Universities in Pretoria, South Africa
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Pretoria
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  • Universities in Pretoria
  • Ranked in at least one ranking
18
  • Different Rankings list
  • Universities in Pretoria
  • (13 institution and 5 subject rankings)
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  • Global Rankings rank
  • Universities in Pretoria
  • Among TOP 200
Latest ranking updates related to universities in Pretoria
  • 18 Mar, 2021: Scimago Institutions published most recent results of Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities. Includes 3 universities from Pretoria.
  • 04 Mar, 2021: QS World University Rankings By Subject (Law & Legal Studies) updated with University of Pretoria ranked highest among 12 listed universities in Pretoria.
  • 01 Mar, 2021: THE Times Higher Education, UK published most recent results of THE Emerging Economies University Ranking - Times Higher Education. Includes 3 universities from Pretoria.
  • 01 Jan, 2021: New edition of Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities. 3 universities in Pretoria ranked.

Highest subject rankings of universities in Pretoria

Veterinary Science
#49 
University of Pretoria
Theology, Divinity & Religious Studies
#51 
University of Pretoria
Agriculture & Forestry
#101 
University of Pretoria
Biological Sciences
#233 
University of Pretoria
Engineering - Electrical & Electronic
#251 
University of Pretoria

Rankings of universities in Pretoria, South Africa 2021

#1

University of Pretoria

Student satisfaction: 4.5 / 5.0 (237 reviews)
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  • #8 
  • #601 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 24 August, 2020]
  • #5 
  • #561 
QS World University Rankings
[Published 10 June, 2020]
  • #3 
  • #338 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]


#2

University of South Africa

Student satisfaction: 3.1 / 5.0 (170 reviews)
  • #10 
  • #1001 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 24 August, 2020]
  • #8 
  • #525 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #8 
  • #921 
US News: Best Global Universities
[Published 19 October, 2020]


#3

Tshwane University of Technology

Student satisfaction: 4.3 / 5.0 (546 reviews)
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  • #11 
  • #1001 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 24 August, 2020]
  • #15 
  • #575 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #11 
  • #1044 
US News: Best Global Universities
[Published 19 October, 2020]


Pretoria Key Facts for International Students

Population: 1620000

Time: GMT +2

District/province: Gauteng, City of Tshwane Metropolitan Municipality

Living costs for students in Pretoria:

* 100 = prices in London

  • Living costs without accommodation 65* (35% cheaper than London)
  • All costs including accommodation 45* (55% cheaper than London)
  • Meals (grocery & lower cost restaurants) 49* (51% cheaper than London)
  • Average Big Mac price 34.58 ZAR
  • Plug Type C
    • Residential voltage: 230 V
    • Frequency: 50 Hz
  • Plug Type F
    • Residential voltage: 230 V
    • Frequency: 50 Hz
  • Plug Type M
    • Residential voltage: 230 V
    • Frequency: 50 Hz
  • Plug Type N
    • Residential voltage: 230 V
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FAQ

University of Pretoria ranks #1 in Pretoria in our meta ranking composed of 96 university rankings.

Among all universities in Pretoria University of Pretoria is listed in the largest number of rankings. See all 21 rankings where University of Pretoria is listed.

University of Pretoria is ranked best in Pretoria for Medicine & Health (Veterinary Science). See all rankings for the University of Pretoria.

University of Pretoria is ranked best in Pretoria for Social Studies & Humanities (Theology, Divinity & Religious Studies). See all rankings for the University of Pretoria.

University of Pretoria is ranked best in Pretoria for Agriculture (Agriculture & Forestry). See all rankings for the University of Pretoria.

University of Pretoria is ranked best in Pretoria for Natural Sciences (Biological Sciences). See all rankings for the University of Pretoria.

University of Pretoria is ranked best in Pretoria for Engineering (Engineering - Electrical & Electronic). See all rankings for the University of Pretoria.

Ranking publishers

British Quacquarelli Symonds, UK

Criteria used in ranking -QS World University Rankings:
Academic Reputation 40%
Employer Reputation 10%
Faculty/Student Ratio 20%
Citations per faculty 20%
International Faculty Ratio 5%
International Student Ratio 5%

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Criteria used in ranking -QS Employability Rankings:
Employer reputation 30%
Alumni outcomes 25%
Partnerships with Employers per Faculty 25%
Employer/Student Connections 10%
Graduate employment rate 10%

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Criteria used in ranking -QS University Rankings BRICS:
Academic reputation 30%
Employer reputation 20%
Faculty/student ratio 20%
Staff with a PhD 10%
Papers per faculty 10%

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CWUR Center for World University Rankings

Criteria used in ranking -CWUR Center for World University Rankings:
Research Performance 40%
Quality of Education 25%
Alumni Employment 25%
Quality of Faculty 10%

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Centre for Science and Technology Studies, Leiden University, Netherlands

Criteria used in ranking -CWTS Leiden Ranking:
Academic research publication

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NTU ranking

Criteria used in ranking -NTU Performance Ranking of Scientific Papers:
Research excellence 40%
Research impact 35%
Research productivity 25%

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Nature Index

Criteria used in ranking -Nature Index - Top Academic Institutions:
Article count (AC)
Fractional count (FC)
Weighted fractional count (WFC)

RUR Ranking Agency (Moscow, Russia)

Criteria used in ranking -RUR World University Rankings:
Teaching 40%
Research 40%
International Diversity 10%
Financial Sustainability 10%

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Criteria used in ranking -RUR Reputation Ranking:
Teaching Reputation 50%
Research Reputation 50%

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Criteria used in ranking -RUR Research Performance Ranking:
Normalized citation impact (Citations of research publications from all university authors compared with world averages) 20%
Citation per papers 20%
Papers per academic and research staff 20%
International research reputation 20%
Share of research publications written in international co-authorship 20%

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Scimago Institutions

Criteria used in ranking -Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities:
Research 50%
Innovation 30%
Societal 20%

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ShanghaiRanking Consultancy

Criteria used in ranking -ARWU Academic Ranking of World Universities - ShanghaiRanking:
Alumni winning research prizes 10%
Staff winning research prizes 20%
Research paper publications 20%
Papers published in Nature and Science 20%
Papers indexed in Science Citation Index-Expanded and Social Science Citation Index 20%
Per capita academic performance 10%

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THE Times Higher Education, UK

Criteria used in ranking -THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education:
Teaching 30%
Research (volume, income and reputation) 30%
Citations 30%
International outlook (staff, students, research) 7.5%
Industry income (knowledge transfer) 2.5%

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Criteria used in ranking -THE Emerging Economies University Ranking - Times Higher Education:
Teaching 30%
Research (volume, income and reputation) 30%
Citations 20%
International outlook (staff, students, research) 10%
Industry income (knowledge transfer) 10%

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Criteria used in ranking -Young University Rankings:
Teaching 30%
Research (volume, income and reputation) 30%
Citations 30%
International outlook (staff, students, research) 7.5%
Industry income (knowledge transfer) 2.5%

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Urap

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Us News

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Webometrics

Criteria used in ranking -Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities:
Visibility 50%
Excellence 35%
Transparency 10%
Presence 5%

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