The times higher education is used to classify the best universities in Africa. The universities are classified according to the programs that they offer, the quality of education and the facilities that the institution has for smooth learning. According to times higher education the best universities in Africa are ranked in the list below.
University of Capetown
The university of cape town is a world class university and also the largest university in Africa. It is located in cape town south Africa. It was founded back in 1829 and since then it is known to offer all degree programs and a lot of research. This university is the oldest and yet the largest with a wide variety of programs all offered in English.
University of Witwatersrand
The university of Witwatersrand is a south African university found in Johannesburg. It was founded in the year 1869 and originally it was offering mining. It is a certified public university that has over 33,000 students. It offers undergraduate and postgraduate programs. It is among the best universities in Africa.
The Makerere university was established in 1922. It was before a technical school but later on it was split to become an independent university together with the university of Nairobi (Kenya) and the University of Daresalam (Tanzania). It is the fourth best university in Africa and offers many programs of higher learning.
The Stellenbosch university received full accreditation in the year 1918. It is found in the western cape of south Africa. It is a public university that offers both undergraduate and post graduate programs. It is among the best top universities in Africa
University of Kwazulu Natal
The university of Kwazulu Natal was formed in 2004. Currently it has approximately 37,000 students. This university offers undergraduate and post graduate programs. The university is located at kwazulu Nata in South Africa. This university inspires greatness to its students by establishing their careers. It is among the best universities of the African continent.
American university in cairo
The American university of Cairo is a research institution that is located in Egypt Cairo. It offers the American curriculum for undergraduate, graduate and post graduate. This university was established in the year 1919. This university represents over 50 African countries. It is a certified university that has history for bringing up professionals .
University of Ghana
The university of Ghana is located at a place known as Legon. It was founded in 1948 under the British colony. This university later acquired certification in 1961 and currently it has about 40,000 students. The university offers vocational courses, professional courses, post graduate and undergraduate programs. It is one of the very few universities in Africa that offers specialized nuclear Engineering.
University of Johannesburg
The university of Johannesburg started off in 2005. This was as a result of merging with rand afrikaan university, vista university and technikon Witwatersrand. It is located in Johannesburg south Africa and currently it hosts over 50,000 students.
University of Pretoria
The university of Pretoria is a public research university which is located in south Africa. It was founded in the year 1908 and since then, the university has grown tremendously. By 2010, the university had 39,000 students and this number keeps increasing. It is built on a big land of 1,120 hectares and it continues to increase its curriculum.
The sohag university is located in Egypt. It was established in the year 2006, and currently it has approximately 40,000 undergraduates. It was formerly affiliated with the South Valley University and it is a fully fledged public university that is among the best universities of Africa.
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