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Top 10 Universities in Africa 2021

In the event that you choose to concentrate in Africa, you'll discover a lot of freedoms to investigate various societies, scenes, sights and general experiences in this gigantic and assorted landmass. 

A sum of 11 African colleges are highlighted in the QS World University Rankings® 2021, with the larger part (seven) of these found in South Africa

Peruse on for an outline of the top colleges in Africa this year, remembering data for every college's area and different subtleties. The initial four colleges are totally positioned in the 801-1000 range* and are in this way joint eighth in Africa. 

QS World University Rankings 2021 - Top Universities in Africa 

10. Rhodes University 

Rhodes University, situated in Grahamstown in the Eastern Cape Province of South Africa, was established in 1904. The college is exceptionally private and generally little, with around 8,100 understudies presently selected. 

9. Alexandria University 

Just as highlighting in the World University Rankings, Alexandria University is likewise positioned sixteenth in the QS Arab Region University Rankings 2020. It was initially established in 1938 as a branch grounds of Cairo University, however turned into a different foundation in 1942, acquiring its present name in 1952. 

8. Ain Shams University 

The remainder of the top colleges in Africa to be positioned 801-1000 is the Egyptian Ain Shams University, which is positioned fourteenth in the QS Arab Region University Rankings 2019. Situated in Cairo and set up in 1950, Ain Shams is an enormous foundation, facilitating around 180,000 understudies in 15 resources. 

7. College of Pretoria 

Positioned 561-570 on the planet this year in 2021 (down from 551-560 a year ago) is South Africa's University of Pretoria. It's probably the biggest college in the country, with more than 52,000 understudies at seven grounds. Set up in 1908, the college additionally includes in the best 50 of the most recent QS BRICS University Rankings, in 45th spot. 

6. Cairo University 

Egypt's Cairo University is positioned in the 561-570 scope of the general world rankings, tumbling from 521-570 a year ago. Nonetheless, it procures an amazing eleventh spot in the Arab local positioning. Notwithstanding the name, its fundamental grounds is really in Giza, 20km southwest across the Nile from Cairo. 

5. Stellenbosch University 

Stellenbosch University is put joint 456th on the planet this year, down 29 spots. The college positions inside the main 55 of the latest BRICS positioning, in 51st spot. Established in 1918, the college is situated in the town of Stellenbosch, 50 kilometers east of Cape Town. 

4. College of Johannesburg 

Climbing surprisingly from the 501-510 to joint 439th this year, the University of Johannesburg is the most youthful college in South Africa to include in the QS World University Rankings, having been framed from a consolidation of prior establishments as of late as 2005. 

3. The American University in Cairo 

Going to Egypt for the following in our glance at the best colleges in Africa, the 2021 world positioning sees the American University in Cairo drop 16 spots to now rank joint 411th on the planet. Positioned 10th in the latest release of the Arab area college rankings, the college instructs in English and has Egypt's biggest English-language library assortment. 

2. College of the Witwatersrand 

Positioned joint 403rd this year, the University of the Witwatersrand (regularly called Wits for short) is another South African organization, with five grounds in metropolitan and rural Johannesburg, the country's biggest city. The college has around 39,950 understudies and, as per the college's site, 97% of its understudies discover work inside a half year of finishing their investigations. 

1. College of Cape Town 

Driving the path for the top colleges in Africa is South Africa's most established college, the University of Cape Town, positioned joint 220th in the QS World University Rankings® 2021. The grounds sits upon the inclines of Table Mountain's Devil's Peak, offering fabulous perspectives. It likewise performs well in the scholastic standing marker, positioning in the 173rd around the world.

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