University of Malawi

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world rank  7109

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University Overview

Established in 1964, University of Malawi is a non-profit public higher-education institution located in the suburban setting of the small city of Zomba (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Southern Region. This institution also has branch campuses in the following locations: Blantyre, Lilongwe. Officially recognized by the National Council for Higher Education of Malawi, University of Malawi (UNIMA) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 5,000-5,999 students) coeducational Malawian higher education institution. University of Malawi (UNIMA) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation), 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. This 56 years old Malawian higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. UNIMA also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, sports facilities, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name
Acronym UNIMA
Founded 1964

University Location

Address PO Box 278
Zomba
Southern Region
Malawi
Tel +265 (1) 524 282
Fax +265 (1) 524 760
Other locations Blantyre, Lilongwe

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
International
students
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)

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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 and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office University of Malawi, PO Box 278
Zomba
(1) 524 456

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 5,000-5,999
Academic Staff 2,000-2,499
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to University of Malawi's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Yes
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