22 Best universities for Sociology in South Africa

Below is the list of best universities in South Africa ranked based on their research performance in Sociology. A graph of 216K citations received by 20.9K academic papers made by 22 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 Sociology

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

For Sociology

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

For Sociology

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

For Sociology

#4 in South Africa
#4 in Africa
#145 in the World
Acceptance Rate
15%
Enrollment
56,483
Male:Female
42:58
Founded
1908

For Sociology

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

For Sociology

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

For Sociology

#7 in South Africa
#7 in Africa
#259 in the World
Acceptance Rate
77%
Enrollment
49,910
Founded
2005

For Sociology

#8 in South Africa
#8 in Africa
#317 in the World
Acceptance Rate
93%
Enrollment
45,000
Founded
2004

For Sociology

#9 in South Africa
#9 in Africa
#323 in the World
Acceptance Rate
55%
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1959

For Sociology

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

For Sociology

#11 in South Africa
#11 in Africa
#408 in the World
Acceptance Rate
52%
Enrollment
8,200
Founded
1904

For Sociology

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

For Sociology

#13 in South Africa
#19 in Africa
#751 in the World
Enrollment
32,500
Founded
2005

For Sociology

#14 in South Africa
#21 in Africa
#790 in the World
Enrollment
9,500
Founded
1916

For Sociology

#15 in South Africa
#25 in Africa
#1039 in the World
Acceptance Rate
45%
Enrollment
6,500
Founded
1960

For Sociology

#16 in South Africa
#31 in Africa
#1227 in the World
Enrollment
9,500
Founded
1982

For Sociology

#17 in South Africa
#32 in Africa
#1232 in the World
Enrollment
45,000
Founded
2003

For Sociology

#18 in South Africa
#37 in Africa
#1303 in the World
Acceptance Rate
45%
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1959

For Sociology

#19 in South Africa
#47 in Africa
#1548 in the World
Acceptance Rate
45%
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
2002

For Sociology

#20 in South Africa
#52 in Africa
#1701 in the World
Enrollment
27,500
Founded
2005

For Sociology

#21 in South Africa
#59 in Africa
#1943 in the World
Acceptance Rate
95%
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1981

For Sociology

#22 in South Africa
#64 in Africa
#2054 in the World
Acceptance Rate
55%
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1966

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