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).
Average Academic Score
Bachelors: ZAR: 47,000
Fees may vary for each program. Please visit the program page for specific fees.
Bachelors: June 30
Masters: September 30
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Stellenbosch University Rankings
Student Faculty Ratio
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