Universities in Cairo, Egypt - Rankings & Reviews

Cairo
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Universities in Cairo

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164455

Students

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7735000

Population

3 of these universities are listed in at least one institution or subject specific ranking.

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Oldest university in Cairo:
Al-Azhar University was founded in 1048
Largest university in Cairo:
Helwan University with 109455 students
Latest ranking updates related to universities in Cairo
  • 28 Oct, 2020: British Quacquarelli Symonds, UK published most recent results of QS Arab Region University Rankings 2021. Includes 2 universities from Cairo.
  • 24 Aug, 2020: New edition of THE World University Rankings. 2 universities in Cairo ranked.
  • 01 Jul, 2020: 4icu published most recent results of 4icu - Top Arabic-Speaking Universities. Includes 3 universities from Cairo.
  • 15 Jun, 2020: Publication of CWUR Center for World University Rankings. Al-Azhar University ranked #1575.

#87  #15  4icu - Top Arabic-Speaking Universities [01 July, 2020]

Student satisfaction: 4.5 / 5.0 (381 reviews) Click to rate
#55  #10  4icu - Top Arabic-Speaking Universities [01 July, 2020]
#401  #19  BRICS & Emerging Economies University Ranking [11 February, 2020]
#1575  #7  CWUR Center for World University Rankings [15 June, 2020]

Student satisfaction: 4.5 / 5.0 (50 reviews) Click to rate
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#75  #12  4icu - Top Arabic-Speaking Universities [01 July, 2020]
#401  #18  BRICS & Emerging Economies University Ranking [11 February, 2020]
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Nahda University

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#5

Sinai University

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Key Facts about Cairo

Population: 7735000

Time: GMT +2

District/province: Muḩāfaz̧at al Qāhirah,

Living costs for students in Cairo:

* 100 = prices in London

  • Living costs without accommodation 57* (43% cheaper than London)
  • All costs including accommodation 49* (51% cheaper than London)
  • Meals (grocery & lower cost restaurants) 66* (34% cheaper than London)
  • Average Big Mac price 39.66 EGP
  • Plug Type C
    • Residential voltage: 220 V
    • Frequency: 50 Hz
  • Plug Type F
    • Residential voltage: 220 V
    • Frequency: 50 Hz

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FAQ

Misr International University ranks #1 in Cairo in our meta ranking composed of 110 university rankings.

Among all universities in Cairo Helwan University is listed in the largest number of rankings. See all 10 rankings where Helwan University is listed.

Ranking publishers

4icu

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British Quacquarelli Symonds, UK

Criteria used in ranking -QS World University Rankings:
Academic Reputation 40%
Employer Reputation 10%
Faculty/Student Ratio 20%
Citations per faculty 20%
International Faculty Ratio 5%
International Student Ratio 5%

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CWUR Center for World University Rankings

Criteria used in ranking -CWUR Center for World University Rankings:
Research Performance 40%
Quality of Education 25%
Alumni Employment 25%
Quality of Faculty 10%

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THE Times Higher Education, UK

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Criteria used in ranking -THE World University Rankings:
Teaching 30%
Research (volume, income and reputation) 30%
Citations 30%
International outlook (staff, students, research) 7.5%
Industry income (knowledge transfer) 2.5%

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Criteria used in ranking -Young University Rankings:
Teaching 30%
Research (volume, income and reputation) 30%
Citations 30%
International outlook (staff, students, research) 7.5%
Industry income (knowledge transfer) 2.5%

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Criteria used in ranking -BRICS & Emerging Economies University Ranking:
Teaching 30%
Research (volume, income and reputation) 30%
Citations 20%
International outlook (staff, students, research) 10%
Industry income (knowledge transfer) 10%

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Urap

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