University of Malawi

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world rank  7913

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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 large town of Zomba (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Southern Region. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Blantyre, Lilongwe. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the National Council for Higher Education, Malawi, University of Malawi (UNIMA) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 5,000-5,999 students) coeducational 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 degrees), 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 54 years old 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.

University Identity

Name
Acronym UNIMA
Founded 1964

University Location

Address PO Box 278
Zomba (population range: 50,000-249,999)
Southern Region
Malawi
T +265 (1) 524 282
F +265 (1) 524 760
Other locations Blantyre, Lilongwe

Degree Levels & Study Areas


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student 0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
Int'l student 2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection 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
+265 (1) 524 456

Size and Profile

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

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Not reported

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
National Council for Higher Education, Malawi


Year of first Accreditation
1964

Affiliations

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

Academic Structure


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Errors and Update

Site last updated: Thursday, 23 August 2018