University of Namibia

country rank  2
world rank  3508

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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 small city of Windhoek (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants). This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Oshakati, Henties Bay, Neudam, Ogongo, Keetmanshoop, Katima Mulilo, Rundu, Ongwediva. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministry of Education, Namibia, University of Namibia (UNAM) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 20,000-24,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. University of Namibia (UNAM) 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 27 years old 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.

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 (population range: 250,000-499,999)
9000
Namibia
T +264 (61) 206 3111
F +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)

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
+264 (61) 206 3111
+264612124580

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

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Ministry of Education, Namibia


Year of first Accreditation

1992

Memberships and Affiliations

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

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Site last updated: Wednesday, 8 May 2019