What is the number 1 university in Africa?
University of Cape Town
‘ It has been ranked the number one university in Africa and has a global score of 109, as per US News.com best colleges ranking
If you decide to study in Africa, you’ll find plenty of opportunities to explore different cultures, landscapes, sights and general adventures in this huge and diverse continent.
A total of 11 African universities are featured in the QS World University Rankings® 2021, with the majority (seven) of these found in South Africa.
Read on for an overview of the top universities in Africa this year, including information on each university’s location and other details. The first four universities are all ranked in the 801-1000 range* and are therefore joint eighth in Africa.
Top 10 Best Universities in Africa
|QS World University Rankings 2021 – Top Universities in Africa|
|Africa rank||Global rank||University||Location|
|1||220=||University of Cape Town||South Africa|
|2||403=||University of The Witwatersrand||South Africa|
|3||411=||The American University in Cairo||Egypt|
|4||439=||University of Johannesburg||South Africa|
|5||456=||Stellenbosch University||South Africa|
|=6||561-570||University of Pretoria||South Africa|
|=8||801-1000||Ain Shams University||Egypt|
|=8||801-1000||Rhodes University||South Africa|
|=8||801-1000||University of Kwazulu-Natal||South Africa|