List of 25 best universities in the DR Congo

We ranked 25 best universities in the DR Congo based on their reputation, research performance, and alumni impact. We processed 49.6K citations received by 3.36K publications made by 25 universities in the DR Congo, measured the popularity of 19 recognized alumni, and utilized the largest available links database (to compare non-academic prominence).

#1 in the DR Congo
#64 in Africa
#3161 in the World
Enrollment
26,000
Founded
1954
#2 in the DR Congo
#102 in Africa
#4170 in the World
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1955
#3 in the DR Congo
#118 in Africa
#4602 in the World
Enrollment
6,500
Founded
1963
#4 in the DR Congo
#217 in Africa
#6849 in the World
Acceptance Rate
25%
Founded
1961
#5 in the DR Congo
#260 in Africa
#7592 in the World
Acceptance Rate
35%
Enrollment
3,500
Founded
1989
#6 in the DR Congo
#275 in Africa
#7814 in the World
Acceptance Rate
75%
Enrollment
3,500
Founded
1991
#7 in the DR Congo
#323 in Africa
#8489 in the World
Acceptance Rate
35%
Founded
1957
#8 in the DR Congo
#352 in Africa
#8866 in the World
Enrollment
750
Founded
1990
#9 in the DR Congo
#599 in Africa
#11370 in the World
Acceptance Rate
45%
Enrollment
375
Founded
1998
#10 in the DR Congo
#681 in Africa
#12086 in the World
Acceptance Rate
65%
Enrollment
3,500
Founded
1991
#11 in the DR Congo
#720 in Africa
#12379 in the World
Acceptance Rate
95%
Enrollment
750
Founded
1961
#12 in the DR Congo
#824 in Africa
#12991 in the World
Enrollment
3,610
Founded
1992
#13 in the DR Congo
#835 in Africa
#13034 in the World
Enrollment
7,500
Founded
1959
#14 in the DR Congo
#876 in Africa
#13224 in the World
Founded
1988
#15 in the DR Congo
#904 in Africa
#13408 in the World
Founded
1984
#16 in the DR Congo
#953 in Africa
#13595 in the World
Acceptance Rate
55%
Enrollment
1,500
Founded
2002
#17 in the DR Congo
#977 in Africa
#13710 in the World
Enrollment
750
Founded
1989
#18 in the DR Congo
#994 in Africa
#13802 in the World
Acceptance Rate
45%
Enrollment
1,500
Founded
1996
#19 in the DR Congo
#1012 in Africa
#13869 in the World
Acceptance Rate
55%
Enrollment
2,901
Founded
1993
#21 in the DR Congo
#1031 in Africa
#13937 in the World
Enrollment
5,500
Founded
1955
#22 in the DR Congo
#1059 in Africa
#14027 in the World
Founded
1992
#23 in the DR Congo
#1083 in Africa
#14099 in the World
Acceptance Rate
35%
Founded
2010
#24 in the DR Congo
#1088 in Africa
#14122 in the World
Founded
1994
#25 in the DR Congo
#1095 in Africa
#14138 in the World
Founded
2004

The best cities to study in the DR Congo based on the number of universities and their ranks are Kinshasa, Lubumbashi, Kisangani, and Bukavu.

Average cost of living for students in the DR Congo is $452 + $42-297 for rent (depends on where to live: dormitory, renting with a roommate or solo).