Looking for information on top universities in South Africa? If you are interested in studying in a South African university, the 2017 best universities in South Africa ranking might be of help.
The Latest ranking was obtained from the updated July 2017 edition of Webometrics data which ranked the University of Cape town as the best university in South Africa. See the full list below.
Top 10 Universities in South Africa 2017:
- University of Cape Town
- University of the Witwatersrand
- Stellenbosch University
- University of Pretoria
- University of Kwazulu Natal
- University of the Western Cape
- University of Johannesburg
- Rhodes University
- North West University
- University of South Africa.
About Webometrics Ranking of Universities.
Also known as Ranking Web of Universities; This is a ranking system for the world’s universities based on a composite indicator that takes into account both the volume of the Web contents (number of web pages and files) and the visibility and impact of these web publications according to the number of external inlinks they received. The ranking is published by the Cybermetrics Lab, a research group of the Spanish National Research Council(CSIC) located in Madrid.
The aim of the Ranking is to improve the presence of the academic and research institutions on the Web and to promote the open access publication of scientific results. The ranking started in 2004 and is updated every January and July.