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 819K citations received by 51.6K academic papers made by 118 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 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 an official site as it's constantly changing data.

  1. For Psychology

    University of Cape Town logo
    Enrollment
    22,500
    Founded
    1874
  2. For Psychology

    University of the Witwatersrand logo
    Acceptance Rate
    25%
    Enrollment
    37,500
    Founded
    1922
  3. For Psychology

    University of Stellenbosch logo
    Enrollment
    27,500
    Founded
    1918
  4. For Psychology

    University of South Africa logo
    Enrollment
    420,000
    Male:Female
    36:64
    Founded
    1873
  5. For Psychology

    University of KwaZulu-Natal logo
    Enrollment
    42,500
    Founded
    2004
  6. For Psychology

    University of Pretoria logo
    Enrollment
    56,483
    Male:Female
    42:58
    Founded
    1908
  7. For Psychology

    North-West University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    96%
    Enrollment
    26,439
    Male:Female
    42:58
    Founded
    2004
  8. For Psychology

    University of Education, Winneba logo
    Acceptance Rate
    55%
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1992
  9. For Psychology

    University of Johannesburg logo
    Enrollment
    49,910
    Founded
    2005
  10. For Psychology

    University of the Western Cape logo
    Acceptance Rate
    55%
    Enrollment
    18,720
    Male:Female
    40:60
    Founded
    1959
  11. For Psychology

    University of Ibadan logo
    Acceptance Rate
    45%
    Enrollment
    32,500
    Founded
    1948
  12. For Psychology

    University of the Free State logo
    Enrollment
    37,000
    Founded
    1904
  13. For Psychology

    Pedagogical University logo
    Enrollment
    42,500
    Founded
    1985
  14. For Psychology

    Rhodes University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    45%
    Enrollment
    8,200
    Founded
    1904
  15. For Psychology

    Makerere University logo
    Enrollment
    40,000
    Founded
    1922
  16. For Psychology

    University of Botswana logo
    Enrollment
    17,500
    Founded
    1964
  17. For Psychology

    Obafemi Awolowo University logo
    Enrollment
    27,500
    Founded
    1962
  18. For Psychology

    University of Ghana logo
    Acceptance Rate
    35%
    Enrollment
    42,000
    Founded
    1948
  19. For Psychology

    Ain Shams University logo
    Enrollment
    17,500
    Founded
    1950
  20. For Psychology

    University of Zimbabwe logo
    Acceptance Rate
    65%
    Enrollment
    18,040
    Founded
    1955
  21. For Psychology

    University of Nigeria logo
    Acceptance Rate
    45%
    Enrollment
    42,500
    Founded
    1960
  22. For Psychology

    Cairo University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    95%
    Enrollment
    257,200
    Founded
    1908
  23. For Psychology

    Nelson Mandela University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    55%
    Enrollment
    27,500
    Founded
    2005
  24. For Psychology

    University of Limpopo logo
    Acceptance Rate
    45%
    Enrollment
    17,500
    Founded
    1959
  25. For Psychology

    University of Ilorin logo
    Enrollment
    32,500
    Founded
    1975
  26. For Psychology

    University of Nairobi logo
    Acceptance Rate
    45%
    Enrollment
    45,000
    Founded
    1970
  27. For Psychology

    Addis Ababa University logo
    Enrollment
    45,000
    Founded
    1950
  28. For Psychology

    University of Lagos logo
    Acceptance Rate
    15%
    Enrollment
    45,000
    Founded
    1962
  29. For Psychology

    University of Fort Hare logo
    Enrollment
    9,500
    Founded
    1916
  30. For Psychology

    Alexandria University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    85%
    Enrollment
    150,642
    Founded
    1942
  31. For Psychology

    Cape Peninsula University of Technology logo
    Enrollment
    32,500
    Founded
    2005
  32. For Psychology

    University of Malawi logo
    Acceptance Rate
    86%
    Enrollment
    5,500
    Founded
    1964
  33. For Psychology

    American University in Cairo logo
    Acceptance Rate
    47%
    Enrollment
    6,500
    Founded
    1919
  34. For Psychology

    University of Benin logo
    Acceptance Rate
    95%
    Enrollment
    42,500
    Founded
    1970
  35. For Psychology

    Assiut University logo
    Enrollment
    45,000
    Founded
    1957
  36. For Psychology

    University of Cape Coast logo
    Enrollment
    32,500
    Founded
    1962
  37. For Psychology

    University of Zambia logo
    Enrollment
    17,500
    Founded
    1965
  38. For Psychology

    Jimma University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    75%
    Enrollment
    37,500
    Founded
    1983
  39. For Psychology

    Nnamdi Azikiwe University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    15%
    Enrollment
    32,500
    Founded
    1991
  40. For Psychology

    University of Venda logo
    Enrollment
    9,500
    Founded
    1982
  41. For Psychology

    Mansoura University logo
    Enrollment
    45,000
    Founded
    1972
  42. For Psychology

    Moi University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    90%
    Enrollment
    32,500
    Founded
    1984
  43. For Psychology

    Lagos State University logo
    Enrollment
    17,500
    Founded
    1983
  44. For Psychology

    Tshwane University of Technology logo
    Enrollment
    45,000
    Founded
    2003
  45. For Psychology

    University of Dar es Salaam logo
    Acceptance Rate
    75%
    Enrollment
    24,000
    Founded
    1970
  46. For Psychology

    University of Calabar logo
    Enrollment
    24,000
    Male:Female
    58:42
    Founded
    1975
  47. For Psychology

    University of Zululand logo
    Acceptance Rate
    45%
    Enrollment
    6,500
    Founded
    1960
  48. For Psychology

    Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology logo
    Acceptance Rate
    35%
    Enrollment
    27,500
    Founded
    1951
  49. For Psychology

    Zagazig University logo
    Enrollment
    117,299
    Founded
    1974
  50. For Psychology

    Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences logo
    Acceptance Rate
    25%
    Enrollment
    3,530
    Founded
    2007
  51. For Psychology

    University of Gondar logo
    Acceptance Rate
    15%
    Enrollment
    46,627
    Founded
    1954
  52. For Psychology

    Mbarara University of Science and Technology logo
    Acceptance Rate
    5%
    Enrollment
    2,500
    Founded
    1989
  53. For Psychology

    Durban University of Technology logo
    Acceptance Rate
    45%
    Enrollment
    22,500
    Founded
    2002
  54. For Psychology

    Ahmadu Bello University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    95%
    Enrollment
    49,436
    Founded
    1962
  55. For Psychology

    University of Namibia logo
    Acceptance Rate
    55%
    Enrollment
    22,500
    Founded
    1992
  56. For Psychology

    Central University of Technology logo
    Enrollment
    12,639
    Male:Female
    52:48
    Founded
    1981
  57. For Psychology

    Kenyatta University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    95%
    Enrollment
    45,000
    Founded
    1985
  58. For Psychology

    Vaal University of Technology logo
    Acceptance Rate
    55%
    Enrollment
    17,500
    Founded
    1966
  59. For Psychology

    Ekiti State University, Ado Ekiti logo
    Acceptance Rate
    15%
    Enrollment
    37,500
    Founded
    1982
  60. For Psychology

    Suez Canal University logo
    Enrollment
    22,500
    Founded
    1976
  61. For Psychology

    Bayero University Kano logo
    Enrollment
    7,500
    Founded
    1975
  62. For Psychology

    Covenant University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    98%
    Enrollment
    6,500
    Founded
    2002
  63. For Psychology

    Walter Sisulu University logo
    Enrollment
    27,039
    Male:Female
    43:57
    Founded
    2005
  64. For Psychology

    Menoufia University logo
    Enrollment
    80,000
    Founded
    1976
  65. For Psychology

    Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology logo
    Acceptance Rate
    95%
    Enrollment
    22,500
    Founded
    1994
  66. For Psychology

    National University of Lesotho logo
    Enrollment
    2,500
    Founded
    1945
  67. For Psychology

    Tanta University logo
    Founded
    1972
  68. For Psychology

    Helwan University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    85%
    Enrollment
    45,000
    Founded
    1975
  69. For Psychology

    Olabisi Onabanjo University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    65%
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1982
  70. For Psychology

    University of Uyo logo
    Founded
    1991
  71. For Psychology

    Tunis University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    15%
    Enrollment
    27,500
  72. For Psychology

    • #72 in Africa
    • #1 in Mauritius
    • #2676 in the World
    University of Mauritius logo
    Acceptance Rate
    75%
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1965
  73. For Psychology

    University of Khartoum logo
    Enrollment
    41,030
    Founded
    1956
  74. For Psychology

    • #74 in Africa
    • #1 in Eswatini
    • #2738 in the World
    University of Swaziland logo
    Enrollment
    5,500
    Founded
    1976
  75. For Psychology

    Bahir Dar University logo
    Enrollment
    57,852
    Founded
    2001
  76. For Psychology

    University of Sfax logo
    Acceptance Rate
    5%
    Enrollment
    42,500
  77. For Psychology

    Haramaya University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    75%
    Enrollment
    32,500
    Founded
    1954
  78. For Psychology

    Benha University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    85%
    Enrollment
    88,016
    Founded
    1976
  79. For Psychology

    Adekunle Ajasin University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    45%
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1982
  80. For Psychology

    Minia University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    85%
    Enrollment
    45,000
    Founded
    1976
  81. For Psychology

    Al-Azhar University logo
    Enrollment
    45,000
    Founded
    1961
  82. For Psychology

    Maseno University logo
    Enrollment
    4,500
    Founded
    1991
  83. For Psychology

    University of Maiduguri logo
    Enrollment
    27,500
    Founded
    1975
  84. For Psychology

    Hawassa University logo
    Enrollment
    22,500
    Founded
    1976
  85. For Psychology

    Ambrose Alli University logo
    Founded
    1980
  86. For Psychology

    University of Port Harcourt logo
    Acceptance Rate
    5%
    Enrollment
    37,500
    Founded
    1975
  87. For Psychology

    University of Jos logo
    Acceptance Rate
    5%
    Enrollment
    24,169
    Male:Female
    54:46
    Founded
    1975
  88. For Psychology

    Eduardo Mondlane University logo
    Enrollment
    32,500
    Founded
    1962
  89. For Psychology

    Delta State University, Abraka logo
    Founded
    1992
  90. For Psychology

    University for Development Studies logo
    Founded
    1992
  91. For Psychology

    Ladoke Akintola University of Technology logo
    Acceptance Rate
    15%
    Enrollment
    22,500
    Founded
    1990
  92. For Psychology

    University of Buea logo
    Founded
    1992
  93. For Psychology

    Ebonyi State University logo
    Enrollment
    19,753
    Male:Female
    46:54
    Founded
    2000
  94. For Psychology

    Great Zimbabwe University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    65%
    Enrollment
    14,164
    Male:Female
    41:59
    Founded
    1999
  95. For Psychology

    Midlands State University logo
    Enrollment
    14,000
    Founded
    2000
  96. For Psychology

    Egerton University logo
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1987
  97. For Psychology

    Sefako Makgatho Health Sciences University logo
    Enrollment
    3,500
    Founded
    2014
  98. For Psychology

    Benue State University logo
    Enrollment
    32,500
    Founded
    1992
  99. For Psychology

    Gulu University logo
    Enrollment
    3,500
    Founded
    2002
  100. For Psychology

    Beni-Suef University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    75%
    Enrollment
    42,500
    Founded
    2005