Universities in Egypt
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Egypt
39 out of 40
  • Universities in Egypt
  • Ranked in at least one ranking
21
  • Different Rankings list
  • Universities in Egypt
  • (16 institution and 5 subject rankings)
7
  • Global Rankings rank
  • Universities in Egypt
  • Among TOP 200
Latest ranking updates related to universities in Egypt
  • 18 Mar, 2021: Publication of Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities. Cairo University with highest ranking among universities in Egypt ranked #337.
  • 04 Mar, 2021: Publication of QS World University Rankings By Subject (Engineering - Chemical). Cairo University with highest ranking among universities in Egypt ranked #49.
  • 01 Mar, 2021: Publication of THE Emerging Economies University Ranking - Times Higher Education. Mansoura University with highest ranking among universities in Egypt ranked #94.
  • 30 Jan, 2021: New edition of UniRank 4icu - Top Arabic-Speaking Universities. 28 universities in Egypt ranked.

Highest subject rankings of universities in Egypt

Engineering - Civil & Structural
#51 
Cairo University
Pharmacy & Pharmacology
#93 
Cairo University
Physical Sciences
#301 
Beni-Suef University
Agriculture & Forestry
#351 
Assiut University
Economics & Econometrics
#451 
The American University in Cairo

Rankings of universities in Egypt 2021

#1

Cairo University

Student satisfaction: 4.4 / 5.0 (5 reviews)
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  • #4 
  • #601 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 24 August, 2020]
  • #2 
  • #561 
QS World University Rankings
[Published 10 June, 2020]
  • #1 
  • #337 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]


#2

The American University in Cairo

Student satisfaction: 4.4 / 5.0 (488 reviews)
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  • #7 
  • #801 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 24 August, 2020]
  • #1 
  • #411 
QS World University Rankings
[Published 10 June, 2020]
  • #30 
  • #597 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]


#3

Mansoura University

Student satisfaction: 4.3 / 5.0 (298 reviews)
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  • #2 
  • #401 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 24 August, 2020]
  • #9 
  • #1001 
QS World University Rankings
[Published 10 June, 2020]
  • #4 
  • #449 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]


#4

Ain Shams University

Student satisfaction: 4.3 / 5.0 (321 reviews)
  • #15 
  • #1001 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 24 August, 2020]
  • #3 
  • #801 
QS World University Rankings
[Published 10 June, 2020]
  • #3 
  • #441 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]


#5

Suez Canal University

Student satisfaction: 4.2 / 5.0 (74 reviews)
  • #3 
  • #501 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 24 August, 2020]
  • #5 
  • #496 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #6 
  • #913 
US News: Best Global Universities
[Published 19 October, 2020]


#6

Alexandria University

Student satisfaction: 4.3 / 5.0 (79 reviews)
  • #17 
  • #1001 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 24 August, 2020]
  • #4 
  • #801 
QS World University Rankings
[Published 10 June, 2020]
  • #2 
  • #438 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]


#7

Aswan University

Student satisfaction: 3.8 / 5.0 (32 reviews)
  • #1 
  • #401 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 24 August, 2020]
  • #24 
  • #575 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #24 
  • #4162 
Nature Index - Top Academic Institutions
[Published 04 May, 2020]


#8

Kafrelsheikh University

Student satisfaction: 4.3 / 5.0 (262 reviews)
  • #5 
  • #601 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 24 August, 2020]
  • #22 
  • #563 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #12 
  • #1056 
US News: Best Global Universities
[Published 19 October, 2020]


#9

Beni-Suef University

Student satisfaction: 4.2 / 5.0 (5 reviews)
  • #9 
  • #801 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 24 August, 2020]
  • #7 
  • #508 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #8 
  • #1012 
US News: Best Global Universities
[Published 19 October, 2020]


#10

Al-Azhar University

Student satisfaction: 4.5 / 5.0 (381 reviews)
  • #16 
  • #1001 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 24 August, 2020]
  • #5 
  • #1001 
QS World University Rankings
[Published 10 June, 2020]
  • #10 
  • #519 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]


#11

Benha University

Student satisfaction: 4.1 / 5.0 (94 reviews)
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  • #8 
  • #801 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 24 August, 2020]
  • #23 
  • #568 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #13 
  • #1182 
US News: Best Global Universities
[Published 19 October, 2020]


#12

Helwan University

Student satisfaction: 4.5 / 5.0 (50 reviews)
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  • #12 
  • #1001 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 24 August, 2020]
  • #8 
  • #1001 
QS World University Rankings
[Published 10 June, 2020]
  • #20 
  • #561 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]


#13

Assiut University

Student satisfaction: 4.2 / 5.0 (412 reviews)
  • #18 
  • #1001 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 24 August, 2020]
  • #6 
  • #1001 
QS World University Rankings
[Published 10 June, 2020]
  • #8 
  • #513 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]


#14

Sohag university

Student satisfaction: 4.0 / 5.0 (110 reviews)
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  • #6 
  • #801 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 24 August, 2020]
  • #29 
  • #589 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #16 
  • #1423 
US News: Best Global Universities
[Published 19 October, 2020]


#15

Zagazig University

Student satisfaction: 4.0 / 5.0 (5 reviews)
  • #13 
  • #1001 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 24 August, 2020]
  • #6 
  • #498 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #7 
  • #978 
US News: Best Global Universities
[Published 19 October, 2020]


#16

Tanta University

Student satisfaction: 4.2 / 5.0 (4 reviews)
  • #11 
  • #1001 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 24 August, 2020]
  • #9 
  • #518 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #10 
  • #1022 
US News: Best Global Universities
[Published 19 October, 2020]


#17

Fayoum University

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  • #21 
  • #1001 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 24 August, 2020]
  • #26 
  • #582 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #11 
  • #2456 
Nature Index - Top Academic Institutions
[Published 04 May, 2020]


#18

Minia University

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  • #14 
  • #1001 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 24 August, 2020]
  • #17 
  • #549 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #14 
  • #1209 
US News: Best Global Universities
[Published 19 October, 2020]


#19

South Valley University

Student satisfaction: 4.5 / 5.0 (5 reviews)
  • #10 
  • #1001 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 24 August, 2020]
  • #21 
  • #561 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #17 
  • #2809 
Nature Index - Top Academic Institutions
[Published 04 May, 2020]


#20

Menoufia University

  • #20 
  • #1001 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 24 August, 2020]
  • #18 
  • #560 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #15 
  • #1339 
US News: Best Global Universities
[Published 19 October, 2020]


#21

Port Said University

Student satisfaction: 4.5 / 5.0 (42 reviews)
  • #19 
  • #1001 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 24 August, 2020]
  • #31 
  • #612 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #21 
  • #501 
THE Emerging Economies University Ranking - Times Higher Education
[Published 01 March, 2021]

#22

The German University in Cairo

Student satisfaction: 4.4 / 5.0 (265 reviews)
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  • #7 
  • #1001 
QS World University Rankings
[Published 10 June, 2020]
  • #27 
  • #583 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #10 
  • #2362 
Nature Index - Top Academic Institutions
[Published 04 May, 2020]

#23

The British University in Egypt

Student satisfaction: 4.5 / 5.0 (186 reviews)
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  • #28 
  • #586 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #3 
  • #1657 
Nature Index - Top Academic Institutions
[Published 04 May, 2020]
  • #9 
  • #1397 
CWUR Center for World University Rankings
[Published 15 June, 2020]


#24

Damietta University

Student satisfaction: 4.3 / 5.0 (175 reviews)
  • #19 
  • #561 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #9 
  • #2338 
Nature Index - Top Academic Institutions
[Published 04 May, 2020]
  • #20 
  • #2075 
URAP World Ranking - University Ranking by Academic Performance
[Published 03 December, 2020]

#25

Nile University

Student satisfaction: 4.5 / 5.0 (126 reviews)
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  • #25 
  • #581 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #23 
  • #3718 
Nature Index - Top Academic Institutions
[Published 04 May, 2020]
  • #26 
  • #2836 
URAP World Ranking - University Ranking by Academic Performance
[Published 03 December, 2020]

#26

Damanhour University

Student satisfaction: 4.1 / 5.0 (68 reviews)
  • #14 
  • #534 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #22 
  • #2215 
URAP World Ranking - University Ranking by Academic Performance
[Published 03 December, 2020]
  • #29 
  • #3945 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#27

University of Sadat City

Student satisfaction: 4.0 / 5.0 (647 reviews)
  • #13 
  • #533 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #24 
  • #2566 
URAP World Ranking - University Ranking by Academic Performance
[Published 03 December, 2020]
  • #16 
  • #81 
QS Arab Region University Rankings 2021
[Published 28 October, 2020]


#28

Egypt-Japan University of Science and Technology

Student satisfaction: 4.3 / 5.0 (24 reviews)
  • #11 
  • #521 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #23 
  • #164 
UniRank 4icu - Top Arabic-Speaking Universities
[Published 30 January, 2021]
  • #20 
  • #2455 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#29

Misr University for Science and Technology

Student satisfaction: 4.1 / 5.0 (48 reviews)
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  • #12 
  • #533 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #13 
  • #105 
UniRank 4icu - Top Arabic-Speaking Universities
[Published 30 January, 2021]
  • #28 
  • #3863 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#30

Future University Egypt

Student satisfaction: 4.4 / 5.0 (381 reviews)
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  • #15 
  • #540 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #11 
  • #71 
QS Arab Region University Rankings 2021
[Published 28 October, 2020]
  • #18 
  • #136 
UniRank 4icu - Top Arabic-Speaking Universities
[Published 30 January, 2021]

#31

October University for Modern Sciences and Arts

Student satisfaction: 4.4 / 5.0 (134 reviews)
  • #16 
  • #543 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]

#32

MISR University for Sience and Technology

Student satisfaction: 3.7 / 5.0 (174 reviews)
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  • #21 
  • #3211 
Nature Index - Top Academic Institutions
[Published 04 May, 2020]

#33

Misr International University

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  • #14 
  • #111 
UniRank 4icu - Top Arabic-Speaking Universities
[Published 30 January, 2021]
  • #31 
  • #4384 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#34

Pharos University in Alexandria

  • #27 
  • #3737 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#35

October 6 University

Student satisfaction: 4.0 / 5.0 (280 reviews)
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  • #28 
  • #198 
UniRank 4icu - Top Arabic-Speaking Universities
[Published 30 January, 2021]
  • #30 
  • #4336 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#36

Modern Sciences and Arts University

Student satisfaction: 4.5 / 5.0 (111 reviews)
  • #17 
  • #129 
UniRank 4icu - Top Arabic-Speaking Universities
[Published 30 January, 2021]

#37

Nahda University

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  • #19 
  • #157 
UniRank 4icu - Top Arabic-Speaking Universities
[Published 30 January, 2021]
  • #33 
  • #10775 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#38

Delta University for Science and Technology

Student satisfaction: 4.2 / 5.0 (106 reviews)
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  • #32 
  • #9336 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#39

Sinai University

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  • #34 
  • #11078 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#40

Université Française d'Égypte

Student satisfaction: 4.0 / 5.0 (23 reviews)
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Egypt Key Facts for International Students

Time: GMT +2

Telephone country code: +20

  • Largest cities in Egypt:
  • 1. Cairo: 7,700,000
  • 2. Alexandria: 3,800,000
  • 3. Giza: 2,400,000
  • 4. Port Said: 540,000
  • 5. Suez: 490,000

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FAQ

Cairo University ranks #1 in Egypt in our meta ranking composed of 96 university rankings.

Among all universities in Egypt Cairo University is listed in the largest number of rankings. See all 25 rankings where Cairo University is listed.

Cairo University is ranked best in Egypt for Engineering (Engineering - Civil & Structural). See all rankings for the Cairo University.

Cairo University is ranked best in Egypt for Medicine & Health (Pharmacy & Pharmacology). See all rankings for the Cairo University.

Beni-Suef University is ranked best in Egypt for Natural Sciences (Physical Sciences). See all rankings for the Beni-Suef University.

Assiut University is ranked best in Egypt for Agriculture (Agriculture & Forestry). See all rankings for the Assiut University.

The American University in Cairo is ranked best in Egypt for Social Studies & Humanities (Economics & Econometrics). See all rankings for the The American University in Cairo.

Ranking publishers

4icu

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British Quacquarelli Symonds, UK

Criteria used in ranking -QS World University Rankings:
Academic Reputation 40%
Employer Reputation 10%
Faculty/Student Ratio 20%
Citations per faculty 20%
International Faculty Ratio 5%
International Student Ratio 5%

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Criteria used in ranking -QS Employability Rankings:
Employer reputation 30%
Alumni outcomes 25%
Partnerships with Employers per Faculty 25%
Employer/Student Connections 10%
Graduate employment rate 10%

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Criteria used in ranking -QS Arab Region University Rankings 2021:
Academic reputation 30%
Employer reputation 20%
Faculty/student ratio 15%
International research network 10%

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CWUR Center for World University Rankings

Criteria used in ranking -CWUR Center for World University Rankings:
Research Performance 40%
Quality of Education 25%
Alumni Employment 25%
Quality of Faculty 10%

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Centre for Science and Technology Studies, Leiden University, Netherlands

Criteria used in ranking -CWTS Leiden Ranking:
Academic research publication

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NTU ranking

Criteria used in ranking -NTU Performance Ranking of Scientific Papers:
Research excellence 40%
Research impact 35%
Research productivity 25%

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Criteria used in ranking -NTU Africa:
Research productivity 25%
Research impact 35%
Research Excellence 40%

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Nature Index

Criteria used in ranking -Nature Index - Top Academic Institutions:
Article count (AC)
Fractional count (FC)
Weighted fractional count (WFC)

RUR Ranking Agency (Moscow, Russia)

Criteria used in ranking -RUR World University Rankings:
Teaching 40%
Research 40%
International Diversity 10%
Financial Sustainability 10%

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Criteria used in ranking -RUR Reputation Ranking:
Teaching Reputation 50%
Research Reputation 50%

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Criteria used in ranking -RUR Research Performance Ranking:
Normalized citation impact (Citations of research publications from all university authors compared with world averages) 20%
Citation per papers 20%
Papers per academic and research staff 20%
International research reputation 20%
Share of research publications written in international co-authorship 20%

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Scimago Institutions

Criteria used in ranking -Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities:
Research 50%
Innovation 30%
Societal 20%

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ShanghaiRanking Consultancy

Criteria used in ranking -ARWU Academic Ranking of World Universities - ShanghaiRanking:
Alumni winning research prizes 10%
Staff winning research prizes 20%
Research paper publications 20%
Papers published in Nature and Science 20%
Papers indexed in Science Citation Index-Expanded and Social Science Citation Index 20%
Per capita academic performance 10%

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THE Times Higher Education, UK

Criteria used in ranking -THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education:
Teaching 30%
Research (volume, income and reputation) 30%
Citations 30%
International outlook (staff, students, research) 7.5%
Industry income (knowledge transfer) 2.5%

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Criteria used in ranking -THE Emerging Economies University Ranking - Times Higher Education:
Teaching 30%
Research (volume, income and reputation) 30%
Citations 20%
International outlook (staff, students, research) 10%
Industry income (knowledge transfer) 10%

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Criteria used in ranking -Young University Rankings:
Teaching 30%
Research (volume, income and reputation) 30%
Citations 30%
International outlook (staff, students, research) 7.5%
Industry income (knowledge transfer) 2.5%

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Urap

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Us News

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Webometrics

Criteria used in ranking -Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities:
Visibility 50%
Excellence 35%
Transparency 10%
Presence 5%

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