Great Zimbabwe University

country rank 7
world rank 9837

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University Overview

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.

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University Identity

University Name(s)

Acronym
GZU

Founded
1999

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University Location

Address
PO Box 1235
Masvingo (population range: 50,000-249,999)
00263 Masvingo Zimbabwe

T +263 (39) 263718

F +263 (39) 263719

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Degree Levels & Study Areas

uniRank Degree/Study Matrix
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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
UndergraduatePostgraduate
Local student1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
Int'l student2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)


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University Admissions

Gender Admission
Men and Women (coed)

International Students
Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission

Admission Selection
Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades

Admission Rate
Admission Rate 60-70%

Admission Office
BOX 1235 Masvingo
Masvingo 00263
+263 (263) 39 263718


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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment
Total Enrolment Range 2,000-2,999

Academic Staff
Not reported

Control Type
Control Type Public

Entity Type
Entity Type Non-Profit

Academic Calendar
Academic Calendar Semesters

Campus Setting
Campus Setting Suburban

Religious Affiliation
Christian-Catholic Christian-Catholic

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Facilities and Services

Library
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Housing
University Housing and Accommodation Yes

Sport Facilities
University Sport Facilities Yes

Financial Aids
Not reported

Study Abroad
Not reported

Distance Learning
Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes

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Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Ministry of Higher and Tertiary Education, Zimbabwe


Year of first Accreditation
2005


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Zimbabwe Council on Higher Education (ZimCHE)

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Affiliations

  • Southern African Regional Universities Association (SARUA)

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Online Courses

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