University of Zimbabwe

country rank  1
world rank  3765

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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 metropolis of Harare (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants). This institution also has a branch campus in Bulawayo and Victoria Falls. Officially recognized by the Ministry of Higher and Tertiary Education of Zimbabwe, University of Zimbabwe (UZ) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational Zimbabwean 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 65 years old Zimbabwean 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, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

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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
Harare
Zimbabwe
Tel +263 (4) 303211
Fax +263 (4) 333 407
Other locations Bulawayo and Victoria Falls

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
International
students
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 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 60-70%
Admission Office PO Box MP167, Mt Pleasant
Harare
(4) 303211

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Size and Profile

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

Facilities and Services

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

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Ministry of Higher and Tertiary Education of Zimbabwe


Year of first Accreditation

1955


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)

Academic Structure


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Online Courses

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Open Education Global

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Site last updated: Tuesday, 2 February 2021