Ranking  596      6
Country South Africa
City Pretoria
Bachelor (foreigners)3,000 USD/year.
Master (foreigners)3,000 USD/year.
Cost of living $471-696 USD/Month.
Official Website
General information
Finance type Nonprofit
Organization type Public
Established 1908
Abbreviation UP
Teachers 2,107
Students 48,043
Foreigners 10%
Religion None
Academic calendar Semesters
AdmissionBased on grades and examinations
Gender limitation No limits
Campus type Suburban
Housing Available
Financial aid Available
Distance learning Available
Exchange programs Available
Library Available
Ad Destinatum Persequor
• Department of Higher Education and Training, South Africa
• Association of African Universities (AAU)
• Higher Education South Africa (HESA)
• National Association of Distance Education and Open Learning in South Africa (NADEOSA)
World ranking596
Country ranking6
Academic Reputation336
Employer Reputation313
Ranking in world by sphere
Arts and Humanities321
Life Sciences and Medicine374
Social Sciences and Management278
International rankings
UniPage World University Ranking596
QS World University Rankings545
Webometrics Ranking541
Cost of living in Pretoria
Expenses - USD/Month.Min.Med.
Accommodation 175 156
Food 127 234
Transportation 36 95
Communications and utilities 97 88
Clothing 20 74
Sports and leisure 17 48
Accommodation in Pretoria USD/Month.
Shared room outside of centre177
Shared room in city centre158
1 bedroom apartment outside of centre285
1 bedroom apartment in city centre247
Location on map
University of Pretoria (UP) - public higher education institution in South Africa.

University of Pretoria - Description

Postgraduate education is an important component of the University?s research strategy. Of a total of 38 635 registered students in 2007, 27% were postgraduate students. Of these 40% were students of colour and 2 500 were international students. In 2006 a total of 1 195 master?s and 148 doctoral students graduated from the University of Pretoria. These students gain experience by means of the research projects that they undertake and contribute considerably to the University?s status as a research university. UP offers nearly 1 500 post-graduate programmes in various disciplines. Short courses are also availabe through Continuing Education at University of Pretoria (www.ceatup.co.za)

Bachelor - University of Pretoria

The University of Pretoria is the largest residential university in South Africa. It has more than 50 000 full-time and part-time students. The university has a diverse student population which is representative of all South Africa's cultural and racial backgrounds. The undergraduate students comprise more than 70% of the total contact students. The University teaches in two languages (English and Afrikaans) and also uses Sepedi as a language of communication. The University of Pretoria's undergraduate academic programmes cover a wide spectrum of disciplines including Humanities and Social Sciences, as well as Natural Sciences, Engineering and Life Sciences. The University's academic structure is arranged into nine faculties. These faculties are: Economic and Management Sciences; Eduaction; Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology; Health Sciences; Humanities; Law; Natural and Agriculltural Sciences; Veterinary Science; and Theology. Overall the University offers approximately 350 undergraduate study programmes.

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