List of 15 best universities in Cameroon

We ranked 15 best universities in Cameroon based on their reputation, research performance, and alumni impact. We processed 155K citations received by 12.7K publications made by 15 universities in Cameroon, measured the popularity of 2 recognized alumni, and utilized the largest available links database (to compare non-academic prominence).

  1. University of Yaounde I logo
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1962
  2. University of Buea logo
    Founded
    1992
  3. University of Dschang logo
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1993
  4. University of Douala logo
    Enrollment
    8,500
    Founded
    1977
  5. University of Ngaoundere logo
    Enrollment
    17,000
    Founded
    1982
  6. University of Maroua logo
    Enrollment
    15,000
    Founded
    2008
  7. University of the Mountains logo
    Acceptance Rate
    100%
    Enrollment
    750
    Founded
    2000
  8. University of Bamenda logo
    Founded
    2011
  9. University of Yaounde II logo
    Enrollment
    6,500
    Founded
    1962
  10. Catholic Institute of Yaounde logo
    Enrollment
    1,500
    Founded
    1989
  11. Catholic University of Cameroon logo
    Founded
    2010
  12. Cosendai Adventist University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    85%
    Enrollment
    375
    Founded
    1996

The best cities to study in Cameroon based on the number of universities and their ranks are Yaounde, Buea, Dschang, and Douala.

Average cost of living for students in Cameroon is $405 + $40-283 for rent (depends on where to live: dormitory, renting with a roommate or solo).