Best Universities for Mathematics in Africa

Below is the list of best universities in Africa ranked based on their research performance in Mathematics. A graph of 336K citations received by 33.9K academic papers made by 140 universities in Africa was used to calculate publications' ratings, which then were adjusted for release dates and added to final scores.

We don't distinguish between undergraduate and graduate programs nor do we adjust for current majors offered. You can find information about granted degrees on a university page but always double-check with the university website.

For Mathematics

#1 in Africa
#357 in the World
Acceptance Rate
15%
Enrollment
56,483
Male:Female
42:58
Founded
1908

For Mathematics

#2 in Africa
#400 in the World
Acceptance Rate
25%
Enrollment
37,500
Founded
1922

For Mathematics

#3 in Africa
#414 in the World
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1874

For Mathematics

#4 in Africa
#551 in the World
Enrollment
420,000
Male:Female
36:64
Founded
1873

For Mathematics

#5 in Africa
#1 in Egypt
#569 in the World
Acceptance Rate
95%
Enrollment
257,200
Founded
1908

For Mathematics

#6 in Africa
#575 in the World
Enrollment
27,500
Founded
1918

For Mathematics

#7 in Africa
#600 in the World
Enrollment
42,500
Founded
2004

For Mathematics

#8 in Africa
#1 in Ghana
#618 in the World
Acceptance Rate
55%
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1992

For Mathematics

#9 in Africa
#628 in the World
Enrollment
42,500
Founded
1985

For Mathematics

#10 in Africa
#692 in the World
Acceptance Rate
93%
Enrollment
45,000
Founded
2004

For Mathematics

#11 in Africa
#747 in the World
Enrollment
37,000
Founded
1904

For Mathematics

#12 in Africa
#2 in Egypt
#787 in the World
Enrollment
45,000
Founded
1972

For Mathematics

#13 in Africa
#809 in the World
Acceptance Rate
77%
Enrollment
49,910
Founded
2005

For Mathematics

#14 in Africa
#1 in Tunisia
#851 in the World
Enrollment
27,500

For Mathematics

#15 in Africa
#2 in Tunisia
#942 in the World
Acceptance Rate
5%
Enrollment
42,500

For Mathematics

#16 in Africa
#3 in Egypt
#955 in the World
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1950

For Mathematics

#17 in Africa
#1 in Nigeria
#986 in the World
Acceptance Rate
45%
Enrollment
32,500
Founded
1948

For Mathematics

#18 in Africa
#4 in Egypt
#1021 in the World
Acceptance Rate
85%
Enrollment
150,642
Founded
1942

For Mathematics

#19 in Africa
#1 in Botswana
#1188 in the World
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1964

For Mathematics

#20 in Africa
#1198 in the World
Acceptance Rate
55%
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1959

For Mathematics

#21 in Africa
#2 in Nigeria
#1206 in the World
Acceptance Rate
45%
Enrollment
42,500
Founded
1960

For Mathematics

#22 in Africa
#3 in Nigeria
#1264 in the World
Enrollment
27,500
Founded
1962

For Mathematics

#23 in Africa
#1281 in the World
Acceptance Rate
52%
Enrollment
8,200
Founded
1904

For Mathematics

#24 in Africa
#3 in Tunisia
#1287 in the World
Enrollment
27,500

For Mathematics

#25 in Africa
#5 in Egypt
#1289 in the World
Enrollment
117,299
Founded
1974

For Mathematics

#26 in Africa
#6 in Egypt
#1358 in the World
Enrollment
80,000
Founded
1976

For Mathematics

#27 in Africa
#7 in Egypt
#1361 in the World
Founded
1972

For Mathematics

#28 in Africa
#8 in Egypt
#1363 in the World
Acceptance Rate
65%
Enrollment
45,000
Founded
1961

For Mathematics

#29 in Africa
#4 in Tunisia
#1395 in the World
Enrollment
50,314

For Mathematics

#30 in Africa
#9 in Egypt
#1405 in the World
Acceptance Rate
85%
Enrollment
88,016
Founded
1976

For Mathematics

#31 in Africa
#2 in Ghana
#1418 in the World
Acceptance Rate
35%
Enrollment
42,000
Founded
1948

For Mathematics

#32 in Africa
#1 in Zimbabwe
#1435 in the World
Acceptance Rate
4%
Enrollment
9,500
Founded
1991

For Mathematics

#33 in Africa
#1502 in the World
Enrollment
45,000
Founded
2003

For Mathematics

#34 in Africa
#4 in Nigeria
#1506 in the World
Acceptance Rate
15%
Enrollment
45,000
Founded
1962

For Mathematics

#35 in Africa
#10 in Egypt
#1507 in the World
Acceptance Rate
42%
Enrollment
6,500
Founded
1919

For Mathematics

#36 in Africa
#1 in Mauritius
#1527 in the World
Acceptance Rate
75%
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1965

For Mathematics

#37 in Africa
#5 in Nigeria
#1588 in the World
Enrollment
32,500
Founded
1975

For Mathematics

#38 in Africa
#1 in Morocco
#1590 in the World
Enrollment
67,415

For Mathematics

#39 in Africa
#6 in Nigeria
#1594 in the World
Enrollment
42,500
Founded
1975

For Mathematics

#40 in Africa
#1632 in the World
Enrollment
32,500
Founded
2005

For Mathematics

#41 in Africa
#1 in Uganda
#1665 in the World
Enrollment
40,000
Founded
1922

For Mathematics

#42 in Africa
#7 in Nigeria
#1751 in the World
Acceptance Rate
95%
Enrollment
49,436
Founded
1962

For Mathematics

#43 in Africa
#3 in Ghana
#1752 in the World
Enrollment
32,500
Founded
1962

For Mathematics

#44 in Africa
#11 in Egypt
#1755 in the World
Enrollment
45,000
Founded
1957

For Mathematics

#45 in Africa
#1 in Kenya
#1782 in the World
Acceptance Rate
45%
Enrollment
45,000
Founded
1970

For Mathematics

#46 in Africa
#8 in Nigeria
#1788 in the World
Acceptance Rate
98%
Enrollment
6,500
Founded
2002

For Mathematics

#47 in Africa
#1 in Algeria
#1837 in the World
Enrollment
45,000

For Mathematics

#48 in Africa
#12 in Egypt
#1841 in the World
Enrollment
40,317
Founded
1976

For Mathematics

#49 in Africa
#13 in Egypt
#1924 in the World
Acceptance Rate
85%
Enrollment
45,000
Founded
1975

For Mathematics

#51 in Africa
#1 in Tanzania
#1963 in the World
Acceptance Rate
75%
Enrollment
24,000
Founded
1970

For Mathematics

#52 in Africa
#9 in Nigeria
#1974 in the World
Acceptance Rate
95%
Enrollment
42,500
Founded
1970

For Mathematics

#53 in Africa
#1980 in the World
Acceptance Rate
45%
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1959

For Mathematics

#54 in Africa
#10 in Nigeria
#1990 in the World
Acceptance Rate
55%
Enrollment
17,672
Founded
1981

For Mathematics

#55 in Africa
#2027 in the World
Acceptance Rate
55%
Enrollment
27,500
Founded
2005

For Mathematics

#56 in Africa
#2 in Morocco
#2048 in the World
Enrollment
99,300

For Mathematics

#57 in Africa
#2 in Zimbabwe
#2050 in the World
Acceptance Rate
65%
Enrollment
18,040
Founded
1955

For Mathematics

#58 in Africa
#2 in Kenya
#2070 in the World
Acceptance Rate
95%
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1994

For Mathematics

#59 in Africa
#5 in Tunisia
#2076 in the World
Enrollment
27,500

For Mathematics

#60 in Africa
#4 in Ghana
#2088 in the World
Acceptance Rate
35%
Enrollment
27,500
Founded
1951

For Mathematics

#61 in Africa
#3 in Morocco
#2143 in the World
Enrollment
32,500

For Mathematics

#62 in Africa
#3 in Algeria
#2153 in the World
Enrollment
27,500

For Mathematics

#63 in Africa
#11 in Nigeria
#2183 in the World
Acceptance Rate
15%
Enrollment
32,500
Founded
1991

For Mathematics

#64 in Africa
#14 in Egypt
#2218 in the World
Acceptance Rate
95%
Enrollment
500
Founded
2006

For Mathematics

#65 in Africa
#4 in Morocco
#2241 in the World
Enrollment
12,500

For Mathematics

#66 in Africa
#1 in Ethiopia
#2281 in the World
Enrollment
45,000
Founded
1950

For Mathematics

#67 in Africa
#6 in Tunisia
#2318 in the World
Enrollment
32,500

For Mathematics

#68 in Africa
#3 in Kenya
#2389 in the World
Acceptance Rate
85%
Enrollment
32,500
Founded
1984

For Mathematics

#69 in Africa
#15 in Egypt
#2419 in the World
Enrollment
42,500
Founded
1995

For Mathematics

#70 in Africa
#16 in Egypt
#2420 in the World
Acceptance Rate
55%
Enrollment
5,500
Founded
2003

For Mathematics

#71 in Africa
#2460 in the World
Enrollment
9,500
Founded
1982

For Mathematics

#72 in Africa
#1 in Sudan
#2470 in the World
Enrollment
41,030
Founded
1956

For Mathematics

#73 in Africa
#12 in Nigeria
#2490 in the World
Acceptance Rate
5%
Enrollment
37,500
Founded
1975

For Mathematics

#74 in Africa
#13 in Nigeria
#2492 in the World
Enrollment
7,500
Founded
1975

For Mathematics

#75 in Africa
#2504 in the World
Acceptance Rate
95%
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1981

For Mathematics

#76 in Africa
#2505 in the World
Enrollment
9,500
Founded
1916

For Mathematics

#77 in Africa
#1 in Senegal
#2517 in the World
Enrollment
45,000
Founded
1918

For Mathematics

#78 in Africa
#17 in Egypt
#2525 in the World
Acceptance Rate
75%
Enrollment
42,500
Founded
2005

For Mathematics

#79 in Africa
#7 in Tunisia
#2543 in the World
Enrollment
27,500

For Mathematics

#80 in Africa
#2 in Ethiopia
#2552 in the World
Enrollment
57,852
Founded
2001

For Mathematics

#81 in Africa
#5 in Morocco
#2604 in the World
Enrollment
98,720
Male:Female
54:46

For Mathematics

#82 in Africa
#14 in Nigeria
#2607 in the World
Acceptance Rate
75%
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1982

For Mathematics

#83 in Africa
#15 in Nigeria
#2615 in the World
Founded
1992

For Mathematics

#84 in Africa
#1 in Malawi
#2632 in the World
Acceptance Rate
75%
Enrollment
5,500
Founded
1964

For Mathematics

#85 in Africa
#4 in Algeria
#2639 in the World
Enrollment
32,500

For Mathematics

#86 in Africa
#2 in Senegal
#2647 in the World
Acceptance Rate
75%
Enrollment
10,145
Male:Female
66:34
Founded
1990

For Mathematics

#87 in Africa
#4 in Kenya
#2658 in the World
Acceptance Rate
95%
Enrollment
45,000
Founded
1985

For Mathematics

#88 in Africa
#16 in Nigeria
#2675 in the World
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1983

For Mathematics

#89 in Africa
#2691 in the World
Acceptance Rate
55%
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1966

For Mathematics

#90 in Africa
#5 in Kenya
#2700 in the World
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1987

For Mathematics

#91 in Africa
#2708 in the World
Acceptance Rate
45%
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
2002

For Mathematics

#92 in Africa
#1 in Zambia
#2712 in the World
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1965

For Mathematics

#93 in Africa
#17 in Nigeria
#2713 in the World
Acceptance Rate
5%
Enrollment
24,169
Male:Female
54:46
Founded
1975

For Mathematics

#94 in Africa
#18 in Nigeria
#2722 in the World
Founded
1991

For Mathematics

#95 in Africa
#19 in Nigeria
#2726 in the World
Acceptance Rate
15%
Enrollment
37,500
Founded
1982

For Mathematics

#96 in Africa
#5 in Algeria
#2737 in the World
Enrollment
32,500

For Mathematics

#97 in Africa
#20 in Nigeria
#2743 in the World
Acceptance Rate
65%
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1982

For Mathematics

#98 in Africa
#1 in Cameroon
#2755 in the World
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1962

For Mathematics

#99 in Africa
#21 in Nigeria
#2761 in the World
Acceptance Rate
45%
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1982

For Mathematics

#100 in Africa
#6 in Algeria
#2766 in the World
Enrollment
8,443