taking final decisions.

uniRank tries to answer this question by publishing the 2021 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.

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