University of Zululand

country rank  20
world rank  5587

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University Overview

Established in 1960, University of Zululand is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the medium-sized town of Kwadlangezwa (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), KwaZulu-Natal. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Umhlathuze. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Department of Higher Education and Training, South Africa, University of Zululand (UNIZULU) is a medium-sized (EduListing enrollment range: 6,000-6,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. University of Zululand (UNIZULU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees in several areas of study. See the EduListing degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 60 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 40-50% making this South African higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Founded 1960
Motto Restructured for relevance
Colours Blue, white, black and gold

University Location

Address 1 Main Road Vulindlela
Kwadlangezwa (population range: 10,000-49,999)
3886 KwaZulu-Natal
South Africa
T +27 (35) 902 6030
F +27 (35) 902 6449
Other locations Umhlathuze

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 40-50%
Admission Office 1 Main Road,Vulindlela
Kwadlangezwa 3886
+27 (35) 902 6178

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 6,000-6,999
Academic Staff Not reported
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to University of Zululand's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported


Institutional Accreditation

Department of Higher Education and Training, South Africa

Year of first Accreditation


Memberships and Affiliations

  • Universities South Africa (USA)

Academic Structure


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Online Courses

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Open Education Consortium

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Site last updated: Monday, 18 May 2020