SET Enrolment and Graduate Ranking
Science, Engineering & Technology (2017)
University
Name
Enrolment Ranking Graduate Ranking
UKZN
4
6
DUT
9
9
MUT
19
19
UniZulu
23
24
UP
2
1
Wits
5
4
UCT
10
11
UNISA
1
7

The table above summarises the ranking of the four higher education institutions in KZN. The ranking is out of a total of 26 universities throughout South Africa.

The University of South Africa (UNISA) has been included in the ranking as it incorporates all provinces, including KZN. According to 2017 data, UKZN ranked highest in KZN but 4th in the country for enrolment in SET degrees, whereas at a national level, MUT and UniZulu were towards the lower end of the ranking. UP ranked 2nd in the country, whilst Wits ranked 5th and UCT ranked 10th for SET enrolment. UNISA received the highest enrolment for SET courses in 2017 but were ranked 7th in terms of the number of graduates.

Ranking in terms of the number of graduates for each university shows that UKZN was first again in the Province but was 6th in the country. UP received the highest number of SET graduates in the country, Wits ranked 4th and UCT ranked 11th.

NOTE: Specific dis-aggregated provincial information for UNISA enrolment and graduates was not available in the source document.