Africa University

country rank  3
world rank  6947

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University Overview

Established in 1992, Africa University is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the large town of Mutare (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Manicaland. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Harare. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministry of Higher and Tertiary Education, Zimbabwe, Africa University (AU) is a very small (uniRank enrollment range: 1,000-1,999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Methodist religion. Africa University (AU) 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 27 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. The admission rate range is 30-40% making this Zimbabwean higher education organization a very selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Acronym AU
Founded 1992
Motto Investing in Africa's Future
Colours Red, black and white

University Location

Address Nyanga Road, PO Box 1320
Mutare (population range: 50,000-249,999)
Manicaland
Zimbabwe
T +263 (20) 61611
F +263 (20) 61785
Other locations Harare

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
International
students
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations
Admission Rate 30-40%
Admission Office Africa University, PO Box 1320
Mutare
+263 (20) 60075

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 1,000-1,999
Academic Staff 500-599
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation Christian-Methodist Christian-Methodist United Methodist Church - www.gbhem.org

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Africa University's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Ministry of Higher and Tertiary Education, Zimbabwe


Year of first Accreditation

1992


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Zimbabwe Council on Higher Education (ZimCHE)

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)
  • Association of African Universities (AAU)
  • Regional Universities Forum for Capacity Building in Agriculture (RUFORUM)
  • International Association of Methodist Related Schools, Colleges and Universities (IAMSCU)
  • Africa Association of Methodist Institutions of Higher Education (AAMIHE)

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Site last updated: Wednesday, 8 May 2019