Which Universities Are In Eastern Cape?

Are you in Eastern Cape wanting to further your studies and you're wanting to know which Universities there are? Look no further, we can help you learn more.

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Eastern Cape has multiple Universities and is a sought-after educational destination and has some of the most diverse universities in South Africa. So if you're looking to study further in Eastern Cape, you might be making a good choice for your future then.

Eastern Cape is home to four public universities.

Nelson Mandela University (NMU)

NMU brings together practical and higher education, as students can study towards diplomas and degrees up to and including doctoral level, and a number of courses include workplace experience as part of the curriculum.

NMU has more than 500 study programmes in seven excellent faculties that help their students achieve academic excellence.

Faculties

  • Faculty of Arts
  • Faculty of Business and Economic Sciences
  • Faculty of Education
  • Faculty of Engineering, The Built Environment and Information Technology
  • Faculty of Health Sciences
  • Faculty of Law
  • Faculty of Science

Visit Nelson Mandela University's website for more information on the University.

Rhodes University (RU)

Rhodes University is in Grahamstown in the Eastern Cape Province. Rhodes is part of a small group of research-intensive universities in South Africa, and significantly, the only research-intensive university located outside a major urban area. 

This positioning has enormous implications for students' learning experience, with many undergraduate courses' curriculum comprising of 'service-learning' where students use their knowledge to engage with local communities through various projects.

The general formative degrees offered at Rhodes provides students with in-depth knowledge and skills across two disciplinary areas.  This allows students to work across a wide range of careers.

Faculties

  • Faculty of Commerce
  • Faculty of Education
  • Faculty of Humanities
  • Faculty of Law
  • Faculty of Pharmacy
  • Faculty of Science

Visit Rhodes University's website for more information on the University.

Walter Sisulu University (WSU)

Walter Sisulu University has positioned itself as a developmental university focusing on urban renewal and rural development. WSU provides an educationally vibrant and enabling environment which results in quality academic, moral, cultural and technological learner-centred education.

At WSU, they provide you with affordable, appropriate, career-focused and professional programmes that address rural development and urban renewal with primary emphasis on science, technology and development studies.

Faculties

  • Business, Management Sciences and Law
  • Education
  • Health Sciences
  • Science, Engineering and Technology

Visit Walter Sisulu University's website for more information on the University.

University of Fort Hare (UFH)

The University of Fort Hare is a vibrant, equitable and sustainable African university, committed to teaching and research excellence at the service of its students, scholars and the wider community.

UFH is redefining its role as the producer and disseminator of new knowledge, particularly focusings on its central place in the reshaping of post apartheid South Africa, and repositioning itself as the empowerment agent in the political, economic, cultural and social revolution that is unfolding in the subcontinent and beyond.

Faculties

  • Management & Commerce
  • Health Sciences
  • Education
  • Social Sciences & Humanities
  • Science & Agriculture
  • Nelson R. Mandela School of Law

Visit University of Fort Hare's website for more information on the University.

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