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University of Liberia

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world rank

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Overview

Founded in 1862, University of Liberia is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the the urban setting of the large city of Monrovia (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), Montserrado. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Fendall. Officially accredited/recognized by the Ministry of Education, Liberia, University of Liberia (UL) is a large (enrollment range: 15,000-19,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. University of Liberia (UL) 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, master degrees in several areas of study. This 155 years old H.E. institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. The admission rate range is 70-80% making this Liberian higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. UL also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, sport facilities and/or activities, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

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General Information


Name
Acronym UL
Founded 1862
Motto Lux in tenebris
Light in darkness
Screenshot University of Liberia Screenshot
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Location


Address Capitol Hill
Monrovia
9020 Montserrado
Liberia
Population range 1,000,000-5,000,000
Phone +231 6422304
Fax +231
Other locations Fendall
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Course Levels and Areas of Studies


Undergraduate Postgraduate

Pre-Bachelor degrees
PreBachelor degrees

Bachelor degrees
Bachelor degrees

Master degrees
Master degrees

Doctoral degree
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Important: please contact or visit the official website of University of Liberia for detailed information on areas of studies and course levels currently offered; the above information matrix is indicative only and may not be up-to-date or complete.

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Yearly Tuition Range


Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local students 0-1,000 US$ (0-750 Euro) 1,000-2,500 US$ (750-1,800 Euro)
International students 2,500-5,000 US$ (1,800-3,700 Euro) 5,000-7,500 US$ (3,700-5,500 Euro)

Important: the above average yearly tuition ranges do not include room, board or other external costs; tuition may vary by area of studies, course level, student nationality or residence and other criteria. Please contact the appropriate University of Liberia's office for detailed information on yearly tuitions which apply to your specific situation and study interest; the above tuition range information is indicative only and may not be up-to-date or complete.

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Admissions


Gender Admission Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations
Admission Rate Admission Rate 70-80%
Admission Office Capitol Hill
Monrovia 9020
Phone +231 6522979

Important: admission policy and acceptance rate may vary by area of studies, course level, student nationality or residence and other criteria. Please contact the appropriate University of Liberia's Admission Office for detailed information on a specific admission selection policy and acceptance rate; the above University admission information is indicative only and may not be complete or up-to-date.

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Size and Profile


Student Enrollment Total Student Enrolment 15,000-19,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty and Academic Staff 1,000-1,499
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit

Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Trimesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None
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Facilities and Services


Library University Library Yes
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes

Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Study Abroad and Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Not reported

Important: please contact or visit the official website of University of Liberia for detailed information on facilities and services provided, including the type of scholarships and other financial aids offered to local or international students; the information above is indicative only and may not be complete or up-to-date.

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Accreditation and Recognition

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition Accreditation Seal

Ministry of Education, Liberia


Year of first Accreditation

1862



Important: this section is intended to include only those reputable organizations (e.g. Ministries of Higher Education) that have the legal authority to officially recognize, accredit and/or license the University of Liberia as a whole (institutional accreditation or recognition) or some of its specific courses/programs (programmatic accreditation). Memberships and affiliations to organizations which do not imply any formal, extensive and/or legal process of accreditation or recognition are included in a specific section below. Please report errors and inaccuracies taking into consideration the above criteria.

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