Good Day Mzansi! We’ve done some digging and put together a list of Universities in South Africa.  Choosing where you are going to study is a big decision and is no easy task. We understand that doing research on all of the different Universities, their requirements, culture, location, and weighing your options can be a really slow process that saps your time and energy.

list of universities in south africa
List Of Universities In South Africa

Now you get to save time by having all those links in one place. And you get to see the bigger picture when it comes to the options available to you.

We’ve divided the Universities according to the type of University they are:

  • Public Universities
  • Public Universities (Distance Learning)
  • Public Universities of Technology

Public Universities 

Here are all of the Public Universities you can find in South Africa.

Western Cape


Kwazulu Natal

Eastern Cape

Free State



Public Universities (Distance Learning) 

The One and Only Distance Learning Public University in South Africa.

Public Universities of Technology

Here are the Public Universities of Technology in South Africa.

Western Cape

Free State

KwaZulu Natal


Northern Cape



Written By: Robin Louw

Last Updated: May 07 2018