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Botho University

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Established in 1997, the Botho University is a for-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the small city of Gaborone (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants). This institution also has branch campuses in Francistown, Maseru, Windhoek and Mbabane. Officially recognized by the Ministry of Tertiary Education, Research, Science and Technology of Botswana, Botho University (BU) is a small-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 4,000-4,999 students) coeducational Batswana higher education institution. Botho University (BU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor's degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation), bachelor's degrees and master's degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study table below for further details. This 27-year-old Batswana higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic records and grades. The acceptance rate range is 40-49% making this Batswana higher education organization an averagely selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. BU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

University Snapshot


Botho University's Control Typeprivate


Botho University's Entity Typefor-profit


Botho University' Size by Total Enrollmentsmall-sized


Botho University's Selectivity by Acceptance Rateaveragely selective

University Identity

Acronym BU
Founded 1997
Motto Excellence, Leadership, Innovation
Colours Maroon, navy blue and white
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University Location

Address Botho Education Park, Kgale
Botho University's location map and satellite view Location Map and Satellite View
Botho University Phone Number +267 363 5421
Botho University Fax Number +267 391 318 7858
Other locations Francistown, Maseru, Windhoek and Mbabane

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Fields of Study / Degree Levels


What is the difference between comprehensive/generalist and specialized universities in terms of the range of fields of study they offer, degree levels available and academic and carreer paths pros and cons? Read our guide article about generalist and specialized universities to learn more.

Fields of Study and Degree Levels Matrix

The following Botho University's Fields of Study/Degree Levels Matrix is divided into 6 main fields of study and 4 levels of degrees, from the lowest undergraduate degree to the highest postgraduate degree. This matrix aims to help quickly identify Botho University's academic range and degree level offering.

Programs and Courses

Courses and Programs

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Tuition Fees


Yearly tuition fees refers to the amount of money that a student is charged by a University for one academic year of full-time study. Read our guide article about tuition fees and financial aid options to learn more.

Yearly Tuition Fees Range Matrix

This Botho University's Tuition Fees Range Matrix is divided into 2 types of students, local and international students, and 2 degree levels, undergraduate and postgraduate degrees, and aims to help students to have an approximate idea of the yearly tuition range they might expect to pay at Botho University.

Botho University: Tuition Fees Range Matrix

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Admission Information

uniRank publishes below some basic Botho University's admission information.

Botho University's Gender Admission Policy Gender Admission

This institution admits Men and Women (coed).

Botho University's Admission Selection Admission Selection

Has Botho University a selective admission policy? Yes, based on students' past academic records and grades.

Acceptance Rate Admission Rate

Botho University's acceptance rate range is 40-49% making this institution an averagely selective higher education institution.

Botho University's International Students Admission International Students Admission

International students are welcome to apply for admission at this institution.

Botho University's Admission Office Admission Office

Botho Education Park, Kgale
363 5421

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Size and Profile


University size and profile can be important factors to consider when choosing a university. Here are some potential reasons why University size and profile can affect students when choosing a university.

Size and Profile

uniRank publishes below some major size and profile indicators for Botho University.

Botho University's Total Student Enrollment Student Enrollment

Botho University has an enrollment range of 4,000-4,999 students making it a small-sized institution.

Botho University's Total Faculty/Academic staff Academic Staff

This institution has a range of 100-199 academic employees (Faculty).

Botho University's Control Type Control Type

Botho University is a private higher education institution.

Botho University's Entity Type Entity Type

Botho University is a for-profit higher education institution.

Botho University's Campus Setting Campus Setting

This institution's main campus is located in a Urban setting.

Botho University's Academic Calendar Academic Calendar

This institution adopts a Semesters type of academic calendar.

Religious Affiliation

Botho University does not have any religious affiliation.

Facilities and Services


What are the most common University facilities and services? Read our two guide articles about University Facilities and University Services to learn more.

University Facilities

uniRank provides below an overview of Botho University's main facilities:

Botho University's Library University Library

This institution has a physical Library.

Botho University's Housing University Housing

This institution provides housing services such as on-campus residences or dormitories.

Botho University's Sport Facilities/Activities Sport Facilities/Activities

This institution features sporting facilities and organizes sports activities for its students.

University Services

uniRank provides below an overview of Botho University's main services:

Botho University's Financial Aid Financial Aid

This institution offers one or more of the following financial aid for eligible students: scholarships, grants, loans, tuition waivers, emergency financial aid etc.

Botho University's Study Abroad Study Abroad

This institution offers study abroad and exchange program opportunities for its students.

Botho University's Distance Learning Distance Learning

This institution provides a distance learning mode for certain programs or courses.

Botho University's Academic Counseling Academic Counseling

This institution offers students academic guidance and support to assist them in their academic pursuits.

Botho University's Career Services Career Services

This institution offers career counseling, career assessments, job and internship postings, career events, alumni networking or other career-related services to assist students transition successfully from academic life to professional life.

Recognition and Accreditation


There are different types of legal recognition and quality assessment of higher education institutions around the world, depending on the country and its legal and higher education system... read our article about university accreditation and recognition to learn more.

Botho University's Recognition or Accreditation Institutional Recognition or Accreditation

Botho University is legally recognized and/or institutionally accredited by: Ministry of Tertiary Education, Research, Science and Technology of Botswana

Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

uniRank publishes the following list of the most important Botho University's programmatic accreditations; feel free to submit any relevant missing specialized accreditations.

  • Botswana Qualifications Authority (BQA)
  • AAT
  • ACCA
  • CIMA
  • BICA

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Memberships and Affiliations


University memberships and affiliations to external organizations can be important for several reasons... read our article about university affiliations and memberships to learn more.

Affiliations and Memberships

uniRank publishes the following list of the most important Botho University's affiliations and memberships; feel free to submit any relevant missing higher education-related organizations this university is affiliated with.

  • Association of African Universities (AAU)

Academic Structure


Academic divisions can provide valuable insights into the range of fields of study and disciplines a University focuses on and the institution's level of specialization. Comprehensive or Generalist Universities typically offer a wide range of academic programs and have many academic divisions and subdivisions across different disciplines, while Specialized Universities tend to focus on a narrower range of programs within a specific field or industry and have fewer academic divisions and a simplified organizational structure. Read our guide article "Understanding Academic Divisions in Universities - Colleges, Faculties, Schools" to learn more about academic divisions and typical university organizational structures.

Academic Structure

uniRank shows a structural diagram of the first-level academic divisions of the Botho University 's organizational structure; feel free to submit any relevant missing division.


Social Media


Social media can be a powerful tool for Universities to communicate with current students, alumni, faculty, staff and the wider community. But how can social media be important for prospective students? Read our article about the importance of Social Media for universities and prospective students to learn more.

Social Media

uniRank publishes brief reviews, rankings and metrics of some Botho University's social media channels as a starting point for comparison and an additional selection tool for potential applicants.

Facebook Facebook

Botho University's Facebook page Botho University's official Facebook page

Twitter X (Twitter)

Botho University's X (formerly Twitter) page Botho University's official Twitter page

YouTube YouTube

Botho University's YouTube channel Botho University's official YouTube channel

Instagram Instagram

Botho University's Instagram page Botho University's official Instagram channel

LinkedIn LinkedIn

Botho University's main LinkedIn profile

TikTok TikTok


Free Online Courses

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