University of Limpopo

country rank  21
world rank  5743

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University Overview

Founded in 1959, University of Limpopo is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the medium-sized town of Mankweng (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), Limpopo. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Medunsa. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Department of Higher Education and Training, South Africa, University of Limpopo (UL) is a large (EduListing enrollment range: 15,000-19,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. University of Limpopo (UL) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as 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. This 61 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 40-50% making this South African higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Acronym UL
Founded 1959
Motto Finding Solutions for Africa

University Location

Address P/B X1106 Turfloop
Mankweng (population range: 10,000-49,999)
0727 Limpopo
South Africa
T +27 (15) 268 9111
F +27 (15) 267 0152
Other locations Medunsa

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
15,000-17,500 US$
(11,000-12,900 Euro)
15,000-17,500 US$
(11,000-12,900 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 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 40-50%
Admission Office Student Enrollment Office University of Limpopo
Polokwane 0727
+27 152 682 438

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 15,000-19,999
Academic Staff 1,500-1,999
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

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


Memberships and Affiliations

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

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