Best Surgeons Medical Schools in Africa

Below is the list of best universities in Africa ranked based on their research performance in Surgery. A graph of 479K citations received by 25.5K academic papers made by 66 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 Surgery

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

For Surgery

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

For Surgery

#3 in Africa
#242 in the World
Acceptance Rate
25%
Enrollment
37,500
Founded
1922

For Surgery

#4 in Africa
#2 in Egypt
#266 in the World
Enrollment
45,000
Founded
1972

For Surgery

#5 in Africa
#3 in Egypt
#298 in the World
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1950

For Surgery

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

For Surgery

#7 in Africa
#391 in the World
Enrollment
27,500
Founded
1918

For Surgery

#8 in Africa
#5 in Egypt
#499 in the World
Enrollment
45,000
Founded
1957

For Surgery

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

For Surgery

#10 in Africa
#533 in the World
Enrollment
42,500
Founded
2004

For Surgery

#11 in Africa
#6 in Egypt
#537 in the World
Acceptance Rate
65%
Enrollment
45,000
Founded
1961

For Surgery

#12 in Africa
#7 in Egypt
#539 in the World
Founded
1972

For Surgery

#13 in Africa
#8 in Egypt
#542 in the World
Enrollment
117,299
Founded
1974

For Surgery

#14 in Africa
#1 in Nigeria
#632 in the World
Acceptance Rate
95%
Enrollment
49,436
Founded
1962

For Surgery

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

For Surgery

#16 in Africa
#9 in Egypt
#672 in the World
Enrollment
40,317
Founded
1976

For Surgery

#17 in Africa
#1 in Uganda
#677 in the World
Enrollment
40,000
Founded
1922

For Surgery

#18 in Africa
#3 in Nigeria
#699 in the World
Enrollment
27,500
Founded
1962

For Surgery

#19 in Africa
#4 in Nigeria
#729 in the World
Acceptance Rate
95%
Enrollment
42,500
Founded
1970

For Surgery

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

For Surgery

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

For Surgery

#22 in Africa
#1 in Sudan
#784 in the World
Enrollment
41,030
Founded
1956

For Surgery

#23 in Africa
#11 in Egypt
#793 in the World
Enrollment
80,000
Founded
1976

For Surgery

#24 in Africa
#5 in Nigeria
#797 in the World
Enrollment
32,500
Founded
1975

For Surgery

#25 in Africa
#6 in Nigeria
#803 in the World
Acceptance Rate
45%
Enrollment
32,500
Founded
1948

For Surgery

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

For Surgery

#27 in Africa
#1 in Ethiopia
#845 in the World
Enrollment
45,000
Founded
1950

For Surgery

#28 in Africa
#853 in the World
Enrollment
37,000
Founded
1904

For Surgery

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

For Surgery

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

For Surgery

#31 in Africa
#862 in the World
Acceptance Rate
45%
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1959

For Surgery

#32 in Africa
#7 in Nigeria
#890 in the World
Acceptance Rate
15%
Enrollment
45,000
Founded
1962

For Surgery

#33 in Africa
#13 in Egypt
#901 in the World
Acceptance Rate
65%
Enrollment
42,500
Founded
2006

For Surgery

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

For Surgery

#35 in Africa
#8 in Nigeria
#976 in the World
Enrollment
42,500
Founded
1975

For Surgery

#36 in Africa
#9 in Nigeria
#988 in the World
Enrollment
27,500
Founded
1975

For Surgery

#37 in Africa
#10 in Nigeria
#1007 in the World
Acceptance Rate
5%
Enrollment
37,500
Founded
1975

For Surgery

#38 in Africa
#11 in Nigeria
#1037 in the World
Founded
1975

For Surgery

#39 in Africa
#1 in Zambia
#1038 in the World
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1965

For Surgery

#40 in Africa
#2 in Ethiopia
#1054 in the World
Acceptance Rate
15%
Enrollment
46,627
Founded
1954

For Surgery

#41 in Africa
#12 in Nigeria
#1055 in the World
Enrollment
7,500
Founded
1975

For Surgery

#42 in Africa
#1058 in the World
Acceptance Rate
55%
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1959

For Surgery

#43 in Africa
#2 in Ghana
#1061 in the World
Acceptance Rate
35%
Enrollment
27,500
Founded
1951

For Surgery

#44 in Africa
#13 in Nigeria
#1066 in the World
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1983

For Surgery

#45 in Africa
#1 in Tunisia
#1093 in the World
Enrollment
27,500

For Surgery

#46 in Africa
#14 in Nigeria
#1106 in the World
Acceptance Rate
15%
Enrollment
32,500
Founded
1991

For Surgery

#47 in Africa
#1 in Tanzania
#1135 in the World
Acceptance Rate
25%
Enrollment
2,500
Founded
2007

For Surgery

#48 in Africa
#1 in Senegal
#1160 in the World
Enrollment
45,000
Founded
1918

For Surgery

#49 in Africa
#1 in Morocco
#1192 in the World
Enrollment
67,415

For Surgery

#50 in Africa
#1 in Cameroon
#1208 in the World
Founded
1992

For Surgery

#51 in Africa
#3 in Ethiopia
#1220 in the World
Acceptance Rate
75%
Enrollment
37,500
Founded
1983

For Surgery

#52 in Africa
#2 in Uganda
#1229 in the World
Acceptance Rate
5%
Enrollment
2,500
Founded
1989

For Surgery

#53 in Africa
#1234 in the World
Acceptance Rate
93%
Enrollment
45,000
Founded
2004

For Surgery

#54 in Africa
#14 in Egypt
#1253 in the World
Acceptance Rate
75%
Enrollment
42,500
Founded
2005

For Surgery

#55 in Africa
#2 in Cameroon
#1281 in the World
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1962

For Surgery

#56 in Africa
#2 in Tunisia
#1291 in the World
Enrollment
27,500

For Surgery

#57 in Africa
#15 in Egypt
#1304 in the World
Enrollment
42,500
Founded
1995

For Surgery

#58 in Africa
#16 in Egypt
#1316 in the World
Acceptance Rate
65%
Enrollment
27,500
Founded
2005

For Surgery

#59 in Africa
#15 in Nigeria
#1342 in the World
Acceptance Rate
65%
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1982

For Surgery

#60 in Africa
#16 in Nigeria
#1343 in the World
Acceptance Rate
5%
Enrollment
24,169
Male:Female
54:46
Founded
1975

For Surgery

#61 in Africa
#17 in Nigeria
#1358 in the World
Acceptance Rate
15%
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1990

For Surgery

#62 in Africa
#17 in Egypt
#1408 in the World
Enrollment
19,670
Male:Female
56:44
Founded
1996

For Surgery

#63 in Africa
#18 in Nigeria
#1432 in the World
Founded
1991

For Surgery

#64 in Africa
#18 in Egypt
#1435 in the World
Acceptance Rate
85%
Enrollment
45,000
Founded
1975

For Surgery

#65 in Africa
#1439 in the World
Enrollment
3,500
Founded
2014

For Surgery

#66 in Africa
#19 in Egypt
#1477 in the World
Enrollment
1,898
Founded
2012