Here is why KNUST was ranked best in Africa and 14th Best in the World.
Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) has been ranked as Africa’s best and the world’s 14th best university for quality education. This is according to the Times Higher Education World University Impact Ranking 2022, published on the 28th of April 2022.
About the Times Higher Education World University Impact Rankings 2022
The Times Higher Education World University Impact Rankings 2022 include more than 1,600 universities across 99 countries and territories, making them the largest and most diverse university rankings to date. This year’s ranking analysed more than 108 million citations across over 14.4 million research publications and included survey responses from almost 22,000 scholars globally.
Overall, the organization collected over 430,000 data points from more than 2,100 institutions that submitted data on the sustainable development goals (SGDs). The outcome of this year’s rankings demonstrates how the COVID-19 pandemic has affected worldwide higher education sustainable indicators.
According to the Times Higher Education World University Impact Ranking 2022, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology is ranked the best university in
Africa in terms of quality education is ranked 14th in the world.
The result is based on 13 meticulously calibrated performance measures that assess a university’s performance in four areas of quality education: teaching, research, knowledge transfer, and international outlook.
The list includes 1,180 universities from 106 countries worldwide. KNUST placed 14th globally with a score of 83.7% and topped all universities in Africa in terms of quality education.
KNUST also beat 1,166 out of the 1,180 universities that fell within this category in the World. The University of Johannesburg came closest at 39th position with a score of 77.7% in Africa.
For more information about the rankings, click here
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