North-West University: Ranking & Review

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South Africa
Top 7%

Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Acceptance Rate65%
Admission selectionYes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Total enrollment67,500
Academic CalendarSemesters

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoral
Design | Arts | Humanities-+++
Business | Politics | Social Sciences-+++
Languages | Culture | Linguistics-+++
Nursing | Health | Pharmacy | Medicine-+++
Engineering | IT-+++
Maths | Natural Sciences-+++

General info

Alternative namesNWU
MottoDit begin alles hier
It all starts here
AccreditationDepartment of Higher Education and Training, South Africa
Affiliations and membershipsAssociation of African Universities (AAU)
Universities South Africa (USA)
International Association for the Promotion of Christian Higher Education (IAPCHE)
National Association of Distance Education and Open Learning in South Africa (NADEOSA)
Academic structureFaculty of Economic and Management Sciences
Faculty of Education
Faculty of Engineering
Faculty of Health Sciences
Faculty of Humanities
Faculty of Law
Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences
Faculty of Theology
Colorspurple, turquoise, grey
Entity typeNon-profit
Control typePublic-private partnership
HousingProvides housing
Financial aidsOffers financial aids
Total FTE staff3,750
Student/staff ratio18
Religious affiliationNone

Location and Contacts

Address53 Borcherd Street
Potchefstroom, North West, 2520
South Africa
Urbanization levelSub-Urban
City population149,000
Phone+27 (18) 299 4897
Fax+27 (18) 299 4938

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