University of Malawi: Ranking & Review

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Zomba Rank Malawi Rank World Rank
1 1 7430
Top 44%

Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Admission selectionYes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Total enrollment5,500
Academic calendarSemesters


In-state students$500$6,250
International students$3,750$6,250

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 namesUNIMA
AccreditationNational Council for Higher Education, Malawi
Affiliations and membershipsAssociation of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)
Association of African Universities (AAU)
Academic structureFaculty of Agriculture
Faculty of Applied Sciences
Centre for Agricultural Research and Development
Centre for Educational Research and Training
Centre for Language Studies
Centre for Management
Centre for Nursing-Midwifery and Health Sciences
Entity typeNon-profit
Control typePublic-private partnership
Total FTE staff2,250
Student/staff ratio2
Religious affiliationNone

Location and Contacts

AddressPO Box 278
Zomba, Southern Region
Urbanization levelSub-Urban
City population50,000 - 250,000
Phone+265 (1) 524 282
Fax+265 (1) 524 760

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