* 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 2020 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 (R371), House fees for students in residences (R638) and parking fees are excluded.
For more detailed information on study fees, consult the Calendar 2021, Part 3, Student Fees, which indicates the estimated cost of a selection of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes.
A copy of the Calendar is available online.
Request a more detailed Provisional Statement of Fees / Quotation (Undergraduate and Postgraduate, all years of registration)
Estimated amount in 2021 for 1st year of Undergraduate study (unless stated otherwise)
BA in Human Resource Management
BA in Development and Environment
BA in Visual Arts
BA in Socio Informatics, Opt 2
BA in Sport Science
BA in Drama and Theatre Studies
B of Music (BMus)
B in Social Work
BEd (Intermediate Phase Education)
BEd (Foundation Phase Education)
BSc in Earth Sciences
BSc in Human Life Sciences
BScAgric in Grapevine and Wine Sciences
BAgric in Agricultural Business Management
BSc in Food Science
BSc in Forestry and Wood Science
BTh (Bachelor of Theology - Youth Work)
BDiv (Bachelor of Divinity)
LLB (Postgraduate, 2nd B degree), 1st of 2-yr
LLB (Postgraduate, 2nd B degree), 1st of 3-yr
Bachelor of Commerce (BCom)
BCom (Actuarial Science)
BCom (Industrial Psychology)
BCom (Mathematical Sciences)
Bachelor of Engineering (BEng)
BSc in Physiotherapy
BSc in Dietetics
Bachelor of Occupational Therapy
B achelor in Speech-Language and
Bachelor of Nursing and Midwifery
MB ChB I
MB ChB II
MB ChB III
MB ChB IV
MB ChB V
MB ChB VI
Click here for a PDF document with estimated study fees for 2021