University Of Cape Town Law School Ranking

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University Of Cape Town Law School Ranking

University Of Cape Town Law School Ranking; University of cape town ranking in the world

The University of Cape Town (UCT) Law School is recognized as one of Africa’s leading law schools, with a strong national and international reputation. Although we do not have access to real-time rankings, we can showcase UCT Law School’s ranking history and reputation.

UCT is regularly ranked as one of the top African universities and maintains a strong presence in global university rankings. These rankings consider a variety of factors, including academic reputation, faculty quality, research output, student satisfaction, and international visibility. In the legal field, UCT Law School is recognized for its academic excellence, strong curriculum, and contribution to legal research and practice. It has produced many eminent jurists, judges, and scholars who have made significant contributions to the field.

If you want to study law, choosing between the thousands of top law schools across the globe can be tricky. Hopefully, our latest law school rankings can help, as they identify the 300 most prestigious universities for this field.

Top 10 Law Schools in the World

Based on the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2017
Name of Institution
Harvard University
United States
University of Oxford
United Kingdom
University of Cambridge
Yale University
Stanford University
New York University (NYU)
London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE)
University of California, Berkeley
Columbia University
University of Chicago
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University Of Cape Town Law School World rankings

  • =237th in the world 2
  • =125th in the world 3
  • 270th in the world 4
  • 201–300 in the world 5

Reputation Rankings

THE Reputation Rankings 2022 6   (176–200)

Most international universities in the World Rankings 

The Most international universities in the World Rankings 2023
 (57th in the World)

Impact rankings


Overall rank

  • 101–200 in overall rankings7
  • 7THE Impact Rankings 2022

Individual SDG ranks

  • SDG 1 – No Poverty7=31
  • SDG 3 – Good Health and Well-being7(201—200)
  • SDG 5 – Gender Equality7=37
  • SDG 10 – Reduced Inequalities7(101-200)
  • SDG 16 – Peace, Justice, and Strong Institutions795
  • SDG 17 – Partnerships for the Goals755


Subject rankings


Top 20

  • Development studies(12th in the world)

Top 50

  • Infectious diseases10(24th in the world)
  • Environmental science & engineering11(24th in the world)
  • Sport science schools and departments12(49th in the world)

Top 100

  • Anthropology9(51–100 range)
  • Clinical and health8(77th in the world)
  • Clinical medicine11(76 –100 range)
  • Geography9(51–100 range)
  • Immunology10(51st in the world)
  • Medicine9(94th in the world)
  • Mining & mineral engineering11(76–100 range)
  • Oceanography11(51–75 range)
  • Public, environmental and occupational health10(51st in the world)
  • Public health11(76–100 range)
  • Psychiatry/Psychology 10(90th in the world)
  • Social sciences and public health 10(66th in the world)
Subject rankings graph

  • 8 THE Subject Rankings 2023
  • 9 QS World University Rankings by Subject 2023
  • 10 U.S. News & World Report Best Global Universities Rankings for Subjects 2022-2023
  • 11 Shanghai Ranking’s Global Ranking of Academic Subjects 2022
  • 12 Shanghai Ranking’s Global Ranking of Sport Science Schools and

For the most accurate and up-to-date information on the University of Cape Town Law School Rankings, we recommend referring to authoritative ranking publications such as the QS World University Rankings, Times Higher Education World University Rankings, and World Academic Rankings. University (ARWU). These sources provide a comprehensive rating of the college and respective law schools based on various factors.

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