University of Cape Town

University of Cape Town, Rondebosch, Cape Town, South Africa


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established Established :

1 October 1829

campus University Type and Campus :

4 suburban and 2 urban campuses

The University of Cape Town (UCT) is a public research university located in Cape Town in the Western Cape province of South Africa. UCT was founded in 1829 as the South African College, and is the oldest university in South Africa and the oldest extant university in Sub-Saharan Africa. UCT is the highest-ranked African university in the QS World University Rankings, the Times Higher Education World University Rankings, and the Academic Ranking of World Universities, and its Law and Commerce Faculties are consistently placed among the hundred best internationally. The language of instruction is English.

Quick facts

Motto: Good Hope

Endowment: R2,173.4 million

Administrative staff: 2,520

Students: 26,116

Undergraduates: 15,800

Postgraduates: 6,700

Male students 47 : 53 Female students

Gender ratio (in %)

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International students

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Students : Staff ratio

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Performance Analysis

Academics
34.9%
International Outlook
80.2%
Research Citations
85.6%
Industry income
92.7%
Overall
56.1%

Subject Rank

Arts & Humanities
97
Clinical, pre-clinical & health
63

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