Rivers State University of Science and Technology

country rank  28
world rank  6258

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University Overview

Founded in 1980, Rivers State University of Science and Technology is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large city of Port Harcourt (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), Rivers. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the National Universities Commission, Nigeria, Rivers State University of Science and Technology (RSUST) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Rivers State University of Science and Technology (RSUST) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as 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 38 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. The admission rate range is 0-10% making this Nigerian higher education organization a most selective institution.

University Identity

Name
Acronym RSUST
Founded 1980 Origins date back to 1972
Motto Excellence and Creativity
Colours Blue, green and white

University Location

Address Private Mailbox 5080, Nkpoku Oroworukwo
Port Harcourt (population range: 1,000,000-5,000,000)
Rivers
Nigeria
T +234 (709) 541 5002
F +234 (84) 230 720

Degree Levels & Study Areas


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student 0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
Int'l student 1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 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 entrance examinations
Admission Rate Admission Rate 0-10%
Admission Office
Port Harcourt
+234 803 339 1570

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 10,000-14,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 400-499
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

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

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
National Universities Commission, Nigeria


Year of first Accreditation
1980


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Council for the Regulation of Engineering in Nigeria (COREN)
  • Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN)
  • Estate Surveyors and Valuers Registration Board of Nigeria (ESVARBON)
  • Town Planners Registration Council of Nigeria (TOPREC)

Affiliations

  • Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)
  • Association of African Universities (AAU)

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Site last updated: Wednesday, 14 November 2018