American International University West Africa

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world rank  10975

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University Overview

Established in 2011, American International University West Africa is a for-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the small city of Banjul (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants). Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministry of Higher Education, Research, Science and Technology, Gambia, American International University West Africa (AIUWA) is a very small (uniRank enrollment range: 500-999 students) coeducational higher education institution. American International University West Africa (AIUWA) 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, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 8 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 20-30% making this Gambian higher education organization a very selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Acronym AIUWA
Founded 2011
Colours Blue and red

University Location

Address Kanifing Institutional Layout, KSMD; PO Box 3505
Banjul (population range: 250,000-499,999)
Banjul
Gambia
T +220 438 2244
F +220 439 9307

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student 0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
Int'l student 2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 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 Admission Rate 20-30%
Admission Office American Intl. University, Kanifing Institutional Area
Banjul
+220 438 2244

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 500-999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 50-99
Control Type Control Type Private
Entity Type Entity Type For-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Trimesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to American International University West Africa's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities Not reported
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Not reported
Distance Learning Not reported

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition

Ministry of Higher Education, Research, Science and Technology, Gambia


Year of first Accreditation

2011

Memberships and Affiliations

  • European Medical Association

Academic Structure


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Site last updated: Monday, 18 February 2019