University of Namibia

country rank  2
world rank  2419

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University Overview

Founded in 1992, University of Namibia is a non-profit public higher-education institution located in the urban setting of the medium city of Windhoek (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants). This institution also has branch campuses in the following locations: Oshakati, Henties Bay, Neudam, Ogongo, Keetmanshoop, Katima Mulilo, Rundu, Ongwediva. Officially recognized by the Ministry of Education of Namibia, University of Namibia (UNAM) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 20,000-24,999 students) coeducational Namibian higher education institution. University of Namibia (UNAM) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation), 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 28 years old Namibian higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 50-60% making this Namibian higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. UNAM 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, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name
Acronym UNAM
Founded 1992
Motto Open your mind
Colours Red, yellow and gray

University Location

Address Private Bag 13301, 340 Mandume Ndemufayo Avenue, Pionierspark
Windhoek
9000
Namibia
Tel +264 (61) 206 3111
Fax +264 (61) 206 3199
Other locations Oshakati, Henties Bay, Neudam, Ogongo, Keetmanshoop, Katima Mulilo, Rundu, Ongwediva

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 entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 50-60%
Admission Office Private Bag 13301, 340 Mandume Ndemufayo Avenue, Pionierspark
Windhoek 9000
(61) 206 3111
+264612124580

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 20,000-24,999
Academic Staff 1,000-1,499
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 Namibia's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Not reported
Career Services Not reported
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Accreditations

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)
  • Association of African Universities (AAU)

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Site last updated: Tuesday, 2 February 2021