6 Best universities for Petroleum Engineering in South Africa

Below is a list of best universities in South Africa ranked based on their research performance in Petroleum Engineering. A graph of 7.63M citations received by 499K academic papers made by 6 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 KwaZulu-Natal

For Petroleum Engineering

#3 in Africa
#311 in the World
Acceptance Rate
63%
Founded
2004

2. University of Pretoria

For Petroleum Engineering

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

4. University of the Witwatersrand

For Petroleum Engineering

#10 in Africa
#581 in the World
Acceptance Rate
25%
Founded
1922

6. University of Johannesburg

For Petroleum Engineering

#25 in Africa
#841 in the World
Acceptance Rate
77%
Enrollment
49,910
Founded
2005

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