Travelers are voting Rhodes University as the best university in Grahamstown. There is 1 university in Port Elizabeth a city just 69 km from Grahamstown. The most popular of these is Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University in Port Elizabeth. You can find 2 universities in Eastern Cape and 16 universities in the country of South Africa. Our members favorite in Eastern Cape is Rhodes University and Cape Peninsula University of Technology is the top pick in South Africa. Want more? Check out our map of universities in Grahamstown.