National University of Lesotho

country rank  1
world rank  7775

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University Overview

Founded in 1945, National University of Lesotho is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the large town of Maseru (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants). Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministry of Education and Training, Lesotho, National University of Lesotho (NUL) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 2,000-2,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. National University of Lesotho (NUL) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details.

University Identity

Acronym NUL
Founded 1945
Motto 'Nete ke Thebe
Truth is a Shield

University Location

Address PO Roma 180
Maseru (population range: 50,000-249,999)
00100 Maseru
T +266 2234 0601
F +266 2234 0000

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
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University Admissions

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

Student Enrollment 2,000-2,999
Academic Staff 700-799
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Not reported
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

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


Institutional Accreditation

Ministry of Education and Training, Lesotho

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)
  • Association of African Universities (AAU)

Academic Structure


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Site last updated: Wednesday, 8 May 2019