Alexandria University has made progress in Webometrics Ranking of World Universities, July 2016, to measure the quality of education and research services, to more than twenty thousand universities around the world, where it take first place at the level of the Egyptian public universities, followed by Cairo University and University of Mansoura and Benha University, and the third among Arab countries after King Saud University and King Abdulaziz University and 609 at the international level.

Dr. Rushdi Zahran, president of Alexandria University declared that the university has expanded during the previous period to be within this category, and that the progress of the university is due to their efforts academically and administratively, as well as professors and students and staff's efforts in the development of leading standards to the presence in this excellent reputation.

He pointed out that the Webometrics Web Rankings is a subsidiary of one of the Spanish research centers and evaluation and specializes in monitoring academic websites, also is considered the most advanced in the field of research, studies and reports, electronic pages in the world, a global classification linked to the standard of research and technical files, and is updated on a regular basis every six months, and it is rated the best universities in the world on the basis that any university activities appear in their websites.

The president of the university added that the rating system focuses on academic content and research on the Internet for both students and academics and research centers of the universities, and access to it, as it measured by the level of follow-up on the electronic university sites.