List of 21 best universities in Malawi

We ranked 21 best universities in Malawi based on their reputation, research performance, and alumni impact. We processed 115K citations received by 4.32K publications made by 21 universities in Malawi, measured the popularity of 9 recognized alumni, and utilized the largest available links database (to compare non-academic prominence).

#1 in Malawi
#68 in Africa
#3121 in the World
Acceptance Rate
75%
Enrollment
5,500
Founded
1964
#2 in Malawi
#264 in Africa
#6690 in the World
Enrollment
375
Founded
1997
#3 in Malawi
#310 in Africa
#7269 in the World
Enrollment
750
Founded
2012
#4 in Malawi
#480 in Africa
#10046 in the World
Enrollment
5,500
Founded
2012
#5 in Malawi
#552 in Africa
#11009 in the World
Enrollment
750
Founded
1895
#7 in Malawi
#761 in Africa
#12470 in the World
Acceptance Rate
75%
Enrollment
4,500
Founded
2006
#11 in Malawi
#852 in Africa
#12942 in the World
Founded
1969
#13 in Malawi
#923 in Africa
#13289 in the World
Founded
2016
#14 in Malawi
#925 in Africa
#13296 in the World
Founded
2013
#15 in Malawi
#932 in Africa
#13342 in the World
Acceptance Rate
15%
Enrollment
2,500
Founded
2010
#16 in Malawi
#975 in Africa
#13551 in the World
Founded
2011
#20 in Malawi
#1050 in Africa
#13964 in the World
Acceptance Rate
65%
Enrollment
750
Founded
2008
#21 in Malawi
#1096 in Africa
#14107 in the World
Enrollment
997
Male:Female
55:45

The best cities to study in Malawi based on the number of universities and their ranks are Zomba, Mzuzu, Limbe, and Lilongwe.

Average cost of living for students in Malawi is $373 + $44-317 for rent (depends on where to live: dormitory, renting with a roommate or solo).