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Universities in Benin

Higher Education in Benin

2021 Ranking of Benin Universities

What are Benin’s most well-known universities? Topuniversitieslist attempts to address this issue by releasing the 2021 Beninese University Ranking, which includes 26 Beninese higher education institutions that fulfill the Topuniversitieslist selection criteria:

The required Beninese higher education-related institution has chartered, registered, or certified you.
providing at least four-year undergraduate (bachelor’s) or postgraduate (master’s) degrees (master or doctoral degrees)
primarily offering courses in a conventional, face-to-face, non-distance learning environment

The Topuniversitieslist League Table and University Ranking of 26 Universities in Benin can be found here.

2021 Sub-rankings by provinces and territories

Benin is classified into 12 departments (French: d├ępartements), which are subdivided into 77 communes. The Littoral department, which is located in the south of the country and hosts Benin’s largest city Cotonou, has the highest concentration of higher education institutions that follow the Topuniversitieslist selection criterion. Both departments with at least two Beninese higher education institutions matching the Topuniversitieslist selection criterion are included in the following Topuniversitieslist league tables or sub-rankings.


Littoral (19)
Oueme (2)