Best Universities for Chemical Engineering in Africa

Below is the list of best universities in Africa ranked based on their research performance in Chemical Engineering. A graph of 194K citations received by 11.7K academic papers made by 66 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 Chemical Engineering

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

2. University of Cape Town

For Chemical Engineering

#628 in the World
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1874

3. University of the Witwatersrand

For Chemical Engineering

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

4. University of Johannesburg

For Chemical Engineering

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

5. Ain Shams University

For Chemical Engineering

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

6. University of Stellenbosch

For Chemical Engineering

#795 in the World
Enrollment
27,500
Founded
1918

7. University of Pretoria

For Chemical Engineering

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

8. University of South Africa

For Chemical Engineering

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

9. Alexandria University

For Chemical Engineering

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

10. National University of Science and Technology

For Chemical Engineering

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

11. University of Sfax

For Chemical Engineering

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

12. Al-Azhar University

For Chemical Engineering

#4 in Egypt
#1002 in the World
Acceptance Rate
65%
Enrollment
45,000
Founded
1961

13. Minia University

For Chemical Engineering

#5 in Egypt
#1011 in the World
Acceptance Rate
85%
Enrollment
45,000
Founded
1976

14. University of the Western Cape

For Chemical Engineering

#1078 in the World
Acceptance Rate
55%
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1959

15. Tanta University

For Chemical Engineering

#6 in Egypt
#1106 in the World
Founded
1972

16. Mansoura University

For Chemical Engineering

#7 in Egypt
#1126 in the World
Enrollment
45,000
Founded
1972

17. University of KwaZulu-Natal

For Chemical Engineering

#1136 in the World
Enrollment
42,500
Founded
2004

18. Tshwane University of Technology

For Chemical Engineering

#1147 in the World
Enrollment
45,000
Founded
2003

19. Benha University

For Chemical Engineering

#8 in Egypt
#1171 in the World
Acceptance Rate
85%
Enrollment
88,016
Founded
1976

20. Beni-Suef University

For Chemical Engineering

#9 in Egypt
#1212 in the World
Acceptance Rate
75%
Enrollment
42,500
Founded
2005

21. University of the Free State

For Chemical Engineering

#1215 in the World
Enrollment
37,000
Founded
1904

22. Assiut University

For Chemical Engineering

#10 in Egypt
#1263 in the World
Enrollment
45,000
Founded
1957

23. North-West University

For Chemical Engineering

#1288 in the World
Acceptance Rate
93%
Enrollment
45,000
Founded
2004

24. University of Benin

For Chemical Engineering

#1 in Nigeria
#1309 in the World
Acceptance Rate
95%
Enrollment
42,500
Founded
1970

25. Suez Canal University

For Chemical Engineering

#11 in Egypt
#1320 in the World
Enrollment
40,317
Founded
1976

26. Tunis University

For Chemical Engineering

#2 in Tunisia
#1353 in the World
Enrollment
27,500

27. University of Education, Winneba

For Chemical Engineering

#1 in Ghana
#1355 in the World
Acceptance Rate
55%
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1992

28. Zagazig University

For Chemical Engineering

#12 in Egypt
#1368 in the World
Enrollment
117,299
Founded
1974

29. Helwan University

For Chemical Engineering

#13 in Egypt
#1389 in the World
Acceptance Rate
85%
Enrollment
45,000
Founded
1975

31. American University in Cairo

For Chemical Engineering

#15 in Egypt
#1520 in the World
Acceptance Rate
42%
Enrollment
6,500
Founded
1919

32. Gabes University

For Chemical Engineering

#3 in Tunisia
#1532 in the World
Enrollment
22,500

33. Vaal University of Technology

For Chemical Engineering

#1554 in the World
Acceptance Rate
55%
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1966

34. Sohag university

For Chemical Engineering

#16 in Egypt
#1559 in the World
Acceptance Rate
65%
Enrollment
42,500
Founded
2006

35. Pedagogical University

For Chemical Engineering

#1 in Mozambique
#1565 in the World
Enrollment
42,500
Founded
1985

37. University of Monastir

For Chemical Engineering

#4 in Tunisia
#1585 in the World
Enrollment
27,500

38. Ibn Tofail University

For Chemical Engineering

#1 in Morocco
#1628 in the World
Enrollment
12,500

39. Rhodes University

For Chemical Engineering

#1649 in the World
Acceptance Rate
52%
Enrollment
8,200
Founded
1904

40. University of Bejaia

For Chemical Engineering

#2 in Algeria
#1656 in the World
Enrollment
45,000

41. Nelson Mandela University

For Chemical Engineering

#1683 in the World
Acceptance Rate
55%
Enrollment
27,500
Founded
2005

42. University of Carthage

For Chemical Engineering

#5 in Tunisia
#1730 in the World
Enrollment
50,314

43. Hassan II University of Casablanca

For Chemical Engineering

#2 in Morocco
#1740 in the World
Enrollment
99,300

44. Cadi Ayyad University

For Chemical Engineering

#3 in Morocco
#1769 in the World
Enrollment
32,500

45. Fayoum University

For Chemical Engineering

#17 in Egypt
#1777 in the World
Acceptance Rate
65%
Enrollment
27,500
Founded
2005

46. Suez University

For Chemical Engineering

#18 in Egypt
#1787 in the World
Founded
2012

47. University of Oran 1

For Chemical Engineering

#3 in Algeria
#1789 in the World
Enrollment
27,500

48. Menoufia University

For Chemical Engineering

#19 in Egypt
#1791 in the World
Enrollment
80,000
Founded
1976

49. Durban University of Technology

For Chemical Engineering

#1810 in the World
Acceptance Rate
45%
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
2002

50. Cape Peninsula University of Technology

For Chemical Engineering

#1813 in the World
Enrollment
32,500
Founded
2005

51. University of Ilorin

For Chemical Engineering

#2 in Nigeria
#1815 in the World
Enrollment
32,500
Founded
1975

52. Port Said University

For Chemical Engineering

#20 in Egypt
#1816 in the World
Founded
2010

53. University of Zululand

For Chemical Engineering

#1818 in the World
Acceptance Rate
45%
Enrollment
6,500
Founded
1960

54. Kafrelsheikh University

For Chemical Engineering

#21 in Egypt
#1819 in the World
Acceptance Rate
75%
Enrollment
27,500
Founded
2006

55. University of Boumerdes

For Chemical Engineering

#4 in Algeria
#1820 in the World
Enrollment
17,500

56. Covenant University

For Chemical Engineering

#3 in Nigeria
#1837 in the World
Acceptance Rate
98%
Enrollment
6,500
Founded
2002

57. Ahmadu Bello University

For Chemical Engineering

#4 in Nigeria
#1856 in the World
Acceptance Rate
95%
Enrollment
49,436
Founded
1962

58. South Valley University - Qena

For Chemical Engineering

#22 in Egypt
#1870 in the World
Enrollment
42,500
Founded
1995

59. University of Nigeria

For Chemical Engineering

#5 in Nigeria
#1888 in the World
Acceptance Rate
45%
Enrollment
42,500
Founded
1960

60. Mohammed V University

For Chemical Engineering

#4 in Morocco
#1894 in the World
Enrollment
67,415

61. Nnamdi Azikiwe University

For Chemical Engineering

#6 in Nigeria
#1900 in the World
Acceptance Rate
15%
Enrollment
32,500
Founded
1991

62. Obafemi Awolowo University

For Chemical Engineering

#7 in Nigeria
#1917 in the World
Enrollment
27,500
Founded
1962

63. University of Science and Technology of Oran

For Chemical Engineering

#5 in Algeria
#1970 in the World
Acceptance Rate
65%
Enrollment
22,500

64. Addis Ababa University

For Chemical Engineering

#1 in Ethiopia
#1972 in the World
Enrollment
45,000
Founded
1950

65. Aswan University

For Chemical Engineering

#23 in Egypt
#2002 in the World
Enrollment
1,898
Founded
2012

66. British University in Egypt

For Chemical Engineering

#24 in Egypt
#2004 in the World
Enrollment
9,228
Founded
2005