Top 100 Universities in Africa… Only 5 Nigerian Universities Listed

africanmapAn international online Universities and Colleges ranking directory (www.4icu.org) has published its current top 100 Universities and Colleges in Africa. The top 10 on the list are universities in South Africa and Egypt while other universities from Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania, Botswana, Ghana, Morocco and even Sudan lead favourably against six Nigerian Universities that appear on the directory’s ranking.

The six Nigerian Universities that appear in the top 100 are the University of Ibadan at 32nd position, University of Ilorin 34th, University of Benin 40th, Obafemi Awolowo University Ife 44th, Ahmadu Bello University Zaria 62nd and University of Jos 70th position.
No Nigeria private university or college made the list.

4International Colleges and Universities is an international higher education search engine and directory reviewing accredited Colleges and Universities around the world. According to the website, its directory includes worldwide higher education organizations which are officially recognized, licensed or accredited by national or regional bodies such as ministries of education and/or recognized higher education accrediting organizations; officially entitled to grant four-year undergraduate degrees and/or postgraduate degrees; provide traditional face-to-face learning facilities, programs and courses; and have a working official website.

Their ranking is based on an algorithm including three unbiased and independent web metrics extracted from three different search engines: Google Page Rank, Yahoo Traffic Links and Alexa Traffic Rank.
This web ranking portal is one of the credible websites that rank universities and colleges across the globe.

  • 1 University of Cape Town South Africa
  • 2 Cairo University Egypt
  • 3 University of Pretoria South Africa
  • 4 Universiteit Stellenbosch South Africa
  • 5 University of the Witwatersrand South Africa 
  • 6 University of KwaZulu-Natal South Africa
  • 7 University of South Africa South Africa
  • 8 The American University in Cairo Egypt
  • 9 Mansoura University Egypt
  • 10 University of the Western Cape South Africa
  • 11 Makerere University Uganda
  • 12 Rhodes University South Africa
  • 13 University of Johannesburg South Africa
  • 14 University of Nairobi Kenya
  • 15 University of Dar es Salaam Tanzania
  • 16 Cape Peninsula University of Technology South Africa
  • 17 Nelson Mandela Metropolitan 
  • University South Africa
  • 18 University of Botswana Botswana
  • 19 University of Ghana Ghana
  • 20 Helwan University Egypt
  • 21 Ain Shams University Egypt
  • 22 Université Cadi Ayyad Morocco
  • 23 University of Khartoum Sudan
  • 24 Tshwane University of Technology South Africa
  • 25 Al Akhawayn University Morocco
  • 26 Addis Ababa University Ethiopia
  • 27 Universidade Eduardo Mondlane Mozambique
  • 28 Université Cheikh Anta Diop Senegal
  • 29 Mogadishu University Somalia
  • 30 University of Namibia Namibia
  • 31 University of Zimbabwe Zimbabwe
  • 32 University of Ibadan Nigeria
  • 33 Polytechnic of Namibia Namibia
  • 34 University of Ilorin Nigeria
  • 35 Zagazig University Egypt
  • 36 Assiut University Egypt
  • 37 North-West University South Africa
  • 38 Université Mentouri de Constantine Algeria
  • 39 Presbyterian University College Ghana
  • 40 University of Benin Nigeria
  • 41 Universiteit van die Vrystaat South Africa 
  • 42 Kenyatta University Kenya
  • 43 Université des Sciences et de la 
  • Technologie Houari Boumediène Algeria
  • 44 Obafemi Awolowo University Nigeria
  • 45 Université de la Reunion Reunion
  • 46 Sudan University for Science and Technology Sudan
  • 47 Strathmore University Kenya
  • 48 The Hubert Kairuki Memorial University Tanzania
  • 49 Kwame Nkrumah University 
  • of Science and Technology Ghana
  • 50 United States International University Kenya
  • 51 Université Abdelmalek Essadi Morocco
  • 52 Tanta University Egypt
  • 53 The German University in Cairo Egypt
  • 54 Université de Batna Algeria
  • 55 Université d’Alger Algeria
  • 56 South Valley University Egypt
  • 57 Menoufia University Egypt
  • 58 Al Azhar University Egypt
  • 59 Université Abou Bekr Belkaid Tlemcen Algeria
  • 60 University of Mauritius Mauritius
  • 61 Central University of Technology South Africa
  • 62 Ahmadu Bello University Nigeria
  • 63 Université Hassan II – Aïn Chock Morocco 
  • 64 Université Hassan II – Mohammedia Morocco
  • 65 Université Mohammed V – Souissi Morocco 
  • 66 Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology Kenya
  • 67 Durban University of Technology South Africa
  • 68 Université Ibn Tofail Morocco
  • 69 University of Zambia Zambia
  • 70 University of Jos Nigeria 
  • 71 Université Abdelhamid Ibn Badis Mostaganem Algeria
  • 72 Université M’hamed Bouguerra 
  • de Boumerdes Algeria
  • 73 Nile University Egypt
  • 74 University of Education, Winneba Ghana
  • 75 International University of Africa Sudan
  • 76 University of Fort Hare South Africa
  • 77 Université Mohammed V – Agdal Morocco 
  • 78 University of Limpopo South Africa
  • 79 Uganda Christian University Uganda
  • 80 Vaal University of Technology South Africa
  • 81 Université Hassan Ier Morocco
  • 82 Université Saad Dahlab Blida Algeria
  • 83 Walter Sisulu University South Africa 
  • 84 Moi University Kenya
  • 85 Université Sidi Mohamed Ben Abdellah Fés Morocco
  • 86 MISR University for Sience and Technology Egypt
  • 87 Université d’Antananarivo Madagascar
  • 88 October 6 University Egypt
  • 89 École Nationale Polytechnique Algeria
  • 90 Université des Sciences et de la Technologie Mohamed Boudiaf d’Oran Algeria 
  • 91 Egerton University Kenya
  • 92 Université Mouloud Maameri de Tizi Ouzou Algeria
  • 93 Université Djillali Liabes Algeria
  • 94 University of Cape Coast Ghana 
  • 95 Université d’Oran Algeria
  • 96 University of Garyounis Libya
  • 97 National University of Rwanda Rwanda
  • 98 Université de Ouagadougou Burkina Faso 
  • 99 University of Zulu land South Africa
  • 100 Kigali Institute of Science and Technology Rwanda

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