University of Venda

country rank  21
world rank  5454

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University Overview

Established in 1982, University of Venda is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the large town of Thohoyandou (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Limpopo. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Department of Higher Education and Training, South Africa, University of Venda is a medium-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 9,000-9,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. University of Venda offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details.

University Identity

Founded 1982
Motto Knowledge is Precious

University Location

Address Private Bag X5050
Thohoyandou (population range: 50,000-249,999)
0950 Limpopo
South Africa
T +27 (15) 962 8000
F +27 (15) 962 4749

Degree Levels & Study Areas

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student Not reported Not reported
Int'l student Not reported Not reported

University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Not reported
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office

+27 (15) 962 8531

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 9,000-9,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 700-799
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Not reported
Campus Setting Not reported
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to University of Venda's Library
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


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


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

Academic Structure

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Site last updated: Wednesday, 14 November 2018