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Stellenbosch University

Location

Stellenbosch Main Campus, Stellenbosch South Africa

Ranking

# =454QS World University Rankings

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1Postgraduate programs

About Stellenbosch University

With roots going back to 1866, Stellenbosch University is one of the oldest universities in South Africa. A century-long tradition of quality teaching and research has ensured the University a place among the finest academic institutions in Africa. The University offers Semester in Stellenbosch programmes (Exchange; Study Abroad), a Summer School, Postgraduate and PhD programmes in English.Stellenbosch University is a fully accredited classic university with 10 faculties: Arts, Economic and Management Sciences, Education, Science, Agricultural and Forestry Sciences, Health Sciences, Military Science, Law, Theology, Engineering. It has a student body of over 22 000 of which more than one third is postgraduate students. The number of international students has increased substantially since 1993 to over 1900 students from more than 70 countries currently enrolled at the University.Stellenbosch is a research-intensive university with a long history of pure and applied research across a large range of disciplines. It is at the forefront of basic and applied research and through partnering with the industry and government has become a benchmark for research excellence.

About Stellenbosch University

With roots going back to 1866, Stellenbosch University is one of the oldest universities in South Africa. A century-long tradition of quality teaching and research has ensured the University a place among the finest academic institutions in Africa. The University offers Semester in Stellenbosch programmes (Exchange; Study Abroad), a Summer School, Postgraduate and PhD programmes in English.Stellenbosch University is a fully accredited classic university with 10 faculties: Arts, Economic and Management Sciences, Education, Science, Agricultural and Forestry Sciences, Health Sciences, Military Science, Law, Theology, Engineering. It has a student body of over 22 000 of which more than one third is postgraduate students. The number of international students has increased substantially since 1993 to over 1900 students from more than 70 countries currently enrolled at the University.Stellenbosch is a research-intensive university with a long history of pure and applied research across a large range of disciplines. It is at the forefront of basic and applied research and through partnering with the industry and government has become a benchmark for research excellence.

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Rankings & ratings

Stellenbosch University is one of the top public universities in Stellenbosch, South Africa. It is ranked #=454 in QS World University Rankings 2023.

QS World University Rankings

  • 2012
    #401- 450
  • 2014
    #=387
  • 2015
    #=390
  • 2016
    #401-410
  • 2017
    #=395
  • 2018
    #=361
  • 2019
    #=405
  • 2020
    #427
  • 2021
    #456
  • 2022
    #=482
  • 2023
    #=454

Ranking criteria

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Overall
24.5
Academic Reputation
35.7
Employer Reputation
3.6
Faculty Student Ratio
51.2
Citations per Faculty
21.5
International Faculty Ratio
9.1
International Students Ratio
86.6
International Research Network
53.8
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