Best Universities for Psychology in Africa

Below is the list of best universities in Africa ranked based on their research performance in Psychology. A graph of 803K citations received by 47.3K academic papers made by 116 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 Psychology

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

For Psychology

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

For Psychology

#3 in Africa
#353 in the World
Enrollment
27,500
Founded
1918

For Psychology

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

For Psychology

#5 in Africa
#470 in the World
Acceptance Rate
93%
Enrollment
45,000
Founded
2004

For Psychology

#6 in Africa
#478 in the World
Enrollment
42,500
Founded
2004

For Psychology

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

For Psychology

#8 in Africa
#616 in the World
Acceptance Rate
77%
Enrollment
49,910
Founded
2005

For Psychology

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

For Psychology

#10 in Africa
#667 in the World
Acceptance Rate
55%
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1959

For Psychology

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

For Psychology

#12 in Africa
#749 in the World
Enrollment
37,000
Founded
1904

For Psychology

#13 in Africa
#851 in the World
Enrollment
42,500
Founded
1985

For Psychology

#14 in Africa
#903 in the World
Acceptance Rate
52%
Enrollment
8,200
Founded
1904

For Psychology

#15 in Africa
#1 in Uganda
#929 in the World
Enrollment
40,000
Founded
1922

For Psychology

#16 in Africa
#1 in Botswana
#957 in the World
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1964

For Psychology

#17 in Africa
#2 in Nigeria
#1015 in the World
Enrollment
27,500
Founded
1962

For Psychology

#18 in Africa
#2 in Ghana
#1067 in the World
Acceptance Rate
35%
Enrollment
42,000
Founded
1948

For Psychology

#19 in Africa
#3 in Nigeria
#1082 in the World
Acceptance Rate
45%
Enrollment
42,500
Founded
1960

For Psychology

#20 in Africa
#1 in Egypt
#1083 in the World
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1950

For Psychology

#21 in Africa
#1188 in the World
Acceptance Rate
55%
Enrollment
27,500
Founded
2005

For Psychology

#22 in Africa
#2 in Egypt
#1190 in the World
Acceptance Rate
95%
Enrollment
257,200
Founded
1908

For Psychology

#23 in Africa
#1 in Zimbabwe
#1237 in the World
Acceptance Rate
65%
Enrollment
18,040
Founded
1955

For Psychology

#24 in Africa
#1259 in the World
Acceptance Rate
45%
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1959

For Psychology

#25 in Africa
#1 in Ethiopia
#1306 in the World
Enrollment
45,000
Founded
1950

For Psychology

#26 in Africa
#1 in Kenya
#1332 in the World
Acceptance Rate
45%
Enrollment
45,000
Founded
1970

For Psychology

#27 in Africa
#1370 in the World
Enrollment
9,500
Founded
1916

For Psychology

#28 in Africa
#1414 in the World
Enrollment
32,500
Founded
2005

For Psychology

#29 in Africa
#3 in Egypt
#1428 in the World
Acceptance Rate
85%
Enrollment
150,642
Founded
1942

For Psychology

#30 in Africa
#4 in Nigeria
#1429 in the World
Acceptance Rate
15%
Enrollment
45,000
Founded
1962

For Psychology

#31 in Africa
#3 in Ghana
#1572 in the World
Enrollment
32,500
Founded
1962

For Psychology

#32 in Africa
#5 in Nigeria
#1580 in the World
Enrollment
32,500
Founded
1975

For Psychology

#33 in Africa
#1 in Malawi
#1609 in the World
Acceptance Rate
75%
Enrollment
5,500
Founded
1964

For Psychology

#34 in Africa
#4 in Egypt
#1620 in the World
Acceptance Rate
42%
Enrollment
6,500
Founded
1919

For Psychology

#35 in Africa
#5 in Egypt
#1643 in the World
Enrollment
45,000
Founded
1957

For Psychology

#36 in Africa
#6 in Nigeria
#1651 in the World
Acceptance Rate
15%
Enrollment
32,500
Founded
1991

For Psychology

#37 in Africa
#2 in Ethiopia
#1655 in the World
Acceptance Rate
75%
Enrollment
37,500
Founded
1983

For Psychology

#38 in Africa
#1 in Zambia
#1665 in the World
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1965

For Psychology

#39 in Africa
#7 in Nigeria
#1695 in the World
Acceptance Rate
95%
Enrollment
42,500
Founded
1970

For Psychology

#40 in Africa
#2 in Kenya
#1729 in the World
Acceptance Rate
85%
Enrollment
32,500
Founded
1984

For Psychology

#41 in Africa
#1748 in the World
Enrollment
9,500
Founded
1982

For Psychology

#42 in Africa
#6 in Egypt
#1798 in the World
Enrollment
45,000
Founded
1972

For Psychology

#43 in Africa
#1 in Tanzania
#1842 in the World
Acceptance Rate
75%
Enrollment
24,000
Founded
1970

For Psychology

#44 in Africa
#4 in Ghana
#1860 in the World
Acceptance Rate
35%
Enrollment
27,500
Founded
1951

For Psychology

#45 in Africa
#1864 in the World
Enrollment
45,000
Founded
2003

For Psychology

#46 in Africa
#1868 in the World
Acceptance Rate
45%
Enrollment
6,500
Founded
1960

For Psychology

#47 in Africa
#3 in Ethiopia
#1927 in the World
Acceptance Rate
15%
Enrollment
46,627
Founded
1954

For Psychology

#48 in Africa
#8 in Nigeria
#1946 in the World
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1983

For Psychology

#49 in Africa
#2 in Tanzania
#1948 in the World
Acceptance Rate
25%
Enrollment
2,500
Founded
2007

For Psychology

#50 in Africa
#7 in Egypt
#1960 in the World
Enrollment
117,299
Founded
1974

For Psychology

#51 in Africa
#9 in Nigeria
#1966 in the World
Enrollment
42,500
Founded
1975

For Psychology

#52 in Africa
#1 in Namibia
#2077 in the World
Acceptance Rate
55%
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1992

For Psychology

#53 in Africa
#2148 in the World
Acceptance Rate
55%
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1966

For Psychology

#54 in Africa
#2 in Uganda
#2173 in the World
Acceptance Rate
5%
Enrollment
2,500
Founded
1989

For Psychology

#55 in Africa
#10 in Nigeria
#2232 in the World
Acceptance Rate
15%
Enrollment
37,500
Founded
1982

For Psychology

#56 in Africa
#2235 in the World
Acceptance Rate
95%
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1981

For Psychology

#57 in Africa
#3 in Kenya
#2265 in the World
Acceptance Rate
95%
Enrollment
45,000
Founded
1985

For Psychology

#58 in Africa
#11 in Nigeria
#2277 in the World
Acceptance Rate
95%
Enrollment
49,436
Founded
1962

For Psychology

#59 in Africa
#8 in Egypt
#2314 in the World
Enrollment
40,317
Founded
1976

For Psychology

#60 in Africa
#2334 in the World
Acceptance Rate
45%
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
2002

For Psychology

#61 in Africa
#2335 in the World
Enrollment
27,500
Founded
2005

For Psychology

#62 in Africa
#12 in Nigeria
#2343 in the World
Acceptance Rate
98%
Enrollment
6,500
Founded
2002

For Psychology

#63 in Africa
#4 in Ethiopia
#2417 in the World
Enrollment
57,852
Founded
2001

For Psychology

#64 in Africa
#13 in Nigeria
#2445 in the World
Enrollment
7,500
Founded
1975

For Psychology

#65 in Africa
#9 in Egypt
#2492 in the World
Enrollment
80,000
Founded
1976

For Psychology

#66 in Africa
#1 in Lesotho
#2501 in the World
Enrollment
2,500
Founded
1945

For Psychology

#67 in Africa
#10 in Egypt
#2506 in the World
Founded
1972

For Psychology

#68 in Africa
#11 in Egypt
#2547 in the World
Acceptance Rate
85%
Enrollment
45,000
Founded
1975

For Psychology

#69 in Africa
#14 in Nigeria
#2555 in the World
Founded
1991

For Psychology

#70 in Africa
#4 in Kenya
#2557 in the World
Acceptance Rate
95%
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1994

For Psychology

#71 in Africa
#12 in Egypt
#2581 in the World
Acceptance Rate
85%
Enrollment
45,000
Founded
1976

For Psychology

#72 in Africa
#1 in Mauritius
#2591 in the World
Acceptance Rate
75%
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1965

For Psychology

#73 in Africa
#15 in Nigeria
#2595 in the World
Acceptance Rate
65%
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1982

For Psychology

#74 in Africa
#1 in Sudan
#2613 in the World
Enrollment
41,030
Founded
1956

For Psychology

#75 in Africa
#5 in Ethiopia
#2617 in the World
Acceptance Rate
75%
Enrollment
32,500
Founded
1954

For Psychology

#76 in Africa
#1 in Tunisia
#2631 in the World
Enrollment
27,500

For Psychology

#77 in Africa
#13 in Egypt
#2675 in the World
Acceptance Rate
85%
Enrollment
88,016
Founded
1976

For Psychology

#78 in Africa
#14 in Egypt
#2692 in the World
Acceptance Rate
65%
Enrollment
45,000
Founded
1961

For Psychology

#79 in Africa
#2 in Tunisia
#2699 in the World
Acceptance Rate
5%
Enrollment
42,500

For Psychology

#80 in Africa
#5 in Ghana
#2717 in the World
Founded
1992

For Psychology

#81 in Africa
#1 in Eswatini
#2760 in the World
Enrollment
5,500
Founded
1976

For Psychology

#82 in Africa
#16 in Nigeria
#2828 in the World
Acceptance Rate
45%
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1982

For Psychology

#83 in Africa
#6 in Ethiopia
#2846 in the World
Enrollment
30,646
Founded
1976

For Psychology

#84 in Africa
#5 in Kenya
#2952 in the World
Enrollment
4,500
Founded
1991

For Psychology

#85 in Africa
#17 in Nigeria
#2998 in the World
Acceptance Rate
5%
Enrollment
37,500
Founded
1975

For Psychology

#86 in Africa
#18 in Nigeria
#3010 in the World
Enrollment
27,500
Founded
1975

For Psychology

#87 in Africa
#19 in Nigeria
#3067 in the World
Founded
1980

For Psychology

#88 in Africa
#20 in Nigeria
#3074 in the World
Founded
1992

For Psychology

#89 in Africa
#1 in Cameroon
#3075 in the World
Founded
1992

For Psychology

#90 in Africa
#3095 in the World
Enrollment
32,500
Founded
1962

For Psychology

#91 in Africa
#21 in Nigeria
#3110 in the World
Founded
2000

For Psychology

#92 in Africa
#3113 in the World
Enrollment
3,500
Founded
2014

For Psychology

#93 in Africa
#22 in Nigeria
#3123 in the World
Acceptance Rate
5%
Enrollment
24,169
Male:Female
54:46
Founded
1975

For Psychology

#94 in Africa
#23 in Nigeria
#3130 in the World
Acceptance Rate
15%
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1990

For Psychology

#95 in Africa
#24 in Nigeria
#3178 in the World
Enrollment
32,500
Founded
1992

For Psychology

#96 in Africa
#2 in Zimbabwe
#3187 in the World
Acceptance Rate
65%
Enrollment
14,164
Male:Female
41:59
Founded
1999

For Psychology

#97 in Africa
#3 in Zimbabwe
#3197 in the World
Enrollment
14,000
Founded
2000

For Psychology

#98 in Africa
#15 in Egypt
#3208 in the World
Acceptance Rate
65%
Enrollment
27,500
Founded
2005

For Psychology

#99 in Africa
#25 in Nigeria
#3260 in the World
Acceptance Rate
5%
Enrollment
32,500
Founded
1980

For Psychology

#100 in Africa
#16 in Egypt
#3271 in the World
Acceptance Rate
75%
Enrollment
42,500
Founded
2005