KNUST ranked No.1 University in Africa and 14th in the World


The Kwame Nkrumah of Science and Technology (KNUST) has been adjudged the best University in Africa with top-notch delivery of quality education.

This was contained in the 2022 Times Higher Education Impact Ranking published on Thursday, April 28.

The 2022 ranking included more than 1600 universities in 99 countries across the globe.

On the global stage, the revered university was placed 14th globally with a score of 83.7% and topped all universities in Africa in terms of quality. “KNUST also beat 1,166 out of the 1,180 universities that fell within this category in the world,” part of the statement read.

In terms of quality education, the ranking evaluated the performances of 1,180 universities from 106 countries worldwide in four key areas: teaching, research, knowledge transfer and international outlook.

Read the full statement below

Responding to the publication, the management of KNUST expressed its gratitude “to the hardworking staff, students, constructive partners, and stakeholders for this great achievement.”

The Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) is a world-class academic centre of excellence, spearheading West Africa’s pursuit of technological advancement.

KNUST exists to advance knowledge in science and technology through creating an environment for undertaking relevant research, quality teaching, entrepreneurship training and community engagement to improve the quality of life.

Our campus is located at a very ideal place inside the city of Kumasi, in Ghana; with an estimated eight-mile square of aesthetic beauty, a rising and falling landscape, state of the art buildings and very conspicuous flora prettification, our community provides the right atmosphere for the holistic development of students