Study fees

* estimated; subject to approval of budget by end of 2015.


These amounts are not applicable to international students, with the exception of international students with valid permanent residency in South Africa and international students with refugee status - click here to be redirected to the Postgraduate and International Office's website. 

Below follows a representative sample of the University's instructional programmes along with the estimated study fees of each, per annum, as applicable in 2016. These figures are simply meant as a rough indication of the cost of tuition. For a more accurate indication of the cost, please refer to the relevant tables in the Calendar 2016, Part 3. You can request a quote - see the link above the table. 


Please note that study-related additional costs as for materials and laboratory fees and travelling expenses, calculated according to the amounts of 2015 with the annual increase, are included in the amounts listed below; departments may alter these based on academic need.  Estimates for text books (refer to the academic departments), membership dues for academic and registered societies (R50 - R200), PSO fees for private students (R275) and parking fees are excluded.


For more detailed information on study fees cost, consult the full version of the Calendar 2016, Part 3, which indicates undergraduate and postgraduate fees and study-related additional fees per module.  The study fees and related costs of most postgraduate programmes are also indicated per module in the Calendar 2016, Part 3. The estimated cost of a selection of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes also appears as fees per programme per year in the Calendar 2016, Part 3.


An abbreviated version of the Calendar 2016, Part 3 (excluding study-related additional fees per module), can also be requested from The Enquiries Desk, Administration Building A, Ryneveld Street, Stellenbosch, tel: +27 21 808-9111.


Request a more detailed Provisional Statement of Fees / Quotation (Undergraduate and Postgraduate, all years of registration)



Estimated amount in 2016 for 1st year of Undergraduate study (unless stated otherwise)

BA R33 234
BA (Law) R39 265
BA Visual Arts R32 124
B Drama and Theatre Studies R31 644
BMus R35 546
BEd (Gen Educ)(Inter/Senior)(Foundation) R31 748
BSc R40 680
BSc Agric R37 430
BSc Food Science
R38 885
BSc Forestry & Wood Science, 
1st - 3rd year, per year
R37 510
BSc Forestry & Wood Science, 4th year, per year R39 783
BTh R33 323
BDiv R36 027
LLB (Undergraduate) R39 106
LLB (Postgraduate, 2nd B degree), 1st of 2-yr R36 101
LLB (Postgraduate, 2nd B degree), 1st of 3-yr R41 674
R33 106
BCom (Actuarial Science) R47 428
BCom (with Law subjects) R40 724
BAcc I - II, per year
R37 687
R40 604
BAccLLB R42 664
BEng (extended curriculum) R47 980
BSc in Physiotherapy 
R39 228
BSc in Dietetics R40 512
B of Occupational Therapy R38 854
B in Speech-Language and
Hearing Therapy 
R36 869
R51 120
R50 881
MB ChB III R51 006
MB ChB IV R46 404
MB ChB V R64 844
MB ChB VI R51 060


Click here for PDF document with 2017 tuition fees