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Stellenbosch University

South Africa

321st US-News World Ranking

Stellenbosch University History

Established in the year 1918, Stellenbosch University is a University committed to research. It is located in Stellenbosch, South Africa.  The students of the University wear maroon uniforms be it for sports or their blazer giving them the nickname “maties” originating from the African word “tamatie” meaning tomato.

Stellenbosch University Programs, Courses, and Schools

The Stellenbosch University consists of about 150 departments divided amongst 10 faculties. It also has more than 40+ research institutions. The faculties that are situated on the main campus are Arts, Social Sciences, Education, Law, Economic, Science, AgriSciences, Theology, and Management Sciences, Engineering. The faculties and schools that are not situated on the main campus are Health Sciences and Medicine situated in Tygerberg, Military Science situated in Saldanha Bay, University of Stellenbosch Business School situated in Bellville.

Stellenbosch University Campuses

The Stellenbosch campus comprises of many appealing features such as sports facilities that include a stadium, swimming pools, game fields including one for football and two for hockey and a gym. The collections at the University library are scattered around the campus in the form of a computerized database that is accessible even outside the main facility. Apart from this, the University also boasts of two concert halls, a 430-seat theatre, and an Amphitheatre.

Stellenbosch University Achievements and USP

The University is amongst South Africa's leading tertiary institutions based on research output, student pass rates, and rated scientists, and is recognized internationally as an academic institution of excellence. It also has the highest student success rate in the country.

Stellenbosch University Notable Alumni

John Dugard, (Professor of international law), Baron Steyn, (British Law Lord, Lord of Appeal in Ordinary), Friedel Sellschop (Physicist and pioneer in the field of Nuclear physics), Christo Wiese, (Businessman, billionaire, chairman of Shoprite South Africa).

Application Requirements

Application Requirements

Average Academic Score

2
GPA
24
IB
50
Percentage

Cost

Fees

Bachelors: ZAR: 47,000

Fees may vary for each program. Please visit the program page for specific fees.

Deadlines

Bachelors: June 30

Masters: September 30

Deadlines may vary for each program. Please visit the program page for specific deadlines.

Stellenbosch University Rankings

Global

321
US News
456
QS
401 -500
Shanghai
251 -300
Times Higher Education
331
GTU Rank

Regional

South Africa
3
US News
3 -5
Shanghai

Regional

Africa
3
US News
3
Times Higher Education

Regional

BRICS
51
QS

Regional

Emerging Economies
24
Times Higher Education
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University Stats

University Stats
31640

Students

University Stats
19845

Undergraduates

University Stats
10440

Postgraduate

University Stats
1090

Faculty Strength

University Stats
29

Student Faculty Ratio

University Stats
R
47000

Tuition Fees

University Stats
R
65000

Living Cost

University Stats
2

Avg. GPA

University Stats
24

Avg. IB

University Stats
50
%

Avg. Percentage

University Stats
6.5

Avg. IELTS

* All cost are in ZAR

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