Divine Word University

country rank : 1

world rank     : 3458

University Overview

  

Founded in 1980, Divine Word University is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the medium-sized town of Madang (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants). Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministry for Higher Education, Research, Science and Technology, Papua New Guinea, Divine Word University (DWU) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 2,000-2,999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Catholic religion. Divine Word University (DWU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 37 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students’ past academic record and grades. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. DWU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, sport facilities and/or activities, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

University Identity

  

University Name(s)


Acronym
DWU


Founded
1980


Motto
Sic currite ut comprehendatis (Run to win)


Yearly Tuition Range

  




uniRank Tuition Range Matrix

Undergraduate
Postgraduate
Local student 1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
Int’l student 1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)

 

University Admissions

  

Gender Admission
Men and Women (coed)

International Students
Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission

Admission Selection
Yes, based on students’ past academic record and grades

Admission Rate
Not reported

Admission Office
PO Box 483
Madang
+675 852 2937

 

Size and Profile

  

Student EnrollmentTotal Enrolment Range
2,000-2,999

Academic StaffTotal Faculty Range
300-399

Control TypeControl Type
Private

Entity TypeEntity Type
Non-Profit

 

Facilities and Services 

  

LibraryUniversity Library
Yes

Housing
Not reported

Sport FacilitiesUniversity Sport Facilities
Yes

Financial Aids
Not reported

Study AbroadStudy Abroad and International Exchange Programs
Yes

Distance LearningDistance Learning and Online Courses
Yes

 

Accreditation

  

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Ministry for Higher Education, Research, Science and Technology, Papua New Guinea


Year of first Accreditation
1996

 

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