University of Johannesburg Rankings

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In the World#1027 of 14178
In Africa#12 of 1107
In South Africa#9 of 26
In Johannesburg#2 of 2
In History#242 of 5,620

Quick Review

Enrollment
49,910
Type
Non-profit
Funding
Public-private
partnership
Languages
English

Publications & Citations

Publications
20,996
Citations
357,386

University of Johannesburg majors

by publication count

Materials science
2,272
Chemistry
1,793
Computer science
1,600
Psychology
1,474
Business
1,452
Sociology
1,438
Political science
1,348
Biology
1,273
Physics
1,067
Engineering
988
Mathematics
896
Geology
837
Medicine
759
Economics
662
Geography
645
Environmental science
563
History
285
Art
195
Philosophy
147

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Physics299126,287
Political science3616,360
History382812
Geology40216,977
Sociology47010,133
Geography5315,831
Business6847,642
Philosophy719279
Economics7586,782
Materials science84124,522
Art95498
Psychology97113,191
Biology100932,295
Environmental science10214,158
Engineering10535,134
Chemistry107226,425
Mathematics11247,276
Computer science13666,194
Medicine16556,297

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
1990011
199102
199207
199314
199414
199527
1996219
1997218
1998621
1999218
2000422
20011832
20021334
2003772
20043177
2005158183
2006298408
2007304736
20082951335
20094472117
20105462954
20119105392
2012126814987
2013125823866
2014142528073
2015148234651
2016182136584
2017210532201
2018214833327
2019268941483
2020263248816

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Admissions RequirementsMatriculation Certificate or certificate of exemption issued by the Joint Matriculation Board
Academic CalendarJanuary to November (January - June; July-November)
Enrollment49,910
Full time employee5,000
Student:staff ratio10:1

Tuition

International studetnsThe above plus international levy of 2,000 for African countries; 17,000 levy for other countries (ZAR)
Local studetnsApproximately 35,000* per annum; Honours, 33,000*; Postgraduate, Master's coursework 30,000*; Master's dissertation 16,000*; Doctoral, 165,000* *prices subject to change and depending on faculty and course. (ZAR)

University of Johannesburg has financial aid programs and on-campus housing.

Programs and Degrees

Bachelor's DegreeAccountancy, Advertising and Publicity, African Languages, Afrikaans, Applied Linguistics, Applied Mathematics, Arts and Humanities, Banking, Biological and Life Sciences, Business Administration, Business Computing, Chemistry, Civil Engineering, Community Health, Computer Networks, Computer Science, Contemporary History, Continuing Education, Data Processing, Earth Sciences, Education, Educational Technology, Electrical Engineering, Ethics, Greek, Greek (Classical), Health Sciences, Higher Education, Home Economics, Information Sciences, International Business, Law, Leadership, Logic, Mathematics and Computer Science, Mechanical Engineering, Mining Engineering, Modern History, Nanotechnology, Natural Sciences, Nuclear Engineering, Nursing, Optometry, Physics, Preschool Education, Primary Education, Public Relations, Robotics, Science Education, Secondary Education, Small Business, Social Sciences, Software Engineering, Statistics, Taxation, Teacher Trainers Education, Technology Education, Telecommunications Engineering, Transport and Communications
Honours DegreeArts and Humanities, Business Administration, Education, Mathematics and Computer Science, Natural Sciences, Social Sciences
Master of TechnologyArchitecture, Biotechnology, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Civil Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Fashion Design, Food Technology, Industrial Design, Industrial Engineering, Interior Design, Mechanical Engineering, Metallurgical Engineering, Surveying and Mapping
Master's DegreeAccountancy, African Languages, Afrikaans, Anthropology, Arabic, Bible, Business Administration, Civil Engineering, Clinical Psychology, Communication Studies, Development Studies, Economics, Education, Educational Administration, Educational Psychology, Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Engineering Management, English, Finance, Fine Arts, French, Greek, Hebrew, History, Journalism, Latin, Law, Linguistics, Management, Mechanical Engineering, Philosophy, Political Sciences, Psychology, Social Work, Sociology, Urban Studies
Doctor of TechnologyMechanical Engineering, Metallurgical Engineering
DoctorateAccountancy, African Languages, Afrikaans, Anthropology, Applied Linguistics, Bible, Civil Engineering, Communication Studies, Development Studies, Economics, Education, Educational Psychology, Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Engineering Management, English, Finance, French, German, Greek, History, Journalism, Latin, Law, Mechanical Engineering, Political Sciences, Psychology, Sociology, Taxation, Urban Studies

General info

Alternative namesUJ
Founded2005
WikipediaUniversity of Johannesburg
AccreditationThe University of Johannesburg is a public higher education institution established under the Higher Education Act 101 of 1997 of South Africa.
MottoThe Future. Reimagined.
Colorsorange
Academic structureFaculty of Art, Design and Architecture
Faculty of Education
Faculty of Engineering and the Built Environment
Faculty of Health Sciences
Faculty of Humanities
Faculty of Law
Faculty of Science
College of Business and Economics
Affiliations and membershipsAssociation of African Universities (AAU)
Universities South Africa (USA)

Location and Contacts

AddressPO Box 524, Auckland Park
Johannesburg, Gauteng, 2006
South Africa
City population4,435,000
Phone+27 (11) 559 4555
Fax+27 (11) 559 2191

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