Nelson Mandela University Rankings

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In the World#2379 of 14178
In Africa#31 of 1107
In South Africa#15 of 26
In Port Elizabeth#1 of 1

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
55%
Enrollment
27,500
Type
Non-profit
Funding
Public-private
partnership
Languages
English

Publications & Citations

Publications
4,580
Citations
69,654

Nelson Mandela University majors

by publication count

Biology
630
Materials science
468
Chemistry
428
Geography
378
Business
354
Psychology
324
Medicine
303
Sociology
293
Computer science
262
Engineering
257
Political science
190
Environmental science
156
Economics
125
Geology
124
Mathematics
75
Art
54
Physics
36
Philosophy
35
History
30

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Geography4009,442
Business7067,164
Political science7811,681
Environmental science8535,751
Sociology9432,312
Geology10372,210
History118983
Biology134516,021
Materials science14877,624
Philosophy158926
Physics16681,907
Economics1748855
Art179015
Computer science18163,213
Psychology18672,712
Engineering18911,287
Medicine22102,670
Chemistry25082,885
Mathematics3446276

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
199000
199100
199202
199301
199400
199500
199600
199700
199801
199902
200000
200100
200201
200321
2004106
20057522
2006133167
2007144450
2008172820
20092051381
20102321964
20114752745
20124343546
20134704787
20144575401
20155326335
20165596795
20174257600
20181457587
2019539081
20203110211

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Acceptance Rate55%
Admissions RequirementsMatriculation Certificate or certificate of exemption issued by the Joint Matriculation Board
Academic CalendarFebruary to November (February - June; July-November)
Enrollment27,500
Full time employee3,250
Student:staff ratio8:1

Tuition

Local studetnsUndergraduate, 10,000-13,500 per annum; Honours and postgraduate, 1,300-7,500 per module (ZAR)

Nelson Mandela University has financial aid programs and on-campus housing.

Programs and Degrees

Master of TechnologyAccountancy, Agriculture, Architecture, Biomedicine, Ceramic Art, Chemistry, Fashion Design, Fine Arts, Forestry, Graphic Design, Marketing, Public Relations, Radiology, Textile Design
Master's DegreeAccountancy, Agriculture, Anthropology, Applied Mathematics, Architecture, Biochemistry, Botany, Business Administration, Chemistry, Civil Engineering, Clinical Psychology, Commercial Law, Computer Science, Development Studies, Dietetics, Economics, Education, Electrical Engineering, Forestry, Geography, Geology, Health Administration, Health Sciences, Human Resources, Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Industrial Engineering, Information Technology, Labour and Industrial Relations, Labour Law, Law, Mechanical Engineering, Media Studies, Microbiology, Pharmacy, Private Law, Psychology, Public Law, Social Work, Sports, Statistics, Taxation, Tourism, Zoology
Doctor of TechnologyAgriculture, Biomedicine, Chemistry, Human Resources
DoctorateAccountancy, Afrikaans, Anthropology, Architecture, Business Administration, Development Studies, Dutch, Education, Engineering, Finance, Geography, Health Sciences, History, Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Information Technology, Law, Marine Science and Oceanography, Mechanical Engineering, Media Studies, Modern Languages, Music, Nursing, Peace and Disarmament, Philosophy, Physics, Political Sciences, Private Law, Psychology, Public Administration, Public Law, Religious Studies, Sociology, Tourism, Translation and Interpretation, Zoology

General info

Alternative namesNMU
Founded2005
WikipediaNelson Mandela University
AccreditationHigher Education Quality Committee (HEQC); Umalusi, the Council for Quality Assurance in General and Further Education and Training
MottoChange the World
Colorsnavy blue, yellow
Academic structureFaculty of Humanities
Faculty of Business and Economic Sciences
Faculty of Education
Faculty of Engineering, the Built Environment and Technology
Faculty of Health Sciences
Faculty of Law
Faculty of Science
Affiliations and membershipsAssociation of African Universities (AAU)
Universities South Africa (USA)

Location and Contacts

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

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