University of Zimbabwe

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world rank  4049

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University Overview

Established in 1955, University of Zimbabwe is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large city of Harare (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants). This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Bulawayo, Victoria Falls. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministry of Higher and Tertiary Education, Zimbabwe, University of Zimbabwe (UZ) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. University of Zimbabwe (UZ) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 63 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 60-70% making this Zimbabwean higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. UZ also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

University Identity

Name
Acronym UZ
Founded 1955
Motto Knowledge, Diligence, Integrity
Colours Blue, gold, white and red

University Location

Address PO Box MP 167
Harare (population range: 1,000,000-5,000,000)
Harare
Zimbabwe
T +263 (4) 303211
F +263 (4) 333 407
Other locations Bulawayo, Victoria Falls

Degree Levels & Study Areas


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate
Postgraduate
Local student 0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
Int'l student 1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 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 60-70%
Admission Office PO Box MP167, Mt Pleasant
Harare
+263 (4) 303211

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 10,000-14,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 100-199
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to University of Zimbabwe's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
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
1955


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)

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Site last updated: Sunday, 4 February 2018