21 Best universities for Political Science in South Africa

Below is the list of best universities in South Africa ranked based on their research performance in Political Science. A graph of 116K citations received by 17.9K academic papers made by 21 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 Political Science

#1 in South Africa
#1 in Africa
#116 in the World
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1874

For Political Science

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

For Political Science

#3 in South Africa
#3 in Africa
#183 in the World
Enrollment
420,000
Male:Female
36:64
Founded
1873

For Political Science

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

For Political Science

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

For Political Science

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

For Political Science

#7 in South Africa
#7 in Africa
#261 in the World
Enrollment
49,910
Founded
2005

For Political Science

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

For Political Science

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

For Political Science

#10 in South Africa
#10 in Africa
#425 in the World
Enrollment
37,000
Founded
1904

For Political Science

#11 in South Africa
#12 in Africa
#480 in the World
Acceptance Rate
45%
Enrollment
8,200
Founded
1904

For Political Science

#12 in South Africa
#23 in Africa
#741 in the World
Acceptance Rate
55%
Enrollment
27,500
Founded
2005

For Political Science

#13 in South Africa
#25 in Africa
#815 in the World
Enrollment
9,500
Founded
1916

For Political Science

#14 in South Africa
#29 in Africa
#948 in the World
Acceptance Rate
45%
Enrollment
6,500
Founded
1960

For Political Science

#15 in South Africa
#38 in Africa
#1165 in the World
Acceptance Rate
45%
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1959

For Political Science

#16 in South Africa
#41 in Africa
#1175 in the World
Enrollment
45,000
Founded
2003

For Political Science

#17 in South Africa
#42 in Africa
#1176 in the World
Enrollment
32,500
Founded
2005

For Political Science

#18 in South Africa
#46 in Africa
#1393 in the World
Enrollment
9,500
Founded
1982

For Political Science

#19 in South Africa
#49 in Africa
#1453 in the World
Acceptance Rate
45%
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
2002

For Political Science

#20 in South Africa
#67 in Africa
#1864 in the World
Enrollment
12,639
Male:Female
52:48
Founded
1981

For Political Science

#21 in South Africa
#85 in Africa
#2136 in the World
Enrollment
27,039
Male:Female
43:57
Founded
2005

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