UPDATED : Top 50 best Universities and Colleges in Tanzania, 2018: Rankings by Webometrics

By | March 5, 2018

Webometrics a company that focuses on ranking of Universities and colleges in the world has released the 2018 rankings of the top higher institutions of learning in Tanzania. Some universities have improved from the 2017 Webometrics rankings others have dropped. University of Dar es salaam stil to the top.

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Webometrics is an invention of Cybermetrics Lab, a research group belonging to CSIC, the largest public research organization in Spain (You can learn more about CSIC on this Wikipedia Page). CSIC is attached to the ministry of education in Spain.

Methodology of Webometrics Rankings

Webometrics university and college rankings are based on a research that focuses on Technologies, computer science, social sciences and humanities. It uses link analysis for quality evaluation.

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What we picked from them is that Web traffic, Scholarly Citations and page level matters in their rankings.
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They however assert that their rankings are not based on web presence and visibility alone. You can learn more about Webometrics ranking methodology through this page: Methodology
 

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Latest Top 100 best Universities and Colleges in Tanzania in 2018

ranking World Rank University Presence Rank*
1 2021 University of Dar Es Salaam 229
2 2520 Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences 4624
3 3877 Sokoine University of Agriculture 5594
4 4896 University of Dodoma 1581
5 5226 Mzumbe University 1575
6 5398 Open University of Tanzania 116
7 6037 Catholic University of Health and Allied Sciences (Weill Bugando University College) 22648
8 6150 Mkwawa University College of Education 21091
9 6427 Ardhi University 10697
10 7731 University of Iringa 19849
11 8412 Nelson Mandela African Institute of Science & Technology 4720
12 9000 Institute of Rural Development Planning 13956
13 9745 State University of Zanzibar 891
14 10162 Hubert Kairuki Memorial University 3484
15 11260 St Joseph University in Tanzania 4856
16 11466 Dar Es Salaam Institute of Technology 16973
17 12006 Kampala International University 14302
18 12463 Sumait University 22607
19 13253 Institute of Finance Management 10012
20 13330 Saint Augustine University of Tanzania 10639
21 13580 College of Business Education 1920
22 15906 Institute of Accountancy Arusha 16125
23 15953 Tumaini University Makumira 19206
24 16191 Kilimanjaro Christian Medical University College 22400
25 16536 Saint John’s University of Tanzania 21160
26 16578 Zanzibar University 21962
27 16654 Dar es Salaam University College of Education 18270
28 16968 Moshi Co-operative University 21707
29 17157 Mount Meru University 25288
30 17350 Mwenge Catholic University 2120
31 17477 Mbeya University of Science & Technology 22144
32 17731 International Medical & Technological University 20816
33 18068 Muslim University of Morogoro 23011
34 19033 Teofilo Kisanji University 21363
35 19252 Mwalimu Nyerere Memorial Academy 19909
36 19388 Arusha Technical College 17600
37 19535 Sebastian Kolowa Memorial University 22482
38 20166 University of Arusha 19262
39 20184 United African University of Tanzania 4773
40 20825 Jordan University College 19084
41 20861 St Francis University College of Health and Allied Sciences 23213
42 20891 Tumaini University Dar es Salaam College 20527
43 20945 Ruaha Catholic University 18029
44 21032 Tumaini University Stefano Moshi Memorial University College 24043
45 21278 University of Bagamoyo UoB Dar es Salaam 22359
46 21431 Archbishop Mihayo University College of Tabora 22621
47 21431 Stella Maris Mtwara University College 26001
48 22137 Tanzanian Training Centre for International Health 24298
49 23025 Josiah Kibira University Colleg