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University of Namibia

University of Namibia

country rank: 2
world rank: 2419

University Overview

The University of Namibia, established in 1992, is a non-profit public higher-education institution situated in the urban environment of the medium-sized city of Windhoek, Namibia (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants). This university also has branch campuses in the following locations: Oshakati, Henties Bay, Neudam, Ogongo, Keetmanshoop, Katima Mulilo, Rundu, and Ongwediva. Oshakati, Henties Bay, Neudam, Ogongo, Keetmanshoop, Rundu, Ongwediva The University of Namibia (UNAM), which is officially recognized by the Ministry of Education of Namibia, is a major (Topuniversitieslist enrolment range: 20,000-24,999 students) coeducational Namibian higher education institution. United Nations University in Namibia (UNAM) offers courses and programs that lead to officially recognized higher education diplomas and degrees in a variety of fields including pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation), bachelor degrees, master degrees, and doctorate degrees in a variety of fields. For further information, please see the degree levels and fields of study matrix provided below by Topuniversitieslist. This Namibian higher-education institution, which has been in operation for 28 years, has a selective admission process that is based on entrance exams as well as students’ previous academic records and grades. Because the admittance rate is between 50 and 60 percent, it is considered to be a moderately selective school in Namibian higher education. International students are invited to submit an application for admission. A variety of academic and non-academic facilities and services are available to students, including a library, residence halls, athletic fields, financial assistance, 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 9000 Namibia
Tel +264 (61) 206 3111
Fax +264 (61) 206 3199
Other locations Oshakati, Henties Bay, Neudam, Ogongo, Keetmanshoop, Katima Mulilo, Rundu, Ongwediva

Yearly Tuition Range

Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
1,000-2,500 US$ (750-1,800 Euro) 2,500-5,000 US$ (1,800-3,700 Euro)
International
students
2,500-5,000 US$ (1,800-3,700 Euro) 5,000-7,500 US$ (3,700-5,500 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 and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 50-60%
Admission Office Private Bag 13301, 340 Mandume Ndemufayo Avenue, Pionierspark Windhoek 9000 (61) 206 3111 +264612124580

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 20,000-24,999
Academic Staff 1,000-1,499
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

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

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Memberships and Affiliations

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

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