Established in 1999, Great Zimbabwe University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the large town of Masvingo (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants). Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministry of Higher and Tertiary Education, Zimbabwe, Great Zimbabwe University (GZU) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 2,000-2,999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Catholic religion. Great Zimbabwe University (GZU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 18 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 60-70% making this Zimbabwean higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. GZU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including housing, sport facilities and/or activities, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.
|Local students Local student||1,000-2,500 US$|
|International students Int'l student||2,500-5,000 US$|
Men and Women (coed)
Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
BOX 1235 Masvingo
+263 (263) 39 263718
Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Ministry of Higher and Tertiary Education, Zimbabwe
Year of first Accreditation
Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations
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