12 Best universities for Pharmacy in South Africa

Below is the list of best universities in South Africa ranked based on their research performance in Pharmacy. A graph of 23.4K citations received by 1.89K academic papers made by 12 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 Cape Town

For Pharmacy

#4 in Africa
#353 in the World
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1874

2. University of the Witwatersrand

For Pharmacy

#5 in Africa
#399 in the World
Acceptance Rate
25%
Enrollment
37,500
Founded
1922

3. University of the Free State

For Pharmacy

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

4. University of KwaZulu-Natal

For Pharmacy

#7 in Africa
#427 in the World
Enrollment
42,500
Founded
2004

5. Rhodes University

For Pharmacy

#13 in Africa
#574 in the World
Acceptance Rate
52%
Enrollment
8,200
Founded
1904

6. University of Stellenbosch

For Pharmacy

#14 in Africa
#633 in the World
Enrollment
27,500
Founded
1918

7. University of Pretoria

For Pharmacy

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

8. University of Johannesburg

For Pharmacy

#16 in Africa
#714 in the World
Acceptance Rate
77%
Enrollment
49,910
Founded
2005

9. Nelson Mandela University

For Pharmacy

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

10. University of the Western Cape

For Pharmacy

#22 in Africa
#896 in the World
Acceptance Rate
55%
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1959

11. North-West University

For Pharmacy

#23 in Africa
#900 in the World
Acceptance Rate
93%
Enrollment
45,000
Founded
2004

12. University of South Africa

For Pharmacy

#34 in Africa
#1098 in the World
Enrollment
420,000
Male:Female
36:64
Founded
1873

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