On the Stellenbosch Campus, approximately 5 200 students can be accommodated in 27 University residences and other University accommodation. The 4 residences on the Tygerberg Campus, where the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences is situated, house a further 1 000 students. Most Maties studying on these two campuses (the University has more than 26 000 students in total) make use of private accommodation (flats or rooms in houses) in Stellenbosch and its surrounding areas.