Best Universities for Biology in Africa

Below is the list of best universities in Africa ranked based on their research performance in Biology. A graph of 3.91M citations received by 187K academic papers made by 264 universities in Africa was used to calculate publications' ratings, which then were adjusted for release dates and added to final scores.

We don't distinguish between undergraduate and graduate programs nor do we adjust for current majors offered. You can find information about granted degrees on a university page but always double-check with the university website.

For Biology

#1 in Africa
#309 in the World
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1874

For Biology

#2 in Africa
#338 in the World
Enrollment
27,500
Founded
1918

For Biology

#3 in Africa
#371 in the World
Acceptance Rate
15%
Enrollment
56,483
Male:Female
42:58
Founded
1908

For Biology

#4 in Africa
#420 in the World
Acceptance Rate
25%
Enrollment
37,500
Founded
1922

For Biology

#5 in Africa
#1 in Egypt
#480 in the World
Acceptance Rate
95%
Enrollment
257,200
Founded
1908

For Biology

#6 in Africa
#527 in the World
Enrollment
42,500
Founded
2004

For Biology

#7 in Africa
#1 in Nigeria
#634 in the World
Acceptance Rate
45%
Enrollment
32,500
Founded
1948

For Biology

#8 in Africa
#2 in Egypt
#657 in the World
Acceptance Rate
85%
Enrollment
150,642
Founded
1942

For Biology

#9 in Africa
#3 in Egypt
#676 in the World
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1950

For Biology

#10 in Africa
#793 in the World
Enrollment
37,000
Founded
1904

For Biology

#11 in Africa
#1 in Uganda
#866 in the World
Enrollment
40,000
Founded
1922

For Biology

#12 in Africa
#4 in Egypt
#872 in the World
Enrollment
45,000
Founded
1972

For Biology

#13 in Africa
#5 in Egypt
#894 in the World
Enrollment
45,000
Founded
1957

For Biology

#14 in Africa
#6 in Egypt
#900 in the World
Enrollment
117,299
Founded
1974

For Biology

#15 in Africa
#1 in Kenya
#903 in the World
Acceptance Rate
45%
Enrollment
45,000
Founded
1970

For Biology

#16 in Africa
#924 in the World
Acceptance Rate
52%
Enrollment
8,200
Founded
1904

For Biology

#17 in Africa
#2 in Nigeria
#926 in the World
Acceptance Rate
45%
Enrollment
42,500
Founded
1960

For Biology

#18 in Africa
#1 in Ethiopia
#985 in the World
Enrollment
45,000
Founded
1950

For Biology

#19 in Africa
#3 in Nigeria
#998 in the World
Acceptance Rate
95%
Enrollment
49,436
Founded
1962

For Biology

#20 in Africa
#4 in Nigeria
#1007 in the World
Enrollment
27,500
Founded
1962

For Biology

#21 in Africa
#1026 in the World
Acceptance Rate
93%
Enrollment
45,000
Founded
2004

For Biology

#22 in Africa
#7 in Egypt
#1058 in the World
Acceptance Rate
65%
Enrollment
45,000
Founded
1961

For Biology

#23 in Africa
#1 in Zimbabwe
#1070 in the World
Acceptance Rate
65%
Enrollment
18,040
Founded
1955

For Biology

#24 in Africa
#1 in Ghana
#1073 in the World
Acceptance Rate
35%
Enrollment
42,000
Founded
1948

For Biology

#25 in Africa
#1127 in the World
Acceptance Rate
77%
Enrollment
49,910
Founded
2005

For Biology

#26 in Africa
#1133 in the World
Acceptance Rate
55%
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1959

For Biology

#27 in Africa
#1 in Sudan
#1146 in the World
Enrollment
41,030
Founded
1956

For Biology

#28 in Africa
#1 in Tunisia
#1157 in the World
Acceptance Rate
5%
Enrollment
42,500

For Biology

#29 in Africa
#8 in Egypt
#1183 in the World
Founded
1972

For Biology

#30 in Africa
#9 in Egypt
#1187 in the World
Enrollment
40,317
Founded
1976

For Biology

#31 in Africa
#1221 in the World
Enrollment
9,500
Founded
1916

For Biology

#32 in Africa
#2 in Tunisia
#1280 in the World
Enrollment
27,500

For Biology

#33 in Africa
#5 in Nigeria
#1299 in the World
Acceptance Rate
15%
Enrollment
45,000
Founded
1962

For Biology

#34 in Africa
#6 in Nigeria
#1307 in the World
Acceptance Rate
55%
Enrollment
17,672
Founded
1981

For Biology

#35 in Africa
#2 in Ghana
#1344 in the World
Acceptance Rate
35%
Enrollment
27,500
Founded
1951

For Biology

#36 in Africa
#10 in Egypt
#1351 in the World
Acceptance Rate
85%
Enrollment
45,000
Founded
1976

For Biology

#37 in Africa
#7 in Nigeria
#1383 in the World
Acceptance Rate
45%
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1988

For Biology

#38 in Africa
#1 in Tanzania
#1398 in the World
Acceptance Rate
45%
Enrollment
5,500
Founded
1984

For Biology

#39 in Africa
#8 in Nigeria
#1400 in the World
Enrollment
32,500
Founded
1975

For Biology

#40 in Africa
#1405 in the World
Enrollment
45,000
Founded
2003

For Biology

#41 in Africa
#1 in Benin
#1423 in the World
Acceptance Rate
45%
Enrollment
86,694
Male:Female
73:27
Founded
1970

For Biology

#42 in Africa
#9 in Nigeria
#1426 in the World
Acceptance Rate
95%
Enrollment
42,500
Founded
1970

For Biology

#43 in Africa
#2 in Tanzania
#1478 in the World
Acceptance Rate
75%
Enrollment
24,000
Founded
1970

For Biology

#44 in Africa
#1485 in the World
Acceptance Rate
45%
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1959

For Biology

#45 in Africa
#3 in Tunisia
#1507 in the World
Enrollment
27,500

For Biology

#46 in Africa
#10 in Nigeria
#1526 in the World
Acceptance Rate
5%
Enrollment
37,500
Founded
1975

For Biology

#47 in Africa
#1543 in the World
Enrollment
420,000
Male:Female
36:64
Founded
1873

For Biology

#48 in Africa
#11 in Nigeria
#1545 in the World
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1992

For Biology

#49 in Africa
#11 in Egypt
#1563 in the World
Acceptance Rate
75%
Enrollment
42,500
Founded
2005

For Biology

#50 in Africa
#1579 in the World
Enrollment
42,500
Founded
1985

For Biology

#51 in Africa
#1 in Malawi
#1592 in the World
Acceptance Rate
75%
Enrollment
5,500
Founded
1964

For Biology

#52 in Africa
#12 in Egypt
#1601 in the World
Enrollment
42,500
Founded
1995

For Biology

#53 in Africa
#13 in Egypt
#1609 in the World
Acceptance Rate
85%
Enrollment
88,016
Founded
1976

For Biology

#54 in Africa
#14 in Egypt
#1619 in the World
Enrollment
80,000
Founded
1976

For Biology

#55 in Africa
#1 in Mauritius
#1626 in the World
Acceptance Rate
75%
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1965

For Biology

#56 in Africa
#1 in Senegal
#1634 in the World
Enrollment
45,000
Founded
1918

For Biology

#57 in Africa
#2 in Ethiopia
#1670 in the World
Acceptance Rate
75%
Enrollment
32,500
Founded
1954

For Biology

#58 in Africa
#12 in Nigeria
#1675 in the World
Enrollment
42,500
Founded
1975

For Biology

#59 in Africa
#1 in Cameroon
#1679 in the World
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1993

For Biology

#60 in Africa
#15 in Egypt
#1680 in the World
Acceptance Rate
75%
Enrollment
27,500
Founded
2006

For Biology

#61 in Africa
#2 in Kenya
#1690 in the World
Acceptance Rate
95%
Enrollment
45,000
Founded
1985

For Biology

#62 in Africa
#13 in Nigeria
#1697 in the World
Acceptance Rate
15%
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1990

For Biology

#63 in Africa
#1721 in the World
Acceptance Rate
55%
Enrollment
27,500
Founded
2005

For Biology

#64 in Africa
#1 in Botswana
#1727 in the World
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1964

For Biology

#65 in Africa
#1745 in the World
Enrollment
32,500
Founded
2005

For Biology

#66 in Africa
#3 in Kenya
#1748 in the World
Acceptance Rate
95%
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1994

For Biology

#67 in Africa
#1 in Zambia
#1756 in the World
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1965

For Biology

#68 in Africa
#16 in Egypt
#1763 in the World
Acceptance Rate
85%
Enrollment
45,000
Founded
1975

For Biology

#69 in Africa
#4 in Tunisia
#1790 in the World
Enrollment
50,314

For Biology

#70 in Africa
#4 in Kenya
#1813 in the World
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1987

For Biology

#71 in Africa
#3 in Ghana
#1825 in the World
Enrollment
32,500
Founded
1962

For Biology

#72 in Africa
#14 in Nigeria
#1831 in the World
Enrollment
27,500
Founded
1975

For Biology

#73 in Africa
#17 in Egypt
#1852 in the World
Acceptance Rate
65%
Enrollment
27,500
Founded
2005

For Biology

#74 in Africa
#15 in Nigeria
#1918 in the World
Founded
1991

For Biology

#75 in Africa
#3 in Ethiopia
#1933 in the World
Acceptance Rate
15%
Enrollment
46,627
Founded
1954

For Biology

#76 in Africa
#4 in Ghana
#1943 in the World
Acceptance Rate
55%
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1992

For Biology

#77 in Africa
#4 in Ethiopia
#1953 in the World
Acceptance Rate
75%
Enrollment
37,500
Founded
1983

For Biology

#78 in Africa
#16 in Nigeria
#1958 in the World
Acceptance Rate
15%
Enrollment
32,500
Founded
1991

For Biology

#79 in Africa
#2 in Zimbabwe
#1986 in the World
Acceptance Rate
4%
Enrollment
9,500
Founded
1991

For Biology

#80 in Africa
#1991 in the World
Acceptance Rate
45%
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
2002

For Biology

#81 in Africa
#5 in Ethiopia
#1997 in the World
Enrollment
57,852
Founded
2001

For Biology

#82 in Africa
#17 in Nigeria
#1999 in the World
Acceptance Rate
5%
Enrollment
32,500
Founded
1980

For Biology

#83 in Africa
#6 in Ethiopia
#2038 in the World
Enrollment
30,646
Founded
1976

For Biology

#84 in Africa
#18 in Nigeria
#2056 in the World
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1983

For Biology

#85 in Africa
#18 in Egypt
#2065 in the World
Acceptance Rate
65%
Enrollment
42,500
Founded
2006

For Biology

#86 in Africa
#2 in Cameroon
#2070 in the World
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1962

For Biology

#87 in Africa
#2079 in the World
Enrollment
9,500
Founded
1982

For Biology

#88 in Africa
#19 in Nigeria
#2090 in the World
Acceptance Rate
65%
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1982

For Biology

#89 in Africa
#5 in Kenya
#2091 in the World
Acceptance Rate
85%
Enrollment
32,500
Founded
1984

For Biology

#90 in Africa
#1 in Burkina Faso
#2092 in the World
Enrollment
32,500
Founded
1974

For Biology

#91 in Africa
#3 in Cameroon
#2101 in the World
Founded
1992

For Biology

#92 in Africa
#20 in Nigeria
#2120 in the World
Acceptance Rate
15%
Enrollment
37,500
Founded
1982

For Biology

#93 in Africa
#7 in Ethiopia
#2151 in the World
Acceptance Rate
85%
Enrollment
32,500
Founded
1991

For Biology

#94 in Africa
#19 in Egypt
#2172 in the World
Enrollment
27,500
Founded
2010

For Biology

#95 in Africa
#2178 in the World
Acceptance Rate
45%
Enrollment
6,500
Founded
1960

For Biology

#96 in Africa
#21 in Nigeria
#2200 in the World
Acceptance Rate
5%
Enrollment
24,169
Male:Female
54:46
Founded
1975

For Biology

#97 in Africa
#5 in Ghana
#2220 in the World
Founded
1992

For Biology

#98 in Africa
#1 in Mali
#2229 in the World
Founded
2011

For Biology

#99 in Africa
#1 in Madagascar
#2231 in the World
Founded
1961

For Biology

#100 in Africa
#3 in Tanzania
#2248 in the World
Acceptance Rate
25%
Enrollment
2,500
Founded
2007