University of Stellenbosch Ranking
University of Stellenbosch Ranking, Stellenbosch University’s staff and students like referring to the institution as “world class”. This indicates a high sense of pride and appreciation for their university. The university is one of only three public universities in the Western Cape and one of about 20 universities in the country.
There are no existing South African or African university ranking systems, but several international rankings have ranked SU.
In the latest edition of the Times Higher Education World University Rankings, Stellenbosch University was ranked in the 251-275 category in the world and third in Africa. Another reputable ranking system, QS World University Rankings recently ranked SU at 390 in the world and also third in Africa.
The Leiden University ranked SU 395th out of the top 500 universities worldwide on its CWTS Leiden Ranking list of 2013. This list also ranked SU second in both South Africa and Africa, behind only the University of Cape Town.
In 2012, Webometrics ranked Stellenbosch’s web footprint 2nd largest in Africa, again behind the University of Cape Town.
The University of Stellenbosch Business School’s MBA program was ranked 65th out of 100 MBA programmes of the leading business schools in the world the Aspen Institute’s 2011-12 edition of its Beyond Grey Pinstripes survey. The USB is also the only business school in South Africa, as well as the rest of the continent, to be included in the Top 100 list.