Universities in Pretoria, South Africa - Rankings & Reviews

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Universities in Pretoria

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113551

Students

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1620000

Population

3 universities in Pretoria are listed in 20 different university rankings (by institution) as well as 3 different subject specific rankings. 3 of these universities are listed in at least one institution or subject specific ranking.

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Oldest university in Pretoria:
was founded in 1873
Largest university in Pretoria:
with 60000 students
Latest ranking updates related to universities in Pretoria
  • 01 Jan, 2021: New edition of Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities. 3 universities in Pretoria ranked.
  • 03 Dec, 2020: Publication of URAP World Ranking - University Ranking by Academic Performance. University of Pretoria with highest ranking among universities in Pretoria ranked #458.
  • 19 Oct, 2020: Publication of US News: Best Global Universities. Tshwane University of Technology with highest ranking among universities in Pretoria ranked #1.
  • 10 Oct, 2020: NTU Performance Ranking of Scientific Papers updated with University of Pretoria in position 601.

Highest subject rankings of universities in Pretoria

#1
Theology & Religious Studies
(QS World University Rankings By Subject)
#51 
#3 
University of Pretoria
#2
Biological Sciences
(URAP University Ranking by Academic Performance - By Subject)
#233 
#6 
University of Pretoria
#3
Mechanical Engineering
(NTU by Subject - Performance Ranking of Scientific Papers)
#287 
#1 
University of Pretoria

Rankings of universities in Pretoria, South Africa 2021

#1
Student satisfaction: 4.5 / 5.0 (237 reviews) Click to rate
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#561  #5  QS World University Rankings
[Published 10 June, 2020]
#601  #7  THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 24 August, 2020]
#251  #4  QS Employability Rankings
[Published 19 September, 2019]


#2
Student satisfaction: 3.1 / 5.0 (170 reviews) Click to rate
#1001  #10  THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 24 August, 2020]
#921  #10  US News: Best Global Universities
[Published 19 October, 2020]
#251  #9  BRICS & Emerging Economies University Ranking
[Published 11 February, 2020]


#3
Student satisfaction: 4.1 / 5.0 (167 reviews) Click to rate
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#1001  #11  THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 24 August, 2020]
#1  #2  US News: Best Global Universities
[Published 19 October, 2020]
#251  #10  BRICS & Emerging Economies University Ranking
[Published 11 February, 2020]

Key Facts about Pretoria

Population: 1620000

Time: GMT +2

District/province: Gauteng, City of Tshwane Metropolitan Municipality

Living costs for students in Pretoria:

* 100 = prices in London

  • Living costs without accommodation 65* (35% cheaper than London)
  • All costs including accommodation 45* (55% cheaper than London)
  • Meals (grocery & lower cost restaurants) 49* (51% cheaper than London)
  • Average Big Mac price 32.60 ZAR
  • Plug Type C
    • Residential voltage: 230 V
    • Frequency: 50 Hz
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FAQ

University of Pretoria ranks #1 in Pretoria in our meta ranking composed of 130 university rankings.

Among all universities in Pretoria University of Pretoria is listed in the largest number of rankings. See all 17 rankings where University of Pretoria is listed.

University of Pretoria is ranked best in Pretoria for Social Studies & Humanities. See all rankings for the University of Pretoria.

University of Pretoria is ranked best in Pretoria for Natural Sciences. See all rankings for the University of Pretoria.

University of Pretoria is ranked best in Pretoria for Engineering. See all rankings for the University of Pretoria.

Ranking publishers

British Quacquarelli Symonds, UK

Criteria used in ranking -QS World University Rankings:
Academic Reputation 40%
Employer Reputation 10%
Faculty/Student Ratio 20%
Citations per faculty 20%
International Faculty Ratio 5%
International Student Ratio 5%

Criteria used in ranking -QS Employability Rankings:
Employer reputation 30%
Alumni outcomes 25%
Partnerships with Employers per Faculty 25%
Employer/Student Connections 10%
Graduate employment rate 10%

Criteria used in ranking -QS University Rankings BRICS:
Academic reputation 30%
Employer reputation 20%
Faculty/student ratio 20%
Staff with a PhD 10%
Papers per faculty 10%

CWUR Center for World University Rankings

Criteria used in ranking -CWUR Center for World University Rankings:
Research Performance 40%
Quality of Education 25%
Alumni Employment 25%
Quality of Faculty 10%

Centre for Science and Technology Studies, Leiden University, Netherlands

Criteria used in ranking -CWTS Leiden Ranking:
Academic research publication

NTU ranking

Criteria used in ranking -NTU Performance Ranking of Scientific Papers:
Research excellence 40%
Research impact 35%
Research productivity 25%

RUR Ranking Agency (Moscow, Russia)

Criteria used in ranking -RUR World University Rankings:
Teaching 40%
Research 40%
International Diversity 10%
Financial Sustainability 10%

Criteria used in ranking -RUR Reputation Ranking:
Teaching Reputation 50%
Research Reputation 50%

Criteria used in ranking -RUR Research Performance Ranking:
Normalized citation impact (Citations of research publications from all university authors compared with world averages) 20%
Citation per papers 20%
Papers per academic and research staff 20%
International research reputation 20%
Share of research publications written in international co-authorship 20%

Scimago Institutions

Criteria used in ranking -Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities:
Research 50%
Innovation 30%
Societal 20%

ShanghaiRanking Consultancy

Criteria used in ranking -ARWU Academic Ranking of World Universities - ShanghaiRanking:
Alumni winning research prizes 10%
Staff winning research prizes 20%
Research paper publications 20%
Papers published in Nature and Science 20%
Papers indexed in Science Citation Index-Expanded and Social Science Citation Index 20%
Per capita academic performance 10%

THE Times Higher Education, UK

Criteria used in ranking -THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education:
Teaching 30%
Research (volume, income and reputation) 30%
Citations 30%
International outlook (staff, students, research) 7.5%
Industry income (knowledge transfer) 2.5%

Criteria used in ranking -BRICS & Emerging Economies University Ranking:
Teaching 30%
Research (volume, income and reputation) 30%
Citations 20%
International outlook (staff, students, research) 10%
Industry income (knowledge transfer) 10%

Criteria used in ranking -Young University Rankings:
Teaching 30%
Research (volume, income and reputation) 30%
Citations 30%
International outlook (staff, students, research) 7.5%
Industry income (knowledge transfer) 2.5%

Urap

Us News

Webometrics

Criteria used in ranking -Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities:
Visibility 50%
Excellence 35%
Transparency 10%
Presence 5%