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Walter Sisulu University

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world rank 5781

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University Overview

Founded in 2005, Walter Sisulu University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the large town of Mthatha (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Eastern Cape. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): East London, Queenstown, Butterworth. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Department of Higher Education and Training, South Africa, Walter Sisulu University (WSU) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 25,000-29,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Walter Sisulu University (WSU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as 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 12 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. WSU 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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University Identity

University Name

Acronym

WSU

Founded

2005 Origins date back to 1976

Motto

A Developmental University

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University Location

Address

Nelson Mandela Drive
Mthatha (population range: 50,000-249,999)
5117 Eastern Cape South Africa

Telehone

+27 (47) 502 2111

Telefax

+27 (47) 502 2211

Other locations

East London, Queenstown, Butterworth

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Degree Levels & Study Areas

Undergraduate
Postgraduate

Pre-Bachelor degrees
PreBachelor degrees


Bachelor degrees
Bachelor degrees

Master degrees
Master degrees

Doctoral degree
Doctoral degree
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Important: please contact or visit the official website of Walter Sisulu 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.

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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 areas of study, degree level, student nationality or residence and other criteria. Please contact the appropriate Walter Sisulu 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.

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University Admissions

Gender Admission

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)

International Students

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

Admission Selection

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

Admission Rate

Not reported

Admission Office

Private Bag X1
UNITRA 5117+27 (47) 502 2111

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 Walter Sisulu 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.

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment

Total Student Enrolment 25,000-29,999

Academic Staff

Not reported

Control Type

Control Type Public

Entity Type

Entity Type Non-Profit

Academic Calendar

Academic Calendar Continuous

Campus Setting

Campus Setting Suburban

Religious Affiliation

None

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Facilities and Services

Library

University Library Yes Go to '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 Walter Sisulu 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.

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Accreditation

Accreditation Seal Institutional Accreditation or Recognition

Department of Higher Education and Training, South Africa



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 Walter Sisulu University 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 the specific Affiliations and Memberships section below. Please report errors and inaccuracies taking into consideration the above criteria.

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Affiliations

  • Universities South Africa (USA)


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Academic Structure

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Social Media

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Fans count: 55208 likes (April 2017)


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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Friday, 13 October 2017