Facts & figures

Offering study opportunities close to 400 000 students from across South Africa, Africa and other parts of the world, Unisa offers a diverse choice of study fields at levels from certificate to degree. The university is considered South Africa’s most productive* accounting for 12.8% of all degrees conferred by the country’s 26 public universities and universities of technology.

This, combined with the fact that Unisa has increased its African student population to the extent that they are now in the majority, leaves no doubt that Unisa is the university contributing most to the transformation of the South African higher education landscape.

Student enrolments

Get details on the number of students that enrol at Unisa as well as the number of students per college.

Student success

Annually, close to 50 000 students obtain certificates, diplomas and degrees from Unisa.


We offer an unparalleled range of study choices in a variety of disciplines.

Staff statistics

Find out the total number of Unisa staff members, divided by gender and race.