Best Medical Schools in Africa

Below is the list of best universities in Africa ranked based on their research performance in Medicine. A graph of 4.46M citations received by 258K academic papers made by 263 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 Medicine

#1 in Africa
#192 in the World
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1874

For Medicine

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

For Medicine

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

For Medicine

#4 in Africa
#375 in the World
Enrollment
27,500
Founded
1918

For Medicine

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

For Medicine

#6 in Africa
#2 in Egypt
#449 in the World
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1950

For Medicine

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

For Medicine

#8 in Africa
#3 in Egypt
#523 in the World
Enrollment
45,000
Founded
1972

For Medicine

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

For Medicine

#10 in Africa
#1 in Uganda
#581 in the World
Enrollment
40,000
Founded
1922

For Medicine

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

For Medicine

#12 in Africa
#5 in Egypt
#693 in the World
Enrollment
45,000
Founded
1957

For Medicine

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

For Medicine

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

For Medicine

#15 in Africa
#1 in Ethiopia
#770 in the World
Enrollment
45,000
Founded
1950

For Medicine

#16 in Africa
#6 in Egypt
#777 in the World
Enrollment
117,299
Founded
1974

For Medicine

#17 in Africa
#7 in Egypt
#778 in the World
Acceptance Rate
65%
Enrollment
45,000
Founded
1961

For Medicine

#18 in Africa
#1 in Ghana
#814 in the World
Acceptance Rate
35%
Enrollment
42,000
Founded
1948

For Medicine

#19 in Africa
#822 in the World
Acceptance Rate
55%
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1959

For Medicine

#20 in Africa
#3 in Nigeria
#824 in the World
Enrollment
27,500
Founded
1962

For Medicine

#21 in Africa
#8 in Egypt
#864 in the World
Founded
1972

For Medicine

#22 in Africa
#893 in the World
Enrollment
37,000
Founded
1904

For Medicine

#23 in Africa
#4 in Nigeria
#895 in the World
Acceptance Rate
95%
Enrollment
49,436
Founded
1962

For Medicine

#24 in Africa
#899 in the World
Acceptance Rate
93%
Enrollment
45,000
Founded
2004

For Medicine

#25 in Africa
#2 in Ethiopia
#910 in the World
Acceptance Rate
15%
Enrollment
46,627
Founded
1954

For Medicine

#26 in Africa
#5 in Nigeria
#913 in the World
Acceptance Rate
95%
Enrollment
42,500
Founded
1970

For Medicine

#27 in Africa
#6 in Nigeria
#923 in the World
Acceptance Rate
15%
Enrollment
45,000
Founded
1962

For Medicine

#28 in Africa
#1 in Zimbabwe
#959 in the World
Acceptance Rate
65%
Enrollment
18,040
Founded
1955

For Medicine

#29 in Africa
#1 in Sudan
#972 in the World
Enrollment
41,030
Founded
1956

For Medicine

#30 in Africa
#9 in Egypt
#1002 in the World
Enrollment
40,317
Founded
1976

For Medicine

#31 in Africa
#1 in Malawi
#1005 in the World
Acceptance Rate
75%
Enrollment
5,500
Founded
1964

For Medicine

#32 in Africa
#10 in Egypt
#1025 in the World
Acceptance Rate
85%
Enrollment
45,000
Founded
1976

For Medicine

#33 in Africa
#1032 in the World
Acceptance Rate
45%
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1959

For Medicine

#34 in Africa
#3 in Ethiopia
#1053 in the World
Acceptance Rate
75%
Enrollment
37,500
Founded
1983

For Medicine

#35 in Africa
#1064 in the World
Enrollment
420,000
Male:Female
36:64
Founded
1873

For Medicine

#36 in Africa
#7 in Nigeria
#1095 in the World
Enrollment
32,500
Founded
1975

For Medicine

#37 in Africa
#2 in Ghana
#1112 in the World
Acceptance Rate
35%
Enrollment
27,500
Founded
1951

For Medicine

#38 in Africa
#11 in Egypt
#1117 in the World
Enrollment
80,000
Founded
1976

For Medicine

#39 in Africa
#1129 in the World
Acceptance Rate
77%
Enrollment
49,910
Founded
2005

For Medicine

#40 in Africa
#1 in Zambia
#1131 in the World
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1965

For Medicine

#41 in Africa
#1 in Tanzania
#1157 in the World
Acceptance Rate
25%
Enrollment
2,500
Founded
2007

For Medicine

#42 in Africa
#12 in Egypt
#1199 in the World
Acceptance Rate
85%
Enrollment
88,016
Founded
1976

For Medicine

#43 in Africa
#8 in Nigeria
#1221 in the World
Enrollment
42,500
Founded
1975

For Medicine

#44 in Africa
#9 in Nigeria
#1300 in the World
Acceptance Rate
15%
Enrollment
32,500
Founded
1991

For Medicine

#45 in Africa
#1307 in the World
Acceptance Rate
52%
Enrollment
8,200
Founded
1904

For Medicine

#46 in Africa
#10 in Nigeria
#1327 in the World
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1983

For Medicine

#47 in Africa
#3 in Ghana
#1331 in the World
Enrollment
32,500
Founded
1962

For Medicine

#48 in Africa
#1 in Tunisia
#1361 in the World
Enrollment
27,500

For Medicine

#49 in Africa
#13 in Egypt
#1373 in the World
Acceptance Rate
75%
Enrollment
42,500
Founded
2005

For Medicine

#50 in Africa
#1 in Botswana
#1386 in the World
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1964

For Medicine

#51 in Africa
#11 in Nigeria
#1390 in the World
Enrollment
27,500
Founded
1975

For Medicine

#52 in Africa
#12 in Nigeria
#1391 in the World
Acceptance Rate
5%
Enrollment
37,500
Founded
1975

For Medicine

#53 in Africa
#1440 in the World
Enrollment
42,500
Founded
1985

For Medicine

#54 in Africa
#1447 in the World
Enrollment
9,500
Founded
1916

For Medicine

#55 in Africa
#14 in Egypt
#1459 in the World
Acceptance Rate
65%
Enrollment
42,500
Founded
2006

For Medicine

#56 in Africa
#13 in Nigeria
#1461 in the World
Enrollment
7,500
Founded
1975

For Medicine

#57 in Africa
#2 in Uganda
#1477 in the World
Acceptance Rate
5%
Enrollment
2,500
Founded
1989

For Medicine

#58 in Africa
#2 in Kenya
#1481 in the World
Acceptance Rate
85%
Enrollment
32,500
Founded
1984

For Medicine

#59 in Africa
#1 in Senegal
#1496 in the World
Enrollment
45,000
Founded
1918

For Medicine

#60 in Africa
#4 in Ghana
#1503 in the World
Acceptance Rate
55%
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1992

For Medicine

#61 in Africa
#2 in Tunisia
#1510 in the World
Enrollment
27,500

For Medicine

#62 in Africa
#4 in Ethiopia
#1531 in the World
Enrollment
30,646
Founded
1976

For Medicine

#63 in Africa
#5 in Ethiopia
#1563 in the World
Enrollment
57,852
Founded
2001

For Medicine

#64 in Africa
#6 in Ethiopia
#1598 in the World
Acceptance Rate
75%
Enrollment
32,500
Founded
1954

For Medicine

#65 in Africa
#2 in Tanzania
#1604 in the World
Acceptance Rate
45%
Enrollment
5,500
Founded
1984

For Medicine

#66 in Africa
#1 in Cameroon
#1606 in the World
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1962

For Medicine

#67 in Africa
#3 in Tunisia
#1623 in the World
Acceptance Rate
5%
Enrollment
42,500

For Medicine

#68 in Africa
#15 in Egypt
#1639 in the World
Acceptance Rate
85%
Enrollment
45,000
Founded
1975

For Medicine

#69 in Africa
#1640 in the World
Enrollment
45,000
Founded
2003

For Medicine

#70 in Africa
#2 in Cameroon
#1645 in the World
Founded
1992

For Medicine

#71 in Africa
#14 in Nigeria
#1670 in the World
Acceptance Rate
5%
Enrollment
24,169
Male:Female
54:46
Founded
1975

For Medicine

#72 in Africa
#15 in Nigeria
#1680 in the World
Founded
1975

For Medicine

#73 in Africa
#3 in Tanzania
#1738 in the World
Acceptance Rate
75%
Enrollment
24,000
Founded
1970

For Medicine

#74 in Africa
#16 in Egypt
#1748 in the World
Enrollment
42,500
Founded
1995

For Medicine

#75 in Africa
#16 in Nigeria
#1797 in the World
Acceptance Rate
65%
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1982

For Medicine

#76 in Africa
#3 in Kenya
#1814 in the World
Acceptance Rate
95%
Enrollment
45,000
Founded
1985

For Medicine

#77 in Africa
#1 in Benin
#1825 in the World
Acceptance Rate
45%
Enrollment
86,694
Male:Female
73:27
Founded
1970

For Medicine

#78 in Africa
#17 in Nigeria
#1830 in the World
Acceptance Rate
15%
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1990

For Medicine

#79 in Africa
#1831 in the World
Acceptance Rate
55%
Enrollment
27,500
Founded
2005

For Medicine

#80 in Africa
#1847 in the World
Enrollment
27,500
Founded
1954

For Medicine

#81 in Africa
#18 in Nigeria
#1907 in the World
Founded
1991

For Medicine

#82 in Africa
#1910 in the World
Enrollment
32,500
Founded
1962

For Medicine

#83 in Africa
#1 in Morocco
#1935 in the World
Enrollment
67,415

For Medicine

#84 in Africa
#1 in Mali
#1940 in the World
Founded
2011

For Medicine

#85 in Africa
#1942 in the World
Enrollment
9,500
Founded
1982

For Medicine

#86 in Africa
#7 in Ethiopia
#1944 in the World
Acceptance Rate
85%
Enrollment
32,500
Founded
1991

For Medicine

#87 in Africa
#19 in Nigeria
#1965 in the World
Founded
2000

For Medicine

#88 in Africa
#1986 in the World
Enrollment
3,500
Founded
2014

For Medicine

#89 in Africa
#2013 in the World
Enrollment
32,500
Founded
2005

For Medicine

#90 in Africa
#4 in Kenya
#2018 in the World
Acceptance Rate
95%
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1994

For Medicine

#91 in Africa
#5 in Ghana
#2034 in the World
Founded
1992

For Medicine

#92 in Africa
#2038 in the World
Acceptance Rate
45%
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
2002

For Medicine

#93 in Africa
#17 in Egypt
#2044 in the World
Acceptance Rate
65%
Enrollment
27,500
Founded
2005

For Medicine

#94 in Africa
#18 in Egypt
#2048 in the World
Acceptance Rate
75%
Enrollment
27,500
Founded
2006

For Medicine

#95 in Africa
#2 in Zimbabwe
#2056 in the World
Acceptance Rate
4%
Enrollment
9,500
Founded
1991

For Medicine

#96 in Africa
#20 in Nigeria
#2079 in the World
Acceptance Rate
45%
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1988

For Medicine

#97 in Africa
#3 in Cameroon
#2089 in the World
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1993

For Medicine

#98 in Africa
#1 in Mauritius
#2110 in the World
Acceptance Rate
75%
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1965

For Medicine

#99 in Africa
#1 in Namibia
#2133 in the World
Acceptance Rate
55%
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1992

For Medicine

#100 in Africa
#2159 in the World
Enrollment
27,500
Founded
2005