Best Universities for Engineering in Africa

Below is the list of best universities in Africa ranked based on their research performance in Engineering. A graph of 1.88M citations received by 149K academic papers made by 231 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 Engineering

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

For Engineering

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

For Engineering

#3 in Africa
#575 in the World
Enrollment
27,500
Founded
1918

For Engineering

#4 in Africa
#583 in the World
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1874

For Engineering

#5 in Africa
#2 in Egypt
#611 in the World
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1950

For Engineering

#6 in Africa
#636 in the World
Acceptance Rate
25%
Enrollment
37,500
Founded
1922

For Engineering

#7 in Africa
#3 in Egypt
#713 in the World
Acceptance Rate
85%
Enrollment
150,642
Founded
1942

For Engineering

#8 in Africa
#4 in Egypt
#814 in the World
Enrollment
45,000
Founded
1972

For Engineering

#9 in Africa
#1 in Zimbabwe
#838 in the World
Acceptance Rate
4%
Enrollment
9,500
Founded
1991

For Engineering

#10 in Africa
#864 in the World
Acceptance Rate
77%
Enrollment
49,910
Founded
2005

For Engineering

#11 in Africa
#1 in Tunisia
#873 in the World
Acceptance Rate
5%
Enrollment
42,500

For Engineering

#12 in Africa
#5 in Egypt
#972 in the World
Enrollment
117,299
Founded
1974

For Engineering

#13 in Africa
#6 in Egypt
#1004 in the World
Founded
1972

For Engineering

#14 in Africa
#1048 in the World
Enrollment
42,500
Founded
2004

For Engineering

#15 in Africa
#2 in Tunisia
#1087 in the World
Enrollment
27,500

For Engineering

#16 in Africa
#7 in Egypt
#1100 in the World
Enrollment
45,000
Founded
1957

For Engineering

#17 in Africa
#8 in Egypt
#1134 in the World
Acceptance Rate
85%
Enrollment
45,000
Founded
1975

For Engineering

#18 in Africa
#9 in Egypt
#1176 in the World
Acceptance Rate
65%
Enrollment
45,000
Founded
1961

For Engineering

#19 in Africa
#1202 in the World
Enrollment
42,500
Founded
1985

For Engineering

#20 in Africa
#1267 in the World
Enrollment
45,000
Founded
2003

For Engineering

#21 in Africa
#10 in Egypt
#1288 in the World
Acceptance Rate
85%
Enrollment
88,016
Founded
1976

For Engineering

#22 in Africa
#11 in Egypt
#1311 in the World
Acceptance Rate
42%
Enrollment
6,500
Founded
1919

For Engineering

#23 in Africa
#12 in Egypt
#1322 in the World
Enrollment
80,000
Founded
1976

For Engineering

#24 in Africa
#1330 in the World
Enrollment
37,000
Founded
1904

For Engineering

#25 in Africa
#1363 in the World
Acceptance Rate
93%
Enrollment
45,000
Founded
2004

For Engineering

#26 in Africa
#13 in Egypt
#1371 in the World
Acceptance Rate
85%
Enrollment
45,000
Founded
1976

For Engineering

#27 in Africa
#3 in Tunisia
#1388 in the World
Enrollment
27,500

For Engineering

#28 in Africa
#1391 in the World
Enrollment
420,000
Male:Female
36:64
Founded
1873

For Engineering

#29 in Africa
#14 in Egypt
#1435 in the World
Enrollment
40,317
Founded
1976

For Engineering

#30 in Africa
#1 in Nigeria
#1495 in the World
Enrollment
27,500
Founded
1962

For Engineering

#31 in Africa
#2 in Nigeria
#1508 in the World
Acceptance Rate
45%
Enrollment
42,500
Founded
1960

For Engineering

#32 in Africa
#3 in Nigeria
#1560 in the World
Acceptance Rate
45%
Enrollment
32,500
Founded
1948

For Engineering

#33 in Africa
#15 in Egypt
#1606 in the World
Enrollment
42,500
Founded
1995

For Engineering

#34 in Africa
#1 in Morocco
#1616 in the World
Enrollment
67,415

For Engineering

#36 in Africa
#4 in Tunisia
#1622 in the World
Enrollment
50,314

For Engineering

#37 in Africa
#1 in Ghana
#1623 in the World
Acceptance Rate
55%
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1992

For Engineering

#38 in Africa
#4 in Nigeria
#1658 in the World
Acceptance Rate
98%
Enrollment
6,500
Founded
2002

For Engineering

#39 in Africa
#5 in Nigeria
#1720 in the World
Acceptance Rate
15%
Enrollment
45,000
Founded
1962

For Engineering

#40 in Africa
#6 in Nigeria
#1730 in the World
Acceptance Rate
95%
Enrollment
49,436
Founded
1962

For Engineering

#41 in Africa
#1735 in the World
Acceptance Rate
55%
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1959

For Engineering

#42 in Africa
#1741 in the World
Enrollment
32,500
Founded
2005

For Engineering

#43 in Africa
#1748 in the World
Acceptance Rate
55%
Enrollment
27,500
Founded
2005

For Engineering

#44 in Africa
#16 in Egypt
#1802 in the World
Acceptance Rate
75%
Enrollment
42,500
Founded
2005

For Engineering

#45 in Africa
#5 in Tunisia
#1810 in the World
Enrollment
22,500

For Engineering

#46 in Africa
#1 in Mauritius
#1825 in the World
Acceptance Rate
75%
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1965

For Engineering

#47 in Africa
#2 in Morocco
#1827 in the World
Enrollment
32,500

For Engineering

#48 in Africa
#2 in Algeria
#1865 in the World
Enrollment
45,000

For Engineering

#49 in Africa
#1 in Tanzania
#1889 in the World
Acceptance Rate
75%
Enrollment
24,000
Founded
1970

For Engineering

#50 in Africa
#3 in Morocco
#1894 in the World
Enrollment
12,500

For Engineering

#51 in Africa
#3 in Algeria
#1899 in the World
Enrollment
32,500

For Engineering

#52 in Africa
#7 in Nigeria
#1902 in the World
Acceptance Rate
95%
Enrollment
42,500
Founded
1970

For Engineering

#53 in Africa
#8 in Nigeria
#1933 in the World
Acceptance Rate
5%
Enrollment
37,500
Founded
1975

For Engineering

#55 in Africa
#9 in Nigeria
#1945 in the World
Acceptance Rate
55%
Enrollment
17,672
Founded
1981

For Engineering

#56 in Africa
#18 in Egypt
#1960 in the World
Acceptance Rate
75%
Enrollment
27,500
Founded
2006

For Engineering

#57 in Africa
#4 in Algeria
#1972 in the World
Enrollment
32,500

For Engineering

#58 in Africa
#1983 in the World
Acceptance Rate
52%
Enrollment
8,200
Founded
1904

For Engineering

#59 in Africa
#19 in Egypt
#2025 in the World
Acceptance Rate
65%
Enrollment
42,500
Founded
2006

For Engineering

#60 in Africa
#20 in Egypt
#2035 in the World
Enrollment
1,898
Founded
2012

For Engineering

#61 in Africa
#5 in Algeria
#2048 in the World
Enrollment
17,500

For Engineering

#62 in Africa
#4 in Morocco
#2053 in the World
Enrollment
99,300

For Engineering

#63 in Africa
#2054 in the World
Acceptance Rate
45%
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
2002

For Engineering

#64 in Africa
#10 in Nigeria
#2060 in the World
Enrollment
32,500
Founded
1975

For Engineering

#65 in Africa
#11 in Nigeria
#2089 in the World
Acceptance Rate
15%
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1990

For Engineering

#66 in Africa
#2 in Ghana
#2092 in the World
Acceptance Rate
35%
Enrollment
27,500
Founded
1951

For Engineering

#67 in Africa
#21 in Egypt
#2097 in the World
Acceptance Rate
55%
Enrollment
5,500
Founded
2003

For Engineering

#68 in Africa
#22 in Egypt
#2114 in the World
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1972

For Engineering

#69 in Africa
#6 in Tunisia
#2142 in the World
Enrollment
27,500

For Engineering

#70 in Africa
#1 in Kenya
#2147 in the World
Acceptance Rate
45%
Enrollment
45,000
Founded
1970

For Engineering

#71 in Africa
#6 in Algeria
#2157 in the World
Acceptance Rate
65%
Enrollment
22,500

For Engineering

#72 in Africa
#7 in Algeria
#2173 in the World
Enrollment
8,443

For Engineering

#73 in Africa
#23 in Egypt
#2185 in the World
Acceptance Rate
95%
Enrollment
500
Founded
2006

For Engineering

#74 in Africa
#12 in Nigeria
#2189 in the World
Founded
1980

For Engineering

#75 in Africa
#1 in Ethiopia
#2213 in the World
Enrollment
45,000
Founded
1950

For Engineering

#76 in Africa
#2 in Kenya
#2285 in the World
Acceptance Rate
95%
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1994

For Engineering

#77 in Africa
#24 in Egypt
#2315 in the World
Founded
2010

For Engineering

#78 in Africa
#8 in Algeria
#2318 in the World
Acceptance Rate
85%
Enrollment
37,500

For Engineering

#79 in Africa
#25 in Egypt
#2323 in the World
Acceptance Rate
65%
Enrollment
27,500
Founded
2005

For Engineering

#80 in Africa
#1 in Botswana
#2328 in the World
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1964

For Engineering

#81 in Africa
#9 in Algeria
#2351 in the World
Acceptance Rate
65%
Enrollment
45,000

For Engineering

#83 in Africa
#1 in Cameroon
#2391 in the World
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1993

For Engineering

#84 in Africa
#3 in Ghana
#2410 in the World
Acceptance Rate
35%
Enrollment
42,000
Founded
1948

For Engineering

#85 in Africa
#2412 in the World
Enrollment
9,500
Founded
1916

For Engineering

#86 in Africa
#26 in Egypt
#2414 in the World
Enrollment
9,228
Founded
2005

For Engineering

#87 in Africa
#2420 in the World
Acceptance Rate
95%
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1981

For Engineering

#88 in Africa
#2 in Zimbabwe
#2421 in the World
Acceptance Rate
65%
Enrollment
18,040
Founded
1955

For Engineering

#89 in Africa
#13 in Nigeria
#2435 in the World
Enrollment
42,500
Founded
1975

For Engineering

#90 in Africa
#14 in Nigeria
#2443 in the World
Founded
1991

For Engineering

#91 in Africa
#1 in Uganda
#2465 in the World
Enrollment
40,000
Founded
1922

For Engineering

#92 in Africa
#2 in Ethiopia
#2469 in the World
Enrollment
57,852
Founded
2001

For Engineering

#93 in Africa
#10 in Algeria
#2483 in the World

For Engineering

#94 in Africa
#1 in Sudan
#2488 in the World
Enrollment
41,030
Founded
1956

For Engineering

#95 in Africa
#11 in Algeria
#2493 in the World
Enrollment
27,500

For Engineering

#96 in Africa
#27 in Egypt
#2500 in the World
Founded
2012

For Engineering

#97 in Africa
#2531 in the World
Acceptance Rate
55%
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1966

For Engineering

#98 in Africa
#15 in Nigeria
#2549 in the World
Acceptance Rate
75%
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1982

For Engineering

#99 in Africa
#16 in Nigeria
#2587 in the World
Acceptance Rate
15%
Enrollment
32,500
Founded
1991

For Engineering

#100 in Africa
#6 in Morocco
#2605 in the World
Enrollment
98,720
Male:Female
54:46