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TOP UNIVERSITIES IN AFRICA – Part I

Gone are the days when study abroad programs meant sticking to the West. Nowadays, you can revolutionize your education just about anywhere in the world.

Africa is the home of many top universities you can think of. Some of these universities are ranked highly when compared to other institutions of higher learning around the world.

With its diverse culture, amazing weather, beautiful landscapes, African Universities offer quality Education at lower fees. Most Universities use English as their medium of teaching.

Here is the list of top Universities in Africa as per the QS World University Rankings® 2019

 

  1. University of Cape Town

Leading the way for the top universities in Africa is South Africa’s oldest university, the University of Cape Town, ranked joint 200th in the QS World University Rankings® 2019 along with Sweden’s Stockholm University. The campus sits upon the slopes of Table Mountain’s Devil’s Peak, offering fantastic views.

Average fees: $6000 to $8000
Intake: February
Accommodation:   ON CAMPUS: $1200-$1800 per year
OFF CAMPUS: $2400 onward
Cost of living: $400 to $600 per month

Click here to get more information on different courses offered at UCT
Click here for Admission requirements.
Click here for application forms

  1. University of Witwatersrand

Ranked joint 381st this year, the University of the Witwatersrand (often called Wits for short) is another South African institution, with five campuses in urban and suburban Johannesburg, the country’s largest city. The university has around 38,350 students, of which about 3,750 are international students.

Average fees: $3000 to $5000
Intake: February
Accommodation:  ON CAMPUS: $2300-$4500 per year
Cost of living: $500 to $600 per month

Click here to get more information on undergraduate courses offered at the University of Witwatersrand
Click here for online application forms

  1. Stellenbosch University

Stellenbosch University is placed joint 405th in the world and within the top 50 of the BRICS ranking. Founded in 1918, the university is located in the town of Stellenbosch, 50 kilometers east of Cape Town.

Average fees: $2000 to $4000
Intake: February
Accommodation:   ON CAMPUS: $2200-$2500 per year
OFF CAMPUS: $400 to $1500 per semester
Cost of living: $600 per month

Click here for Prospectus 2018
Click here for Admission and selection requirements
Click here for online application

  1. The American University In Cairo

The American University in Cairo is ranked joint 420th in the world in 2019. Also ranked sixth in the most recent edition of the Arab region university rankings, it teaches in English and possesses Egypt’s largest English-language library collection.

Average fees: $5000 to $6000
Intake: January/September
Accommodation:   ON CAMPUS: $3000-$3500 per year
Cost of living: $300 onwards per month

Click here for Undergraduate Degree programs
Click here for more information on Requirements & Application

  1.  Cairo University

Egypt’s Cairo University is ranked in the 521-530 range of the overall world rankings, and 11th in the Arab regional ranking. Despite the name, its main campus is actually in Giza, 20km southwest across the Nile from Cairo.

Average fees: $4000 to $6000
Intake: January/September
Accommodation:  ON CAMPUS: $75 per month
Cost of living: $300 onwards per month

Click here for more information

  1. University of Johannesburg

Up from 601-650 to 551-560 this year, the University of Johannesburg is the youngest university in South Africa to feature in the QS World University Rankings, having been formed from a merger of earlier institutions as recently as 2005.

Average fees: $2000 to $4000
Intake: February
Students from SADC countries pay local tuition fees plus a levy of $208 ($104 per semester)
Accommodation: ON CAMPUS/OFF CAMPUS: $200 per month
Cost of living: $500 to $600 per month

Click here for Undergraduate Prospectus
Click here for postgraduate courses
Click here for application processes

  1. University of Pretoria

Ranked 561-570 in the world this year is South Africa’s University of Pretoria. It’s one of the largest universities in the country, with over 50,000 students at seven campuses. Established in 1908, the university also features in the top 50 of the latest QS BRICS University Rankings.

Average fees: $2000 to $4000
Intake: February
Accommodation: ON CAMPUS: $2400 to 3300 per year
Cost of living: $500 per month

Click here for application processes

Notes:
For South African Universities; students coming from SADC countries, in order to study Health sciences, your respective country must not offer the health sciences program you wish to study.

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