Top 10 Universities in East Africa
The latest report has ranked the 1326 universities in all part of Africa. There has been a major rise in competition among the East Africa Universities. However, the ranking based on Excellence, Impact, Openness and presence placed University of Nairobi in position one. Arguably to many the following universities are best that East Africa has to offer
1)    University of Nairobi
2)    Makerere university
3)    Addis Ababa university
4)    University of Dar es salaam
5)    University of Khartoum
6)    Kenyatta University
7)    Strathmore University-Nairobi
8)    Egerton University
9)    Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology
10)   National University of Rwanda


A different perspective into ranking gave another picture. Strathmore University was ranked position one in Africa. The Top 10 Universities in East Africa based on presence are;.
1)    Strathmore University
2)    National University of Rwanda
3)    University of Nairobi
4)    Kenyatta University
5)    Ugandan Christian University
6)    Pwani University College
7)    Makerere University
8)    Sudan University of Science and Technology
9)    Uganda Martyrs University
10)   Islamic University in Uganda


The ranking methodology used by Webometrics includes
Excellence rank- Considered the excellent publications i.e. the University publication on scientific field. It should be notable that quality and not Quantity was used in the rank
Presence rank-The hosted number of WebPages in the main domain including sub-domain were used to determine this ranking
Openness rank- In this indicator the effort to start up institutional research is the methodology used. It takes into account the number of affluent files published to dedicated websites according to search engines
Impact rank- An effective referendum is used to evaluate the quality contents, counting all the external links that the University web domain receives from third party

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