Best University In South Africa To Study Technology And Engineering


The latest QS World University Rankings reveal that the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) is the best university in the world to study engineering and technology.

In Africa, Cairo University came out tops for tech and engineering, followed by the University of Cape Town. The institutions ranked in position 224 and 320 respectively.

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MIT also took first spot in the overall world rankings, beating Harvard University and the University of Cambridge.

South Africa’s Stellenbosch University ranked 302 overall, while the University of Cape Town ranked 171 overall.

The QS rankings rate 891 universities according to six performance indicators: academic reputation, employer reputation, staff-student ratio, research citations per paper, international faculty ratio, and international student ratio.

The table below shows which universities ranked highest when it came to the faculty of engineering and technology.

Top Universities – Technology and Engineering
University Faculty Value
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) 96.6
Stanford University 94.9
University of Cambridge 94.1
National University of Singapore (NUS) 92.5
ETH Zurich – Swiss Federal Institute of Technology 92.3
Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU) 92
Imperial College London 91
University of California, Berkeley (UCB) 90.7
University of Oxford 90.1
Harvard University 89.6
Cairo University 66.2
University of Cape Town 61.8


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