Quick statistics about Wits
The University of the Witwatersrand is a research-intensive public higher education institution in South Africa that competes globally and acts locally. Wits researchers create new knowledge to solve 21st Century challenges and they inspire talented young students to design our collective futures. Ranked first in Africa (Academic Ranking of World Universities 2018), Wits is internationally recognised and it teaches and empowers thinkers, leaders, and professionals to advance, transform and improve our world.
According to three international rankings, Wits also ranks within the top 370 universities among the 25 000 in the world. Ninety-seven percent of Wits graduates find employment within six months of completing their studies.
Wits University produces the most millionaires - more than any other university in South Africa.