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Makerere makes list of World University Rankings, second African country after South Africa

Africa has been represented in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2015-2016 list which  shows the best global universities. These rankings are self acclaimed as the only international university performance tables to judge world class universities across all of their core missions – teaching, research, knowledge transfer and international outlook. Uganda’s Makerere University is ranked as fifth (5th) on the continent.

Ranked the best six in ascending order are California Institute of Technology (USA), University of Oxford (UK), Stanford University (USA), University of Cambridge (UK), Massachusetts Institute of Technology (USA) and Harvard University (USA)

Africa’s ranking being represented by 12 univerities; South Africa takes the bulk of the universities  and Uganda’s Makerere University comes in 5th after four South African Universities.

Rank Name Country
1 120 University of Cape Town South Africa
2 201-250 University of the Witwatersrand South Africa
3 301-350 Stellenbosch University South Africa
4 401-500 University of KwaZulu-Natal South Africa
5 401-500 Makerere University Uganda
6 501 – 600 University of Pretoria South Africa
7 601-800 Alexandria University Egypt
8 601-800 Cairo University Egypt
9 601-800 University of Ibadan Nigeria
10 601-800 University of Nairobi Kenya
11 601-800 University of South Africa South Africa
12 601-800 Suez Canal University Egypt

Makerere Universities’ statistics against University of Cape Town

Makerere University

Univ. of Cape Town

Performance indicators used to come up with these rankings were grouped into five areas of as seen in the chart:

America was represented highest with 147 followed by UK with 78.

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