14 Best universities for Zoology in South Africa

Below is the list of best universities in South Africa ranked based on their research performance in Zoology. A graph of 97.8K citations received by 4.28K academic papers made by 14 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.

1. University of Pretoria

For Zoology

#1 in Africa
#64 in the World
Acceptance Rate
15%
Enrollment
56,483
Male:Female
42:58
Founded
1908

2. University of Cape Town

For Zoology

#2 in Africa
#112 in the World
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1874

3. University of the Witwatersrand

For Zoology

#3 in Africa
#129 in the World
Acceptance Rate
25%
Enrollment
37,500
Founded
1922

4. University of Stellenbosch

For Zoology

#4 in Africa
#161 in the World
Enrollment
27,500
Founded
1918

5. Rhodes University

For Zoology

#5 in Africa
#207 in the World
Acceptance Rate
52%
Enrollment
8,200
Founded
1904

6. University of KwaZulu-Natal

For Zoology

#6 in Africa
#339 in the World
Enrollment
42,500
Founded
2004

7. University of the Free State

For Zoology

#7 in Africa
#434 in the World
Enrollment
37,000
Founded
1904

8. North-West University

For Zoology

#10 in Africa
#479 in the World
Acceptance Rate
93%
Enrollment
45,000
Founded
2004

9. University of Johannesburg

For Zoology

#11 in Africa
#566 in the World
Acceptance Rate
77%
Enrollment
49,910
Founded
2005

10. Nelson Mandela University

For Zoology

#14 in Africa
#668 in the World
Acceptance Rate
55%
Enrollment
27,500
Founded
2005

11. University of Limpopo

For Zoology

#22 in Africa
#809 in the World
Acceptance Rate
45%
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1959

12. University of the Western Cape

For Zoology

#23 in Africa
#831 in the World
Acceptance Rate
55%
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1959

13. University of South Africa

For Zoology

#37 in Africa
#1101 in the World
Enrollment
420,000
Male:Female
36:64
Founded
1873

14. University of Venda

For Zoology

#38 in Africa
#1103 in the World
Enrollment
9,500
Founded
1982

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