Vaal University of Technology

country rank  16
world rank  3115

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Founded in 1966, Vaal University of Technology is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the medium-sized town of Vanderbijlpark (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), Gauteng. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Klerksdrop, Kempton Park, Secunda, Upington, Sebokeng. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Department of Higher Education and Training, South Africa, Vaal University of Technology (VUT) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 15,000-19,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Vaal University of Technology (VUT) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 53 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 50-60% making this South African higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Acronym VUT
Founded 1966

University Location

Address Private Bag X021
Vanderbijlpark (population range: 10,000-49,999)
1900 Gauteng
South Africa
T +27 (16) 950 9000
F +27 (16) 950 9999
Other locations Klerksdrop, Kempton Park, Secunda, Upington, Sebokeng

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student 1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
Int'l student 1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 50-60%
Admission Office Admissions & Registrations Private bag X021
Vanderbijlpark 1900
+27 (16) 950 9318

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 15,000-19,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 1,000-1,499
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Vaal University of Technology's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Not reported

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition

Department of Higher Education and Training, South Africa


Year of first Accreditation

1966

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Universities South Africa (USA)
  • Association of African Universities (AAU)
  • South African Qualification Association (SAQA)

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Site last updated: Thursday, 7 March 2019