These are the top 15 universities in Africa for 2020

NorthWest University, South Africa. Photo: Pinterest

World-renowned higher education magazine, Times Higher Education, has released its highly anticipated World University Rankings for 2020.

For the fourth year in a row, the University of Oxford leads the rankings in the first place, while the University of Cambridge falls to third.

The California Institute of Technology rises three places to second, while Stanford, Yale, Harvard, and Imperial College London all appear in the top 10.

About Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2020:

“The Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2020 includes almost 1, 400 universities across 92 countries, standing a the largest and most diverse university rankings ever to date.

The table is based on 13 carefully calibrated performance indicators that measure an institution’s performance across teaching, research, knowledge transfer and international outlook.

The only university ranking to e independently audited by professional services firm PricewaterhouseCoopers, and trusted worldwide by students, teachers, governments and industry experts, this year’s league table provides great insight into the shifting balance of power in global higher education.”

Some notable African universities also made the prestigious list. Below are the top 15 universities in Africa in 2020:

Last Edited by:Mildred Europa Taylor Updated: September 16, 2019


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