Kwararafa University, Wukari

country rank  130
world rank  11821

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University Overview

Founded in 2005, Kwararafa University, Wukari is a for-profit private higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the large town of Wukari (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Taraba. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the National Universities Commission, Nigeria, Kwararafa University, Wukari (KWU) is a very small (uniRank enrollment range: 1,000-1,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Kwararafa University, Wukari (KWU) 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 in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 14 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. The admission rate range is 60-70% making this Nigerian higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Acronym KWU
Founded 2005
Motto Education for Total Development
Colours Green and gold

University Location

Address Km 7, Jalingo Road
Wukari (population range: 50,000-249,999)
T +234 (803) 290 0889
F +234

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student 1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
Not reported
Int'l student 1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
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 60-70%
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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 1,000-1,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 100-199
Control Type Control Type Private
Entity Type Entity Type For-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes
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


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition

National Universities Commission, Nigeria

Year of first Accreditation


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria

Memberships and Affiliations

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Academic Structure


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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Thursday, 7 March 2019