Nelson Mandela University

country rank  11
world rank  1385

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University Overview

Founded in 2005, Nelson Mandela University is a non-profit public higher-education institution located in the urban setting of the metropolis of Port Elizabeth (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), Eastern Cape. This institution also has branch campuses in the following locations: George, Southern Cape. Officially recognized by the Department of Higher Education and Training of South Africa, Nelson Mandela University (NMU) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 25,000-29,999 students) coeducational South African higher education institution. Nelson Mandela University (NMU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 15 years old South African higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 50-60% making this South African higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. NMU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name
Acronym NMU
Founded 2005 Merger between University of Port Elizabeth (1964), Port Elizabeth Technikon and Vista University (1981)
Motto Change the World
Colours Navy blue and yellow

University Location

Address PO Box 77000, Mandela University
Port Elizabeth
6031 Eastern Cape
South Africa
Tel +27 (41) 504 1111
Fax +27 (41) 583 3644
Other locations George, Southern Cape

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
International
students
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 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 students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 50-60%
Admission Office PO Box 77000, Mandela University
Summerstrand 6001
(827) 720 004

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 25,000-29,999
Academic Staff 3,000-3,499
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Nelson Mandela University's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Accreditations

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Association of African Universities (AAU)
  • Universities South Africa (USA)

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Site last updated: Tuesday, 2 February 2021