Midlands State University

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world rank  6177

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Established in 2000, Midlands State University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large town of Gweru (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Midlands. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministry of Higher and Tertiary Education, Zimbabwe, Midlands State University (MSU) is a large (EduListing enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Midlands State University (MSU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. See the EduListing degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 20 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Acronym MSU
Founded 2000
Motto Our Hands, Our Minds, Our Destiny

University Location

Address Private Bag 9055
Gweru (population range: 50,000-249,999)
T +263 (54) 260404
F +263 (54) 260388

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
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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 Not reported
Admission Office

+263 (54) 260331/7

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 10,000-14,999
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 Midlands State University's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Not reported
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Not reported
Distance Learning Not reported


Institutional Accreditation

Ministry of Higher and Tertiary Education, Zimbabwe

Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Zimbabwe Council on Higher Education ZimCHE

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)
  • Association of African Universities (AAU)
  • Southern African Regional Universities Association (SARUA)

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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Monday, 18 May 2020