University of KwaZulu-Natal

University of KwaZulu-Natal Ranking

country rank: 5
world rank: 1012

University Overview

Founded in 2004, the University of KwaZulu-Natal is a non-profit public higher education school situated in Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, amid the metropolitan environment of the metropolis (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 people). Westiville, Pinetown, and Pietermaritzburg are all places where this school maintains a branch campus. The University of KwaZulu-Natal ranking (UKZN) is a major (Topuniversitieslist enrolment range: 40,000-44,999 students) coeducational South African higher education institution that is officially recognized by the Department of Higher Education and Training of South Africa. In a variety of fields of study, the University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN) provides courses and programs leading to legally recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees. For further information, see the degree levels and fields of study matrix below from Topuniversitieslist. This 16-year-old South African higher-education school has a rigorous admission criteria based on entrance exams and previous academic performance and grades. Students from all around the world are invited to apply for admission. The University of KwaZulu-Natal ranking (UKZN) also offers a library, accommodation, sports facilities, financial assistance and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning options, as well as administrative services to students.

University of KwaZulu-Natal Ranking

University Identity

Name University of KwaZulu-Natal
Acronym UKZN
Founded 2004
Motto Inspiring Greatness

University Location

Address Private Bag X54001 Durban 4041 KwaZulu-Natal South Africa
Tel +27 (31) 260 1111
Fax +27 (31) 260 2214
Other locations Westiville, Pinetown, Pietermaritzburg

Yearly Tuition Range

Undergraduate Postgraduate
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 entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office (31) 260 2212

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 40,000-44,999
Academic Staff 3,500-3,999
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Not reported
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Carnegie Classification

Facilities and Services

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


Memberships and Affiliations

Association of African Universities (AAU) Universities South Africa (USA) National Association of Distance Education and Open Learning in South Africa (NADEOSA)

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