Sol Plaatje University

country rank  24
world rank  7872

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University Overview

Established in 2013, Sol Plaatje University is a non-profit public higher-education institution located in the urban setting of the small city of Kimberley (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Northern Cape. Officially recognized by the Department of Higher Education and Training of South Africa, Sol Plaatje University (SPU) is a very small (uniRank enrollment range: 1,000-1,999 students) coeducational South African higher education institution. Sol Plaatje University (SPU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation), bachelor degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 9 years old South African higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. SPU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name
Acronym SPU
Founded 2013
Motto Light from Africa - For Humanity
Colours Orange, red and white

University Location

Address Chapel St & Bultfontein Road, Civic Centre
Kimberley
8301 Northern Cape
South Africa
Tel +27 (53) 491 0000
Fax +27 (86) 604 6711

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office Luka Jantjie House, Chapel Street
Kimberley 8301
(53) 491 0000

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 1,000-1,999
Academic Staff 100-199
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Sol Plaatje University's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Not reported
Distance Learning Not reported
Academic Counseling Not reported
Career Services Not reported
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Site last updated: Thursday, 11 August 2022