Study fees

* estimated; subject to approval of budget by end of 2020.

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 website of Stellenbosch University International.  

Below follows a representative sample of the University's instructional programmes along with the estimated study fees of each, per annum, as applicable in 2020. These figures are simply meant as an estimate indication of the cost of study. For a more accurate indication of the cost, please compile a quote - see the link above the table below. 

Please note that study-related additional costs, known as Module costs and Program costs (materials and laboratory fees and travelling expenses), calculated according to the amounts of 2019 with the annual increase, are included in the amounts listed below; departments may alter these based on academic need.  Estimates for text books (enquire at the academic departments), membership dues for academic and registered societies (R20 - R5 671), PSO fees for private students (R358), House fees for students in residences (R615) and parking fees are excluded.

For more detailed information on study fees, consult the Calendar 2020, Part 3, Student Feeswhich indicates the estimated cost of a selection of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes.

A copy of the Calendar 2020, Part  3, Student Fees​​ is available at 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 2020 for 1st year of Undergraduate study (unless stated otherwise)

R43 160
​BA in Human Resource Management
​R46 953
​BA in Development and Environment
R46 915​
BA (Law)
R52 620
BA in Visual Arts R43 722
​BA in Socio Informatics, Opt 2
R50 827​
​BA  in Sport Science
R46 468​
BA in Drama and Theatre Studies
R42 877
B of Music (BMus) R46 693
​B in Social Work
44 050​
BEd (Intermediate Phase Education)
BEd (Foundation Phase Education)
R47 248
R44 122
R54 020
​BSc in Earth Sciences
58 114​
​BSc  in Human Life Sciences
56 117​
BSc Agric
R47 179
​BScAgric in Grapevine and Wine Sciences
R51 300​
​BAgric in Agricultural Business Management
R45 836​
BSc in Food Science
R51 147
BSc in Forestry and Wood Science
R48 591
​BTh (Bachelor of Theology - Youth Work)R43 342
BDiv (Bachelor of Divinity) R47 633
LLB (Undergraduate) R52 296
LLB (Postgraduate, 2nd B degree), 1st of 2-yr
R47 657
LLB (Postgraduate, 2nd B degree), 1st of 3-yr
R55 318
Bachelor of Commerce (BCom)  
R44 273
BCom (Actuarial Science)
R66 648
BCom (Law)
R55 268
​BCom (Industrial Psychology)
R49 245​
​BCom (Mathematical Sciences)
R49 953​
R49 304
R58 094
Bachelor of Engineering (BEng) R61 897
BSc in Physiotherapy 
R51 633
BSc in DieteticsR51 878
Bachelor of Occupational TherapyR53 523
B achelor in Speech-Language and
Hearing Therapy 
R48 513
​​Bachelor of Nursing and Midwifery
​R46 745
R68 657
R68 857
R68 657
R59 711
R84 202
R65 360


Click here for a PDF document with estimated study fees for 2020


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