Wits Ranking

The University of Witwatersrand is ranked #244 in Best Global Universities. Schools are ranked according to their performance across a set of widely accepted indicators of excellence.

The University of the Witwatersrand (Wits) in Johannesburg, South Africa, is highly ranked both nationally and internationally. Here are some key details:

  • Wits is ranked 1st in South Africa, 2nd in Africa, and 424th in the world according to QS World University Rankings 2023.
  • In the EduRank 2023 rankings, Wits is ranked 2nd in South Africa and 379th globally.
  • Wits also scored in the TOP 100 across 10 research topics.
  • In the field of Mining Engineering, Wits is ranked 10th globally.

These rankings reflect Wits University’s commitment to academic and research excellence.

University of Witwatersrand Rankings

  • #244 in Best Global Universities (tie)
  • #2 in Best Global Universities in Africa
  • #2 in Best Global Universities in South Africa

University of Witwatersrand Subject Rankings

  • #166 in Arts and Humanities
  • #526 in Chemistry (tie)
  • #182 in Clinical Medicine (tie)
  • #763 in Engineering (tie)
  • #365 in Environment/Ecology (tie)
  • #222 in Geosciences
  • #107 in Immunology
  • #40 in Infectious Diseases
  • #374 in Mathematics
  • #206 in Physics (tie)
  • #374 in Plant and Animal Science (tie)
  • #45 in Public, Environmental and Occupational Health
  • #126 in Social Sciences and Public Health (tie)