Namibia University of Science and Technology

country rank  2
world rank  1925

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University Overview

Founded in 1985, Namibia University of Science and Technology 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). Officially recognized by the Ministry of Education of Namibia, Namibia University of Science and Technology (NUST) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational Namibian higher education institution. Namibia University of Science and Technology (NUST) 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 in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 35 years old Namibian higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 30-40% making this Namibian higher education organization a very selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. NUST also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name
Acronym NUST
Founded 1985
Motto Practice, Promote and Transfer Technology
Technology and development
Colours Blue and yellow

University Location

Address Private Bag 13388 13 Storch Street
Windhoek

Namibia
Tel +264 (61) 207 9111
Fax +264 (61) 207 2444

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)
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)
International
students
Not reported Not reported

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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 30-40%
Admission Office 13 Storch Street
Windhoek 9000
(61) 207 2056

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 10,000-14,999
Academic Staff 600-699
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

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

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Ministry of Education of Namibia


Year of first Accreditation

1990


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Higher Education Quality Committee (HEQC) of South Africa
  • Foundation for International Business Administration Accreditation (FIBAA)


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Memberships and Affiliations

  • Association of African Universities (AAU)

Academic Structure


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