University of Johannesburg: Statistics

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Rank Ranking
#857 of 14,131 In the World
#9 of 1,104 In Africa
#6 of 26 In South Africa
#2 of 2 In Johannesburg
#35 of 1,002 For Hospitality and Hotel Management
Top50% For 104 other topics

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
77%
Enrollment
49,910
Type
Non-profit
Funding
Public-private
partnership
Website
uj.ac.za
Languages
English

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Acceptance Rate77%
Admissions RequirementsMatriculation Certificate or certificate of exemption issued by the Joint Matriculation Board
Academic CalendarJanuary to November (January - June; July-November)
Enrollment49,910
Full time employee5,000
Student:staff ratio10:1

Publications & Citations

Publications
20,271
Citations
360,995

University of Johannesburg majors

by publication & citation count

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
5,454 / 43,280
Engineering
4,300 / 47,604
Chemistry
3,886 / 63,668
Physics
3,306 / 171,447
Business
2,913 / 30,772
Environmental Science
2,840 / 48,612
Materials Science
2,152 / 28,419
Biology
2,016 / 47,861
Medicine
1,977 / 19,665
Economics
1,923 / 18,543
Psychology
1,589 / 29,190
Sociology
1,512 / 13,366
Political Science
1,493 / 8,988
Computer Science
1,444 / 19,867
Mathematics
853 / 7,231
Development Studies
807 / 9,461
Geology
753 / 17,145
Geography and Cartography
733 / 6,962
Art & Design
709 / 2,281
Demography
609 / 8,794
Communications and Public Relations
607 / 6,637
Law
543 / 1,825
Environmental Management
525 / 7,258
Petrology and Geochemistry
511 / 10,558
Ecology
511 / 13,066
Quantum and Particle physics
509 / 119,564
Social Psychology
500 / 10,315
Chemical Engineering
488 / 10,359
Education Majors
466 / 5,035
Gender Studies
444 / 2,219
Marketing
432 / 6,257
Hospitality and Hotel Management
418 / 11,477
Nuclear Physics
413 / 116,023
Radiochemistry
348 / 9,669
History
344 / 850
Political Economy
343 / 3,487
Metallurgical Engineering
326 / 3,287
Math Teachers
321 / 2,583
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
321 / 1,307
Management Information Systems
320 / 3,203

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 0 2
1992 0 6
1993 1 3
1994 2 3
1995 2 6
1996 2 17
1997 1 18
1998 6 20
1999 3 29
2000 3 22
2001 17 35
2002 13 42
2003 10 74
2004 33 82
2005 164 200
2006 305 429
2007 309 799
2008 307 1378
2009 468 2218
2010 574 3112
2011 932 5932
2012 1285 15937
2013 1288 24336
2014 1458 27886
2015 1486 36773
2016 1828 38568
2017 2162 36253
2018 2250 39185
2019 2841 47135
2020 3160 58651
2021 3319 72411

Tuition

International studetns The above plus international levy of 2,000 for African countries; 17,000 levy for other countries (ZAR)
Local studetns Approximately 35,000* per annum; Honours, 33,000*; Postgraduate, Master's coursework 30,000*; Master's dissertation 16,000*; Doctoral, 165,000* *prices subject to change and depending on faculty and course. (ZAR)

The University of Johannesburg has financial aid programs and on-campus housing.

Programs and Degrees

Bachelor's Degree Accountancy, Advertising and Publicity, African Languages, Afrikaans, Applied Linguistics, Applied Mathematics, Arts and Humanities, Banking, Biological and Life Sciences, Business Administration, Business Computing, Chemistry, Civil Engineering, Community Health, Computer Networks, Computer Science, Contemporary History, Continuing Education, Data Processing, Earth Sciences, Education, Educational Technology, Electrical Engineering, Ethics, Greek, Greek (Classical), Health Sciences, Higher Education, Home Economics, Information Sciences, International Business, Law, Leadership, Logic, Mathematics and Computer Science, Mechanical Engineering, Mining Engineering, Modern History, Nanotechnology, Natural Sciences, Nuclear Engineering, Nursing, Optometry, Physics, Preschool Education, Primary Education, Public Relations, Robotics, Science Education, Secondary Education, Small Business, Social Sciences, Software Engineering, Statistics, Taxation, Teacher Trainers Education, Technology Education, Telecommunications Engineering, Transport and Communications
Honours Degree Arts and Humanities, Business Administration, Education, Mathematics and Computer Science, Natural Sciences, Social Sciences
Master of Technology Architecture, Biotechnology, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Civil Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Fashion Design, Food Technology, Industrial Design, Industrial Engineering, Interior Design, Mechanical Engineering, Metallurgical Engineering, Surveying and Mapping
Master's Degree Accountancy, African Languages, Afrikaans, Anthropology, Arabic, Bible, Business Administration, Civil Engineering, Clinical Psychology, Communication Studies, Development Studies, Economics, Education, Educational Administration, Educational Psychology, Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Engineering Management, English, Finance, Fine Arts, French, Greek, Hebrew, History, Journalism, Latin, Law, Linguistics, Management, Mechanical Engineering, Philosophy, Political Sciences, Psychology, Social Work, Sociology, Urban Studies
Doctor of Technology Mechanical Engineering, Metallurgical Engineering
Doctorate Accountancy, African Languages, Afrikaans, Anthropology, Applied Linguistics, Bible, Civil Engineering, Communication Studies, Development Studies, Economics, Education, Educational Psychology, Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Engineering Management, English, Finance, French, German, Greek, History, Journalism, Latin, Law, Mechanical Engineering, Political Sciences, Psychology, Sociology, Taxation, Urban Studies

University of Johannesburg alumni

  1. Bontle Modiselle

    Bontle Modiselle
    Born in
    South Africa Flag South Africa
    Years
    1991-.. (age 31)
    Occupations
    actorfilm actor
    Biography

    Bontle Moloi is a South African actress, television presenter, radio personality, dancer, choreographer, singer and model. In 2015, she starred in the dance film Hear Me Move, which resulted her receiving an Africa Movie Academy Award nomination for Best Actress in a Supporting Role.

  2. Marthinus van Schalkwyk

    Marthinus van Schalkwyk
    Born in
    South Africa Flag South Africa
    Years
    1959-.. (age 63)
    Occupations
    politicianjurist
    Biography

    Marthinus Christoffel Johannes van Schalkwyk is a South African politician, academic, lawyer, and apartheid-era intelligence operative. He is also a former MP and Minister of Tourism in the Cabinet of South Africa. Formerly Premier of the Western Cape and Leader of the Opposition in the Parliament of South Africa, he was the leader of the New National Party from its inception on 8 September 1997 until its dissolution on 9 April 2005. He was appointed Minister of Environmental Affairs and Tourism in the Thabo Mbeki administration after merging his party with the ruling African National Congress (ANC), despite the poor performance of the former in the 2004 General Election.

  3. Busisiwe Mkhwebane

    Busisiwe Mkhwebane
    Born in
    South Africa Flag South Africa
    Years
    1970-.. (age 52)
    Occupations
    lawyer
    Biography

    Busisiwe Mkhwebane is a South African advocate, prosecutor and ombudsman, who has served as the 4th Public Protector of South Africa since 2016.

  4. Nathi Mthethwa

    Nathi Mthethwa
    Born in
    South Africa Flag South Africa
    Years
    1967-.. (age 55)
    Occupations
    politiciantrade unionist
    Biography

    Emmanuel Nkosinathi "Nathi" Mthethwa is a South African politician who has served as Minister of Arts and Culture since February 2014. He was appointed again in 2019 for his second term, taking also the portfolio of Sport under his wing. He also previously served as Minister for Safety and Security (later known as Minister of Police) from 2008 to 2014 and as the Chief Whip for the African National Congress in the National Assembly. He is from Kwambonambi, KwaZulu-Natal.

General info

Alternative names UJ
Founded 2005
Accreditation The University of Johannesburg is a public higher education institution established under the Higher Education Act 101 of 1997 of South Africa.
Motto The Future. Reimagined.
Colors orange
Academic structure Faculty of Art, Design and Architecture
Faculty of Education
Faculty of Engineering and the Built Environment
Faculty of Health Sciences
Faculty of Humanities
Faculty of Law
Faculty of Science
College of Business and Economics
Affiliations and memberships Association of African Universities (AAU)
Universities South Africa (USA)

Location and Contacts

Address PO Box 524, Auckland Park
Johannesburg, Gauteng, 2006
South Africa
City population 4,435,000
Phone +27 (11) 559 4555
Fax +27 (11) 559 2191

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