10. North-West University
The last in our look at the top 10 South African universities is North-West University, ranked 181-190 in BRICS and in the 801-1000 range of the world rankings. Formed by a merger of Potchefstroom University for Christian Higher Education and the University of North-West in 2004, the university now has three campuses and more than 64,000 students. Although it doesn’t feature in the subject rankings, it does achieve three QS Stars, with a five star score for innovation.
More top universities in South Africa…
Also included within the 300 top universities in the BRICS countries are Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University, another new university which was founded through a merger. It’s ranked 191-200 in the BRICS this year. The final South African university to be featured this year is the University of Fort Hare, located in Alice, Eastern Cape province, which is a new entrant in the BRICS ranking this year at 251-300.