National University of Science and Technology

country rank  4
world rank  8324

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University Overview

Founded in 1991, National University of Science and Technology is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the medium-sized city of Bulawayo (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants), Matabeleland North. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministry of Higher and Tertiary Education, Zimbabwe, National University of Science and Technology (NUST) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 4,000-4,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. National University of Science and Technology (NUST) 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 27 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 20-30% making this Zimbabwean higher education organization a very selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Acronym NUST
Founded 1991
Motto Think in other terms
Colours Blue

University Location

Address PO Box AC 939 Corner Gwanda Road & Cecil Avenue
Bulawayo (population range: 500,000-1,000,000)
7701 Matabeleland North
Zimbabwe
T +263 (9) 282842
F +263 (9) 286803

Degree Levels & Study Areas


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student 2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
Int'l student 5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 20-30%
Admission Office Corner Gwanda Road & Cecil Avenue, Ascot
Bulawayo 7710
+263 (9) 282842

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 4,000-4,999
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 Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to National University of Science and Technology's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Not reported

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Ministry of Higher and Tertiary Education, Zimbabwe


Year of first Accreditation
1991


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Zimbabwe Council on Higher Education (ZimCHE)

Affiliations

  • Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)
  • Association of African Universities (AAU)
  • Southern African Regional Universities Association (SARUA)

Academic Structure


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Site last updated: Friday, 17 August 2018