Divine Word University

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world rank  3680

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University Overview

Founded in 1980, Divine Word University is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the medium-sized town of Madang (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants). Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministry for Higher Education, Research, Science and Technology, Papua New Guinea, Divine Word University (DWU) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 2,000-2,999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Catholic religion. Divine Word University (DWU) 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 38 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. DWU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, sport facilities and/or activities, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

University Identity

Name
Acronym DWU
Founded 1980
Motto Sic currite ut comprehendatis
Run to win

University Location

Address PO Box 483
Madang (population range: 10,000-49,999)
Madang
Papua New Guinea
T +675 852 2937
F +675 852 2812

Degree Levels & Study Areas


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate
Postgraduate
Local student 1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
Int'l student 1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 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 students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office PO Box 483
Madang
+675 852 2937

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 2,000-2,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 300-399
Control Type Control Type Private
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation Christian-Catholic Christian-Catholic

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 Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Department of Higher Education, Research, Science and Technology, Papua New Guinea


Year of first Accreditation
1996

Affiliations

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Academic Structure

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Online Courses

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