Mangosuthu University of Technology

country rank  20
world rank  5168

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University Overview

Founded in 1979, Mangosuthu University of Technology is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the suburban 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): Umlazi. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Department of Higher Education and Training, South Africa, Mangosuthu University of Technology (MUT) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Mangosuthu University of Technology (MUT) 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 in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 39 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. MUT 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, as well as administrative services.

University Identity

Acronym MUT
Founded 1979
Motto In Pursuit of Excellence
Colours Burgandy, gray and black

University Location

Address PO Box 12363
Durban (population range: 1,000,000-5,000,000)
4026 KwaZulu-Natal
South Africa
T +27 (31) 907 7111
F +27 (31) 907 2892
Other locations Umlazi

Degree Levels & Study Areas

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Yearly Tuition Range

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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 entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate Not available
Admission Office 511 Mangosuthu Highway
Umlazi 4031
+27 319077111

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 10,000-14,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 500-599
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Not reported
Distance Learning Not reported


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

Year of first Accreditation


  • Universities South Africa (USA)
  • South African Technology Network (SATN)

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Site last updated: Sunday, 4 February 2018