List of 24 best universities in Rwanda

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EduRank

Top 24 universities in Rwanda ranked by EduRank based on research outputs, non-academic prominence, and alumni influence. The rankings are determined by analyzing citations received by academic publications made by 24 universities from Rwanda, the popularity of 4 recognized alumni, and the largest reference database available.

1. University of Rwanda

#359 in Africa
#7691 in the World
Acceptance Rate
66%
Enrollment
27,073
Founded
1963

6. Ruhengeri Institute of Higher Education

#510 in Africa
#10590 in the World
Acceptance Rate
83%
Founded
2003

9. University of Kigali

#575 in Africa
#11275 in the World
Acceptance Rate
73%
Founded
2013

10. Adventist University of Central Africa

#630 in Africa
#11658 in the World
Enrollment
2,927
Male:Female
54:46
Founded
1984

15. Catholic University of Kabgayi

#797 in Africa
#12671 in the World
Enrollment
1,447
Founded
2002

The best cities to study in Rwanda based on the number of universities and their ranks are Kigali, Nyamasheke, Musanze, and Butare.

Average cost of living for students in Rwanda is $340 + $50-359 for rent (depends on where to live: dormitory, renting with a roommate or solo).