National University of Samoa Rankings

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In the World#9130 of 14178
In Oceania#55 of 59
In Samoa#1 of 1
In Apia#1 of 1

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

Publications & Citations

Publications
92
Citations
376

National University of Samoa majors

by publication count

Medicine
26
Geography
13
Sociology
13
Psychology
10
History
5
Engineering
4
Political science
4
Business
3
Computer science
2
Environmental science
1
Geology
1
Biology
1
Economics
1

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Sociology2569142
History26355
Geography416724
Political science41869
Geology44742
Medicine509172
Economics52032
Psychology520832
Computer science530240
Biology566528
Engineering58722
Business59321

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
200401
200521
200600
200720
200812
200901
201051
201134
2012215
2013417
2014420
2015630
20161251
2017733
20181148
20191377
20201057

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

Tuition

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

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

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoral
Design | Arts | Humanities++
Business | Politics | Social Sciences++
Languages | Culture | Linguistics++++
Nursing | Health | Pharmacy | Medicine++
Engineering | IT+
Maths | Natural Sciences++
Bachelor's DegreeArts and Humanities, Business and Commerce, Education, Nursing
Graduate DiplomaEducation, Nursing
Master's DegreeArts and Humanities

General info

Alternative namesNUS
Le Iunivesite Aoao o Samoa
Founded1984
WikipediaNational University of Samoa
AccreditationMatagaluega o Aoga, Taaloga ma Aganuu
MottoIa Ao Samoa
Let there be light on Samoa
Colorssilver, royal blue, light blue
Academic structureFaculty 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

AddressPO Box 5768
Apia
Samoa
City population38,000
Phone+685 (685) 20072
Fax+685 (685) 25489

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