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University of Botswana

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Overview

Established in 1964, University of Botswana is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the the urban setting of the large town of Gaborone (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants). This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Francistown, Maun. Officially accredited/recognized by the Ministry of Education and Skills Development, Botswana, University of Botswana (UB) is a large (enrollment range: 15,000-19,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. University of Botswana (UB) 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, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. UB also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, sport facilities and/or activities, as well as administrative services.

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General Information


Name
Acronym UB
Founded 1964
Motto Thuto Ke Thebe
Education is a shield
Colours Brown and blue
Screenshot University of Botswana Screenshot
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Location


Address PMB 0022
Gaborone
Gaborone
Botswana
Population range 50,000-249,999
Phone +267 (31) 352 252
Fax +267 (31) 584 747
Other locations Francistown, Maun
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Course Levels and Areas of Studies


Undergraduate Postgraduate

Pre-Bachelor degrees
PreBachelor degrees

Bachelor degrees
Bachelor degrees

Master degrees
Master degrees

Doctoral degree
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Important: please contact or visit the official website of University of Botswana for detailed information on areas of studies and course levels currently offered; the above information matrix is indicative only and may not be up-to-date or complete.

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Yearly Tuition Range


Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local students Not reported Not reported
International students Not reported Not reported

Important: the above average yearly tuition ranges do not include room, board or other external costs; tuition may vary by area of studies, course level, student nationality or residence and other criteria. Please contact the appropriate University of Botswana's office for detailed information on yearly tuitions which apply to your specific situation and study interest; the above tuition range information is indicative only and may not be up-to-date or complete.

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Admissions


Gender Admission Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Not reported
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office
Phone +267

Important: admission policy and acceptance rate may vary by area of studies, course level, student nationality or residence and other criteria. Please contact the appropriate University of Botswana's Admission Office for detailed information on a specific admission selection policy and acceptance rate; the above University admission information is indicative only and may not be complete or up-to-date.

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Size and Profile


Student Enrollment Total Student Enrolment 15,000-19,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty and Academic Staff 2,500-2,999
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit

Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None
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Facilities and Services


Library University Library Yes Go to University of Botswana's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes

Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Not reported
Distance Learning Not reported

Important: please contact or visit the official website of University of Botswana for detailed information on facilities and services provided, including the type of scholarships and other financial aids offered to local or international students; the information above is indicative only and may not be complete or up-to-date.

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Accreditation and Recognition

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition Accreditation Seal

Ministry of Education and Skills Development, Botswana



Important: this section is intended to include only those reputable organizations (e.g. Ministries of Higher Education) that have the legal authority to officially recognize, accredit and/or license the University of Botswana as a whole (institutional accreditation or recognition) or some of its specific courses/programs (programmatic accreditation). Memberships and affiliations to organizations which do not imply any formal, extensive and/or legal process of accreditation or recognition are included in a specific section below. Please report errors and inaccuracies taking into consideration the above criteria.

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Affiliations and Memberships

  • Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)
  • Association of African Universities (AAU)


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