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- Private Bag X1314, Matieland, Stellenbosch, 7602, Western Cape, South Africa
Established in 1918, Universiteit Stellenbosch (University of Stellenbosch) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the large town of Stellenbosch (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Western Cape. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Tygerberg, Bellville, Saldanha. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Department of Higher Education and Training, South Africa, Universiteit Stellenbosch is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 25,000-29,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universiteit Stellenbosch offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 99 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. Universiteit Stellenbosch also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services. Students at Stellenbosch University are affectionately called “Maties”, and being a Matie has come to mean carrying on one of the oldest academic traditions in South Africa.