National University of Science and Technology

country rank  4
world rank  7943

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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 large city of Bulawayo (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants), Matabeleland North. Officially recognized by the Ministry of Higher and Tertiary Education of Zimbabwe, National University of Science and Technology (NUST) is a medium-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 9,000-9,999 students) coeducational Zimbabwean 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 29 years old Zimbabwean higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 70-80% making this Zimbabwean higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. NUST also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, sports facilities, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name
Acronym NUST
Founded 1991
Motto Think in other terms
Colours Blue, white and yellow

University Location

Address Corner Gwanda Road & Cecil Avenue; PO Box AC 939
Bulawayo
7701 Matabeleland North
Zimbabwe
Tel +263 (9) 282842
Fax +263 (9) 286803

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)
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 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 70-80%
Admission Office Corner Gwanda Road & Cecil Avenue
Bulawayo 7710
(9) 282 842
(9) 288 413

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 9,000-9,999
Academic Staff 600-699
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to National University of Science and Technology's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported
Academic Counseling Not reported
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Ministry of Higher and Tertiary Education of Zimbabwe


Year of first Accreditation

1991


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Zimbabwe Council on Higher Education (ZimCHE)


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Memberships and Affiliations

  • Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)
  • Association of African Universities (AAU)
  • Southern African Regional Universities Association (SARUA)
  • Southern African-Nordic Centre (SANORD)

Academic Structure


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Site last updated: Tuesday, 2 February 2021