University of Liberia

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world rank  10189

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University Overview

Founded in 1951, University of Liberia is a non-profit public higher-education institution located in the urban setting of the metropolis of Monrovia (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), Montserrado. This institution also has a branch campus in Fendall. Officially recognized by the Ministry of Education of Liberia, University of Liberia (UL) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 15,000-19,999 students) coeducational Liberian 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), bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 71 years old Liberian higher-education 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, sports facilities, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Acronym UL
Founded 1951 Origins date back to 1862
Motto Lux ex tenebris
Light out of darkness

University Location

Address Capitol Hill
9020 Montserrado
Tel +231 6422304
Fax +231
Other locations Fendall

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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

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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 70-80%
Admission Office Capitol Hill
Monrovia 9020

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 15,000-19,999
Academic Staff 1,000-1,499
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Trimesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to University of Liberia's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported
Academic Counseling Not reported
Career Services Not reported
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Academic Structure


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Site last updated: Thursday, 11 August 2022