University of Benin

country rank  12
world rank  4888

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University Overview

Founded in 1970, University of Benin is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the large city of Benin City (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), Edo. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the National Universities Commission, Nigeria, University of Benin (UNIBEN) is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: 40,000-44,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. University of Benin (UNIBEN) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 49 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. The admission rate range is 90-100% making this Nigerian higher education organization a least selective institution.

University Identity

Name
Acronym UNIBEN
Founded 1970
Motto Knowledge and Character
Colours Purple and green

University Location

Address Private Mailbox 1154, Ugbowo Campus
Benin City (population range: 1,000,000-5,000,000)
Edo
Nigeria
T +234 (52) 600 443
F +234 (52) 602 370

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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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 Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations
Admission Rate Admission Rate 90-100%
Admission Office

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 40,000-44,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 4,000-4,499
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Continuous
Campus Setting Not reported
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to University of Benin's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Not reported
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Not reported
Distance Learning Not reported

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition

National Universities Commission, Nigeria

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)

Academic Structure


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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Sunday, 21 April 2019