University of Belize

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world rank  7518

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University Overview

Founded in 2000, University of Belize is a private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the medium-sized town of Belmopan (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), Cayo. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Belize City. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports, Belize, University of Belize (UB) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 3,000-3,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. University of Belize (UB) 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 in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 18 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 70-80% making this Belizean higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Acronym UB
Founded 2000
Motto Education Empowers A Nation
Colours Purple and gold

University Location

Address University Boulevard
Belmopan (population range: 10,000-49,999)
T +501 822 3680
F +501 822 1107
Other locations Belize City

Degree Levels & Study Areas

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student Not reported Not reported
Int'l student Not reported Not reported

University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 70-80%
Admission Office University Boulevard, Administration Building
+501 822 3680

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 3,000-3,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 500-599
Control Type Control Type Private
Entity Type Not reported
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to University of Belize's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Not reported


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports, Belize

Year of first Accreditation


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Academic Structure

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Site last updated: Wednesday, 14 November 2018