The Potchefstroom campus of the North-West University (nicknamed “Pukke”) was formerly known as the Potchefstroom University for Christian Higher Education (abbreviated PU for CHE). Tuition is mainly in Afrikaans on the Potchefstroom campus and in English on the other campuses in Mafikeng, and the Vaal Triangle (situated in Vanderbijlpark).
Potch University Student numbers and statistics
- The Potchefstroom campus has 19 382 contact students with a further 27 619 distance students.
- The male: female split was 32:68.
- 24% of students are postgraduate.