University of Pretoria: Ranking & Review

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Pretoria Rank South Africa Rank World Rank
1 2 452
Top 3%

Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

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 namesUP
Founded1908
MottoAd Destinatum Persequor
Pursuing towards destiny
AccreditationDepartment of Higher Education and Training, South Africa
Affiliations and membershipsAssociation of African Universities (AAU)
Universities South Africa (USA)
National Association of Distance Education and Open Learning in South Africa (NADEOSA)
Academic structureFaculty of Economic and Management Sciences
Faculty of Humanities
Faculty of Health Sciences
Faculty of Engineering-Built environment and Information Technology
Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences
Faculty of Education
Faculty of Law
Faculty of Theology
Faculty of Veterinary Sciences
Gordon Institute of Business Sciences
Entity typeNon-profit
Control typePublic-private partnership
HousingProvides housing
Financial aidsOffers financial aids
Total FTE staff4,250
Student/staff ratio16
Religious affiliationNone

Location and Contacts

Official Websitewww.up.ac.za
AddressLynnwood Road
Pretoria, Gauteng, 0002
South Africa
Urbanization levelSub-Urban
City population1,000,000 - 5,000,000
Phone+27 (12) 420 4111
Fax+27 (12) 420 4555

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