Freshman class second-largest at Africa University


The more than 425 freshmen who began classes at Africa University in August represent the second largest intake in the university’s 15-year history.

In addition, the United Methodist-related university offered admission to more than 650 people for its graduate and undergraduate programs, and increased its number of international students by 4 percent.

The university offers its 1,300 students programs in agriculture, business, education, health sciences, the humanities and social sciences, peace, leadership and governance and theology.

Twenty-six African countries are represented among the student body, giving the school in Mutare, Zimbabwe, its highest percentage of international students to date.