Africa as continent has turned out to be an epitome of knowledge.The continent prides itself with 17 great universities that were featured in QS World University Rankings 2019.
Among the top ranked African universities, South Africa takes the largest number. Out of 17 universities, eight are from SA. Egypt takes position two with 7 of its universities appearing among top 17.
The following factors are considered when ranking universities:
- Being chartered, licensed and/or accredited by the appropriate South Sudanese higher education-related organization
- Offering at least four-year undergraduate degrees (bachelor degrees) or postgraduate degrees (master or doctoral degrees)
- Delivering courses predominantly in a traditional, face-to-face, non-distance education format.
|1.||University of Cape Town||South Africa|
|2.||University of the Witwatersrand||South Africa|
|3.||Stellenbosch University||South Africa|
|4.||The American University in Cairo||Egypt|
|6.||University of Johannesburg||South Africa|
|7.||University of Pretoria||South Africa|
|8.||Ain Shams University||Egypt|
|9.||University of Kwazulu-Natal||South Africa|
|10.||AL Akhawayn University Ifrane||Morocco|
|14.||North West University||South Africa|
|15.||Rhodes University||South Africa|
|16.||University of Nairobi||Kenya|
|17.||University of the Western Cape||South Africa|