List of 18 best universities in Zimbabwe

We ranked 18 best universities in Zimbabwe based on their reputation, research performance, and alumni impact. We processed 263K citations received by 17.8K publications made by 18 universities in Zimbabwe, measured the popularity of 38 recognized alumni, and utilized the largest available links database (to compare non-academic prominence).

#1 in Zimbabwe
#36 in Africa
#2200 in the World
Acceptance Rate
65%
Enrollment
18,040
Founded
1955
#2 in Zimbabwe
#73 in Africa
#3247 in the World
Acceptance Rate
4%
Enrollment
9,500
Founded
1991
#3 in Zimbabwe
#109 in Africa
#4032 in the World
Acceptance Rate
35%
Enrollment
1,500
Founded
1992
#4 in Zimbabwe
#201 in Africa
#5913 in the World
Enrollment
14,000
Founded
2000
#5 in Zimbabwe
#216 in Africa
#6123 in the World
Enrollment
5,500
Founded
1996
#6 in Zimbabwe
#253 in Africa
#6566 in the World
Enrollment
3,500
Founded
2001
#7 in Zimbabwe
#315 in Africa
#7321 in the World
Founded
2002
#8 in Zimbabwe
#329 in Africa
#7447 in the World
Acceptance Rate
65%
Enrollment
14,164
Male:Female
41:59
Founded
1999
#9 in Zimbabwe
#342 in Africa
#7741 in the World
Acceptance Rate
75%
Enrollment
2,500
Founded
1988
#10 in Zimbabwe
#377 in Africa
#8118 in the World
Enrollment
2,500
Founded
2005
#11 in Zimbabwe
#481 in Africa
#10094 in the World
Acceptance Rate
95%
Enrollment
1,347
Founded
2012
#12 in Zimbabwe
#512 in Africa
#10550 in the World
Enrollment
750
Founded
2012
#13 in Zimbabwe
#715 in Africa
#12224 in the World
Enrollment
2,500
Founded
1894
#14 in Zimbabwe
#797 in Africa
#12670 in the World
Enrollment
125
Founded
1994
#16 in Zimbabwe
#858 in Africa
#12996 in the World
Founded
1999
#17 in Zimbabwe
#861 in Africa
#13012 in the World
Founded
2012

The best cities to study in Zimbabwe based on the number of universities and their ranks are Harare, Bulawayo, Mutare, and Gweru.

Average cost of living for students in Zimbabwe is $496 + $47-336 for rent (depends on where to live: dormitory, renting with a roommate or solo).