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Statistical Profile

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Overview 2016


In 2016 a total of 30 854 students were enrolled at Stellenbosch University (SU) on the offical annual SU census date (June 2016). Of this total, 63% (19 582) of students were enrolled in undergraduate programmes, 33% (10 154) in postgraduate programmes and 4% (1 114) as occasional students (non-degree purposes).

In 2016, 61.3% of enrolled students were white, 18.3% African black, 17.6% coloured and 2.8% Indian. In terms of home language, 40.7% were Afrikaans and 46.1% English speaking, while 13.2% indicated other languages to be their home language.

The size of the permanently and fixed employed personnel corps in 2016, as on the official annual census date, was 3 370, comprising of 1 060 academic personnel (lecturers) and 2 310 non-academic personnel.

Refer to the tables and figures below for more detailed information.

  
  
Description
  
  
  
  
Student enrolments from 1910http://www.sun.ac.za/english/PublishingImages/Colour_blocks/31.jpg
Fig. 1: Head count of US students from 1910
Student enrolments from 1910 to 2013In page navigation
Student enrolments by Racehttp://www.sun.ac.za/english/PublishingImages/Colour_blocks/32.jpg
Fig 2: Enrolments by race and year
Student enrolments by RaceIn page navigation
Undergraduate enrolments by Genderhttp://www.sun.ac.za/english/PublishingImages/Colour_blocks/33.jpg
Fig 3: Undergraduate enrolments by gender and year
Undergraduate enrolments by GenderIn page navigation
Postgraduate enrolments by Genderhttp://www.sun.ac.za/english/PublishingImages/Colour_blocks/34.jpg
Fig 4: Postgraduate enrolments by gender and year
Postgraduate enrolments by GenderIn page navigation
Student enrolment by Home Languagehttp://www.sun.ac.za/english/PublishingImages/Colour_blocks/35.jpg
Fig 5: Enrolments by home language and year
Student enrolment by Home LanguageIn page navigation
Student enrolments by Geographical Originhttp://www.sun.ac.za/english/PublishingImages/Colour_blocks/36.jpg
Fig 6: Enrolments by Geographical Origin of Student and Year
Undergraduate enrolments by GenderIn page navigation
Percentage distribution of qualifications awardedhttp://www.sun.ac.za/english/PublishingImages/Colour_blocks/37.jpg
Fig 7: Percentage distribution of qualifications awarded by qualification type and year
Percentage distribution of qualifications awardedIn page navigation
  
  
Description
  
  
  
  
Student enrolments by Mode of Educationhttp://www.sun.ac.za/english/PublishingImages/Colour_blocks/20.jpg
Table 1: Enrolments by year and mode of education
Enrolments by Year and Mode of EducationIn page navigation
Student enrolments by Programme Levelhttp://www.sun.ac.za/english/PublishingImages/Colour_blocks/22.jpg
Table 2: Enrolments by programme level and year
Enrolments by Programme Level and YearIn page navigation
Student enrolments by Faculty and Program Levelhttp://www.sun.ac.za/english/PublishingImages/Colour_blocks/23.jpg
Table 3: Enrolments by faculty, programme level and year
Enrolments According to Faculty, Programme Level and YearIn page navigation
Student enrolments by Programme Level, Gender and Racehttp://www.sun.ac.za/english/PublishingImages/Colour_blocks/24.jpg
Table 4: Enrolments by programme level, gender and race
Enrolments by Programme Level, Gender and RaceIn page navigation
Student enrolments by Gender and Program Levelhttp://www.sun.ac.za/english/PublishingImages/Colour_blocks/25.jpg
Table 5: Enrolment by gender, programme level and year
Student enrolments by Gender and Program LevelIn page navigation
Student enrolments by Home Languagehttp://www.sun.ac.za/english/PublishingImages/Colour_blocks/26.jpg
Table 6: Enrolments by home language and year
Student enrolments by Home LanguageIn page navigation
Student enrolments by Geographical Originhttp://www.sun.ac.za/english/PublishingImages/Colour_blocks/27.jpg
Table 7: Enrolments by geographical origin of student and year
Enrolments by Geographical Origin of Student and YearIn page navigation
Qualifications awarded by Qualification Typehttp://www.sun.ac.za/english/PublishingImages/Colour_blocks/28.jpg
Table 8: Qualifications awarded by type of qualification and year
Qualifications Awarded by Type of Qualification and YearIn page navigation
Head count of Permanent Personnel by Category, Race and Genderhttp://www.sun.ac.za/english/PublishingImages/Colour_blocks/29.jpg
Table 9: Head count of personnel with permanent appointments by personnel category, race, gender and year
Head Count of Personnel with Personnel Catergory, Race, Gender and YearIn page navigation

   

For further information consult our Fact Books and/or Information Information Cafeteria (registered users only).

For enquiries or comments: Adri Becker tel: +27 21 808-3967, email.

 
 

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