5. University of Pretoria
Rank: South Africa: 5th, World: 482nd
UPUniversity of Pretoria is ranked 5th in South Africa and 482nd in the world. Via its core functions of research, teaching, learning and integrating engagement the University of Pretoria is set to use quality, relevance, diversity and sustainability as its navigational markers to be a leading research‐intensive university in Africa recognized internationally for its quality, relevance and impact.
The origin of this institution is traced back to 1908. University of Pretoria has 9 faculties, one business school, 140 departments and 85 institutes and centers.