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University of Mauritius

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Established in 1965, the University of Mauritius is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the large town of Réduit (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants). This institution also has a branch campus in Ebene. Officially recognized by the Higher Education Commission of Mauritius, University of Mauritius (UoM) is a medium-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 9,000-9,999 students) coeducational Mauritian higher education institution. University of Mauritius (UoM) 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, master's degrees and doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study table below for further details. This 59-year-old Mauritian higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic records and grades. The acceptance rate range is 60-69% making this Mauritian higher education organization a moderately selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. UoM also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, 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


University of Mauritius's Control Typepublic


University of Mauritius's Entity Typenon-profit


University of Mauritius' Size by Total Enrollmentmedium-sized


University of Mauritius's Selectivity by Acceptance Ratemoderately selective

University Identity

Acronym UoM
Founded 1965
Motto Scientia salus patriae
Knowledge at the service of the nation
Colours Blue
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University Location

Address Royal Road
University of Mauritius's location map and satellite view Location Map and Satellite View
University of Mauritius Phone Number +230 403 7400
University of Mauritius Fax Number +230 466 7900
Other locations Ebene

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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 University of Mauritius'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 University of Mauritius'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 University of Mauritius'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 University of Mauritius.

University of Mauritius: Tuition Fees Range Matrix

Undergraduate Postgraduate
1,000-2,499 US$
(910-2,280 Euro)
2,500-4,999 US$
(2,280-4,555 Euro)
5,000-7,499 US$
(4,555-6,830 Euro)
2,500-4,999 US$
(2,280-4,555 Euro)

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Applying for admission is the first step towards achieving students' academic and career goals and accessing the many opportunities and resources that a university has to offer. Read our "Introduction to University Admissions" article to learn more.

Admission Information

uniRank publishes below some basic University of Mauritius's admission information.

University of Mauritius's Gender Admission Policy Gender Admission

This institution admits Men and Women (coed).

University of Mauritius's Admission Selection Admission Selection

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

Acceptance Rate Admission Rate

University of Mauritius's acceptance rate range is 60-69% making this institution a moderately selective higher education institution.

University of Mauritius's International Students Admission International Students Admission

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

University of Mauritius international students information:

  • Additional Admission Requirements
    • Overseas leaving educational qualifications recognised by Senate.
    • Students not possessing a recognised qualification in English Language should provide evidence of proficiency in same, e.g. TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language), IELTS (International English Language Testing System), or other similar tests.
    • Overseas students from 12 year-schooling systems may be required to sit for SAT (Scholastic Aptitude Test).
  • Number of International students coming to study full time degrees at the University of Mauritius (UoM): 30 to 40 per year
  • Total number of international students studying at UoM for the year 2023/2024: 114
  • Country of origin:
    • Australia
    • Austria
    • Belgium
    • Botswana
    • Burundi
    • Cameroon
    • China
    • Comoros
    • Congo
    • Ethiopia
    • France
    • Germany
    • Ghana
    • India
    • Italy
    • Kenya
    • Lesotho
    • Madagascar
    • Malawi
    • Mozambique
    • Namibia
    • Nigeria
    • Pakistan
    • Russian Federation
    • Rwanda
    • Saudi Arabia
    • Seychelles
    • South Africa
    • Swaziland
    • Tanzania
    • Togo
    • Tunisia
    • Uganda
    • UK
    • Zambia
    • Zimbabwe
  • URL:

University of Mauritius's Admission Office Admission Office

Admissions & Student Records Office
Réduit 80837
403 7825
403 7872

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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 University of Mauritius.

University of Mauritius's Total Student Enrollment Student Enrollment

University of Mauritius has an enrollment range of 9,000-9,999 students making it a medium-sized institution.

University of Mauritius's Total Faculty/Academic staff Academic Staff

This institution has a range of 400-499 academic employees (Faculty).

University of Mauritius's Control Type Control Type

University of Mauritius is a public higher education institution.

University of Mauritius's Entity Type Entity Type

University of Mauritius is a non-profit higher education institution.

University of Mauritius's Campus Setting Campus Setting

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

University of Mauritius's Academic Calendar Academic Calendar

This institution adopts a Semesters type of academic calendar.

Religious Affiliation

University of Mauritius 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 University of Mauritius's main facilities:

University of Mauritius's Library University Library

This institution has a physical Library. Visit University of Mauritius's Library

The University of Mauritius offers a comprehensive library with the following resources:

  • 178,775 physical books/volumes
  • E-collection:
    • 106,574 E-books
    • 15,900 E-dissertations
    • 25,000 Past Examination Papers
    • 25,000 E-Journals
    • 3,800 Lectures, Seminar Style Talks, and Case Studies
    • 700,000 Law Cases, as well as a wide range of Legislation, Legal Commentaries, Handbooks, Journals, Bulletins, etc.
  • Online Services:
    • Science Direct
    • Dalloz
    • Lexis Nexis
    • Directory of open access journals (DOAJ)
    • The Scholarly Journal Archive (JSTOR)
    • Emerald Insight
    • UNESCO-EOLSS - Encyclopedia of Life Support Systems
    • UNCTAD's ninth Investment Policy Monitor
    • UpToDate Medical e-resource
    • The Henry Stewart Talks - The Business and Management Collection
    • The Henry Stewart Talks - The Biomedical and Life Sciences Collection
  • Library Staff: 24
  • Full-time employees: 31
  • Total Yearly Expenditure: Rs 31,000,000/-

University of Mauritius's Housing University Housing

Not reported

University of Mauritius's Sport Facilities/Activities Sport Facilities/Activities

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

University of Mauritius sport activities and facilities include:

  • Types of Sport Activities:
    • Archery
    • Athletics
    • Badminton
    • Basketball (Indoor)
    • Basketball (Outdoor)
    • Beach soccer
    • Weightlifting
    • Boxing
    • Fencing
    • Football (Outdoor)
    • Futsal
    • Gymnastics
    • Handball (Indoor)
    • Handball (Outdoor)
    • Muay Thai
    • Petanque
    • Rugby
    • Swimming
    • Table tennis
    • Taekwondo
    • Tennis
    • Volleyball (Indoor)
    • Volleyball (Outdoor)
    • Beach volleyball
  • Types of Sport Facilities:
    • Aerobic/Dance room
    • Basketball court (Indoor & Outdoor)
    • Weight training room
    • Fitness Centre
    • Multi-purpose gymnasium
    • Petanque pitch
    • Soccer ground
    • Tennis court
    • Track and Field Stadium
    • Volleyball court (Indoor & Outdoor)
    • Beach pitch (Volley and Soccer)

University Services

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

University of Mauritius'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.

University of Mauritius provides various financial aid options for students:

    • The University of Mauritius (UoM) Postgraduate Scholarship is awarded to the best final year student from an undergraduate program from each Faculty to follow either an MPhil/PhD program or a taught Masterís program at the University. General Fees and Tuition Fees (excluding Registration and Studentsí Welfare Fund) will be waived.
    • The UoM awards Scholarships to Mauritian School Leavers ranked after Laureates to cover all University fees except for Registration and Studentsí Welfare Fund.
    • The UoM Scholarship Scheme for Disabled Students is meant for Year 1 Mauritian students with disabilities who are enrolled in UoM programs at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels. For undergraduate programs, it will cover the Administrative Fee, and for postgraduate programs, it will cover the General Fees.
    • The UoM SFAF provides financial assistance to Mauritian needy students who come from low-income families whose monthly household income does not exceed Rs 25,000/- per month. The assistance will cover the whole Administrative Fee or part of it payable by students enrolled in full-time non-tuition fee paying undergraduate programs.
    • UoM offers a waiver of 50% of the Block fees for undergraduate programs (except for MD and Dual Degree programs) to international students coming from approved University Recruitment Agents or from African mainland, including SADC and COMESA member countries, or from Asian Developing Countries (e.g., India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Nepal, China, and Indonesia).

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University of Mauritius's Study Abroad Study Abroad

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

The University of Mauritius has established Inter-Institutional Agreements with universities in 12 different countries through the Erasmus+ Programme. These agreements facilitate student mobility for both studies and traineeships. The partner universities and their respective countries are as follows:

  • Stefan Cel Mare University of Suceava, Romania
  • University of Oradea, Romania
  • Universitatea Technica Gheorge Asachi Din Iasi, Romania
  • "Apollonia University" from IASI, Romania
  • Lithuania Business University of Applied Sciences, Lithuania
  • Cankiri Karatekin University, Turkey
  • Afyon Kocatepe University, Turkey
  • Bialystok University of Technology, Poland
  • SGH Warsaw School of Economics, Poland
  • University College of Enterprise and Administration in Lublin (WSPA), Poland
  • University College of Copenhagen - KP, Denmark
  • Transilvania University of Brasov, Romania
  • University of Economics in Katowice, Poland
  • Uniwersytet Rzeszowski, Poland
  • Academia Izobrazevanje in druge storitve d.o.o OE Visja strokovna sola Maribor, Slovenia
  • University of Vienna, Austria
  • South-West University, Bulgaria
  • Agricultural University-Plovdiv, Bulgaria
  • Universite de La Reunion (UR), Reunion
  • Panteion University of Social and Political Sciences, Greece
  • Universidad Internacional de la Rioja (UNIR), Spain
  • Matej Bel University in Banska Bystrica - Slovakia

In addition to these, there are also exchange agreements with universities in three other countries:

  • Neu-Ulm University of Applied Sciences, Germany
  • Universite Paris Nanterre, France
  • Nottingham Ningbo China, China

Exchange programs typically have a duration of 6 to 12 months. Staff Mobility for Teaching is primarily conducted within the Erasmus+ Programme framework.

For more information, students can refer to the following link:

University of Mauritius's Distance Learning Distance Learning

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

The University of Mauritius offers various distance learning programs through its Centre for Innovative and Lifelong Learning (CILL). These programs have evolved over the years:

  • In 2015, CILL began offering fully online programs, including BSc (Hons) Educational Technologies, MSc Educational Technologies, MA Educational Leadership, and MBA online, along with an MBA in Innovation and Leadership.
  • The university initially used Moodle 1.9 on an internal server for its Learning Management System (LMS) platform in 2009.
  • Currently, CILL has upgraded to Moodle 3.11.6 and shifted to Moodle Cloud hosting, primarily for hosting fully online programs, leading to the award of full Postgraduate degrees.
  • The MBA Innovation and Leadership program, in collaboration with Ducere Global Business School (Australia), is delivered using the CANVAS platform.
  • A new fully online undergraduate program, BSc (Hons) Information Technology, is in development, in collaboration with the UoM Faculty of Information Communication and Digital Technologies.

For more information about these programs, please visit the URL:

University of Mauritius's Academic Counseling Academic Counseling

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

University of Mauritius'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.

University of Mauritius's Recognition or Accreditation Institutional Recognition or Accreditation

University of Mauritius is legally recognized and/or institutionally accredited by: Higher Education Commission of Mauritius

Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

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

  • Medical Council of Mauritius (MCM)
  • Royal Society of Chemistry, UK
  • Institute and Faculty of Actuaries, UK
  • Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, UK
  • Engineering Council of South Africa

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Memberships and Affiliations


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Affiliations and Memberships

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

  • Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)
  • Association of African Universities (AAU)
  • Agence Universitaire de la Francophonie (AUF)
  • Association of Indian Universities (AIU)
  • Southern African Regional Universities Association (SARUA)
  • Australia-Africa Universities Network (AAUN)
  • Regional Universities Forum (RUFORUM)
  • African Research Universities Alliance (ARUA)
  • International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions

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 University of Mauritius 's organizational structure; feel free to submit any relevant missing division.


Social Media


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Social Media

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Facebook Facebook

University of Mauritius's Facebook page University of Mauritius's official Facebook page

Twitter X (Twitter)


YouTube YouTube

University of Mauritius's YouTube channel University of Mauritius's official YouTube channel

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LinkedIn LinkedIn

University of Mauritius's main LinkedIn profile

TikTok TikTok


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