Best 200 Universities In Africa 2024 Edition

This article officially releases the best 200 Universities in Africa 2024 edition. This top officially recognized higher institution in Africa meets the top uniRank criteria.

The following criteria bring about this ranking:

  • Being accredited, licensed, and/or chartered by the appropriate higher education-related organization in each country
  • Delivering at least four-year undergraduate degrees (Bachelor’s degrees) and/or postgraduate degrees (Master’s or Doctoral degrees)
  • Providing courses abundantly in a traditional face-to-face, non-distance education format.
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Realmina University Ranking’s aim is to provide a non-academic League Table of the top 200 Universities in Africa based on unbiased and valid web metrics.

Below are the ranks, the name of the University and an abbreviation of the country and their recognized name codes.

RankUniversityCountry
1University of PretoriaSouth Africa za
2University of Cape TownSouth Africa za
3University of the WitwatersrandSouth Africa za
4University of KwaZulu-NatalSouth Africa za
5University of JohannesburgSouth Africa za
6Universiteit StellenboschSouth Africa za
7North-West UniversitySouth Africa za
8University of the Western CapeSouth Africa za
9University of NairobiKenya ke
10The American University in CairoEgypt eg
11University of LagosNigeria ng
12Ahmadu Bello UniversityNigeria ng
13Rhodes UniversitySouth Africa za
14Cairo UniversityEgypt eg
15University of IbadanNigeria ng
16Universiteit van die VrystaatSouth Africa za
17Universidade Eduardo MondlaneMozambique mz
18Cape Peninsula University of TechnologySouth Africa za
19University of KhartoumSudan sd
20University of NigeriaNigeria ng
21Nelson Mandela Metropolitan UniversitySouth Africa za
22Addis Ababa UniversityEthiopia et
23University of Fort HareSouth Africa za
24University of IlorinNigeria ng
25Tshwane University of TechnologySouth Africa za
26Durban University of TechnologySouth Africa za
27Mansoura UniversityEgypt eg
28Jimma UniversityEthiopia et
29University of NamibiaNamibia na
30The German University in CairoEgypt eg
31Makerere UniversityUganda ug
32Obafemi Awolowo UniversityNigeria ng
33Namibia University of Science and TechnologyNamibia na
34Kenyatta UniversityKenya ke
35University of GhanaGhana gh
36University of Dar es SalaamTanzania tz
37Université de la ReunionReunion re
38University of BotswanaBotswana bw
39Université Kasdi Merbah de OuarglaAlgeria dz
40Universidade Católica de AngolaAngola ao
41Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and TechnologyGhana gh
42Alexandria UniversityEgypt eg
43Central University of TechnologySouth Africa za
44Sudan University of Science and TechnologySudan sd
45Université Mohammed VMorocco ma
46Ain Shams UniversityEgypt eg
47Université Abou Bekr Belkaid TlemcenAlgeria dz
48Université Cheikh Anta DiopSenegal sn
49Université Mohamed Khider de BiskraAlgeria dz
50Federal University of Technology, MinnaNigeria ng
51University of ZambiaZambia zm
52Egerton UniversityKenya ke
53Benha UniversityEgypt eg
54Université des Frères Mentouri de Constantine 1Algeria dz
55Université Cadi AyyadMorocco ma
56The International University of ManagementNamibia na
57Assiut UniversityEgypt eg
58Covenant UniversityNigeria ng
59University of ZimbabweZimbabwe zw
60Université des Sciences et de la Technologie Houari BoumedièneAlgeria dz
61Moi UniversityKenya ke
62Vaal University of TechnologySouth Africa za
63The British University in EgyptEgypt eg
64Federal University of Technology, AkureNigeria ng
65The University of DodomaTanzania tz
66University of RwandaRwanda rw
67Sokoine University of AgricultureTanzania tz
68Universidade Agostinho NetoAngola ao
69University of Port HarcourtNigeria ng
70Landmark UniversityNigeria ng
71Université Sidi Mohamed Ben AbdellahMorocco ma
72Université Ferhat Abbas de Sétif 1Algeria dz
73University of MauritiusMauritius mu
74Université Mouloud Maameri de Tizi OuzouAlgeria dz
75University of GeziraSudan sd
76Strathmore UniversityKenya ke
77Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and TechnologyKenya ke
78Helwan UniversityEgypt eg
79University of VendaSouth Africa za
80University of TripoliLibya ly
81Universidade Metodista de AngolaAngola ao
82Université de LoméTogo tg
83University of BeninNigeria ng
84Federal University of Agriculture, AbeokutaNigeria ng
85Zagazig UniversityEgypt eg
86Université Abderrahmane Mira de BéjaiaAlgeria dz
87United States International UniversityKenya ke
88Al Akhawayn UniversityMorocco ma
89Federal University, Oye-EkitiNigeria ng
90Lagos State UniversityNigeria ng
91Modern Sciences and Arts UniversityEgypt eg
92Universidade Independente de AngolaAngola ao
93Mzumbe UniversityTanzania tz
94Universidade Técnica de AngolaAngola ao
95University of LimpopoSouth Africa za
96Bayero University KanoNigeria ng
97Mangosuthu University of TechnologySouth Africa za
98American University of NigeriaNigeria ng
99Walter Sisulu UniversitySouth Africa za
100Université Hassiba Ben Bouali de ChlefAlgeria dz
101Université Mohamed Boudiaf de M’silaAlgeria dz
102University of JosNigeria ng
103Université d’Alger 1Algeria dz
104Université Abdelhamid Ibn Badis MostaganemAlgeria dz
105Uganda Christian UniversityUganda ug
106Rivers State University of Science and TechnologyNigeria ng
107Université Ibn TofailMorocco ma
108Misr University for Science and TechnologyEgypt eg
109Université Ibn ZohrMorocco ma
110Al-Azhar UniversityEgypt eg
111Mount Kenya UniversityKenya ke
112Federal University of Technology, OwerriNigeria ng
113University of ZululandSouth Africa za
114University of UyoNigeria ng
115University of Cape CoastGhana gh
116Nnamdi Azikiwe UniversityNigeria ng
117South Valley UniversityEgypt eg
118University of Education, WinnebaGhana gh
119Université Batna 1Algeria dz
120Misr International UniversityEgypt eg
121Usmanu Danfodio UniversityNigeria ng
122Michael Okpara University of AgricultureNigeria ng
123Muhimbili University of Health and Allied SciencesTanzania tz
124Mbarara University of Science and TechnologyUganda ug
125University of SwazilandSwaziland sz
126Ladoke Akintola University of TechnologyNigeria ng
127Universidade Católica de MoçambiqueMozambique mz
128Babcock UniversityNigeria ng
129Université Ahmed Ben Bella d’Oran 1Algeria dz
130Botswana Accountancy CollegeBotswana bw
131Université Badji Mokhtar de AnnabaAlgeria dz
132Université des Sciences et de la Technologie d’OranAlgeria dz
133Mekelle UniversityEthiopia et
134Université de Yaoundé ICameroon cm
135Botswana International University of Science and TechnologyBotswana bw
136Université Abdelmalek EssadiMorocco ma
137Adekunle Ajasin UniversityNigeria ng
138Université Djillali Liabès de Sidi-Bel-AbbèsAlgeria dz
139University of AbujaNigeria ng
140Afe Babalola UniversityNigeria ng
141Université de SfaxTunisia tn
142Université Mohammed PremierMorocco ma
143Hawassa UniversityEthiopia et
144Abubakar Tafawa Balewa UniversityNigeria ng
145Olabisi Onabanjo UniversityNigeria ng
146Ekiti State University, Ado EkitiNigeria ng
147Université de Tunis El ManarTunisia tn
148Midlands State UniversityZimbabwe zw
149Africa UniversityZimbabwe zw
150Enugu State University of Science and TechnologyNigeria ng
151International University of AfricaSudan sd
152Tai Solarin University of EducationNigeria ng
153Université M’hamed Bouguerra de BoumerdesAlgeria dz
154Tanta UniversityEgypt eg
155Adama Science and Technology UniversityEthiopia et
156Ashesi University CollegeGhana gh
157Université Gaston BergerSenegal sn
158October 6 UniversityEgypt eg
159Université Hassan II de CasablancaMorocco ma
160Kwara State UniversityNigeria ng
161Fayoum UniversityEgypt eg
162Federal University, Ndufu-AlikeNigeria ng
163Arba Minch UniversityEthiopia et
164University of MalawiMalawi mw
165Université Catholique de l’Afrique de l’Ouest – Unité Universitaire du TogoTogo tg
166Pharos University in AlexandriaEgypt eg
167Ahfad University for WomenSudan sd
168Technical University of KenyaKenya ke
169Université 20 Août 1955 de SkikdaAlgeria dz
170Université de OuagadougouBurkina Faso bf
171Université d’AntananarivoMadagascar mg
172Future University in EgyptEgypt eg
173Jaamacada SIMADSomalia so
174Université Saad Dahlab de BlidaAlgeria dz
175Université Larbi Tebessi de TébessaAlgeria dz
176Mzuzu UniversityMalawi mw
177Université Moulay IsmailMorocco ma
178University of BenghaziLibya ly
179Université de DschangCameroon cm
180Menoufia UniversityEgypt eg
181Libyan International Medical UniversityLibya ly
182Nahda UniversityEgypt eg
183Université de la ManoubaTunisia tn
184Osun State UniversityNigeria ng
185Kafrelsheikh UniversityEgypt eg
186University of Agriculture, MakurdiNigeria ng
187Universidade Óscar RibasAngola ao
188Universidade de Cabo VerdeCape Verde cv
189Ghana Institute of Management and Public AdministrationGhana gh
190École Nationale PolytechniqueAlgeria dz
191Catholic University of Eastern AfricaKenya ke
192Université Hassan 1erMorocco ma
193Université de SousseTunisia tn
194Université Mohamed Seddik Ben Yahia de JijelAlgeria dz
195Université de MonastirTunisia tn
196Haramaya UniversityEthiopia et
197Université Mohamed Lakhdar Ben Amara dit Hamma Lakhdar d’El OuedAlgeria dz
198Bahir Dar UniversityEthiopia et
199Université de BuéaCameroon cm
200Benue State UniversityNigeria ng

Conclusion

Here you have it. The best Universities in Africa.

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