National University of Samoa Rankings

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Rank Ranking
#7232 of 14,134 In the World
#53 of 59 In Oceania
#1 of 1 In Samoa

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
75%
Enrollment
3,500
Type
Non-profit
Funding
Public-private
partnership
Highest Degree
Doctorate
Website
nus.edu.ws
Languages
English;Samoan

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Acceptance Rate75%
Admissions RequirementsPacific Secondary School Certificate (English + 3 best not more than 15); New Zealand Form Six Certificate (English + 3 best not more than 12); Australia Higher School Certificate or recognized foreign equivalent
Academic CalendarFebruary to November (February - June; July-November)
Enrollment3,500
Full time employee250
Student:staff ratio14:1

Publications & Citations

Publications
96
Citations
397

National University of Samoa majors

by publication & citation count

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
48 / 232
Medicine
33 / 77
Environmental Science
22 / 44
Geography and Cartography
14 / 39
Psychology
12 / 59
Sociology
12 / 130
Demography
12 / 115
Public Health
9 / 42
Business
8 / 19
Biology
8 / 48
Development Studies
8 / 105
Art & Design
8 / 46
Economics
8 / 105
Archaeology
7 / 23
Nursing
7 / 25
Communications and Public Relations
7 / 22
Education Majors
6 / 42
Environmental Management
6 / 5
Computer Science
6 / 60
Mathematics
6 / 84
Engineering
6 / 6
Health Science
6 / 4
History
5 / 8
Math Teachers
5 / 51
Political Science
5 / 24
Creative Writing
4 / 7
Journalism and Digital Media
4 / 1
Gender Studies
3 / 6
Telecommunications
3 / 2
Oncology and Cancer research
3 / 0
Obstetrics and Gynecology (OB-GYN)
3 / 2
Epidemiology
3 / 2
Immunology
3 / 15
Family medicine
3 / 6
Special Education
3 / 31
Healthcare Management (MHA)
3 / 1
Anthropology
2 / 5
Renewable Energy Engineering
2 / 1
Ecology
2 / 0
Advertising
2 / 0

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
2004 0 1
2005 2 1
2006 0 0
2007 2 0
2008 1 2
2009 0 1
2010 5 1
2011 4 5
2012 2 17
2013 4 16
2014 4 23
2015 6 31
2016 12 55
2017 9 35
2018 11 54
2019 12 88
2020 15 71
2021 30 143

Tuition

UndergraduateGraduate
Local students $500$1,750
International students $1,750$3,750

The National University of Samoa has financial aid programs and on-campus housing.

Programs and Degrees

Programs Associate's degree Bachelor's Master's Doctoral
Design | Arts | Humanities ++
Business | Politics | Social Sciences ++
Languages | Culture | Linguistics ++++
Nursing | Health | Pharmacy | Medicine ++
Engineering | IT +
Maths | Natural Sciences ++
Bachelor's Degree Arts and Humanities, Business and Commerce, Education, Nursing
Graduate Diploma Education, Nursing
Master's Degree Arts and Humanities

General info

Alternative names NUS
Le Iunivesite Aoao o Samoa
Founded 1984
Accreditation Matagaluega o Aoga, Taaloga ma Aganuu
Motto Ia Ao Samoa
Let there be light on Samoa
Colors silver, royal blue, light blue
Academic structure Faculty of Arts
Faculty of Business and Entrepreneurship
Faculty of Education
Faculty of Nursing and Health Science
Faculty of Science
School of Business and General Studies
School of Engineering
School of Maritime Training

Location and Contacts

Address PO Box 5768
Apia
Samoa
City population 38,000
Phone +685 (685) 20072
Fax +685 (685) 25489

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