List of 2 best universities in Cape Town

We ranked 2 best universities in Cape Town based on their reputation, research performance, and alumni impact. We processed 2M citations received by 60.1K publications made by 2 universities in Cape Town, measured the popularity of 178 recognized alumni, and utilized the largest available links database to calculate the non-academic prominence.

#1 in Cape Town
#1 in Africa
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1874
#2 in Cape Town
#35 in Africa
Enrollment
32,500
Founded
2005

Universities near Cape Town

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University
Country rank
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19 University of the Western Cape 9
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Bellville
41 University of Stellenbosch 3
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Stellenbosch
668 Nelson Mandela University 12
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Port Elizabeth
752 Rhodes University 10
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Makhanda
792 University of Fort Hare 16
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Alice
833 Sol Plaatje University 25
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Kimberley
909 University of the Free State 11
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Bloemfontein
911 Central University of Technology 21
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Bloemfontein
999 Walter Sisulu University 22
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Mthatha
999 National University of Lesotho 1
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Maseru