Founded in 1980, Divine Word University is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the medium-sized town of Madang (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants). Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministry for Higher Education, Research, Science and Technology, Papua New Guinea, Divine Word University (DWU) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 2,000-2,999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Catholic religion. Divine Word University (DWU) 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. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 37 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. DWU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, sport facilities and/or activities, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.
Important: please contact or visit the official website of Divine Word University for detailed information on areas of study and degree levels currently offered; the above uniRank Degree Levels and Areas of Study Matrix is indicative only and may not be up-to-date or complete.
|Local students||1,000-2,500 US$ (750-1,800 Euro)||1,000-2,500 US$ (750-1,800 Euro)|
|International students||1,000-2,500 US$ (750-1,800 Euro)||1,000-2,500 US$ (750-1,800 Euro)|
Important: the above average yearly tuition ranges do not include room, board or other external costs; tuition may vary by areas of study, degree level, student nationality or residence and other criteria. Please contact the appropriate Divine Word University's office for detailed information on yearly tuitions which apply to your specific situation and study interest; the above uniRank Yearly Tuition Range Matrix is indicative only and may not be up-to-date or complete.
Men and Women (coed)
Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Yes, based on students' past academic record and grades
PO Box 483
+675 852 2937
Important: admission policy and acceptance rate may vary by areas of study, degree level, student nationality or residence and other criteria. Please contact the appropriate Divine Word University'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.
Important: please contact or visit the official website of Divine Word University 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.
Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Ministry for Higher Education, Research, Science and Technology, Papua New Guinea
Year of first Accreditation
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Site last updated: Sunday, 10 December 2017