University of Botswana

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world rank  2004

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University Overview

Established in 1964, University of Botswana is a non-profit public 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 the following locations: Francistown, Maun. Officially recognized by the Ministry of Tertiary Education, Research, Science and Technology of Botswana, University of Botswana (UB) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 15,000-19,999 students) coeducational Batswana higher education institution. University of Botswana (UB) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as 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. UB also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, sports facilities, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name
Acronym UB
Founded 1964
Motto Thuto Ke Thebe
Education is a shield
Colours Brown and blue

University Location

Address Private Mailbox 0022
Gaborone
Gaborone
Botswana
Tel +267 (31) 352 252
Fax +267 (31) 584 747
Other locations Francistown, Maun

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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students
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students
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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 15,000-19,999
Academic Staff 2,500-2,999
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to University of Botswana's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Not reported
Distance Learning Not reported
Academic Counseling Not reported
Career Services Not reported
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Accreditations

Memberships and Affiliations

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

Academic Structure


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Site last updated: Tuesday, 2 February 2021