The rankings of Africa’s top higher education institutions is provided by the 4 International Colleges & Universities (4icu). 4icu  is an international higher education search engine and directory reviewing accredited Universities and Colleges in the world. includes 11,160 Colleges and Universities, ranked by web popularity, in 200 countries.

1  University of South Africa South Africa
2  University of Cape Town South Africa
3  Universiteit Stellenbosch South Africa
4  University of Dar es Salaam Tanzania
5  University of KwaZulu-Natal South Africa
6  University of Pretoria South Africa
7  Cairo University Egypt
8  University of the Witwatersrand South Africa
9  University of the Western Cape South Africa
10  Obafemi Awolowo University Nigeria
11  Makerere University Uganda
12  University of Botswana Botswana
13  Mansoura University Egypt
14  Rhodes University South Africa
15  Alexandria University Egypt
16  The American University in Cairo Egypt
17  Zagazig University Egypt
18  University of Johannesburg South Africa
19  Assiut University Egypt
20  University of Nairobi Kenya
21  Université Cheikh Anta Diop Senegal
22  University of Zambia Zambia
23  North-West University South Africa
24  University of Lagos Nigeria
25  Tanta University Egypt
26  University of Ghana Ghana
27  Université de Ouagadougou Burkina Faso
28  Université Mohammed V – Agdal Morocco
29  Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University South Africa
30  Cape Peninsula University of Technology South Africa
31  Université d’Antananarivo Madagascar
32  Ain Shams University Egypt
33  University of Ibadan Nigeria
34  Kenyatta University Kenya
35  University of Namibia Namibia
36  Universiteit van die Vrystaat South Africa
37  University of Nigeria Nigeria
38  The German University in Cairo Egypt
39  University of Limpopo South Africa
40  Université de la Reunion Reunion
41  University of Khartoum Sudan
42  Benha University Egypt
43  Universidade Eduardo Mondlane Mozambique
44  Helwan University Egypt
45  École Nationale d’Architecture Morocco
46  University of Fort Hare South Africa
47  Université Nationale du Rwanda Rwanda
48  Al Akhawayn University Morocco
49  Université Catholique de l’Afrique de l’Ouest Benin
50  Tshwane University of Technology South Africa
51  Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology Kenya
52  Minia University Egypt
53  Addis Ababa University Ethiopia
54  Fayoum University Egypt
55  Moi University Kenya
56  University of Ilorin Nigeria
57  October 6 University Egypt
58  South Valley University Egypt
59  Sokoine University of Agriculture Tanzania
60  Université Mouloud Maameri de Tizi Ouzou Algeria
61  Université Mohammed V – Souissi Morocco
62  Al-Azhar University Egypt
63  Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology Ghana
64  Misurata University Libya
65  Minoufiya University Egypt
66  Université d’Oran Algeria
67  Université Hassan II Mohammedia – Casablanca Morocco
68  Polytechnic of Namibia Namibia
69  Université d’Alger Algeria
70  University of Zimbabwe Zimbabwe
71  University of Cape Coast Ghana
72  The British University in Egypt Egypt
73  Université de Tunis El Manar Tunisia
74  University of Zululand South Africa
75  University of Agriculture, Abeokuta Nigeria
76  University of Malawi Malawi
77  Université Cadi Ayyad Morocco
78  Université Mentouri de Constantine Algeria
79  Suez Canal University Egypt
80  Université de Yaoundé I Cameroon
81  Egerton University Kenya
82  University of Swaziland Swaziland
83  Kafr el-Sheikh University Egypt
84  Université Ibn Tofail Morocco
85  Université de la Manouba Tunisia
86  Université Hassan II – Casablanca Morocco
87  Covenant University Nigeria
88  University of Benin Nigeria
89  École Nationale Supérieure en Informatique Algeria
90  Université des Sciences et de la Technologie Houari Boumediène Algeria
91  Durban University of Technology South Africa
92  Strathmore University Kenya
93  Ahmadu Bello University Nigeria
94  Université Ibnou Zohr Morocco
95  Universidade de Cabo Verde Cape Verde
96  Sudan University of Science and Technology Sudan
97  University of Mauritius Mauritius
98  Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences Tanzania
99  Gulu University Uganda
100  Vaal University of Technology South Africa