Average Cost Of Tertiary Education In South Africa

What is Tertiary Education?

Tertiary education, also referred to as third-level, third-stage, or post-secondary education, is the educational level following the completion of secondary education. The World Bank, for example, defines tertiary education as including universities as well as trade schools and colleges.


Average Cost Of Tertiary Education In South Africa

How much are tertiary fees in South Africa? According to recent data published by Old Mutual, parents/students can expect to pay R64 200 for the first year of university – on average. This is expected to rise to R107 600 by 2025 and as much as R165 600 by 2030.

How much does a university degree cost in South Africa?

The average cost at private universities ranges between R6 600 to R50 000 for part-time programs per year and R38 500 to R99 500 for full-time programs per year.

What is the cheapest University in South Africa?

Cheapest University in South Africa for International Students

University of Fort HareR425R45,000
University of VendaR100R38,980
University of PretoriaR300R66,000
Stellenbosch UniversityR100R43,380