University of Johannesburg

country rank  5
world rank  320

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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 doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 13 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades.

University Identity

Name
Acronym UJ
Founded 2005
Motto Diens Deur Kennis
Service Through Knowledge

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

Degree Levels & Study Areas


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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)

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

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

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

Accreditation

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

Affiliations

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

Academic Structure


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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Friday, 17 August 2018