List of 50 best universities in Egypt

We ranked 50 best universities in Egypt based on their reputation, research performance, and alumni impact. We processed 2.85M citations received by 222K publications made by 50 universities in Egypt, measured the popularity of 540 recognized alumni, and utilized the largest available links database (to compare non-academic prominence).

#1 in Egypt
#5 in Africa
#592 in the World
Acceptance Rate
95%
Enrollment
257,200
Founded
1908
#2 in Egypt
#17 in Africa
#1143 in the World
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1950
#3 in Egypt
#18 in Africa
#1154 in the World
Acceptance Rate
85%
Enrollment
150,642
Founded
1942
#4 in Egypt
#20 in Africa
#1274 in the World
Acceptance Rate
42%
Enrollment
6,500
Founded
1919
#5 in Egypt
#21 in Africa
#1408 in the World
Enrollment
45,000
Founded
1972
#6 in Egypt
#33 in Africa
#1917 in the World
Acceptance Rate
65%
Enrollment
45,000
Founded
1961
#7 in Egypt
#38 in Africa
#2217 in the World
Enrollment
45,000
Founded
1957
#8 in Egypt
#48 in Africa
#2603 in the World
Enrollment
117,299
Founded
1974
#9 in Egypt
#49 in Africa
#2667 in the World
Acceptance Rate
85%
Enrollment
45,000
Founded
1975
#10 in Egypt
#52 in Africa
#2815 in the World
Enrollment
40,317
Founded
1976
#12 in Egypt
#61 in Africa
#3010 in the World
Founded
1972
#13 in Egypt
#76 in Africa
#3335 in the World
Enrollment
80,000
Founded
1976
#14 in Egypt
#81 in Africa
#3463 in the World
Enrollment
9,228
Founded
2005
#15 in Egypt
#85 in Africa
#3579 in the World
Acceptance Rate
55%
Enrollment
5,500
Founded
2003
#16 in Egypt
#86 in Africa
#3620 in the World
Acceptance Rate
85%
Enrollment
45,000
Founded
1976
#17 in Egypt
#97 in Africa
#3806 in the World
Acceptance Rate
85%
Enrollment
88,016
Founded
1976
#19 in Egypt
#153 in Africa
#4906 in the World
Enrollment
42,500
Founded
1995
#20 in Egypt
#155 in Africa
#4942 in the World
Acceptance Rate
75%
Enrollment
42,500
Founded
2005
#21 in Egypt
#158 in Africa
#4961 in the World
Acceptance Rate
65%
Enrollment
27,500
Founded
2005
#22 in Egypt
#160 in Africa
#5006 in the World
Acceptance Rate
95%
Enrollment
500
Founded
2006
#23 in Egypt
#164 in Africa
#5075 in the World
Enrollment
19,670
Male:Female
56:44
Founded
1996
#24 in Egypt
#165 in Africa
#5079 in the World
Acceptance Rate
15%
Enrollment
7,500
Founded
1996
#25 in Egypt
#172 in Africa
#5208 in the World
Acceptance Rate
65%
Enrollment
42,500
Founded
2006
#26 in Egypt
#174 in Africa
#5227 in the World
Acceptance Rate
75%
Enrollment
27,500
Founded
2006
#27 in Egypt
#179 in Africa
#5322 in the World
Enrollment
1,898
Founded
2012
#28 in Egypt
#215 in Africa
#6085 in the World
Enrollment
9,085
Founded
2006
#29 in Egypt
#222 in Africa
#6207 in the World
Founded
2010
#30 in Egypt
#224 in Africa
#6223 in the World
Acceptance Rate
65%
Enrollment
27,500
Founded
2012
#31 in Egypt
#227 in Africa
#6245 in the World
Enrollment
27,500
Founded
2010
#32 in Egypt
#232 in Africa
#6319 in the World
Acceptance Rate
75%
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1996
#33 in Egypt
#267 in Africa
#6712 in the World
Enrollment
29,702
Founded
2013
#34 in Egypt
#271 in Africa
#6752 in the World
Enrollment
4,500
Founded
2006
#35 in Egypt
#274 in Africa
#6776 in the World
Acceptance Rate
65%
Enrollment
3,500
Founded
2006
#36 in Egypt
#277 in Africa
#6809 in the World
Founded
2012
#37 in Egypt
#305 in Africa
#7188 in the World
Enrollment
7,480
Founded
2007
#38 in Egypt
#325 in Africa
#7406 in the World
Founded
2006
#40 in Egypt
#340 in Africa
#7702 in the World
Founded
2006
#41 in Egypt
#455 in Africa
#9462 in the World
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1996
#43 in Egypt
#507 in Africa
#10400 in the World
Enrollment
1,077
Founded
2012
#44 in Egypt
#560 in Africa
#11095 in the World
Founded
2016
#45 in Egypt
#586 in Africa
#11259 in the World
Founded
2014
#47 in Egypt
#736 in Africa
#12337 in the World
Founded
2010
#48 in Egypt
#782 in Africa
#12600 in the World
Acceptance Rate
85%
Enrollment
2,500
Founded
2013
#49 in Egypt
#796 in Africa
#12665 in the World
Founded
2016
#50 in Egypt
#1100 in Africa
#14111 in the World
Founded
2011

The best cities to study in Egypt based on the number of universities and their ranks are Giza, Cairo, Alexandria, and New Cairo.

Average cost of living for students in Egypt is $275 + $20-142 for rent (depends on where to live: dormitory, renting with a roommate or solo).