1. Cairo University
Ranking number 1 university in Egypt, Cairo University is one of the oldest educational institutions in Egypt. It was founded in 1908 and is located in Giza. It was originally known as the Egyptian University until 1940. It is considered as the forbearer among other more modern and blooming universities in Egypt. The university offers 27 Faculties and Institutes, including Faculty of Engineering, Faculty of Medicine, Faculty of Mass Communication, and more.
2. The American University in Cairo
The American University in Cairo (AUC) was founded in 1919, leading its academics in the English language, it is the number one private education institution in Egypt. It is located in New Cairo. The AUC is an American-accredited institution of higher education and center of intellectual, social and cultural life of the Arab world. The University offers 38 undergraduate, 45 master’s and two PhD programs. The university’s accountability to the world's guidelines has reaffirmed its global accreditation and positioning, making its students certificates perceived and esteemed all over the world.
3. Future University in Egypt
The Future University in Egypt (FUE) is one of Egypt’s greatest private universities. It was founded in 2006 and is located in New Cairo. The university offers 6 accredited faculties and 2 postgraduate programs. The FUE offers one of the best on campus dental hospitals in Egypt and it is the first private university in Egypt to have one in the first place. The FUE’s main concern is to give the highest level of intellectual learning and preparation to its students, while continually aspiring to update, develop, and improve its programs. The FUE gives full support to their students on all educational levels. It surrounds its students with a positive and healthy environment in whatever study they wish to proceed with.
4. Ain Shams University
Ain Shams University is one of Egypt’s best public universities. It was founded in July 1950, located in El-Abbaseya. Ain shams University offers 17 faculties, 3 postgraduate institutes, and 48 credit hours programs. The university has about twenty thousand employees and over two hundred thousand students.
Ain Shams University is an educational, exploration, and administration establishment that embraces advancement and qualifies an alumnus, scholastically and skillfully, to fit to compete in the labor market and community service in accordance with international developments.
5. Arab Academy for Science, Technology and Maritime Transport
The Arab Academy for Science, Technology and Maritime Transport is a private university that was established in 1972. It has 6 locations in Egypt; El Alamein, Alexandria, Cairo, Aswan, Smart village, and in Port Said. The university offers 13 prestigious colleges, offering a wide range of high-quality academic programs, with their main program being Maritime Transport and Technology. Their mission is to contribute to the social and economic development of the Arab region by offering distinguished agents who have been qualified through comprehensive educational programs, high caliber faculty, and centers of excellence in research.
6. The British University in Egypt
The British University in Egypt (BUE) was established in 2005 and is located in El Sherouk, Cairo. The BUE has to be one of Egypt’s most loved and admired campuses. It provides various facilities to help support the students on campus achieve their maximum learning and social life potential. In April 2015, the BUE opened a new “State-Of-The-Art” purpose-built Library building which provides a variety of services to students and academic staff. It offers 11 faculties and 2 postgraduate programs. The BUE provides the best educated UK academic standards. It was established following an agreement between the Egyptian and British governments with a view to create a university in Egypt following the standards and culture of British higher education and offering UK-validated degrees.
7. Alexandria University
Alexandria University is a public university, which was established in 1938. It offers 24 faculties and institutes.
Alexandria University was ranked 147th worldwide based on Times Higher Education's World University Rankings in 2010 – 2011. The university has more than 150 thousand students. It provides opportunities for participation in academic conferences locally and internationally and at research centers, through the university's own resources.
8. Mansoura University
Mansoura university is an Egyptian public university that was founded in 1972, located in Mansoura, Egypt. It offers 18 different faculties with a capacity of more than 180 thousand students and around 25 thousand employees. Mansoura University is eager to serve its students all sorts of useful educational guidance and counselling.
9. German University in Cairo
The German University in Cairo (GUC) was founded in 2002, located in New Cairo. The German University in Cairo is one of Egypt’s top private universities. The university is a non-profit private advanced education foundation. It is the only integrated German university outside Germany that has 3 Bologna cycles. It offers 31 undergraduate programs and 40 postgraduate institutes. The university offers a unique student exchange program that allows students from Egypt to go study abroad in Germany to complete their bachelor and/or master thesis at German partner universities.
10. Misr International University
Misr International University (MIU) was established in 1996, located in Al Obour, Cairo. Misr International University is a profit making private higher-education institution. The university has an enrollment range of over seven thousand students. The university offers 8 faculties which include Alsun, Computer science, Pharmacy and more. It is trying to expand the focus of the institution by establishing a post graduate program and present new fields of specialization in various faculties.