North-West University

North-West University, Potchefstroom Campus, Hoffman Street, Potchefstroom, South Africa

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1 January 2004 (by

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The North-West University is a newly merged institution from 1 January 2004 onwards with three campuses at Potchefstroom, Mahikeng and Vanderbijlpark, South Africa. The Potchefstroom Campus (founded in 1869) is the largest, and the head office of the University is situated at this location. With its merged status, the North-West University became one of the largest universities in South Africa and has 64 081 students (full-time and distance education).

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Students: 64 081

Undergraduates: 47 144

Postgraduates: 16 769

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