Colleges & Universities in South Africa

Universities in South Africa

Higher Education in South Africa


What are the most popular Universities and Colleges in South Africa? uniRank answers this question by publishing the 2024 South African University Ranking of 25 South African higher-education institutions meeting the following uniRank selection criteria:

  • being chartered, licensed or accredited by the appropriate South African higher education-related organization.
  • offering at least three-year bachelor's degrees or postgraduate master's or doctoral degrees
  • delivering courses predominantly in a traditional, non-distance education format

2024 Ranking of South African Universities

2024 Sub-rankings by Provinces

League Tables and University sub-rankings of South African Universities in the following provinces:

Eastern Cape (4)   Free State (2)  
Gauteng (6)   KwaZulu-Natal (4)  
Limpopo (2)   Western Cape (4)  

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