List of 24 best universities in Rwanda

We ranked 24 best universities in Rwanda based on their reputation, research performance, and alumni impact. We processed citations received by publications made by 24 universities in Rwanda, measured the popularity of 4 recognized alumni, and utilized the largest available links database to calculate the non-academic prominence.

#2 in Rwanda
#348 in Africa
#7802 in the World
Acceptance Rate
65%
Enrollment
27,073
Founded
1963
#4 in Rwanda
#451 in Africa
#9342 in the World
Enrollment
750
Founded
2012
#6 in Rwanda
#474 in Africa
#9843 in the World
Enrollment
2,927
Male:Female
54:46
Founded
1984
#7 in Rwanda
#525 in Africa
#10725 in the World
Founded
1996
#8 in Rwanda
#551 in Africa
#10995 in the World
Acceptance Rate
85%
Enrollment
3,500
Founded
2003
#10 in Rwanda
#650 in Africa
#11798 in the World
Acceptance Rate
75%
Enrollment
5,500
Founded
2013
#11 in Rwanda
#651 in Africa
#11799 in the World
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1997
#12 in Rwanda
#672 in Africa
#11949 in the World
Founded
2006
#13 in Rwanda
#706 in Africa
#12190 in the World
Founded
2010
#16 in Rwanda
#830 in Africa
#12827 in the World
Founded
2011
#17 in Rwanda
#847 in Africa
#12915 in the World
Enrollment
1,447
Founded
2002
#19 in Rwanda
#894 in Africa
#13151 in the World
Founded
2003
#20 in Rwanda
#899 in Africa
#13180 in the World
Founded
2016
#21 in Rwanda
#905 in Africa
#13203 in the World
Founded
2005
#24 in Rwanda
#1095 in Africa
#14103 in the World
Founded
2014

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

Average cost of living for students in Rwanda is $338 + $46-325 for rent (depends on where to live: dormitory, renting with a roommate or solo).