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University By Country In Africa

There are total 1073(approx) officially recognized/accredited universities or other higher educational institutions in Africa
Below is the count of universities offering a different course in Africa

Area Of StudyUniversity Count
Total Universities In Africa1073
Arts & Humanities459
Business & Social Sciences579
Language & Cultural216
Medicine & Health307
Engineering324
Science533
Universities Offering All Courses112
Algeria (64)
Angola (11)
Benin (21)
Botswana (14)
Burkina Faso (13)
Burundi (18)
Cameroon (11)
Cape Verde (8)
Central African Republic (1)
Chad (9)
Congo (1)
Congo DR (24)
Djibouti (1)
Egypt (37)
Equatorial Guinea (1)
Eritrea (7)
Eswatini (5)
Ethiopia (31)
Gabon (23)
Gambia (2)
Ghana (65)
Guinea (1)
Ivory Coast (9)
Kenya (45)
Lesotho (2)
Liberia (4)
Libya (22)
Madagascar (6)
Malawi (22)
Mali (10)
Mauritania (4)
Mauritius (5)
Morocco (35)
Mozambique (8)
Namibia (3)
Niger (2)
Nigeria (156)
Reunion (1)
Rwanda (26)
Senegal (27)
Seychelles (1)
Sierra Leone (7)
Somalia (24)
South Africa (22)
South Sudan (12)
Sudan (41)
Tanzania (28)
Togo (4)
Tunisia (67)
Uganda (47)
Zambia (51)
Zimbabwe (14)

Higher Education Snapshot of Africa

  • University Overview of Africa

    At present, there are 1073 officially represented higher education institution in the Africa, which may be offering any one or all degrees such as PreBachelor, Bachelor, Master or Doctoral degree
  • Private Vs Public University in Africa

    Out of 1073 officially recognized institution there are 444 (public + public state) Public university, 592 Private university and 2 as public private partnership. Rest institution of Africa has not been reported yet

    collegeWikipedia states that private institutions in Africa are at majority which holds upto 59% of total university

  • Profitable Vs Non-Profit University in Africa

    Out of 1073 officially recognized institution there are 582 non profitable in nature, whereas 94 are profit making universities. Rest institution of Africa has not been reported yet

    collegeWikipedia states that non-profitable institutions in Africa are at majority which holds upto 54% of total university

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