Top Universities in Africa

Best universities and colleges in Africa

Have you ever thought of studying in Africa? Perhaps not sure about the universities rank in Africa or don’t even know any of the universities? Well, that is why Youniz is here to answer the question.  Africa has the oldest university in the world which is the University of Cairo in Egypt.  There are many good universities in Africa; especially South Africa has many good universities.  A few of these universities are on the list of top universities in the world.

At Youniz, we have all the world universities in the world. Below is a list of top universities in Africa. The good news is you can access all these universities on here.  To view the below universities, please click on World Universities, select country and hit the search button. Note: no matter the country in Africa or across the world you are looking for any university information or scholarships, you can access it at Youniz. All you have to do is browse and select the country and hit the search button. Then, you can see what the university has to offer, view courses and subjects, and even contact the school for further requests. 

A list of 100 best universities in Africa. Please click WORLD UNIVERSITIES to access it


Name of University                                                                          Country
1  University of Cape Town South Africa
2  University of South Africa South Africa
3  University of Pretoria South Africa
4  Universiteit Stellenbosch South Africa
5  University of the Witwatersrand South Africa
6  University of Dar es Salaam Tanzania
7  Cairo University Egypt
8  University of KwaZulu-Natal South Africa
9  The American University in Cairo Egypt
10  Makerere University Uganda
11  Rhodes University South Africa
12  University of the Western Cape South Africa
13  Mansoura University Egypt
14  University of Johannesburg South Africa
15  Université Cheikh Anta Diop Senegal
16  Assiut University Egypt
17  University of Nairobi Kenya
18  Zagazig University Egypt
19  University of Botswana Botswana
20  Université Mohammed V – Agdal Morocco
21  University of Ghana Ghana
22  Universiteit van die Vrystaat South Africa
23  University of Ibadan Nigeria
24  Addis Ababa University Ethiopia
25  North-West University South Africa
26  Alexandria University Egypt
27  Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University South Africa
28  University of Zambia Zambia
29  Université des Sciences et de la Technologie Houari Boumediène Algeria
30  The German University in Cairo Egypt
31  Obafemi Awolowo University Nigeria
32  Universidade Eduardo Mondlane Mozambique
33  University of Mauritius Mauritius
34  Ain Shams University Egypt
35  University of Lagos Nigeria
36  Tanta University Egypt
37  Université de Ouagadougou Burkina Faso
38  Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology Ghana
39  Université de la Reunion Reunion
40  Université Nationale du Rwanda Rwanda
41  Helwan University Egypt
42  Cape Peninsula University of Technology South Africa
43  University of Zululand South Africa
44  Strathmore University Kenya
45  Université Cadi Ayyad Morocco
46  Al Akhawayn University Morocco
47  Université d’Alger Algeria
48  Université Mentouri de Constantine Algeria
49  Université Badji Mokhtar de Annaba Algeria
50  Université d’Oran Algeria
51  Université Hassan II – Casablanca Morocco
52  University of Fort Hare South Africa
53  Université Abdelmalek Essadi Morocco
54  Ahmadu Bello University Nigeria
55  Jaamacada Muqdisho Somalia
56  Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology Kenya
57  University of Swaziland Swaziland
58  University of Ilorin Nigeria
59  Sudan University of Science and Technology Sudan
60  Université Mohammed V – Souissi Morocco
61  Kenyatta University Kenya
62  University of Khartoum Sudan
63  University of Namibia Namibia
64  Université de Batna Algeria
65  University of Malawi Malawi
66  Benha University Egypt
67  Université Hassan II – Mohammedia Morocco
68  Al-Azhar University Egypt
69  Fayoum University Egypt
70  Université de la Manouba Tunisia
71  University of Benin Nigeria
72  Minoufiya University Egypt
73  Durban University of Technology South Africa
74  Université de Tunis El Manar Tunisia
75  Université de Carthage Tunisia
76  Tshwane University of Technology South Africa
77  United States International University Kenya
78  Université Abou Bekr Belkaid Tlemcen Algeria
79  Polytechnic of Namibia Namibia
80  Egerton University Kenya
81  Université de Gabès Tunisia
82  Université de Sousse Tunisia
83  Université d’Antananarivo Madagascar
84  Minia University Egypt
85  Moi University Kenya
86  Université de Nouakchott Mauritania
87  Université Mouloud Maameri de Tizi Ouzou Algeria
88  University of Venda South Africa
89  Central University of Technology South Africa
90  Université Ibn Tofail Morocco
91  University of Zimbabwe Zimbabwe
92  Suez Canal University Egypt
93  University of Cape Coast Ghana
94  Misr International University Egypt
95  University of Jos Nigeria
96  University of Maiduguri Nigeria
97  University of Limpopo South Africa
98  The Hubert Kairuki Memorial University Tanzania
99  Jimma University Ethiopia
100  Modern Sciences and Arts University Egypt

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