Best Universities for Accounting in Africa

Below is the list of best universities in Africa ranked based on their research performance in Accounting. A graph of 36.2K citations received by 4K academic papers made by 24 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.

1. University of Pretoria

For Accounting

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

2. University of South Africa

For Accounting

#192 in the World
Enrollment
420,000
Male:Female
36:64
Founded
1873

3. University of Stellenbosch

For Accounting

#213 in the World
Enrollment
27,500
Founded
1918

4. University of the Witwatersrand

For Accounting

#263 in the World
Acceptance Rate
25%
Enrollment
37,500
Founded
1922

5. University of Sfax

For Accounting

#1 in Tunisia
#293 in the World
Acceptance Rate
5%
Enrollment
42,500

6. University of Ghana

For Accounting

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

7. Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology

For Accounting

#1 in Kenya
#353 in the World
Acceptance Rate
95%
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1994

8. American University in Cairo

For Accounting

#1 in Egypt
#376 in the World
Acceptance Rate
42%
Enrollment
6,500
Founded
1919

9. University of Johannesburg

For Accounting

#404 in the World
Acceptance Rate
77%
Enrollment
49,910
Founded
2005

10. University of Cape Town

For Accounting

#451 in the World
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1874

11. Nnamdi Azikiwe University

For Accounting

#1 in Nigeria
#452 in the World
Acceptance Rate
15%
Enrollment
32,500
Founded
1991

12. North-West University

For Accounting

#486 in the World
Acceptance Rate
93%
Enrollment
45,000
Founded
2004

13. Covenant University

For Accounting

#2 in Nigeria
#490 in the World
Acceptance Rate
98%
Enrollment
6,500
Founded
2002

14. Ain Shams University

For Accounting

#2 in Egypt
#538 in the World
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1950

15. Tunis University

For Accounting

#2 in Tunisia
#557 in the World
Enrollment
27,500

16. University of Lagos

For Accounting

#3 in Nigeria
#583 in the World
Acceptance Rate
15%
Enrollment
45,000
Founded
1962

17. University of Nairobi

For Accounting

#2 in Kenya
#584 in the World
Acceptance Rate
45%
Enrollment
45,000
Founded
1970

18. University of KwaZulu-Natal

For Accounting

#594 in the World
Enrollment
42,500
Founded
2004

19. Cairo University

For Accounting

#3 in Egypt
#610 in the World
Acceptance Rate
95%
Enrollment
257,200
Founded
1908

20. University of Nigeria

For Accounting

#4 in Nigeria
#681 in the World
Acceptance Rate
45%
Enrollment
42,500
Founded
1960

21. Nelson Mandela University

For Accounting

#707 in the World
Acceptance Rate
55%
Enrollment
27,500
Founded
2005

22. Obafemi Awolowo University

For Accounting

#5 in Nigeria
#720 in the World
Enrollment
27,500
Founded
1962

23. University of Benin

For Accounting

#6 in Nigeria
#801 in the World
Acceptance Rate
95%
Enrollment
42,500
Founded
1970

24. Mansoura University

For Accounting

#4 in Egypt
#862 in the World
Enrollment
45,000
Founded
1972