Top 2 Universities in Johannesburg, South Africa for 2023

Top 2 Universities in Johannesburg, South Africa for 2023

The city of Johannesburg is home to some of the best universities in South Africa. From world-renowned research institutions to renowned technical universities, the city has it all. In this article, we will be ranking the top universities in Johannesburg, South Africa in 2023.

The city of Johannesburg is the largest city in South Africa and is home to some of the most prestigious universities in the country. With a population of over 4.4 million, Johannesburg is a bustling city with vibrant nightlife, cultural attractions, and a strong economy. It is also home to some of the best universities in South Africa, which attract students from all over the world.

In this article, we will take a look at the top universities in Johannesburg, and their ranking system for the year 2023.

The top 2 universities in Johannesburg ranked by EduRank based on research outputs, non-academic prominence, and alumni influence.

The rankings are determined by analyzing 1.58M citations received by 65.6K academic publications made by 2 universities from Johannesburg, the popularity of 175 recognized alumni, and the largest reference database available.

Top 2 Universities in Johannesburg, South Africa for 2023

1. University of the Witwatersrand

The University of the Witwatersrand is the highest-ranked university in Johannesburg. It is a research-intensive university and is renowned for its research and teaching. It has a wide range of courses, from business and engineering to law and medicine. It also has a strong international research network, with students from all over the world.
The origins of Wits University lie in the South African School of Mines, which was established in Kimberley in 1896 and transferred to Johannesburg as the Transvaal Technical Institute in 1904, becoming the Transvaal University College in 1906 and renamed the South African School of Mines and Technology four years later.
Other departments were added as Johannesburg grew and in 1920 the name was changed to the University College, Johannesburg. Full university status was granted in 1922, incorporating the College as the University of the Witwatersrand, with effect 1 March. Seven months later the inauguration of the University was duly celebrated.
Prince Arthur of Connaught, Governor-General of the Union of South Africa, became the University’s first Chancellor, and Professor Jan H. Hofmeyr its first Principal. Building began at Milner Park on a site donated to the University by the Johannesburg municipality.
It is also the number two best university in South Africa in 2023  as well as second in Africa.
#2 in South Africa
#2 in Africa
Acceptance Rate 25%
Founded 1922

2. University of Johannesburg

The University of Johannesburg is the highest-ranked university in Johannesburg. It is ranked among the top universities in the world and is renowned for its research and teaching. It has a wide range of courses, from business and engineering to law and medicine. It also has a strong international research network, with students from all over the world
The University of Johannesburg is a public university located in Johannesburg, South Africa. The University of Johannesburg came into existence on 1 January 2005 as the result of a merger between the Rand Afrikaans University, the Technikon Witwatersrand and the Soweto and East Rand campuses of Vista University.
#6 in South Africa
#9 in Africa
Acceptance Rate 77%
Enrollment 49,910
Founded 2005

2023’s Top 10 Universities Near Johannesburg

  1. University of South Africa
  2. Sefako Makgatho Health Sciences University
  3. University of Pretoria
  4. Tshwane University of Technology
  5. Vaal University of Technology
  6. North-West University
  7. AFDA Botswana
  8. University of Botswana
  9. Botswana Accountancy College
  10. Botho University

 

Distance, km
University
Country rank
City
51 University of South Africa 7
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Pretoria
53 Sefako Makgatho Health Sciences University 23
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Pretoria
54 University of Pretoria 4
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Pretoria
54 Tshwane University of Technology 13
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Pretoria
59 Vaal University of Technology 20
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Vanderbijlpark
109 North-West University 8
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Potchefstroom
271 AFDA Botswana 6
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Oodi
272 University of Botswana 1
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Gaborone
272 Botswana Accountancy College 5
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Gaborone
275 Botho University 4
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Gaborone

 

 

The best cities to study in South Africa based on the number of universities and their ranks are Cape TownJohannesburgStellenbosch, and Pretoria.

The average cost of living for students in South Africa is $412 + $62-440 for rent (depending on where to live: dormitory, renting with a roommate or solo).

 

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