List of 31 best universities in Tanzania

We ranked 31 best universities in Tanzania based on their reputation, research performance, and alumni impact. We processed 229K citations received by 12.5K publications made by 31 universities in Tanzania, measured the popularity of 91 recognized alumni, and utilized the largest available links database (to compare non-academic prominence).

#1 in Tanzania
#27 in Africa
#1635 in the World
Acceptance Rate
75%
Enrollment
24,000
Founded
1970
#2 in Tanzania
#46 in Africa
#2572 in the World
Acceptance Rate
45%
Enrollment
5,500
Founded
1984
#3 in Tanzania
#84 in Africa
#3548 in the World
Acceptance Rate
25%
Enrollment
2,500
Founded
2007
#4 in Tanzania
#144 in Africa
#4651 in the World
Enrollment
28,949
Founded
2007
#5 in Tanzania
#205 in Africa
#5951 in the World
Acceptance Rate
85%
Enrollment
6,500
Founded
1998
#6 in Tanzania
#207 in Africa
#6020 in the World
Enrollment
4,500
Founded
2003
#8 in Tanzania
#251 in Africa
#6535 in the World
Acceptance Rate
55%
Enrollment
4,521
Male:Female
60:40
Founded
2007
#9 in Tanzania
#252 in Africa
#6552 in the World
Enrollment
1,500
Founded
1994
#10 in Tanzania
#255 in Africa
#6588 in the World
Enrollment
1,500
Founded
1997
#11 in Tanzania
#270 in Africa
#6747 in the World
Acceptance Rate
85%
Enrollment
1,500
Founded
2002
#12 in Tanzania
#314 in Africa
#7299 in the World
Acceptance Rate
75%
Enrollment
5,500
Founded
2007
#13 in Tanzania
#344 in Africa
#7762 in the World
Acceptance Rate
85%
Enrollment
375
Founded
1997
#14 in Tanzania
#428 in Africa
#9034 in the World
Acceptance Rate
75%
Enrollment
5,500
Founded
2006
#15 in Tanzania
#487 in Africa
#10191 in the World
Founded
1963
#16 in Tanzania
#490 in Africa
#10241 in the World
Founded
2011
#17 in Tanzania
#559 in Africa
#11093 in the World
Enrollment
750
Founded
2005
#19 in Tanzania
#580 in Africa
#11230 in the World
Founded
2010
#20 in Tanzania
#615 in Africa
#11568 in the World
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
2013
#21 in Tanzania
#624 in Africa
#11640 in the World
Enrollment
1,500
Founded
2004
#22 in Tanzania
#646 in Africa
#11754 in the World
Founded
2005
#23 in Tanzania
#654 in Africa
#11818 in the World
Enrollment
1,500
Founded
1998
#25 in Tanzania
#688 in Africa
#12088 in the World
Acceptance Rate
55%
Enrollment
1,500
Founded
2012
#26 in Tanzania
#709 in Africa
#12205 in the World
Enrollment
750
Founded
1995
#27 in Tanzania
#777 in Africa
#12567 in the World
Acceptance Rate
55%
Enrollment
1,500
Founded
1974
#30 in Tanzania
#833 in Africa
#12841 in the World
Acceptance Rate
55%
Enrollment
1,500
Founded
1998
#31 in Tanzania
#968 in Africa
#13525 in the World
Founded
2010

The best cities to study in Tanzania based on the number of universities and their ranks are Dar es Salaam, Morogoro, Dodoma, and Mwanza.

Average cost of living for students in Tanzania is $368 + $53-378 for rent (depends on where to live: dormitory, renting with a roommate or solo).