3. University of Pretoria
Up 11 places this year to rank 38th in BRICS, the University of Pretoria is also ranked 501-550 in the world and is one of the largest South African universities, with more than 50,000 students and seven campuses. A leading research university, it offers more than 1,800 programs in Afrikaans and English, and in 1949 launched the first MBA program outside of North America. It’s also the only university in the country with a veterinary science faculty.
The University of Pretoria is internationally ranked for 16 subjects, including the top 150 for theology, divinity & religious studies, law and agriculture.