Best Universities for Chemistry in Africa

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EduRank

Below is a list of best universities in Africa ranked based on their research performance in Chemistry. A graph of 20.1M citations received by 1.83M academic papers made by 337 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. Cairo University

For Chemistry

#1 in Egypt
#400 in the World
Acceptance Rate
90%
Enrollment
257,200
Founded
1908

6. University of Pretoria

For Chemistry

#556 in the World
Acceptance Rate
13%
Enrollment
56,483
Male:Female
42:58
Founded
1908

8. Alexandria University

For Chemistry

#3 in Egypt
#614 in the World
Acceptance Rate
60%
Enrollment
120,000
Founded
1942

9. Mansoura University

For Chemistry

#4 in Egypt
#620 in the World
Acceptance Rate
70%
Founded
1972

10. Zagazig University

For Chemistry

#5 in Egypt
#821 in the World
Enrollment
117,299
Founded
1974

14. Al-Azhar University

For Chemistry

#8 in Egypt
#941 in the World
Acceptance Rate
75%
Founded
1961

15. University of Johannesburg

For Chemistry

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

16. University of Ibadan

For Chemistry

#1 in Nigeria
#997 in the World
Acceptance Rate
11%
Founded
1948

17. University of the Free State

For Chemistry

#1059 in the World
Acceptance Rate
25%
Enrollment
37,000
Founded
1904

19. North-West University

For Chemistry

#1121 in the World
Acceptance Rate
93%
Enrollment
26,439
Male:Female
42:58
Founded
2004

20. Menoufia University

For Chemistry

#9 in Egypt
#1156 in the World
Enrollment
80,000
Founded
1976

22. Minia University

For Chemistry

#10 in Egypt
#1216 in the World
Acceptance Rate
90%
Founded
1976

23. Rhodes University

For Chemistry

#1237 in the World
Acceptance Rate
52%
Enrollment
8,200
Founded
1904

24. Benha University

For Chemistry

#11 in Egypt
#1239 in the World
Acceptance Rate
90%
Enrollment
88,016
Founded
1976

25. Suez Canal University

For Chemistry

#12 in Egypt
#1274 in the World
Enrollment
40,317
Founded
1976

26. Beni-Suef University

For Chemistry

#13 in Egypt
#1371 in the World
Acceptance Rate
75%
Founded
2005

27. University of Nigeria

For Chemistry

#2 in Nigeria
#1373 in the World
Acceptance Rate
38%
Founded
1960

28. Obafemi Awolowo University

For Chemistry

#3 in Nigeria
#1392 in the World
Acceptance Rate
7%
Founded
1962

30. Helwan University

For Chemistry

#14 in Egypt
#1439 in the World
Acceptance Rate
60%
Founded
1975

31. University of the Western Cape

For Chemistry

#1457 in the World
Acceptance Rate
55%
Enrollment
18,720
Male:Female
40:60
Founded
1959

32. University of South Africa

For Chemistry

#1473 in the World
Enrollment
420,000
Male:Female
36:64
Founded
1873

35. Federal University of Technology, Akure

For Chemistry

#4 in Nigeria
#1544 in the World
Acceptance Rate
49%
Enrollment
17,672
Founded
1981

36. Ahmadu Bello University

For Chemistry

#5 in Nigeria
#1574 in the World
Acceptance Rate
78%
Enrollment
49,436
Founded
1962

38. Mohammed V University

For Chemistry

#2 in Morocco
#1582 in the World
Acceptance Rate
50%
Enrollment
67,415

39. University of Nairobi

For Chemistry

#1 in Kenya
#1647 in the World
Acceptance Rate
66%
Enrollment
50,000
Founded
1970

40. Makerere University

For Chemistry

#1 in Uganda
#1651 in the World
Acceptance Rate
50%
Enrollment
40,000
Founded
1922

41. University of Lagos

For Chemistry

#6 in Nigeria
#1662 in the World
Acceptance Rate
11%
Founded
1962

43. University of Ghana

For Chemistry

#1 in Ghana
#1692 in the World
Acceptance Rate
28%
Enrollment
67,914
Male:Female
51:49
Founded
1948

44. Kafrelsheikh University

For Chemistry

#16 in Egypt
#1724 in the World
Acceptance Rate
80%
Founded
2006

45. Sohag university

For Chemistry

#17 in Egypt
#1758 in the World
Acceptance Rate
75%
Founded
2006

47. University of Ilorin

For Chemistry

#7 in Nigeria
#1819 in the World
Acceptance Rate
75%
Founded
1975

48. Sidi Mohamed Ben Abdellah University

For Chemistry

#3 in Morocco
#1827 in the World
Enrollment
98,720
Male:Female
54:46

56. University of Zimbabwe

For Chemistry

#1 in Zimbabwe
#1925 in the World
Acceptance Rate
57%
Enrollment
18,040
Founded
1955

57. University of Khartoum

For Chemistry

#1 in Sudan
#1934 in the World
Acceptance Rate
9%
Enrollment
41,030
Founded
1956

58. University of Port Harcourt

For Chemistry

#9 in Nigeria
#1945 in the World
Acceptance Rate
10%
Founded
1975

60. Fayoum University

For Chemistry

#18 in Egypt
#1984 in the World
Acceptance Rate
76%
Founded
2005

61. University of Benin

For Chemistry

#10 in Nigeria
#2042 in the World
Acceptance Rate
70%
Founded
1970

62. American University in Cairo

For Chemistry

#19 in Egypt
#2062 in the World
Acceptance Rate
42%
Enrollment
6,500
Founded
1919

66. Durban University of Technology

For Chemistry

#2112 in the World
Acceptance Rate
45%
Enrollment
10,213
Founded
2002

67. Damietta University

For Chemistry

#20 in Egypt
#2128 in the World
Acceptance Rate
76%
Enrollment
20,000
Founded
2012

68. Nnamdi Azikiwe University

For Chemistry

#12 in Nigeria
#2136 in the World
Acceptance Rate
12%
Founded
1991

69. Ibn Tofail University

For Chemistry

#5 in Morocco
#2147 in the World
Enrollment
22,270
Male:Female
52:48

70. University of Calabar

For Chemistry

#13 in Nigeria
#2171 in the World
Acceptance Rate
30%
Founded
1975

73. Covenant University

For Chemistry

#14 in Nigeria
#2189 in the World
Acceptance Rate
98%
Founded
2002

74. Abdelmalek Essaadi University

For Chemistry

#6 in Morocco
#2197 in the World
Acceptance Rate
60%
Enrollment
36,000

76. University of Dar es Salaam

For Chemistry

#1 in Tanzania
#2253 in the World
Acceptance Rate
71%
Enrollment
24,000
Founded
1970

78. University of Mauritius

For Chemistry

#1 in Mauritius
#2299 in the World
Acceptance Rate
70%
Founded
1965

82. Aswan University

For Chemistry

#21 in Egypt
#2359 in the World
Enrollment
1,898
Founded
2012

84. University of Limpopo

For Chemistry

#2399 in the World
Acceptance Rate
45%
Founded
1959

91. University of Gondar

For Chemistry

#2 in Ethiopia
#2533 in the World
Acceptance Rate
19%
Enrollment
49,103
Male:Female
58:42
Founded
1954

96. University of Malawi

For Chemistry

#1 in Malawi
#2629 in the World
Acceptance Rate
83%
Founded
1964

99. Jimma University

For Chemistry

#3 in Ethiopia
#2675 in the World
Acceptance Rate
78%
Founded
1983