10 Best Painting and Drawing schools in South Africa

Below is a list of best universities in South Africa ranked based on their research performance in Painting and Drawing. A graph of 836 citations received by 166 academic papers made by 10 universities in South Africa was used to calculate publications' ratings, which then were adjusted for release dates and added to final scores.

We don't distinguish between undergraduate and graduate programs nor do we adjust for current majors offered. You can find information about granted degrees on a university page but always double-check with the university website.

Please note that our approach to subject rankings is based on scientific outputs and heavily biased on art-related topics towards institutions with computer science research profiles.

1. University of the Witwatersrand

For Painting and Drawing

#1 in Africa
#58 in the World
Acceptance Rate
25%
Founded
1922

3. University of Pretoria

For Painting and Drawing

#3 in Africa
#157 in the World
Acceptance Rate
13%
Enrollment
56,483
Male:Female
42:58
Founded
1908

4. University of South Africa

For Painting and Drawing

#6 in Africa
#432 in the World
Enrollment
420,000
Male:Female
36:64
Founded
1873

5. University of the Western Cape

For Painting and Drawing

#7 in Africa
#495 in the World
Acceptance Rate
55%
Enrollment
18,720
Male:Female
40:60
Founded
1959

6. Tshwane University of Technology

For Painting and Drawing

#8 in Africa
#509 in the World
Acceptance Rate
89%
Founded
2003

8. North-West University

For Painting and Drawing

#11 in Africa
#565 in the World
Acceptance Rate
93%
Enrollment
26,439
Male:Female
42:58
Founded
2004

9. Nelson Mandela University

For Painting and Drawing

#12 in Africa
#631 in the World
Acceptance Rate
57%
Founded
2005

10. University of Johannesburg

For Painting and Drawing

#13 in Africa
#670 in the World
Acceptance Rate
77%
Enrollment
49,910
Founded
2005

The best cities to study Painting and Drawing in South Africa based on the number of universities and their ranks are Johannesburg, Cape Town, Pretoria, and Bellville.