Universities and Tertiary Institutes in Africa

COUNTRY
NO. OF REGISTERED UNIVERSITIES
NO. OF TERTIARY INSTITUTIONS
% of TERTIARY ENROLLMENT
YEAR
NO. OF TERTIARY ENROLLED STUDENTS
POP’N
(‘000) (‘000)
ALGERIA 46 76 31 2012 11807 38088
ANGOLA 8 14 7 2011 1300 18565
BENIN 8 20 12 2011 1185 9877
BOTSWANA 2 1 7 2006 149 2128
BURKINA FASO 2 7 5 2012 891 17813
BURUNDI 2 6 3 2010 327 10888
CAMEROON 7 23 12 2011 306 20549
CAPE VERDE 3 10 21 2012 112 531
CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC 1 2 3 2012 155 5167
CHAD 1 10 2 2012 222 11193
COMOROS 1 11 2012 83 752
COTE D’IVOIRE 4 19 8 2010 1792 22401
DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO 9 62 8 2012 6041 75507
DJIBOUTI 1 1 5 2011 40 792
EGYPT 50 124 29 2011 24735 85294
EQUATORIAL GUINEA 1 1 704
ERITREA 1 7 2 2010 125 6234
ETHIOPIA 19 19 8 2012 7510 93877
GABON 1 8 1640
GAMBIA 1 1 4 2008 75 1883
GHANA 28 41 12 2012 3024 25200
GUINEA 1 17 9 2012 1006 11176
GUINEA-BISSAU 5 2 3 2006 50 1661
KENYA 44 26 4 2009 1762 44038
LESOTHO 1 3 11 2012 213 1936
LIBERIA 1 3 3990
LIBYA 10 15 6002
MADAGASCAR 8 14 4 2012 904 22599
MALAWI 5 5 1 2011 168 16778
MALI 4 9 7 2012 1118 15969
MAURITANIA 2 3 5 2012 172 3438
MAURITIUS 3 4 40 2012 529 1322
MOROCCO 94 147 16 2011 5224 32649
MOZAMBIQUE 7 36 5 2011 1205 24097
NAMIBIA 4 3 9 2008 196 2183
NIGER 1 9 2 2012 338 16899
NIGERIA 85 73 10 2005 17451 174508
REPUBLIC OF THE CONGO 1 1 10 2012 449 4493
RWANDA 4 20 7 2012 841 12013
SAO TOME AND PRINCIPE 1 1 8 2012 15 187
SENEGAL 7 93 8 2010 1064 13300
SEYCHELLES 1 1 1 2012 1 91
SIERRA LEONE 2 2 5613
SOMALIA 10 5 10252
SOUTH AFRICA 26 42 48601
SOUTH SUDAN 2 3 11090
SUDAN 35 64 34848
SWAZILAND 1 3 6 2011 84 1403
TANZANIA 25 29 4 2012 1930 48262
TOGO 2 10 10 2012 715 7154
TUNISIA 45 36 35 2012 3793 10836
UGANDA 17 21 9 2011 3128 34759
ZAMBIA 5 17 2 2000 284 14222
ZIMBABWE 6 11 6 2012 791 13183
TOTAL 661 1180 0.0938 103310 1098635

References;

  1. School enrollment, tertiary (% gross)

  2. Mali Universities Directory
  3. Guinea-Bissau Universities

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