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.

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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 NAMEAPPLICATION FEETUITION FEE/YEAR
University of Fort HareR425R45,000
University of VendaR100R38,980
University of PretoriaR300R66,000
Stellenbosch UniversityR100R43,380
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