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15 Egyptian Universities Ranked in Top 100 of Arab Region

15 of Egypt's universities remain among the top 100 in the Arab world. Find out which ones ranked and who made the top 1000 universities worldwide.

We knew we were smart, but we're still as excited to see these results as we are to have Nutella konafa. Egypt's universities remain among the best in the Arab region and we even had two universities place in the worldwide top 1000!

The Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) University Rankings for 2016 were released yesterday and 15 Egyptian universities have ranked in the top 100 in the Arab region. QS is an international leader in higher education analyst, and is known for its annual university ranking system.

QS stated, "Cairo University is the most highly regarded university in the region among academics, while the American University in Cairo is among the top 20 regionally for the research output of its faculties."

Saudi Arabia’s King Fahd University for Petroleum & Minerals remains as the region's best university.

Worldwide, the American University in Cairo and Cairo University both ranked in the top 1000 universities.

The rankings are as follows for the top 100 universities in the Arab region:

5             American University in Cairo

10           Cairo University

13           Ain Shams University

14           Alexandria University

30           Mansoura University

34           Assuit University

35           Al Azahr University

45           Zagazig University

51-60      Tanta University

              Helwan University

              Arab Academy for Science, Technology and Maritime Transport (AASTMT)

81-90      Suez Canal University

              British University in Egypt

              Benha University- Egypt

91-100    October 6 University