Doctoral Degree Graduates
All Doctoral Degrees (2017)

The figure above shows the number of individuals who enrolled for doctoral degrees and the doctoral degree graduates from higher education institutions in KZN as well the major universities in the country, namely UP, Wits and UCT. In 2017, UKZN enrolled the highest number of doctoral degree students (3 164) and produced the highest number of doctoral degree graduates in the country (388 or 12.7% of national doctoral degree graduates).

UKZN ranks first in the country for the number of doctoral graduates as well doctoral degree enrolment in 2017. Whereas, MUT, along with the 2 other universities, were in last place with no doctoral degree enrolment or graduates in 2017.