24 Best universities for Chemistry in South Africa

Below is the list of best universities in South Africa ranked based on their research performance in Chemistry. A graph of 864K citations received by 39.4K academic papers made by 24 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.

For Chemistry

#1 in South Africa
#2 in Africa
#509 in the World
Acceptance Rate
25%
Enrollment
37,500
Founded
1922

For Chemistry

#2 in South Africa
#4 in Africa
#547 in the World
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1874

For Chemistry

#3 in South Africa
#5 in Africa
#571 in the World
Enrollment
27,500
Founded
1918

For Chemistry

#4 in South Africa
#7 in Africa
#656 in the World
Enrollment
56,483
Male:Female
42:58
Founded
1908

For Chemistry

#5 in South Africa
#10 in Africa
#889 in the World
Enrollment
49,910
Founded
2005

For Chemistry

#6 in South Africa
#14 in Africa
#922 in the World
Enrollment
37,000
Founded
1904

For Chemistry

#7 in South Africa
#15 in Africa
#965 in the World
Enrollment
42,500
Founded
2004

For Chemistry

#8 in South Africa
#20 in Africa
#1041 in the World
Acceptance Rate
45%
Enrollment
8,200
Founded
1904

For Chemistry

#9 in South Africa
#30 in Africa
#1422 in the World
Acceptance Rate
96%
Enrollment
26,439
Male:Female
42:58
Founded
2004

For Chemistry

#10 in South Africa
#31 in Africa
#1427 in the World
Enrollment
45,000
Founded
2003

For Chemistry

#11 in South Africa
#32 in Africa
#1465 in the World
Enrollment
420,000
Male:Female
36:64
Founded
1873

For Chemistry

#12 in South Africa
#33 in Africa
#1491 in the World
Acceptance Rate
55%
Enrollment
18,720
Male:Female
40:60
Founded
1959

For Chemistry

#13 in South Africa
#45 in Africa
#1815 in the World
Enrollment
32,500
Founded
2005

For Chemistry

#14 in South Africa
#48 in Africa
#1846 in the World
Acceptance Rate
55%
Enrollment
27,500
Founded
2005

For Chemistry

#15 in South Africa
#52 in Africa
#1926 in the World
Acceptance Rate
45%
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
2002

For Chemistry

#16 in South Africa
#53 in Africa
#1935 in the World
Enrollment
9,500
Founded
1916

For Chemistry

#17 in South Africa
#76 in Africa
#2310 in the World
Acceptance Rate
55%
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1966

For Chemistry

#18 in South Africa
#91 in Africa
#2522 in the World
Acceptance Rate
45%
Enrollment
6,500
Founded
1960

For Chemistry

#19 in South Africa
#92 in Africa
#2533 in the World
Enrollment
9,500
Founded
1982

For Chemistry

#20 in South Africa
#93 in Africa
#2536 in the World
Acceptance Rate
45%
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1959

For Chemistry

#21 in South Africa
#118 in Africa
#2972 in the World
Enrollment
12,639
Male:Female
52:48
Founded
1981

For Chemistry

#22 in South Africa
#192 in Africa
#3862 in the World
Enrollment
9,540
Male:Female
47:53
Founded
1979

For Chemistry

#23 in South Africa
#196 in Africa
#3905 in the World
Enrollment
27,039
Male:Female
43:57
Founded
2005

For Chemistry

#24 in South Africa
#211 in Africa
#4168 in the World
Enrollment
3,500
Founded
2014

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