List of 11 best universities in Kigali

We ranked 11 best universities in Kigali based on their reputation, research performance, and alumni impact. We processed citations received by publications made by 11 universities in Kigali, measured the popularity of 4 recognized alumni, and utilized the largest available links database to calculate the non-academic prominence.

#1 in Kigali
#1 in Rwanda
#229 in Africa
Founded
2017
#2 in Kigali
#2 in Rwanda
#348 in Africa
Acceptance Rate
65%
Enrollment
27,073
Founded
1963
#3 in Kigali
#5 in Rwanda
#452 in Africa
Founded
2015
#4 in Kigali
#6 in Rwanda
#474 in Africa
Enrollment
2,927
Male:Female
54:46
Founded
1984
#5 in Kigali
#7 in Rwanda
#525 in Africa
Founded
1996
#7 in Kigali
#10 in Rwanda
#650 in Africa
Acceptance Rate
75%
Enrollment
5,500
Founded
2013
#8 in Kigali
#11 in Rwanda
#651 in Africa
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1997
#9 in Kigali
#15 in Rwanda
#793 in Africa
#10 in Kigali
#21 in Rwanda
#905 in Africa
Founded
2005

Universities near Kigali

Distance, km
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University
Country rank
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City
36 Catholic University of Kabgayi 17
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Gitarama
42 Institut Polytechnique de Byumba 12
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Byumba
56 Institute of Legal Practice and Development 3
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Nyanza
56 University of Gitwe 16
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Nyanza
58 University of Kibungo 19
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Kibungo
72 Ruhengeri Institute of Higher Education 8
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Musanze
76 Kabale University 21
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Kabale
78 Metropolitan International University 42
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Kisoro
79 East African University Rwanda 20
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Nyagatare
80 Catholic University of Rwanda 13
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Butare