Vaal University of Technology

country rank  18
world rank  5071

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Founded in 1966, Vaal University of Technology is a non-profit public higher-education institution located in the urban setting of the large town of Vanderbijlpark (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), Gauteng. This institution also has branch campuses in the following locations: Klerksdrop, Kempton Park, Secunda, Upington, Sebokeng. Officially recognized by the Department of Higher Education and Training of South Africa, Vaal University of Technology (VUT) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 15,000-19,999 students) coeducational South African higher education institution. Vaal University of Technology (VUT) 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, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 54 years old South African higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 50-60% making this South African higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. VUT also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, sports facilities, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name
Acronym VUT
Founded 1966

University Location

Address Private Bag X021
Vanderbijlpark
1900 Gauteng
South Africa
Tel +27 (16) 950 9000
Fax +27 (16) 950 9999
Other locations Klerksdrop, Kempton Park, Secunda, Upington, Sebokeng

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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

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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 entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 50-60%
Admission Office Admissions & Registrations Private bag X021
Vanderbijlpark 1900
(16) 950 9318

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 15,000-19,999
Academic Staff 1,000-1,499
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

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

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Accreditations

Memberships and Affiliations

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

Academic Structure


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