University of Zimbabwe Rankings

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In the World#3336 of 14178
In Africa#55 of 1107
In Zimbabwe#1 of 18
In Harare#1 of 5

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
65%
Enrollment
18,040
Type
Non-profit
Funding
Public-private
partnership
Languages
English

Publications & Citations

Publications
6,551
Citations
157,322

University of Zimbabwe majors

by publication count

Medicine
1,832
Biology
1,177
Geography
435
Environmental science
401
Chemistry
389
Sociology
329
Political science
325
Psychology
257
Business
249
Economics
201
Geology
159
Mathematics
138
Engineering
108
Computer science
104
History
82
Materials science
60
Art
30
Physics
21
Philosophy
19

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Geography3969,576
History466565
Environmental science52813,217
Political science6182,641
Geology6397,039
Medicine71554,868
Economics7686,577
Sociology9212,479
Business9683,707
Biology103630,313
Art136536
Philosophy138741
Psychology15624,388
Chemistry17059,172
Mathematics17692,363
Engineering2120951
Computer science3030737
Materials science3033732
Physics3125185

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
1990122406
1991129502
1992146579
1993145656
1994141763
1995166908
1996148976
19971711174
19981571352
19991631559
20002051921
20011672076
20021642634
20031523044
20041433296
20051183710
20061404300
20071454854
20081255628
2009946270
20101687060
20111577728
20122009337
201324010447
201424811159
201526910615
20163029626
20173359610
20183328233
20192809169
202032410256

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Acceptance Rate65%
Admissions RequirementsGeneral Certificate of Education (GCE) or equivalent at Advanced ('A') level
Academic CalendarMarch to November (March - June; August-November)
Enrollment18,040
Full time employee150
Student:staff ratio120:1

Tuition

Local studetnsUndergraduate, 350-450 per annum; Postgraduate, 900-1,500 per semester (USD)

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

Programs and Degrees

Bachelor DegreeArts and Humanities, Biochemistry, Biological and Life Sciences, Chemistry, Computer Science, Dentistry, Education, Food Science, Food Technology, Geology, Health Education, Information Technology, Medicine, Nutrition, Physics, Statistics, Surgery, Teacher Training
Bachelor Degree - HonoursAdministration, Agriculture, Arts and Humanities, Biochemistry, Biological and Life Sciences, Business Administration, Chemistry, Computer Science, Economics, Engineering, Environmental Studies, Geology, Hotel and Restaurant, Laboratory Techniques, Law, Mathematics, Nursing, Occupational Therapy, Pharmacy, Physical Therapy, Physics, Political Sciences, Psychology, Radiology, Rural Planning, Social Work, Sociology, Statistics, Tourism, Town Planning, Treatment Techniques, Veterinary Science
Postgraduate DiplomaAnaesthesiology, Art Education, Curriculum, Education, Educational Administration, Educational Sciences, Law, Occupational Health, Ophthalmology, Psychiatry and Mental Health, Surveying and Mapping
Master DegreeAccountancy, Adult Education, Aesthetics, African Languages, Agricultural Economics, Analytical Chemistry, Animal Husbandry, Applied Linguistics, Applied Physics, Archaeology, Architectural and Environmental Design, Art Education, Biochemistry, Biological and Life Sciences, Biotechnology, Business Administration, Chemistry, Clinical Psychology, Computer Science, Curriculum, Dairy, Demography and Population, Dentistry, Ecology, Economic History, Economics, Educational Administration, Educational Psychology, Educational Sciences, Energy Engineering, English, Entomology, Environmental Management, Environmental Studies, Epidemiology, Fishery, Food Technology, Geography, Geology, Geophysics, Gynaecology and Obstetrics, Heritage Preservation, Histology, History, Hotel and Restaurant, Hydraulic Engineering, Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Industrial Management, International Relations, Law, Literature, Marketing, Mass Communication, Mathematics, Mathematics Education, Media Studies, Medicine, Meteorology, Microbiology, Mining Engineering, Neurology, Nursing, Oncology, Ophthalmology, Orthodontics, Otorhinolaryngology, Paediatrics, Pathology, Pharmacology, Physical Therapy, Physiology, Plant and Crop Protection, Power Engineering, Preschool Education, Production Engineering, Psychiatry and Mental Health, Public Administration, Public Health, Radiology, Religious Studies, Rural Planning, Science Education, Social Studies, Sociology, Soil Management, Statistics, Surgery, Teacher Training, Technology Education, Telecommunications Engineering, Tourism, Town Planning, Tropical Agriculture, Urology, Veterinary Science, Water Management
Master of PhilosophyEducation, Law, Medicine
DoctorateEducation, Law

General info

Alternative namesUZ
Founded1955
WikipediaUniversity of Zimbabwe
AccreditationZimbabwe Council for Higher Education (ZIMCHE)
MottoKnowledge, Diligence, Integrity
Colorsblue, gold, white, red
Academic structureFaculty of Agriculture
Faculty of Arts
Faculty of Commerce
Faculty of Education
Faculty of Engineering
Faculty of Law
Faculty of Science
Faculty of Social Studies
Faculty of Veterinary Science
College of Health Sciences
Affiliations and membershipsAssociation of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)
Association of African Universities (AAU)
Southern African Regional Universities Association (SARUA)

Location and Contacts

AddressPO Box MP 167
Harare, Harare
Zimbabwe
City population1,606,000
Phone+263 (4) 303211
Fax+263 (4) 333 407

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