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Stellenbosch University

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  • SIZE> 12,000 students

  • AGEMature

  • STATUS Private

  • RESEARCH High

  • FOCUS Comprehensive

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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.
401-410
2016
=395
2017
=361
2018
  • 33.1
    Overall Score
  • 34.4
    Academic Reputation
  • 52.9
    Citations per Faculty
  • 33.5
    Employer Reputation
  • 78.2
    International Faculty
46
2015
51-100
2016
=42
2017
  • 71.9
    Overall Score
  • 68.6
    Academic Reputation
  • 82.1
    Citations per Paper
  • 75.2
    Employer Reputation
  • 72.8
    H-index Citations
34
2015
34
2016
35
2017
301-500
2018
Graduate Employability Ranking
  • 13.8-27.8
    Overall Score
  • 58.9
    Alumni Outcomes
34
2015
34
2016
35
2017
301-500
2018
BRICS Rankings
  • 72.1
    Overall Score
  • 91.3
    Academic Reputation
  • 86.4
    Citations per Paper
  • 79.6
    Employer Reputation
  • 100
    International Faculty
  • 59.8
    International Students
  • 92.9
    Papers per Faculty
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Number of academic faculty staff

In total
678
International
191

Number of students

26,039
Postgraduate 39%
Undergraduate 61%

Number of international students

1,805
Postgraduate 58%
Undergraduate 42%
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