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Namibia University of Science and Technology

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world rank  3500

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Overview

Founded in 1985, the 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, Arts and Culture of Namibia, Namibia University of Science and Technology (NUST) is a large-sized (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's degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation), bachelor's degrees and master's degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study table below for further details. This 39-year-old Namibian higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic records and grades. The acceptance rate range is 30-39% 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.

University Snapshot

Control

Namibia University of Science and Technology's Control Typepublic

Entity

Namibia University of Science and Technology's Entity Typenon-profit

Size

Namibia University of Science and Technology' Size by Total Enrollmentlarge-sized

Selectivity

Namibia University of Science and Technology's Selectivity by Acceptance Ratevery selective

University Identity

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

n.a.; please submit an official Namibia University of Science and Technology general video presentation.

University Location

Address Private Bag 13388 13 Storch Street
Windhoek

Namibia
Namibia University of Science and Technology's location map and satellite view Location Map and Satellite View
Namibia University of Science and Technology Phone Number +264 (61) 207 9111
Namibia University of Science and Technology Fax Number +264 (61) 207 2444

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Fields of Study / Degree Levels

Introduction

What is the difference between comprehensive/generalist and specialized universities in terms of the range of fields of study they offer, degree levels available and academic and carreer paths pros and cons? Read our guide article about generalist and specialized universities to learn more.


Fields of Study and Degree Levels Matrix

The following Namibia University of Science and Technology's Fields of Study/Degree Levels Matrix is divided into 6 main fields of study and 4 levels of degrees, from the lowest undergraduate degree to the highest postgraduate degree. This matrix aims to help quickly identify Namibia University of Science and Technology's academic range and degree level offering.




Programs and Courses

Courses and Programs

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Tuition Fees

Introduction

Yearly tuition fees refers to the amount of money that a student is charged by a University for one academic year of full-time study. Read our guide article about tuition fees and financial aid options to learn more.


Yearly Tuition Fees Range Matrix

This Namibia University of Science and Technology's Tuition Fees Range Matrix is divided into 2 types of students, local and international students, and 2 degree levels, undergraduate and postgraduate degrees, and aims to help students to have an approximate idea of the yearly tuition range they might expect to pay at Namibia University of Science and Technology.

Namibia University of Science and Technology: Tuition Fees Range Matrix

Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
1,000-2,499 US$
(910-2,280 Euro)
7,500-9,999 US$
(6,830-9,110 Euro)
International
students
Not reported Not reported

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Admissions

Introduction

Applying for admission is the first step towards achieving students' academic and career goals and accessing the many opportunities and resources that a university has to offer. Read our "Introduction to University Admissions" article to learn more.


Admission Information

uniRank publishes below some basic Namibia University of Science and Technology's admission information.

Namibia University of Science and Technology's Gender Admission Policy Gender Admission

This institution admits Men and Women (coed).


Namibia University of Science and Technology's Admission Selection Admission Selection

Has Namibia University of Science and Technology a selective admission policy? Yes, based on students' past academic records and grades.


Acceptance Rate Admission Rate

Namibia University of Science and Technology's acceptance rate range is 30-39% making this institution a very selective higher education institution.


Namibia University of Science and Technology's International Students Admission International Students Admission

International students are welcome to apply for admission at this institution.


Namibia University of Science and Technology's Admission Office Admission Office

13 Storch Street
Windhoek 9000
(61) 207 2056


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Size and Profile

Introduction

University size and profile can be important factors to consider when choosing a university. Here are some potential reasons why University size and profile can affect students when choosing a university.


Size and Profile

uniRank publishes below some major size and profile indicators for Namibia University of Science and Technology.

Namibia University of Science and Technology's Total Student Enrollment Student Enrollment

Namibia University of Science and Technology has an enrollment range of 10,000-14,999 students making it a large-sized institution.


Namibia University of Science and Technology's Total Faculty/Academic staff Academic Staff

This institution has a range of 600-699 academic employees (Faculty).


Namibia University of Science and Technology's Control Type Control Type

Namibia University of Science and Technology is a public higher education institution.


Namibia University of Science and Technology's Entity Type Entity Type

Namibia University of Science and Technology is a non-profit higher education institution.


Namibia University of Science and Technology's Campus Setting Campus Setting

This institution's main campus is located in a Urban setting.


Namibia University of Science and Technology's Academic Calendar Academic Calendar

This institution adopts a Semesters type of academic calendar.


Religious Affiliation

Namibia University of Science and Technology does not have any religious affiliation.


Facilities and Services

Introduction

What are the most common University facilities and services? Read our two guide articles about University Facilities and University Services to learn more.


University Facilities

uniRank provides below an overview of Namibia University of Science and Technology's main facilities:


Namibia University of Science and Technology's Library University Library

This institution has a physical Library. Visit Namibia University of Science and Technology's Library


Namibia University of Science and Technology's Housing University Housing

This institution provides housing services such as on-campus residences or dormitories.


Namibia University of Science and Technology's Sport Facilities/Activities Sport Facilities/Activities

This institution features sporting facilities and organizes sports activities for its students.



University Services

uniRank provides below an overview of Namibia University of Science and Technology's main services:


Namibia University of Science and Technology's Financial Aid Financial Aid

Not reported

Namibia University of Science and Technology's Study Abroad Study Abroad

This institution offers study abroad and exchange program opportunities for its students.

Namibia University of Science and Technology's Distance Learning Distance Learning

This institution provides a distance learning mode for certain programs or courses.


Namibia University of Science and Technology's Academic Counseling Academic Counseling

Not reported

Namibia University of Science and Technology's Career Services Career Services

Not reported


Recognition and Accreditation

Introduction

There are different types of legal recognition and quality assessment of higher education institutions around the world, depending on the country and its legal and higher education system... read our article about university accreditation and recognition to learn more.


Namibia University of Science and Technology's Recognition or Accreditation Institutional Recognition or Accreditation

Namibia University of Science and Technology is legally recognized and/or institutionally accredited by: Ministry of Education, Arts and Culture of Namibia

Year of first Recognition or Accreditation

1990


Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

uniRank publishes the following list of the most important Namibia University of Science and Technology's programmatic accreditations; feel free to submit any relevant missing specialized accreditations.

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


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Memberships and Affiliations

Introduction

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Affiliations and Memberships

uniRank publishes the following list of the most important Namibia University of Science and Technology's affiliations and memberships; feel free to submit any relevant missing higher education-related organizations this university is affiliated with.

  • Association of African Universities (AAU)

Academic Structure

Introduction

Academic divisions can provide valuable insights into the range of fields of study and disciplines a University focuses on and the institution's level of specialization. Comprehensive or Generalist Universities typically offer a wide range of academic programs and have many academic divisions and subdivisions across different disciplines, while Specialized Universities tend to focus on a narrower range of programs within a specific field or industry and have fewer academic divisions and a simplified organizational structure. Read our guide article "Understanding Academic Divisions in Universities - Colleges, Faculties, Schools" to learn more about academic divisions and typical university organizational structures.


Academic Structure

uniRank shows a structural diagram of the first-level academic divisions of the Namibia University of Science and Technology 's organizational structure; feel free to submit any relevant missing division.


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Social Media

Introduction

Social media can be a powerful tool for Universities to communicate with current students, alumni, faculty, staff and the wider community. But how can social media be important for prospective students? Read our article about the importance of Social Media for universities and prospective students to learn more.


Social Media

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Free Online Courses

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