University of Johannesburg

country rank  7
world rank  522

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University Overview

Founded in 2005, University of Johannesburg is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large city of Johannesburg (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), Gauteng. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Department of Higher Education and Training, South Africa, University of Johannesburg (UJ) is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: over-45,000 students) coeducational higher education institution. University of Johannesburg (UJ) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 12 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. UJ also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, sport facilities and/or activities, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

University Name(s)

Acronym
UJ

Founded
2005

Motto
Diens Deur Kennis Service Through Knowledge

Mascot
Hoopoe

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University Location

Address
PO Box 524, Auckland Park
Johannesburg (population range: 1,000,000-5,000,000)
2006 Gauteng South Africa

T +27 (11) 559 2911

F +27 (11) 559 2191

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Degree Levels & Study Areas

uniRank Degree/Study Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate








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Important: please contact or visit the official website of University of Johannesburg for detailed information on areas of study and degree levels currently offered; the above uniRank Degree/Study Matrix is indicative only and may not be up-to-date or complete.

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student 1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
Int'l student 2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)


Important: the above uniRank Tuition Range Matrix does not include room, board or other external costs; tuition may vary by areas of study, degree level, student nationality or residence and other criteria. Please contact the appropriate University of Johannesburg's office for detailed information on yearly tuitions which apply to your specific situation and study interest; the above uniRank Tuition Range Matrix is indicative only and may not be up-to-date or complete.

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University Admissions

Gender Admission
Men and Women (coed)

International Students
Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission

Admission Selection
Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades

Admission Rate
Not reported

Admission Office
Cnr Kingsway and University Road, Auckland Park
Johannesburg 2006
+27 (11) 559 2637


Important: admission policy and acceptance rate may vary by areas of study, degree level, student nationality or residence and other criteria. Please contact the appropriate University of Johannesburg's Admission Office for detailed information on a specific admission selection policy and acceptance rate; the above University admission information is indicative only and may not be complete or up-to-date.

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment
Total Enrolment Range over-45,000

Academic Staff
Total Faculty Range over-5,000

Control Type
Control Type Public

Entity Type
Entity Type Non-Profit

Academic Calendar
Academic Calendar Semesters

Campus Setting
Campus Setting Urban

Religious Affiliation
None

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Facilities and Services

Library
University Library Yes

Housing
Not reported

Sport Facilities
University Sport Facilities Yes

Financial Aids
Not reported

Study Abroad
Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes

Distance Learning
Not reported

Important: please contact or visit the official website of University of Johannesburg for detailed information on facilities and services provided, including the type of scholarships and other financial aids offered to local or international students; the information above is indicative only and may not be complete or up-to-date.

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Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Department of Higher Education and Training, South Africa



Important: this section is intended to include only those reputable organizations (e.g. Ministries of Higher Education) that have the legal authority to officially recognize, accredit and/or license the University of Johannesburg as a whole (institutional accreditation or recognition) or some of its specific courses/programs (programmatic accreditation). Memberships and affiliations to organizations which do not imply any formal, extensive and/or legal process of accreditation or recognition are included in the specific Affiliations and Memberships section below. Please report errors and inaccuracies taking into consideration the above criteria.

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Affiliations

  • Association of African Universities (AAU)
  • Universities South Africa (USA)

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