University of Namibia

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world rank  2148

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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 26 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. UNAM 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, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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

Degree Levels & Study Areas


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate
Postgraduate
Local student 1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
Int'l student 2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 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 entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 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 Total Enrolment Range 20,000-24,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 1,000-1,499
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 Namibia'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 Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Ministry of Education, Namibia


Year of first Accreditation
1992

Affiliations

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

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Site last updated: Tuesday, 16 January 2018