Study fees

* estimated; subject to approval of budget by end of 2018.

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 2019. 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 2018 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 - R5 565), PSO fees for private students (R343), House fees for students in residences (R588) and parking fees are excluded.

For more detailed information on study fees, consult the Calendar 2019, Part 3which indicates the estimated cost of a selection of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes.

A copy of the Calendar 2019, Part 3​​, is also available from mid December 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 2019 for 1st year of Undergraduate study (unless stated otherwise)

BAR42 117
BA (Law)
R49 753
BA Visual Arts R38 664
B Drama and Theatre Studies
R40 363
BMus R45 408
BEd (Intermediate Phase)
BEd (Foundation Phase)
R44 596
R41 563
BScR50 141
BSc AgricR45 378
BSc Food Science
R48 161
BSc Forestry & Wood Science, 
1st - 3rd year, per year
R46 624
BSc Forestry & Wood Science, 4th yearR53 515
BTh R40 243
BDiv R44 852
LLB (Undergraduate) R49 328
LLB (Postgraduate, 2nd B degree), 1st of 2-yr
R44 066
LLB (Postgraduate, 2nd B degree), 1st of 3-yr
R51 768
R43 972
BCom (Actuarial Science)R62 757
BCom (with Law subjects)
R52 120
BAcc I      |     BAcc II
R46 418    |     R51 398
R49 777
BAccLLBR54 651
BEng R58 263
BSc in Physiotherapy 
R48 619
BSc in DieteticsR48 849
B of Occupational TherapyR49 723
B in Speech-Language and
Hearing Therapy 
R45 763
R64 631
R64 631
MB ChB IIIR63 416
R56 220
MB ChB VR79 286
MB ChB VIR61 815


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


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