The NWU is a multi-campus university with a footprint across two provinces. It was established on 1 January 2004 through the merger of two universities with very different histories, personalities and cultures: the Potchefstroom University for Christian Higher Education and the University of the North-West. The staff and students of the Sebokeng Campus of Vista University were also incorporated.
Approximate student numbers: 73 414
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