1. University of Cape Town
Rank: South Africa: 1st, World: 249th
CTUTopping the list of the top ten universities with best academic performance in South Africa is the University of Cape Town as it is ranked the 1st in South Africa and 249th in the world.
Cape Town University is well-known for its beauty as its campus are located near the Table Mountain. As a public research university, the University of Cape Town is regarded as the oldest university in South Africa and was founded in 1829 as the South African College.