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 3 (availableby December 2018)which 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 664
BA (Law)R50 544
BA Visual Arts R41 558
B Drama and Theatre StudiesR41 022
BMus R45 845
BEd (Intermediate Phase)
BEd (Foundation Phase)
R45 080
R42 270
BScR50 908
BSc AgricR45 941
BSc Food Science
R48 934
BSc Forestry & Wood Science, 
1st - 3rd year, per year
R46 479
BSc Forestry & Wood Science, 4th yearR52 732
BTh R41 180
BDiv R45 562
LLB (Undergraduate) R50 134
LLB (Postgraduate, 2nd B degree), 1st of 2-yrR44 094
LLB (Postgraduate, 2nd B degree), 1st of 3-yrR52 648
R44 863
BCom (Actuarial Science)R63 884
BCom (with Law subjects)R53 107
BAcc I      |     BAcc II
R47 179    |     R52 977
R50 581
BAccLLBR55 552
BEng R59 167
BSc in Physiotherapy 
R49 477
BSc in DieteticsR49 658
B of Occupational TherapyR50 738
B in Speech-Language and
Hearing Therapy 
R46 503
R65 736
R65 736
MB ChB IIIR64 487
MB ChB IVR57 180
MB ChB VR80 664
MB ChB VIR62 599


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


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