Thinking about studying at university in South Africa can be overwhelming, especially since there are so many options of where to study in the South Africa, from University of Cape (UCT) to Durban University of Technology ( DUT).
A new university ranking that focuses on academic performance has been released, ranking 18 South African universities among 2,500 institutes across the world.
The University Ranking by Academic Performance (URAP) differs from other widely published rankings by not precluding the lower-end of institutions, particularly in developing nations.
These are the top universities in the country:
|1||237||University of Cape Town||342.74|
|2||312||University of the Witwatersrand||330.54|
|3||369||University of KwaZulu Natal||324.98|
|5||490||University of Pretoria||316.25|
|6||676||University of Johannesburg||308.57|
|7||818||North West University||304.61|
|8||900||University of the Western Cape||302.04|
|10||1071||University of the Free State||277.25|
|11||1248||University of South Africa (Unisa)||224.47|
|12||1357||Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University (Port Elizabeth)||190.98|
|13||1358||Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University (George)||190.84|
|14||1491||Tshwane University of Technology||153.00|
|15||1810||Cape Peninsula University of Technology||79.69|
|16||1815||University of Limpopo||78.75|
|17||1879||University of Fort Hare||67.68|
|18||1901||Durban University of Technology||63.56|
Source: Business Tech
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