Africa University

Africa University Ranking

country rank: 3
world rank: 5788

University Overview

Africa University world ranking, founded in 1992, is a non-profit private higher-education school located in the suburbs of Mutare, Manicaland (population range of 50,000-249,999 persons). A branch campus of this school may be found in Harare. Africa University (AU) is a small (Topuniversitieslist enrolment range: 1,000-1,999 students) coeducational Zimbabwean higher education institution nominally linked with the Christian-Methodist church. It is officially recognized by the Ministry of Higher and Tertiary Education of Zimbabwe. Africa University (AU) world ranking offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees in a variety of fields, including pre-bachelor degrees (certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees, and doctorate degrees. For more information, see the degree levels and areas of study matrix below from Topuniversitieslist. This Zimbabwean higher-education school, which is 28 years old, has a selective admission process based on entrance exams. The admittance rate for this Zimbabwean higher education institution is 30-40%, making it a very selective university. Applicants from all over the world are welcome to apply. AU also offers a library, accommodation, sports facilities, financial aid and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning possibilities, as well as administrative services to students.

Africa University Ranking

University Identity

Name Africa University
Acronym AU
Founded 1992
Motto Investing in Africa's Future
Colours Red, black and white

University Location

Address Nyanga Road, PO Box 1320 Mutare Manicaland Zimbabwe
Tel +263 (20) 61611
Fax +263 (20) 61785
Other locations Harare

Yearly Tuition Range

Undergraduate Postgraduate
1,000-2,500 US$ (750-1,800 Euro) 1,000-2,500 US$ (750-1,800 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$ (750-1,800 Euro) 1,000-2,500 US$ (750-1,800 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
Admission Rate 30-40%
Admission Office Africa University, PO Box 1320 Mutare (20) 60075

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 1,000-1,999
Academic Staff 500-599
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation United Methodist Church - www.gbhem.org

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Facilities and Services

Library Yes
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Not reported


Memberships and Affiliations

Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU) Association of African Universities (AAU) Regional Universities Forum for Capacity Building in Agriculture (RUFORUM) International Association of Methodist Related Schools, Colleges and Universities (IAMSCU) Africa Association of Methodist Institutions of Higher Education (AAMIHE)

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