University Ranking in Africa: Top 100 Universities in Africa

100 best universities in africa

Despite being regarded by the West as underdeveloped, Africa is home to several top universities. These universities go head to head with other educational institutions around the world.

The continent also boasts of universities that were established earlier than 100 B.C. which are still functioning today. There are many top universities in Nigeria, and pursuing a degree at one of them would bring joy, satisfaction and fulfilment.

best universities ranking in africa

Here are the top 100 universities in Africa in 2016 according to

  1. University of Cape Town – South Africa
  2. University of South Africa- South Africa
  3. University of Pretoria- South Africa
  4. University of the Witwatersrand- South Africa
  5. Universiteit Stellenbosch- South Africa
  6. University of KwaZulu-Natal- South Africa
  7. University of Johannesburg- South Africa
  8. University of Nairobi – Kenya
  9. The American University in Cairo- Egypt
  10. University of the Western Cape- South Africa
  11. Rhodes University- South Africa
  12. Cairo University- Egypt
  13. North-West University- South Africa
  14. Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University- South Africa
  15. Universiteit van die Vrystaat za- South Africa
  16. Universidade Eduardo Mondlane- Mozambique
  17. Makerere University – Uganda
  18. University of Ibadan- Nigeria
  19. Cape Peninsula University of Technology- South Africa
  20. Mansoura University- Egypt
  21. University of Ghana- Ghana
  22. Kenyatta University- Kenya
  23. Université de la Reunion- Reunion
  24. Université Cheikh Anta Diop- Senegal
  25. Egerton University- Kenya
  26. Moi University- Kenya
  27. Durban University of Technology- South Africa
  28. University of Dar es Salaam- Tanzania
  29. University of Lagos- Nigeria
  30. Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology- Ghana
  31. The German University in Cairo- Egypt
  32. Ain Shams University -Egypt
  33. Tshwane University of Technology- South Africa
  34. University of Botswana -Botswana
  35. Obafemi Awolowo University- Nigeria
  36. University of Khartoum- Sudan
  37. Université Mohammed V- Morocco
  38. Strathmore University- Kenya
  39. Addis Ababa University- Ethiopia
  40. Université Abou Bekr Belkaid Tlemcen- Algeria
  41. Al Akhawayn University – Morocco
  42. Namibia University of Science and Technology- Namibia
  43. Université des Frères Mentouri de Constantine 1- Algeria
  44. Zagazig University- Egypt
  45. Université des Sciences et de la Technologie Houari Boumediène – Algeria
  46. Ahmadu Bello University – Nigeria
  47. Université Kasdi Merbah de Ouargla- Algeria
  48. University of Zimbabwe – Zimbabwe
  49. University of Fort Hare – South Africa
  50. Assiut University- Egypt
  51. Benha University- Egypt
  52. Alexandria University- Egypt
  53. University of Namibia- Namibia
  54. University of Ilorin- Nigeria
  55. Covenant University -Nigeria
  56. University of Nigeria, Nsukka- Nigeria
  57. Université Cadi Ayyad- Morocco
  58. Université Mohamed Khider de Biskra- Algeria
  59. Sudan University of Science and Technology- Sudan
  60. Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology- Kenya
  61. Ndejje University- Uganda
  62. University of Mauritius- Mauritius
  63. The British University in Egypt- Egypt
  64. Central University of Technology- South Africa
  65. United States International University- Kenya
  66. Vaal University of Technology- South Africa
  67. Université Mouloud Maameri de Tizi Ouzou – Algeria
  68. University of Rwanda- Rwanda
  69. Université Sidi Mohamed Ben Abdellah- Morocco
  70. Jimma University- Ethiopia
  71. University of Benin- Nigeria
  72. University of Zululand- South Africa
  73. Université Batna 1- Algeria
  74. Université d’Alger 1- Algeria
  75. Sokoine University of Agriculture- Tanzania
  76. University of Zambia- Zambia
  77. Université Ferhat Abbas de Sétif 1- Algeria
  78. Helwan University- Egypt
  79. Université Abdelhamid Ibn Badis Mostaganem- Algeria
  80. Université Abderrahmane Mira de Béjaia- Algeria
  81. University of Abuja- Nigeria
  82. University of Port Harcourt- Nigeria
  83. Mzumbe University- Tanzania
  84. University of Swaziland- Swaziland
  85. Modern Sciences and Arts University- Egypt
  86. South Valley University- Egypt
  87. Federal University of Technology, Minna- Nigeria
  88. Jaamacada Kismaayo- Somalia
  89. Misr International University- Egypt
  90. University of Venda- South Africa
  91. Misr University for Science and Technology- Egypt
  92. Université Abdelmalek Essadi -Morocco
  93. Université Hassiba Ben Bouali de Chlef- Algeria
  94. Uganda Christian University- Uganda
  95. Université Ibnou Zohr- Morocco
  96. Université de Yaoundé I- Cameroon
  97. University of Limpopo- South Africa
  98. Université Djillali Liabès de Sidi-Bel-Abbès- Algeria
  99. Université Badji Mokhtar de Annaba- Algeria
  100. University of Malawi- Malawi
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