TOP 10 BEST AFRICAN UNIVERSITIES.

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AFRICA, a continent known for it Natural resources, is also a hive for QUALITY EDUCATION AND QUALITY EDUCATIONAL FACILITIES. The year 2020 ended and now for the year 2021, well-known higher education magazine, Times Higher Education, has released its ranking of the best universities in the world for 2021  with evident in the good work put forth by the following TOP 10 African Universities in Africa.

1. University of Cape Town (South Africa) –

In the world, the University of Cape Town is ranked 155 of the world’s best universities but first on the list of best Universities in Africa. Apart from the fact that it is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the metropolis of Cape Town it was established in 1874. This  University has a population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants and is in Western Cape. Officially recognized by the Department of Higher Education and Training of South Africa, the University of Cape Town (UCT) is a large co-educational South African higher education institution.UCT offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 146 years old South African higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students’ past academic records and grades. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. UCT also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, sports facilities, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

2. University of the Witwatersrand (South Africa)

Did you know the second-best African university is still from South Africa?  University of  Witwatersrand  World University Rank: 201–250.

Founded in 1922, the University of the Witwatersrand is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the metropolis of Johannesburg (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), Gauteng. Officially recognized by the Department of Higher Education and Training of South Africa, the University of the Witwatersrand (WITS) is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: 35,000-39,999 students) coeducational South African higher education institution. University of the Witwatersrand (WITS) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor’s degrees, master’s degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 98 years old South African higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students’ past academic records and grades. The admission rate range is 30-40% making this South African higher education organization a very selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. WITS also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

 

3)Stellenbosch University (South Africa)  – World University Rank: 251–300

Established in 1918, Universiteit Stellenbosch (University of Stellenbosch) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the small city of Stellenbosch (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Western Cape. This institution also has branch campuses in the following locations: Tygerberg, Bellville, Saldanha. Officially recognized by the Department of Higher Education and Training of South Africa, Universiteit Stellenbosch is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 25,000-29,999 students) coeducational South African higher education institution. Universiteit Stellenbosch offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor’s degrees, master’s degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 102 years old South African higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students’ past academic records and grades. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. Universiteit Stellenbosch also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses, and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

4. University of KwaZulu-Natal (South Africa) – World University Rank: 351–400

Founded in 2004, the University of KwaZulu-Natal is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the metropolis of Durban (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), KwaZulu-Natal. This institution also has branch campuses in the following locations: Westville, Pinetown, Pietermaritzburg. Officially recognized by the Department of Higher Education and Training of South Africa, the University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN) is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: 40,000-44,999 students) coeducational South African higher education institution. University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor’s degrees, master’s degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 16 years old South African higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students’ past academic records and grades. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. UKZN also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses, and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

5) Aswan University (Egypt) – World University Rank: 401–500

Founded in 2012, Aswan University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the medium city of Aswan (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants). Officially recognized by the Ministry of Higher Education of Egypt, Aswan University (ASWU) is a coeducational Egyptian higher education institution. Aswan University (ASWU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. ASWU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, as well as administrative services.

6) Durban University of Technology (South Africa)

Founded in 2002, Durban University of Technology is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the metropolis of Durban (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), KwaZulu-Natal. This institution also has a branch campus in Pietermaritzburg. Officially recognized by the Department of Higher Education and Training of South Africa, Durban University of Technology (DUT) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 20,000-24,999 students) coeducational South African higher education institution. Durban University of Technology (DUT) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 18 years old South African higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students’ past academic records and grades. The admission rate range is 40-50% making this South African higher education organization an averagely selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. DUT also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses, and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

7) University of Ibadan (Nigeria)

Established in 1948, the University of Ibadan is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the metropolis of Ibadan (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), Oyo. Officially recognized by the National Universities Commission of Nigeria, the University of Ibadan (UI) is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: 30,000-34,999 students) coeducational Nigerian higher education institution. University of Ibadan (UI) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 72 years old Nigerian higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students’ past academic records and grades. The admission rate range is 40-50% making this Nigerian higher education organization an averagely selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. UI also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses, and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

8) Makerere University (Uganda)

Founded in 1922, Makerere University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the metropolis of Kampala (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), Central Region. Officially recognized by The National Council for Higher Education of Uganda, Makerere University is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: 40,000-44,999 students) coeducational Ugandan higher education institution. Makerere University offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. Makerere University also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, sports facilities, as well as administrative services.

9) Mansoura University (Egypt)

Established in 1972, Mansoura University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the medium city of Mansoura (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), Dakahlia. This institution also has a branch campus in Damietta. Officially recognized by the Ministry of Higher Education of Egypt, Mansoura University (MANS) is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: over-45,000 students) coeducational Egyptian higher education institution. Mansoura University (MANS) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 48 years old Egyptian higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students’ past academic records and grades. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. MANS also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

10) Ferhat Abbas Sétif University  (Algeria)

Founded in 1978, Université Ferhat Abbas Sétif 1 (Ferhat Abbas Sétif University 1) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the small city of Sétif (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Setif. Officially recognized by the Ministère de l’Enseignement Supérieur et de la Recherche Scientifique, Algérie (Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research of Algeria), Université Ferhat Abbas Sétif 1 (UFAS1) is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: 35,000-39,999 students) coeducational Algerian higher education institution. Université Ferhat Abbas Sétif 1 (UFAS1) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 42 years old Algerian higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students’ past academic records and grades. The admission rate range is 80-90% making this Algerian higher education organization a least selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. UFAS1 also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses, and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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