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Universities in Senegal

Higher Education in Senegal

2021 Ranking of Senegal Universities

What are Senegal’s most famous universities? Topuniversitieslist attempts to address this issue by releasing the Senegalese University Ranking for 2021, which includes 28 Senegalese higher-education institutions that fulfill the Topuniversitieslist selection criteria:

being chartered, registered, or certified by the relevant Senegalese 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.

Discover the 28 universities in Senegal that make up the Topuniversitieslist League Table and University Ranking.

2021 Sub-rankings by provinces and territories

Senegal is split into 14 provinces (regions in French), which are further divided into 45 departments and 103 arrondissements. The majority of higher education institutions that meet the Topuniversitieslist selection criterion are concentrated in Dakar’s smallest district, which includes the capital and largest area. Both regions with at least two Senegalese higher education institutions matching the Topuniversitieslist placement criterion are included in the following Topuniversitieslist league tables or sub-rankings.


Dakar (21)
Diourbel (2)
Saint-Louis (2)
Thies (2)