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University of Stellenbosch Business School

USB is the place where students discover and develop their leadership potential.

USB is a Triple Crown Business School. These are schools with the three major international accreditations, AACSB, EQUIS and AMBA. USB’s executive education programmes, delivered via its partner, USB-ED, are ranked among the Top 100 in the world by Financial Times.

Therefore, students know in advance that the standard of USB’s academic programmes, infrastructure and learner support is benchmarked against the best. While USB is deeply committed to Africa, it educates students to function in a global business world.

USB will:

  • Lead students to study the latest theories in a particular field, while also providing them with opportunities for practical application in business.
  • Walk the road to sharpen students’ critical thinking abilities, while also igniting their passion for better business skills.
  • Widen students’ strategic vision, while also equipping them with operational skills in fields like responsible leadership, finance and marketing.
  • Carefully select students to enter into a programme, and engage with them to leave USB a changed person.

USB is a values-driven school, embedding its values in everything it does.

USB is part of Stellenbosch University – the top research university in Africa – and steers its research agenda to inform business and curricula content. Via its Small Business Academy value is created for budding entrepreneurs to improve their businesses and create jobs in their communities.

Ultimately, USB aims to bring hope to Africa and to the world. Together we can turn this dream into a reality.


  • Finance - incl Banking
  • Management


  • Private

  • Public


  • Full-time

  • Part-time

Tuition & Fees *

Full-Time MBA (2 years):


Out of State/Region Tuition & Fees *

Full-Time MBA (2 years):


Out of Country Tuition & Fees *

Full-Time MBA (2 years):


Student Enrollments

Full-Time Doctorate:


Part-Time Doctorate:


* Tuition and fees are displayed in US dollars for ease of comparison, and are accurate as of July 1, 2016. A currency converter is available here, if you wish to see the rates in a different currency.

This profile was updated on January 20, 2021.