2020 list of top 200 popular universities in Africa out. UoN position 7.

The University of Nairobi still continue to shine among African institutions of higher learning.

It became position 7 after 6 South African Universities according to a report by Unirank.

Here is the List of top 100

  1. University of Pretoria
  2. University of Capetown
  3. University of Witwatersrand
  4. University of Johannesburg
  5. University of KwaZulu Natal
  6. Stellenbosh University
  7. University Of Nairobi

The ranking also put into consideration chartered academic institutions, licensed or accredited by the appropriate higher education-related organisation in each country.

In that regard,other Kenyan Universities that also made it to the list include;

  • Kenyatta University at position 16
  • St. Paul’s University (53)
  • Jommo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology(61)
  • United States University-Africa (75)
  • Strathmore (81)

Outside top 100

  • Moi (109)
  • Mount Kenya (131)
  • Egerton (148)
  • Catholic University of Eastern Africa (159)
  • Technical University of Kenya(171) 
  • Africa Nazarene University (185).

United States Of America Based Universities dominated the world scale with the best/top being Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Those that did not make it to top 200 but are popular in Kenya include

  • Maseno University
  • Kabianga university
  • Kisii University
  • Masinde Muliro University
  • Kibabii University
  • Technical University of Mombasa among others.

In last year’s ranking University of Nairobi was placed at position 8 in non academic calissification.

The ranking took into consideration universities delivering courses predominantly in a traditional, face-to-face, non-distance education format.


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