Walter Sisulu University

country rank  23
world rank  5355

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Founded in 2005, Walter Sisulu University is a non-profit public higher-education institution located in the suburban setting of the small city of Mthatha (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Eastern Cape. This institution also has branch campuses in the following locations: East London, Queenstown, Butterworth. Officially recognized by the Department of Higher Education and Training of South Africa, Walter Sisulu University (WSU) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 25,000-29,999 students) coeducational South African higher education institution. Walter Sisulu University (WSU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor 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. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. WSU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, sports facilities, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name
Acronym WSU
Founded 2005 Origins date back to 1976
Motto A Developmental University

University Location

Address Nelson Mandela Drive
Mthatha
5117 Eastern Cape
South Africa
Tel +27 (47) 502 2111
Fax +27 (47) 502 2211
Other locations East London, Queenstown, Butterworth

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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students
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students
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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 Not reported
Admission Office Private Bag X1
UNITRA 5117
(47) 502 2111

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 25,000-29,999
Academic Staff Not reported
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Continuous
Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

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

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Memberships and Affiliations

  • Universities South Africa (USA)

Academic Structure


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Site last updated: Sunday, 19 September 2021