List of Universities in South Africa | South Africa Universities. This is a list of universities in South Africa. For the purposes of this list, colleges and universities are defined as accredited, degree-granting, tertiary institutions. As at September 2022, only South African public degree-granting institutions may call themselves a “university”, whereas other accredited private for-profit or not-for-profit degree-granting institutions tend to call themselves colleges, institutes or business schools.
List of Universities in South Africa | South Africa Universities
Some of these private institutions are local campuses of foreign universities. Degree-granting institutions (both public and private) must be registered with, and have their specific degree programs accredited by, the Council on Higher Education.
South Africa has 26 Public Universities spread across 9 provinces. Here is the full list of Universities in South Africa:
- University of Cape Town
- University of Stellenbosch
- University of the Western Cape
- Cape Peninsula University of Technology
- University of Pretoria
- Sefako Makgatho Health Sciences University
- University of the Witwatersrand
- University of Johannesburg
- Tshwane University of Technology
- Vaal University of Technology
- The University of South Africa
- University of KwaZulu-Natal
- University of Zululand
- Durban University of Technology.
- Mangosuthu University of Technology.
- University of Fort Hare
- Rhodes University
- Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University
- Walter Sisulu University
- University of the Free State
- Central University of Technology
- University of Limpopo
- University of Venda
- North-West University
- University of Mpumalanga
- Sol Plaatje University.