University of KwaZulu-Natal

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world rank  156

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University Overview

Founded in 2004, University of KwaZulu-Natal is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large city of Durban (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), KwaZulu-Natal. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Westiville, Pinetown, Pietermaritzburg. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Department of Higher Education and Training, South Africa, University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN) is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: 40,000-44,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN) 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. This 14 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Acronym UKZN
Founded 2004
Motto Inspiring Greatness

University Location

Address Private Bag X54001
Durban (population range: 1,000,000-5,000,000)
4041 KwaZulu-Natal
South Africa
T +27 (31) 260 1111
F +27 (31) 260 2214
Other locations Westiville, Pinetown, Pietermaritzburg

Degree Levels & Study Areas


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student Not reported Not reported
Int'l student Not reported Not reported

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

+27 (31) 260 2212

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 40,000-44,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 3,500-3,999
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Not reported
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to University of KwaZulu-Natal's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
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 and Training, South Africa

Affiliations

  • Association of African Universities (AAU)
  • Universities South Africa (USA)
  • National Association of Distance Education and Open Learning in South Africa (NADEOSA)

Academic Structure


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Site last updated: Friday, 17 August 2018