Cape Peninsula University of Technology

country rank  11
world rank  1758

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University Overview

Established in 2005, Cape Peninsula University of Technology is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the large city of Cape Town (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), Western Cape. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Bellville, Mowbray, Wellington, Greenpoint. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Department of Higher Education and Training, South Africa, Cape Peninsula University of Technology (CPUT) is a very large (EduListing enrollment range: 30,000-34,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Cape Peninsula University of Technology (CPUT) 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 EduListing degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Acronym CPUT
Founded 2005 merger of Cape Technikon (1920) and Peninsula Technikon (1962)
Motto Creating Futures
Colours Blue and white

University Location

Address PO Box 652
Cape Town (population range: 1,000,000-5,000,000)
8000 Western Cape
South Africa
T +27 (21) 959 6230
F +27 (21) 951 5617
Other locations Bellville, Mowbray, Wellington, Greenpoint

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Not reported
Admission Rate Not reported
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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 30,000-34,999
Academic Staff Not reported
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Not reported
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Cape Peninsula University of Technology's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Not reported
Distance Learning Not reported


Memberships and Affiliations

  • Association of African Universities (AAU)
  • Universities South Africa (USA)
  • Cape Higher Education Consortium (CHEC)
  • International Education Association of South Africa (IEASA)

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Site last updated: Monday, 18 May 2020