List of Universities in South Africa

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This is a concerted effort to document all tertiary institutions in south Africa including relevant Information for students both prospective and continuous . We believe education is the greatest catalyst to positive change. Gathering this data on tertiary institutions will help students and their guardians make informed decisions in fulfilling their educational goals.

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List of Universities in South Africa

There are 26 public universities distributed across all 9 provinces in South Africa.

Public universities in South Africa are split into 3 types
List of Universities in South Africa

Traditional Universities: These Universities provide theoretically-oriented university degree programmes.

Universities of Technology (“Technikons”): These Universities provide vocational oriented diploma and degree programmes.

Comprehensive Universities: These Universities provide a combination of both traditional Universities qualifications and Universities of Technology qualifications.

Traditional Universities in South Africa

University of Cape Town