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Universities in Ethiopia

Higher Education in Ethiopia

2021 Ranking of Ethiopia Universities

What are Ethiopia’s most famous universities? Topuniversitieslist attempts to address this issue by releasing the Ethiopian University Ranking for 2021, which includes 36 Ethiopian higher-education institutions that fulfill the Topuniversitieslist selection criteria:

offering at least four-year undergraduate degrees (bachelor degrees) or postgraduate degrees (master or doctoral degrees) delivered primarily in a conventional, face-to-face, non-distance education format and being chartered, certified, or approved by the relevant Ethiopian higher education-related institution

Take a look at the Topuniversitieslist League Table and University Rankings for Ethiopia’s 36 universities.

2021 Sub-rankings by provinces and territories

Ethiopia’s Federal Democratic Republic is split into nine regions (kililoch in Amharic) and two chartered towns (Amharic: astedader akababiwach). The majority of higher education institutions that follow the Topuniversitieslist selection criterion are in the Oromia Area, which includes the chartered city of Addis Ababa, which is also the country’s capital and largest city. Both regions with at least two Ethiopian higher education institutions matching the Topuniversitieslist placement criterion are included in the following Topuniversitieslist sub-rankings or league tables.


Tigray Region (4)
SNNPR (7)
Oromia Region (10)
Amhara Region (7)
Addis Ababa (3)