General information
Finance type Nonprofit
Organization type Public
Abbreviation UWC
Teachers 612
Students 15,689
Foreigners 6%
Religion None
Academic calendar Semesters
AdmissionBased on grades and examinations
Gender limitation No limits
Colors Blue and gold
Campus type Suburban
Housing Available
Financial aid Available
Distance learning Available
Exchange programs Available
Library Available
Respice prospice
• Department of Higher Education and Training, South Africa
• Cape Higher Education Consortium (CHEC)
• Higher Education South Africa (HESA)
• OpenCourseWare Consortium (OCW)
World ranking938
Country ranking9
International Faculty332
Cost of living in Cape Town, USD/month
Accommodation $224 $359
Food $129 $241
Transportation $19 $57
Communications and utilities $91 $83
Clothing $19 $71
Sports and leisure $18 $54
Accommodation in Cape Town, USD/month
Shared room outside of centre$224
Shared room in city centre$358
1 bedroom apartment outside of centre$321
1 bedroom apartment in city centre$490
International rankings
UniPage World University Ranking938
QS World University Rankings880
Webometrics Ranking1013
Alternative title
af Universiteit van Wes-Kaapland
University of the Western Cape (UWC) - public higher education institution in Republic of South Africa.

University of the Western Cape - Description

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