University of Fort Hare

University of Fort Hare Ranking

country rank: 15
world rank: 3736

University Overview

The University of Fort Hare world ranking, founded in 1916, is a non-profit public higher-education institution in Alice, Eastern Cape, with a population of 10,000 to 49,999 people. University of Fort Hare world ranking (UFH) is a medium-sized (Topuniversitieslist enrolment range: 9,000-9,999 students) coeducational South African higher education institution that is officially recognized by the Department of Higher Education and Training of South Africa. In a variety of fields of study, the University of Fort Hare (UFH) provides courses and programs leading to legally recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees. For further information, see the degree levels and fields of study matrix below from Topuniversitieslist. Students may also take use of UFH’s academic and non-academic facilities and services, such as a library, study abroad and exchange programs, and administrative services.

University of Fort Hare Ranking

University Identity

Name University of Fort Hare
Acronym UFH
Founded 1916
Motto In lumine tuo videbimus lumen In Thy light shall we see light

University Location

Address Private Bag X1314 Alice 5700 Eastern Cape South Africa
Tel +27 (40) 602 2181
Fax +27 (40) 653 1643

Yearly Tuition Range

Undergraduate Postgraduate
Not reported Not reported
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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Not reported
Admission Rate Not reported

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 9,000-9,999
Academic Staff Not reported
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Not reported
Religious Affiliation None

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Facilities and Services

Library Yes
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Not reported
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported
Academic Counseling Not reported
Career Services Not reported
Institutional Hospital Not reported


Memberships and Affiliations

Association of African Universities (AAU) Universities South Africa (USA)

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