African universities are rated highly in international league tables such as the Webometrics Ranking of World Universities, ARWU, QS World University Rankings, etc. A total of four African universities made it into the QS Top 500 in 2010: University of Cape Town, University of The Witwatersrand and University of Pretoria from South Africa, and Cairo University (Egypt).

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Top Universities in Africa 2017
The University of Cape Town (UCT) was ranked No. 1 among the top universities in Africa according to the U.S. News & World Report...

Top 10 Universities in Africa
1 University of Cape Town 2 Stellenbosch University 3 University of the Witwatersrand 4 University of Pretoria 5 Rhodes University...

Top Universities in Ghana
Central University College is the first private tertiary educational institution (University College) to be established in Ghana...

Top Universities in Ethiopia
Jimma University is rated 2nd in Ethiopia according to the 4icu.org world university rankings 2010...

Top Universities in Kenya
University of Nairobi is the highest rated institution in the country, ranked 1st in Kenya and 3190th in the world...

Top Universities in Tunisia
Virtual University of Tunis is ranked 1st in Tunisia according to the Webometrics ranking of Top Colleges and Best Universities of Tunisia...

List of Universities in Uganda
Makerere University is one of the oldest and most prestigious universities in Africa. It is also a very active centre for research...

Top Universities in Nigeria
University of Ibadan is the highest ranked university in the country, rated 1st in Nigeria and 3499th in the world...

Top Universities in South Africa
The University of Cape Town is the highest ranked university in the nation, rated 1st in South Africa and 324th in the world...

World University Ranking Tables

America - US News & World Report, The Princeton Review, BusinessWeek
Canada - Maclean's, Gourman Report Ranking of Canadian Universities
UK - Sunday Times, Guardian, Times Good University Guide, Daily Telegraph
World - Shanghai Jiao Tong ARWU Rankings, Webometrics, Newsweek
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