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 150K citations received by 12K publications made by 15 universities in Cameroon, measured the popularity of 3 recognized alumni, and utilized the largest available links database to calculate the non-academic prominence.

#1 in Cameroon
#53 in Africa
#2817 in the World
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1962
#2 in Cameroon
#82 in Africa
#3472 in the World
Founded
1992
#3 in Cameroon
#98 in Africa
#3822 in the World
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1993
#4 in Cameroon
#169 in Africa
#5103 in the World
Enrollment
8,500
Founded
1977
#5 in Cameroon
#208 in Africa
#6019 in the World
Enrollment
17,000
Founded
1982
#6 in Cameroon
#235 in Africa
#6356 in the World
Enrollment
15,000
Founded
2008
#7 in Cameroon
#243 in Africa
#6467 in the World
Enrollment
750
Founded
2000
#8 in Cameroon
#291 in Africa
#7014 in the World
Founded
2011
#9 in Cameroon
#453 in Africa
#9396 in the World
Founded
2010
#10 in Cameroon
#465 in Africa
#9731 in the World
Enrollment
6,500
Founded
1962
#11 in Cameroon
#471 in Africa
#9814 in the World
Enrollment
1,500
Founded
1989
#13 in Cameroon
#835 in Africa
#12851 in the World
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 $334 + $32-225 for rent (depends on where to live: dormitory, renting with a roommate or solo).