The Catholic University of Malawi

country rank  7
world rank  11474

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University Overview

Founded in 2006, The Catholic University of Malawi is a private higher education institution located in the small city of Limbe (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), Southern Region. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the National Council for Higher Education, Malawi, The Catholic University of Malawi (CUNIMA) is a coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Catholic religion. The Catholic University of Malawi (CUNIMA) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 13 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Acronym CUNIMA
Founded 2006
Motto Centre for Quality Holistic Education
Colours Blue

University Location

Address PO Box 5452
Limbe (population range: 250,000-499,999)
Southern Region
T +265 (1) 916 015
F +265

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations
Admission Rate Not reported
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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Not reported
Academic Staff Not reported
Control Type Private
Entity Type Not reported
Academic Calendar Not reported
Campus Setting Not reported
Religious Affiliation Christian-Catholic Christian-Catholic

Facilities and Services

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


Institutional Accreditation

National Council for Higher Education, Malawi

Memberships and Affiliations

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Academic Structure


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Site last updated: Monday, 14 October 2019