The University of Tripoli was ranked among the 200 top universities in the Arab world according to the global university ranking conducted by UniRank for 2020.

The uniRank ranking is considered one of the most important ratings as it classifies the best and most accredited universities based on the reputation of the institutions, its popularity, and the lessons, courses, and services it provides.

Tripoli's University came No.1 in Libya and in the 83rd place at the Arabic level, while Misurata was ranked third in Libya and 174 at the Arab level behind the International University of Medical Sciences, which came in the 106th place among the Arab universities.

As for the continent of Africa, the University of Tripoli was ranked 84th followed by the Libyan International University of Medical Sciences at the 107th place and Misurata University behind in the 176th place.

UniRank says its rating was based on valid, unbiased, and non-influenceable web metrics extracted from 4 different web intelligence sources.