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 2018. These figures are simply meant as a rou​gh indication of the cost of tuition. For a more accurate indication of the cost, please refer to the relevant tables in the C​alendar 2018, Part 3. You can also compile a quote - see the link above the table below. 

Please note that study-related additional costs as for materials and laboratory fees and travelling expenses, calculated according to the amounts of 2017 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 (R321) and parking fees are excluded.

For more detailed information on study fees cost, consult the full version of the Calendar 2018, Part 3which 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 2018, Part 3. The estimated cost of a selection of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes also appears as fees per programme per year in the Calendar 2018, Part 3

An abbreviated version of the Calendar 2018, 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 2018 for 1st year of Undergraduate study (unless stated otherwise)

BAR39 700
BA (Law)R47 564
BA Visual Arts R38 915
B Drama and Theatre StudiesR38 385
BMus R43 558
BEd (Intermediate Phase)
BEd (Foundation Phase)
R39 240
R37 605
BScR48 096
BSc AgricR44 180
BSc Food Science
R47 154
BSc Forestry & Wood Science, 
1st - 3rd year, per year
R43 551
BSc Forestry & Wood Science, 4th yearR52 917
BTh R38 795
BDiv R42 089
LLB (Undergraduate) R47 270
LLB (Postgraduate, 2nd B degree), 1st of 2-yrR42 502
LLB (Postgraduate, 2nd B degree), 1st of 3-yrR50 452
R41 030
BCom (Actuarial Science)R60 817
BCom (with Law subjects)R49 319
BAcc I      |     BAcc II
R44 715     |     R46 485
R47 413
BAccLLBR51 653
BEng R55 296
BSc in Physiotherapy 
R46 240
BSc in DieteticsR46 059
B of Occupational TherapyR46 999
B in Speech-Language and
Hearing Therapy 
R43 389
R61 542
R59 117
MB ChB IIIR60 496
MB ChB IVR53 677
MB ChB VR75 641
MB ChB VIR59 910


Click here for a PDF document with estimated study fees for 2019


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