List of best universities in Kenya and Africa

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The University if Nairobi has been ranked as the best university in Kenya.

The institution took this position by due to its management and storage of scholarly content. The university, though, was ranked at position fourth in Africa. It came behind University of Pretoria, Stellenbosch University and University of South Africa.

Jomo Kenyatta University of Science and Technology was ranked as the second best university on Kenya. The university, though, took position 24 in Africa.

Mount Kenya University — a private institution — came in third and position 26 in the region, up from position five it held last year.

Other institutions that were ranked were United States International University (USIU-Africa) South East Kenya University, Kenyatta University, Technical University of Kenya and Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology.

Below is the full ranking of universities in Africa:

rankingWorld Ranksort descendingInstitutoCountrySizeVisibilityFiles Richscholar
1
85
University of Pretoria Institutional Repository
bandera
73
146
117
96
2
124
Stellenbosch University Scholar Repository
bandera
60
309
160
126
3
197
University of South Africa Institutional Repository
bandera
498
261
199
293
4
214
University of Nairobi Digital Repository
bandera
22
602
460
37
5
241
University of the Witwatersrand Institutional Repository
bandera
259
358
274
263
6
342
OpenUCT University of Cape Town Repository
bandera
235
588
401
211
7
364
Boloka North West University Research Repository
bandera
661
541
412
237
8
411
Council for Scientific and Industrial Research Space
bandera
403
457
472
574
9
444
Addis Ababa University Libraries Electronic Thesis and Dissertations Database
bandera
95
771
616
232
10
600
University of the Western Cape Theses and Dissertations
bandera
519
773
639
559
11
616
Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology KNUSTspace
bandera
395
928
971
320
12
630
American University in Cairo Digital Archive and Research Repository
bandera
666
700
486
798
13
642
Covenant University Repository
bandera
1086
746
882
537
14
711
Dépôt Institutionnel de l’Université Abou Bekr Belkaid Tlemcen
bandera
519
1039
788
404
15
714
University of Khartoum Digital Repository
bandera
99
1198
994
285
16
758
Sudan University for Science and Technology Institutional Repository
bandera
51
1444
1123
159
17
820
Durban University of Technology Repository
bandera
97
918
1199
993
18
860
University of the Western Cape Research Repository
bandera
68
909
1086
1189
19
870
University of Ghana Digital Collection UGSpace
bandera
452
1198
939
576
20
938
University of Zululand Institutional Repository UZSpace
bandera
885
961
954
1079
21
958
University of Biskra Repository
bandera
606
1332
1072
606
22
970
Cape Peninsula University of Technology Repository
bandera
540
1198
1207
825
23
1017
University of Zimbabwe Institutional Repository
bandera
131
1104
1106
1260
24
1071
Depot institutionnel de l’Universite Kasdi Merbah Ouargla
bandera
570
57
1250
2045
25
1112
KovsieScholar Repository University of the Free State
bandera
423
1483
1466
843
26
1154
University of Biskra Theses Repository
bandera
1212
1436
1124
896
27
1253
E-doc Université Virtuelle de Tunis
bandera
1801
1152
1085
1334
28
1253
University of Cape Town Computer Science Research Document Archive
bandera
1932
1115
872
1383
29
1258
University of Limpopo Institutional Repository
bandera
614
1376
1562
1278
30
1275
University of Namibia Scholarly Repository
bandera
72
1506
1804
1327
31
1306
eHealth Digital Library of the Tanzania Health Community
bandera
1374
1104
1277
1588
32
1308
Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology Digital Repository
bandera
553
1569
1839
1137
33
1360
AHERO African Higher Education Research Online
bandera
1986
1262
1184
1365
34
1363
Mount Kenya University Erepository
bandera
608
1785
1801
929
35
1373
Production Scientifique de l’Université M’hamed Bougara Boumerdès
bandera
846
1605
1227
1215
36
1381
Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences Institutional Repository
bandera
915
1597
1676
1190
37
1392
University of Botswana Research Innovation and Scholarship Archive
bandera
505
1401
1372
1544
38
1395
Production Scientifique de l’Université de Bouira
bandera
1404
1524
1414
1266
39
1412
Federal University of Technology Minna Institutional Repository
bandera
1788
1825
1382
709
40
1415
USIU Africa Digital Repository
bandera
548
1838
1667
961
41
1420
University of Dar es Salaam Research Repository
bandera
498
1838
1938
948
42
1455
Midlands State University Institutional Repository
bandera
465
1825
1961
1142
43
1480
Bindura University of Science Education Institutional Repository
bandera
847
1787
1787
1223
44
1581
Institutional Repository of the National University of Science and Technology
bandera
528
1814
1576
1493
45
1588
South East Kenya University Digital Repository
bandera
600
1947
1915
1250
46
1588
Covenant University Theses
bandera
1807
1561
1749
1563
47
1592
Mohammed V University in Rabat Institutional Repository
bandera
1065
2020
2149
965
48
1596
ResearchSpace University of KwaZulu-Natal
bandera
102
724
826
2045
49
1609
University of Jos Institutional Repository
bandera
1405
1770
1908
1438
50
1625
National Research Database of Zimbabwe Research Council of Zimbabwe
bandera
1310
1756
1895
1491
51
1654
Afe Babalola University Repository
bandera
1670
1915
2080
1248
52
1655
Federal University Oye-Ekiti Institutional Repository
bandera
1340
1855
2014
1433
53
1669
Institutional Repository National Research Foundation
bandera
1552
1739
1484
1610
54
1681
Research Center in Industrial Technologies CRTI Repository
bandera
1235
2097
2047
1017
55
1700
ZOU Space Zimbabwe Open University Institutional Repository
bandera
1872
1770
1837
1550
56
1720
Kenyatta University Institutional Repository
bandera
96
981
760
2045
57
1752
Tanzania Climate Change Information Repository
bandera
1569
1814
1797
1702
58
1757
Digital Repository Neelain University
bandera
869
2081
2028
1374
59
1841
Technical University of Kenya Institutional Repository
bandera
774
2062
1885
1690
60
1844
Red Sea University Repository
bandera
648
2097
1934
1641
61
1865
Central University of Technology Free State Institutional Repository
bandera
2197
1888
2055
1540
62
1897
University of Johannesburg Research Output
bandera
372
1252
1570
2045
63
1913
Landmark University Repository
bandera
1810
2001
1881
1744
64
1979
University of Benin Repository
bandera
1369
2232
2175
1375
65
2054
Federal University Ndufu Alike Ikwo Repository
bandera
2186
1401
1978
2021
66
2084
Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology Repository
bandera
1519
2151
2175
1897
67
2087
Academy of Science of South Africa Research Repository
bandera
2177
1813
1899
1984
68
2096
Nile Valley University Repository
bandera
1169
2258
2175
1651
69
2153
University is Federal University Lokoja Institutional Repository
bandera
1851
2190
2175
1955
70
2162
Digital Repository International University of Africa
bandera
1826
2271
2029
1630
71
2168
Mzumbe University Research Repository
bandera
1142
2043
1694
2045
72
2190
National Ribat University Repository
bandera
2137
2251
2175
1901
73
2270
ElSheikh Abdullah ElBadri University Repository
bandera
2159
2266
2175
2045
74
2279
Makerere University Undergraduate Dissertations Repository
bandera
2157
2278
2175
2045