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Universities in Malawi

Higher Education in Malawi

2021 Ranking of Malawi Universities

What are Malawi’s most famous universities? Topuniversitieslist attempts to address this issue by releasing the Malawian University Ranking for 2021, which includes 22 Malawian higher-education institutions that fulfill the Topuniversitieslist selection criteria:

being chartered, registered, or certified by the relevant Malawian higher education-related institution, and providing at least four-year undergraduate degrees (bachelor degrees) or postgraduate degrees (master or doctoral degrees) in a conventional, face-to-face, non-distance education style.

View the Topuniversitieslist League Table and University Rankings for Malawi’s 22 universities.

2021 Sub-rankings by provinces and territories

Malawi is divided into three zones, each of which is subdivided into 28 districts. The Central Region has the greatest number of higher education institutions that follow the Topuniversitieslist selection criterion. Both districts of at least two Malawian higher education institutions that fulfill the Topuniversitieslist selection criterion are included in the following Topuniversitieslist sub-rankings or league tables.


Central Region (48)
Northern Region (11)
Southern Region (13)