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University of Limpopo

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Founded in 1959, the University of Limpopo is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the large town of Mankweng (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), Limpopo. This institution also has a branch campus in Medunsa. Officially recognized by the Department of Higher Education and Training of South Africa, University of Limpopo (UL) is a large-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 15,000-19,999 students) coeducational South African higher education institution. University of Limpopo (UL) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor's degrees, master's degrees and doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study table below for further details. This 65-year-old South African higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic records and grades. The acceptance rate range is 40-49% making this South African higher education organization an averagely selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. UL also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

University Snapshot


University of Limpopo's Control Typepublic


University of Limpopo's Entity Typenon-profit


University of Limpopo' Size by Total Enrollmentlarge-sized


University of Limpopo's Selectivity by Acceptance Rateaveragely selective

University Identity

Acronym UL
Founded 1959
Motto Finding Solutions for Africa
Video Presentation

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University Location

Address P/B X1106 Turfloop
0727 Limpopo
South Africa
University of Limpopo's location map and satellite view Location Map and Satellite View
University of Limpopo Phone Number +27 (15) 268 9111
University of Limpopo Fax Number +27 (15) 267 0152
Other locations Medunsa

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Fields of Study / Degree Levels


What is the difference between comprehensive/generalist and specialized universities in terms of the range of fields of study they offer, degree levels available and academic and carreer paths pros and cons? Read our guide article about generalist and specialized universities to learn more.

Fields of Study and Degree Levels Matrix

The following University of Limpopo's Fields of Study/Degree Levels Matrix is divided into 6 main fields of study and 4 levels of degrees, from the lowest undergraduate degree to the highest postgraduate degree. This matrix aims to help quickly identify University of Limpopo's academic range and degree level offering.

Programs and Courses

Courses and Programs

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You can also explore our new A-Z Guide to 8,100 University Programs, Courses and Degrees to learn more about study outlines and typical duration, tuition ranges, career prospects, salary expectations of each course/program/degree.

Tuition Fees


Yearly tuition fees refers to the amount of money that a student is charged by a University for one academic year of full-time study. Read our guide article about tuition fees and financial aid options to learn more.

Yearly Tuition Fees Range Matrix

This University of Limpopo's Tuition Fees Range Matrix is divided into 2 types of students, local and international students, and 2 degree levels, undergraduate and postgraduate degrees, and aims to help students to have an approximate idea of the yearly tuition range they might expect to pay at University of Limpopo.

University of Limpopo: Tuition Fees Range Matrix

Undergraduate Postgraduate
15,000-17,499 US$
(13,670-15,950 Euro)
15,000-17,499 US$
(13,670-15,950 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(18,225 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(18,225 Euro)

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Admission Information

uniRank publishes below some basic University of Limpopo's admission information.

University of Limpopo's Gender Admission Policy Gender Admission

This institution admits Men and Women (coed).

University of Limpopo's Admission Selection Admission Selection

Has University of Limpopo a selective admission policy? Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic records and grades.

Acceptance Rate Admission Rate

University of Limpopo's acceptance rate range is 40-49% making this institution an averagely selective higher education institution.

University of Limpopo's International Students Admission International Students Admission

International students are welcome to apply for admission at this institution.

University of Limpopo's Admission Office Admission Office

Student Enrollment Office University of Limpopo
Polokwane 0727
152 682 438

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Size and Profile


University size and profile can be important factors to consider when choosing a university. Here are some potential reasons why University size and profile can affect students when choosing a university.

Size and Profile

uniRank publishes below some major size and profile indicators for University of Limpopo.

University of Limpopo's Total Student Enrollment Student Enrollment

University of Limpopo has an enrollment range of 15,000-19,999 students making it a large-sized institution.

University of Limpopo's Total Faculty/Academic staff Academic Staff

This institution has a range of 1,500-1,999 academic employees (Faculty).

University of Limpopo's Control Type Control Type

University of Limpopo is a public higher education institution.

University of Limpopo's Entity Type Entity Type

University of Limpopo is a non-profit higher education institution.

University of Limpopo's Campus Setting Campus Setting

This institution's main campus is located in a Suburban setting.

University of Limpopo's Academic Calendar Academic Calendar

This institution adopts a Semesters type of academic calendar.

Religious Affiliation

University of Limpopo does not have any religious affiliation.

Facilities and Services


What are the most common University facilities and services? Read our two guide articles about University Facilities and University Services to learn more.

University Facilities

uniRank provides below an overview of University of Limpopo's main facilities:

University of Limpopo's Library University Library

This institution has a physical Library. Visit University of Limpopo's Library

University of Limpopo's Housing University Housing

This institution provides housing services such as on-campus residences or dormitories.

University of Limpopo's Sport Facilities/Activities Sport Facilities/Activities

This institution features sporting facilities and organizes sports activities for its students.

University Services

uniRank provides below an overview of University of Limpopo's main services:

University of Limpopo's Financial Aid Financial Aid

This institution offers one or more of the following financial aid for eligible students: scholarships, grants, loans, tuition waivers, emergency financial aid etc.

University of Limpopo's Study Abroad Study Abroad

This institution offers study abroad and exchange program opportunities for its students.

University of Limpopo's Distance Learning Distance Learning

Not reported

University of Limpopo's Academic Counseling Academic Counseling

Not reported

University of Limpopo's Career Services Career Services

Not reported

Recognition and Accreditation


There are different types of legal recognition and quality assessment of higher education institutions around the world, depending on the country and its legal and higher education system... read our article about university accreditation and recognition to learn more.

University of Limpopo's Recognition or Accreditation Institutional Recognition or Accreditation

University of Limpopo is legally recognized and/or institutionally accredited by: Department of Higher Education and Training of South Africa

Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

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Memberships and Affiliations


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Affiliations and Memberships

uniRank publishes the following list of the most important University of Limpopo's affiliations and memberships; feel free to submit any relevant missing higher education-related organizations this university is affiliated with.

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

Academic Structure


Academic divisions can provide valuable insights into the range of fields of study and disciplines a University focuses on and the institution's level of specialization. Comprehensive or Generalist Universities typically offer a wide range of academic programs and have many academic divisions and subdivisions across different disciplines, while Specialized Universities tend to focus on a narrower range of programs within a specific field or industry and have fewer academic divisions and a simplified organizational structure. Read our guide article "Understanding Academic Divisions in Universities - Colleges, Faculties, Schools" to learn more about academic divisions and typical university organizational structures.

Academic Structure

uniRank shows a structural diagram of the first-level academic divisions of the University of Limpopo 's organizational structure; feel free to submit any relevant missing division.


Social Media


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Social Media

uniRank publishes brief reviews, rankings and metrics of some University of Limpopo's social media channels as a starting point for comparison and an additional selection tool for potential applicants.

Facebook Facebook

University of Limpopo's Facebook page University of Limpopo's official Facebook page

Twitter X (Twitter)

University of Limpopo's X (formerly Twitter) page University of Limpopo's official Twitter page

YouTube YouTube

University of Limpopo's YouTube channel University of Limpopo's official YouTube channel

Instagram Instagram


LinkedIn LinkedIn

University of Limpopo's main LinkedIn profile

TikTok TikTok


Free Online Courses

Open Education Global Open Education Global

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