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Université d'Abomey-Calavi

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Overview

Established in 1970, Université d'Abomey-Calavi (University of Abomey-Calavi) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the the urban setting of the small city of Abomey-Calavi (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), Atlantique. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Cotonou, Ouidah, Porto-Novo. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministère de l’Enseignement Supérieur et de la Recherche Scientifique, Benin (Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research, Benin), Université d'Abomey-Calavi (UAC) is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: over-45,000 students) coeducational higher education institution. Université d'Abomey-Calavi (UAC) 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, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank course levels and areas of studies matrix below for further details. This 47 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. The admission rate range is 40-50% making this Beninese higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. UAC also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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General Information


Name
Name University of Abomey-Calavi
Acronym UAC
Founded 1970
Motto Mens Molem Agitat Mind Agitates the Material
Colours Green, yellow and red
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Location


Address BP 526
Abomey-Calavi
229 Atlantique
Benin
Population range 250,000-499,999
Telephone +229 (21) 361 119
Telefax +229 (21) 361 119
Other locations Cotonou, Ouidah, Porto-Novo
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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 Université d'Abomey-Calavi 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 1,000-2,500 US$ (750-1,800 Euro) 1,000-2,500 US$ (750-1,800 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 Université d'Abomey-Calavi'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 40-50%
Admission Office Vice Rectorat charge des Affaires Academiques et de la Recherche Universitaire, Campus d'Abomey-Calavi
Abomey-Calavi 01 BP 526
Phone +229 (21) 361 119

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 Université d'Abomey-Calavi'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 over-45,000
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 Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None
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Facilities and Services


Library University Library Yes Go to Université d'Abomey-Calavi's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes

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

Important: please contact or visit the official website of Université d'Abomey-Calavi 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

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition Accreditation Seal

Ministère de l’Enseignement Supérieur et de la Recherche Scientifique, Benin


Year of first Accreditation

1970


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • African and Malagasy Council for Higher Education (AMEC)



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 Université d'Abomey-Calavi 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 the specific Affiliations and Memberships section below. Please report errors and inaccuracies taking into consideration the above criteria.

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Affiliations

  • African and Malagasy Council for Higher Education
  • Association of African Universities


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