University of Swaziland

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world rank  6227

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University Overview

Established in 1976, University of Swaziland is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the rural setting of the medium-sized town of Kwaluseni (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), Manzini. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Luyengo, Mbabane. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministry of Education and Training, Swaziland, University of Swaziland (UNISWA) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 5,000-5,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. University of Swaziland (UNISWA) 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.

University Identity

Acronym UNISWA
Founded 1976
Motto Umculu Sisekelo Sesive
The Scripture Is The Pillar Of The Nation

University Location

Address Private Bag 4
Kwaluseni (population range: 10,000-49,999)
T +268 2517 0000
F +268 2518 5276
Other locations Luyengo, Mbabane

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 Not reported
Admission Rate Not reported
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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 5,000-5,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 700-799
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Rural
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to University of Swaziland's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Not reported
Distance Learning Not reported


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Ministry of Education and Training, Swaziland


  • Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)
  • Association of African Universities (AAU)

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Site last updated: Wednesday, 14 November 2018