Founded in 1966, Vaal University of Technology is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the medium-sized town of Vanderbijlpark (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), Gauteng. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Klerksdrop, Kempton Park, Secunda, Upington, Sebokeng. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Department of Higher Education and Training, South Africa, Vaal University of Technology (VUT) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 15,000-19,999 students) coeducational 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 degrees), 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 51 years old 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, sport facilities and/or activities, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.
Important: please contact or visit the official website of Vaal University of Technology for detailed information on areas of study and degree levels currently offered; the above uniRank Degree Levels and Areas of Study Matrix is indicative only and may not be up-to-date or complete.
|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)|
Important: the above average yearly tuition ranges do not include room, board or other external costs; tuition may vary by areas of study, degree level, student nationality or residence and other criteria. Please contact the appropriate Vaal University of Technology's office for detailed information on yearly tuitions which apply to your specific situation and study interest; the above uniRank Yearly Tuition Range Matrix is indicative only and may not be up-to-date or complete.
Men and Women (coed)
Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
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Important: admission policy and acceptance rate may vary by areas of study, degree level, student nationality or residence and other criteria. Please contact the appropriate Vaal University of Technology's Admission Office for detailed information on a specific admission selection policy and acceptance rate; the above University admission information is indicative only and may not be complete or up-to-date.
Important: please contact or visit the official website of Vaal University of Technology for detailed information on facilities and services provided, including the type of scholarships and other financial aids offered to local or international students; the information above is indicative only and may not be complete or up-to-date.
Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Department of Higher Education and Training, South Africa
Year of first Accreditation
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