Universities in Pretoria, South Africa
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Pretoria
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  • Universities in Pretoria
  • Ranked in at least one ranking
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  • Different Rankings list
  • Universities in Pretoria
  • (15 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
  • 15 Dec, 2021: Publication of URAP World Ranking - University Ranking by Academic Performance. University of Pretoria with highest ranking among universities in Pretoria ranked #474.
  • 25 Oct, 2021: Publication of US News: Best Global Universities. University of Pretoria with highest ranking among universities in Pretoria ranked #434.
  • 20 Oct, 2021: NTU by Subject (Biology & Biochemistry) updated with University of Pretoria ranked highest among 8 listed universities in Pretoria.
  • 20 Oct, 2021: NTU ranking published most recent results of NTU Africa. University of Pretoria achieves position 7.

Highest subject rankings of universities in Pretoria

Engineering - Mineral & Mining
#48 
University of Pretoria
Theology, Divinity & Religious Studies
#51 
University of Pretoria
Law
#60 
University of Pretoria
Agriculture & Forestry
#101 
University of Pretoria
Biological Sciences
#233 
University of Pretoria
Immunology
#283 
University of Pretoria
Arts and Humanities
#301 
University of Pretoria
Education
#401 
University of Pretoria
Mathematics
#401 
University of Pretoria
Computer Science & Information Systems
#451 
University of Pretoria

Rankings of universities in Pretoria, South Africa 2022

#1

University of Pretoria

Student satisfaction: 4.5 / 5.0 (777 reviews)
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  • #9 
  • #601 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 02 September, 2021]
  • #5 
  • #601 
QS World University Rankings
[Published 08 June, 2021]
  • #3 
  • #338 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]


#2

University of South Africa

Student satisfaction: 3.3 / 5.0 (583 reviews)
  • #10 
  • #801 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 02 September, 2021]
  • #8 
  • #525 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #9 
  • #851 
US News: Best Global Universities
[Published 25 October, 2021]


#3

Tshwane University of Technology

Student satisfaction: 4.2 / 5.0 (692 reviews)
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  • #11 
  • #1001 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 02 September, 2021]
  • #15 
  • #575 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #12 
  • #954 
US News: Best Global Universities
[Published 25 October, 2021]


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 35.13 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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University of Pretoria ranks #1 in Pretoria in our meta ranking composed of 102 university rankings.

Among all universities in Pretoria University of Pretoria is listed in the largest number of rankings. See all 24 rankings where University of Pretoria is listed.

University of Pretoria is ranked best in Pretoria for Engineering (Engineering - Mineral & Mining). 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 Law (Law). 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 Medicine & Health (Immunology). See all rankings for the University of Pretoria.

University of Pretoria is ranked best in Pretoria for Arts Visual & Performing (Arts and Humanities). See all rankings for the University of Pretoria.

University of Pretoria is ranked best in Pretoria for Education (Education). See all rankings for the University of Pretoria.

University of Pretoria is ranked best in Pretoria for Mathematics (Mathematics). See all rankings for the University of Pretoria.

University of Pretoria is ranked best in Pretoria for Computer Science (Computer Science & Information Systems). 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 Africa:
Research productivity 25%
Research impact 35%
Research Excellence 40%

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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 Reputation Ranking:
Teaching Reputation 50%
Research Reputation 50%

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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 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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StuDocu

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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 -THE Young 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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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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