Durban University of Technology

country rank  15
world rank  2050

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University Overview

Founded in 2002, Durban University of Technology is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large city of Durban (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), KwaZulu-Natal. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Pietermaritzburg. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Department of Higher Education and Training, South Africa, Durban University of Technology (DUT) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 20,000-24,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Durban University of Technology (DUT) 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 16 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 40-50% making this South African higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. DUT also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

University Identity

Name
Acronym DUT
Founded 2002

University Location

Address PO Box 1334
Durban (population range: 1,000,000-5,000,000)
4000 KwaZulu-Natal
South Africa
T +27 (31) 373 2000
F +27 (31) 373 5194
Other locations Pietermaritzburg

Degree Levels & Study Areas


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate
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Local student Not reported Not reported
Int'l student Not reported Not reported

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 40-50%
Admission Office Lansdell Building, Steve Biko Campus
Durban 4000
+27 (0)31 3732042
0860 103194

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 20,000-24,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 2,000-2,499
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Durban University of Technology's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Department of Higher Education and Training, South Africa

Affiliations

  • Universities South Africa (USA)

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Site last updated: Sunday, 4 February 2018