Top 100 Universities in Africa 2016 – Did Your School Make the New List?

University Ranking is provided by 4ICU – an international higher education search engine and directory reviewing accredited Universities and Colleges in the world.

The first 5 universities in the list are from South Africa, and a total of 10 South African universities made top 20. In previous year, only Universities in South Africa and Egypt made up the top 10 list. But this time, University of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, went from 12th (last year) to 7th position; while University of Nairobi, Kenya moved from 17 to number 10 spot.

In the previous year, one Nigerian University made the first 20 list. This year, the first Nigerian university showed up at 28th position, followed by the University of Lagos at number 31. Privately owned Covenant University was the 3rd Nigerian university in the list at 49th position.
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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.   Cairo University Egypt
7.   University of Dar es Salaam Tanzania
8.   Rhodes University South Africa
9.   Mansoura University Egypt
10.   University of Nairobi Kenya
11.   Alexandria University Egypt
12.   University of KwaZulu-Natal South Africa
13.   Ain Shams University Egypt
14.   The American University in Cairo Egypt
15.   Assiut University Egypt
16.   Université Mohammed V – Agdal Morocco
17.   University of the Western Cape South Africa
18.   University of Johannesburg South Africa
19.   Université de Ouagadougou Burkina Faso
20.   North-West University South Africa
21.   Benha University Egypt
22.   University of Ghana Ghana
23.   Makerere University Uganda
24.   Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University South Africa
25.   Université Abou Bekr Belkaid Tlemcen Algeria
26.   The German University in Cairo Egypt
27.   Universidade Eduardo Mondlane Mozambique
28.   Obafemi Awolowo University Nigeria
29.   Université de la Reunion Reunion
30.   University of Khartoum Sudan
31.   University of Lagos Nigeria
32.   Zagazig University Egypt
33.   Université Cheikh Anta Diop Senegal
34.   Université Abdelhamid Ibn Badis Mostaganem Algeria
35.   Université des Frères Mentouri de Constantine Algeria
36.   University of Swaziland Swaziland
37.   Helwan University Egypt
38.   University of Botswana Botswana
39.   Université El Hadj Lakhdar de Batna Algeria
40.   Addis Ababa University Ethiopia
41.   Al Akhawayn University Morocco
42.   Université d’Alger Algeria
43.   Sudan University of Science and Technology Sudan
44.   University of Zimbabwe Zimbabwe
45.   Université Mouloud Maameri de Tizi Ouzou Algeria
46.   South Valley University Egypt
47.   Université Mohammed V – Souissi Morocco
48.   Université Cadi Ayyad Morocco
49.   Covenant University Nigeria
50.   Minoufiya University Egypt
51.   Moi University Kenya
52.   Universiteit van die Vrystaat South Africa
53.   Université Abdelmalek Essadi Morocco
54.   Université des Sciences et de la Technologie Houari Boumediène Algeria
55.   Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology Ghana
56.   Tanta University Egypt
57.   Kafr el-Sheikh University Egypt
58.   Al-Azhar University Egypt
59.   Minia University Egypt
60.   University of Zambia Zambia
61.   Université Hassan II – Casablanca Morocco
62.   University of Ibadan Nigeria
63.   Université Kasdi Merbah de Ouargla Algeria
64.   Polytechnic of Namibia Namibia
65.   Suez Canal University Egypt
66.   Université Hassan II Mohammedia – Casablanca Morocco
67.   Université Ahmed Ben Bella d’Oran Algeria
68.   Kenyatta University Kenya
69.   Université de la Manouba Tunisia
70.   Université de Tunis El Manar Tunisia
71.   Université Ibn Tofail Morocco
72.   Federal University of Technology, Minna Nigeria
73.   Université d’Antananarivo Madagascar
74.   University of Malawi Malawi
75.   Université M’hamed Bouguerra de Boumerdes Algeria
76.   Université de Sousse Tunisia
77.   Durban University of Technology South Africa
78.   Cape Peninsula University of Technology South Africa
79.   Universidade de Cabo Verde Cape Verde
80.   Université Mohamed Khider de Biskra Algeria
81.   Université Mohamed Khider de Biskra Algeria
82.   Strathmore University Kenya
83.   Mbarara University of Science & Technology Uganda
84.   Université Abderrahmane Mira de Béjaia Algeria
85.   University of Fort Hare South Africa
86.   Tshwane University of Technology South Africa
87.   University of Mauritius Mauritius
88.   Université Hassiba Ben Bouali de Chlef Algeria
89.   University of Ilorin Nigeria
90.   University of Nigeria Nigeria
91.   University of Benin Nigeria
92.   University of Education, Winneba Ghana
93.   Misr International University Egypt
94.   Université Sidi Mohamed Ben Abdellah Morocco
95.   MISR University for Science and Technology Egypt
96.   Central University of Technology South Africa
97.   University for Development Studies Ghana
98.   Université Ferhat Abbas de Sétif Algeria
99.   Walter Sisulu University South Africa
100.   United States International University Kenya



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