9 Best universities for Aviation in South Africa

Below is the list of best universities in South Africa ranked based on their research performance in Aviation. A graph of 690 citations received by 112 academic papers made by 9 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 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 an official site as it's constantly changing data.

  1. For Aviation

    University of Cape Town logo
    Enrollment
    22,500
    Founded
    1874
  2. For Aviation

    University of Pretoria logo
    Enrollment
    56,483
    Male:Female
    42:58
    Founded
    1908
  3. For Aviation

    University of Stellenbosch logo
    Enrollment
    27,500
    Founded
    1918
  4. For Aviation

    University of the Witwatersrand logo
    Acceptance Rate
    25%
    Enrollment
    37,500
    Founded
    1922
  5. For Aviation

    University of South Africa logo
    Enrollment
    420,000
    Male:Female
    36:64
    Founded
    1873
  6. For Aviation

    University of Johannesburg logo
    Enrollment
    49,910
    Founded
    2005
  7. For Aviation

    North-West University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    96%
    Enrollment
    26,439
    Male:Female
    42:58
    Founded
    2004
  8. For Aviation

    University of KwaZulu-Natal logo
    Enrollment
    42,500
    Founded
    2004
  9. For Aviation

    Vaal University of Technology logo
    Acceptance Rate
    55%
    Enrollment
    17,500
    Founded
    1966

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