University of the Free State: Ranking & Review

University of the Free State logo
South Africa
Top 9%

Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Admission selectionYes, based on students' past academic record and grades
Total enrollment27,500
Academic CalendarSemesters


Local students$3,750$1,750
International students$3,750$1,750

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 namesUFS
Universiteit van die Vrystaat
MottoIn Veritate Sapientiae Lux
In Truth is the Light of Wisdom
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 Humanities
Faculty of Law
Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences
Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences
Faculty of Health Sciences
Faculty of Theology
Colorsnavy blue, cherry red
Entity typeNon-profit
Control typePublic-private partnership
HousingProvides housing
Financial aidsOffers financial aids
Total FTE staff1,750
Student/staff ratio16
Religious affiliationNone

Location and Contacts

AddressPO Box 339
Bloemfontein, Free State, 9300
South Africa
Urbanization levelUrban
City population256,000
Phone+27 (51) 401 9111
Fax+27 (51) 401 2765

University of the Free State in Social Media