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Rhodes University

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  • SIZE> 12,000 students

  • AGEMature

  • STATUS Private

  • RESEARCH High

  • FOCUS Comprehensive

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Located in Grahamstown in the Eastern Cape province of South Africa, Rhodes is a small university which enjoys the distinction of having among the best undergraduate pass and graduation rates in South Africa, outstanding postgraduate success rates, and the best research output per academic staff member. This is testimony to the quality of students that Rhodes attracts and of academic provision, and to the commitment of Rhodes staff to student development and success. our more than 7 000 students, 26% are postgraduates and 20% are international students from 40 countries around the world, making Rhodes a dynamic and cosmopolitan knowledge institution. Students are able to undertake an extensive range of undergraduate and postgraduate degrees in the faculties of Humanities, Science, Commerce, Pharmacy, Law and Education. With the most favourable academic staff to student ratio among South African universities, Rhodes students are guaranteed easy access to academics and close supervision. The University takes pride in its motto, Where Leaders Learn, and producing graduates who are knowledgeable intellectuals, skilled professionals, and critical, caring and compassionate citizens who can contribute to economic and social development and an equitable, just and democratic society.

501-550
2016
551-600
2017
701-750
2018
  • 38.2
    Citations per Faculty
  • 56.7
    International Students
151-200
2015
151-200
2016
151-200
2017
  • 62.2
    Academic Reputation
  • 77.1
    Citations per Paper
  • 55.9
    Employer Reputation
  • 70
    H-index Citations
=76
2014
79
2015
75
2016
BRICS Rankings
  • 52.70
    Overall Score
  • 62.2
    Academic Reputation
  • 82.8
    Citations per Paper
  • 61.5
    Employer Reputation
  • 100
    International Students
  • 95.5
    Papers per Faculty
The numbers, stats, stars and rankings data are provided by QS Intelligence Unit.

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Number of academic faculty staff

In total
238

Number of students

6,429
Postgraduate 13%
Undergraduate 60%

Number of international students

1,100
Postgraduate %
Undergraduate %
The numbers, stats, stars and rankings data are provided by QS Intelligence Unit.
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The numbers, stats, stars and rankings data are provided by QS Intelligence Unit.
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