Average University Fees In South Africa

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


University of Kwazulu Natal: R200

Stellenbosch University: R100

Average University Fees In South Africa

Which is the cheapest university in South Africa?

Cheapest University in South Africa for International Students

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

Do you pay for university 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 in 2019 – on average.

This is expected to rise to R107,600 by 2025 and as much as R165,600 by 2030. Below Business Tech looked at the cost of a year’s study at universities around the country.

Is studying in South Africa free?

Attending affordable universities can be a step in the right direction toward your goal of studying in South Africa for free. Most undergraduate degree programs in South African universities will run the student around $3,000 per year.

How to afford university

How can I afford university?

  1. Everything’s better with a budget. No matter how much you might hate them, spreadsheets are your friend
  2. Browse the bursaries
  3. If you want a job, start looking now
  4. Use your skills
  5. Get cooking
  6. Eat less meat
  7. Take care with credit.
  8. Switch your contracts.