National University of Science and Technology

country rank  3
world rank  6113

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University Overview

Founded in 1991, National University of Science and Technology is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the medium-sized city of Bulawayo (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants), Matabeleland North. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministry of Higher and Tertiary Education, Zimbabwe, National University of Science and Technology (NUST) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 4,000-4,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. National University of Science and Technology (NUST) 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 26 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 20-30% making this Zimbabwean higher education organization a very selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. NUST 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, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

University Name(s)

Acronym
NUST

Founded
1991

Motto
Think in other terms

Colours
Blue

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University Location

Address
PO Box AC 939 Corner Gwanda Road & Cecil Avenue
Bulawayo (population range: 500,000-1,000,000)
7701 Matabeleland North Zimbabwe

T +263 (9) 282842

F +263 (9) 286803

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Degree Levels & Study Areas

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Important: please contact or visit the official website of National University of Science and Technology 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 2,500-5,000 US$ (1,800-3,700 Euro) 5,000-7,500 US$ (3,700-5,500 Euro)
International students 5,000-7,500 US$ (3,700-5,500 Euro) 7,500-10,000 US$ (5,500-7,400 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 National University of Science and Technology'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
Men and Women (coed)

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

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

Admission Rate
Admission Rate 20-30%

Admission Office
Corner Gwanda Road & Cecil Avenue, Ascot
Bulawayo 7710
+263 (9) 282842


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 National University of Science and Technology'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 Enrolment Range 4,000-4,999

Academic Staff
Total Faculty Range 700-799

Control Type

Public

Entity Type

Non-Profit

Academic Calendar

Semesters

Campus Setting

Suburban

Religious Affiliation
None

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Facilities and Services

Library

Yes Go to National University of Science and Technology's Library

Housing
Not reported

Sport Facilities

Yes

Financial Aids
Not reported

Study Abroad

Yes

Distance Learning
Not reported

Important: please contact or visit the official website of National University of Science and Technology 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

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


Year of first Accreditation
1991


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Zimbabwe Council on Higher Education (ZimCHE)


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 National University of Science and Technology 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

  • Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)
  • Association of African Universities (AAU)
  • Southern African Regional Universities Association (SARUA)

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Online Courses

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