Since this programme's inception in 2001, students on average managed to improve their NSC Mathematics and Physical Sciences results with 15 percentage points after completing the programme. This afforded them the opportunity to reapply for higher education and for programmes with specific entry requirements.
More than 1 100 students have successfully completed the programme.
On average, 75% of former SciMathUS students enrolled as undergraduates at Stellenbosch University. Students also enrol at other higher education institutions.
More than 200 former SciMathUS students obtained degrees at Stellenbosch University between December 2005 and December 2017. They are now qualified medical doctors, physiotherapists, speech therapists, teachers, engineers, agriculturists, accountants, food scientists, etc.
45 of these students obtained second qualifications (degrees or diplomas) at this institution and more than 10 a third qualification.
Two former SciMathUS students received PhD degrees.