University of Venda

country rank  19
world rank  5411

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University Overview

Established in 1982, University of Venda is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the large town of Thohoyandou (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Limpopo. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Department of Higher Education and Training, South Africa, University of Venda is a medium-sized (EduListing enrollment range: 9,000-9,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. University of Venda offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees in several areas of study. See the EduListing degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details.

University Identity

Founded 1982
Motto Knowledge is Precious

University Location

Address Private Bag X5050
Thohoyandou (population range: 50,000-249,999)
0950 Limpopo
South Africa
T +27 (15) 962 8000
F +27 (15) 962 4749

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
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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
Admission Office

+27 (15) 962 8531

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 9,000-9,999
Academic Staff 700-799
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Not reported
Campus Setting Not reported
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

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


Memberships and Affiliations

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

Academic Structure

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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Monday, 18 May 2020