University of Pretoria

University of Pretoria, Lynnwood Road, Elandspoort 357-Jr, Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa

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established Established :

4 March 1908

campus University Type and Campus :

7 Suburban campuses and facilities 1120ha (2767acre)

The University of Pretoria is a multi-campus public research university in Pretoria, the administrative and de facto capital of South Africa. The university was established in 1908 as the Pretoria campus of the Johannesburg-based Transvaal University College and is the fourth South African institution in continuous operation to be awarded university status. The university has grown from the original 32 students in a single late Victorian house to approximately 39,000 in 2010. The University was built on 7 suburban campuses on 1,120 hectares (2,800 acres).

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Motto: With zeal and perseverance, strive towards the goal

Endowment: R2 470 million (As of 31 December 2010)

Administrative staff: 4 099 (fulltime appointments)

Students: 49,152 Contact 10,362 Distance 59,514 Total

Undergraduates: 28,450

Postgraduates: 10,484

Male students 43 : 57 Female students

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