4. Stellenbosch University
Ranked joint 47th in BRICS and joint 361st in the world, Stellenbosch Universitywas founded in 1918 in Stellenbosch, a town in the Western Cape province of South Africa. Another of the largest among these top universities in South Africa, Stellenbosch has 30,850 students (nicknamed maties) enrolled, including 4,000 international students. Like Wits, it receives a very high rank for its international faculty, fourth in the whole BRICS ranking.
Stellenbosch University is ranked among the world’s best for 18 subjects, with positions in the top 100 for development studies, theology, divinity & religious studies, and agriculture.