University of Johannesburg

country rank  5
world rank  235

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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 in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 14 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Acronym UJ
Founded 2005
Motto The Future. Reimagined.
Colours Orange

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 4555
F +27 (11) 559 2191

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
International
students
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type 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 4555

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment over-45,000
Academic Staff over-5,000
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes

Accreditations

Memberships and Affiliations

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

Academic Structure


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Online Courses

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Errors and Update

Site last updated: Monday, 5 August 2019