Nelson Mandela University: Ranking & Review

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Port Elizabeth
South Africa
Top 23%

Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Acceptance Rate55%
Admission selectionYes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Total enrollment22,500
Academic CalendarSemesters


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

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++++

General info

Alternative namesNMU
MottoFor tomorrow
AccreditationDepartment of Higher Education and Training, South Africa
Affiliations and membershipsAssociation of African Universities (AAU)
Universities South Africa (USA)
Academic structureFaculty of Arts
Faculty of Business and Economic Science
Faculty of Education
Faculty of Engineering-the Built Environment and Information Technology
Faculty of Health Sciences
Faculty of Law
Faculty of Science
Colorsnavy blue, dark red, white
Entity typeNon-profit
Control typePublic-private partnership
HousingProvides housing
Financial aidsOffers financial aids
Total FTE staff2,250
Student/staff ratio10
Religious affiliationNone

Location and Contacts

AddressPO Box 77000, NMMU
Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape, 6031
South Africa
Urbanization levelUrban
City population312,000
Phone+27 (41) 504 1111
Fax+27 (41) 583 3644

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