University of Cape Town: Ranking & Review

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Cape Town Rank South Africa Rank World Rank
1 1 326
Top 2%

Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Admission selectionYes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Total enrollment22,500
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 namesUCT
Founded1918
MottoSpes Bona
Good Hope
AccreditationDepartment of Higher Education and Training, South Africa
Affiliations and membershipsAssociation of African Universities (AAU)
Universities South Africa (USA)
Cape Higher Education Consortium (CHEC)
Open Education Consortium (OEC)
Academic structureFaculty of Commerce
Faculty of Engineering and Built Environment
Faculty of Health Sciences
Faculty of Humanities
Faculty of Law
Faculty of Science
Entity typeNon-profit
Control typePublic-private partnership
Total FTE staff4,250
Student/staff ratio5
Religious affiliationNone

Location and Contacts

Official Websiteuct.ac.za
AddressPrivate Bag
Cape Town, Western Cape, 7700
South Africa
Urbanization levelSub-Urban
City population1,000,000 - 5,000,000
Phone+27 (21) 650 9111
Fax+27 (21) 650 3736

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