University of Stellenbosch

country rank  4
world rank  400

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University Overview

Established in 1918, Universiteit Stellenbosch (University of Stellenbosch) is a non-profit public higher-education institution located in the suburban setting of the small city of Stellenbosch (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Western Cape. This institution also has branch campuses in the following locations: Tygerberg, Bellville, Saldanha. Officially recognized by the Department of Higher Education and Training of South Africa, Universiteit Stellenbosch is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 25,000-29,999 students) coeducational South African higher education institution. Universiteit Stellenbosch offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as 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 102 years old South African higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. Universiteit Stellenbosch also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name
Acronym
Founded 1918 Origins date back to 1866
Motto Pectora roborant cultus recti
Sound learning strengthens the spirit

University Location

Address Private Bag X1, Matieland
Stellenbosch
7602 Western Cape
South Africa
Tel +27 (21) 808 9111
Fax +27 (21) 808 3800
Other locations Tygerberg, Bellville, Saldanha

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
International
students
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 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 students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Not available
Admission Office International Office, Private Bax x1
Stellenbosch 7602
(21) 808 2566

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 25,000-29,999
Academic Staff 2,000-2,499
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

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

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Department of Higher Education and Training of South Africa


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD-EQUIS)


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Memberships and Affiliations

  • Association of African Universities (AAU)
  • Universities South Africa (USA)
  • Cape Higher Education Consortium (CHEC)
  • National Association of Distance Education and Open Learning in South Africa (NADEOSA)

Academic Structure


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Site last updated: Tuesday, 15 September 2020