Explore Excellence at University of Venda: Top-Ranked Academic Institution

By | July 26, 2023

University Of Venda

University Of Venda – The prestigious varsity was established in 1982 in Thohoyandou, a town in the Limpopo Province of South Africa.

The varsity currently offers undergraduate and postgraduate courses for both local and international students.

These are the current faculties available (management, commerce and law, science, engineering and agriculture, humanities, social science, and education and health sciences).


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Business & economics

  1. Economics & Econometrics
    2. Accounting & Finance
    3. Business & Management

Physical sciences

  1. Physics & Astronomy
    2. Geology, Environmental, Earth & Marine Sciences
    3. Chemistry
    4. Mathematics & Statistics



Life sciences

  1. Sport Science
    2. Biological Sciences
    3. Agriculture & Forestry

Arts & humanities

Languages, Literature & Linguistics
History, Philosophy & Theology

Engineering & Technology

General Engineering



Social sciences

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  1. Politics & International Studies (incl Development Studies)
    2. Communication & Media Studies
    3. Sociology
    4. Geography



Clinical, pre-clinical & health

Other Health

Computer science

Computer Science

Key Statistics

The total number of full-time students is 11, 407.

The ratio between boys and females is 60:40.

Out of the total student population of University Of Venda, 1% are international students.

The number of students per teaching staff is 27.8.


This ranking uses seven indicators grouped into four areas:

education – measured by the number of a university’s alumni who have earned significant academic achievements, relative to its size (25%)
employability – measured by the number of its alumni who have held top executive positions in the largest global companies, relative to the size of the university (25%)
faculty – measured by the number of faculty members who have received top academic distinctions (10%)
the research component, which counts for 40%, includes the following criteria:
research output – measured by the total number of research articles (10%)
high-quality publications – measured by the number of research articles appearing in top-tier journals (10%)
influence – measured by the number of research articles published in highly influential journals (10%)
citations – measured by the number of highly cited research articles (10%).

It is ranked 15th in South Africa by Times Higher Education

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University Of Venda FAQs

Is University Of Venda open for 2024

Yes, applications are currently selling online.

How much is Univen Application fee for international students

It’s just R100 and not refundable.

How much is the application fee for University Of Venda 2024