University of Bahr El-Ghazal

country rank  4
world rank  13245

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University Overview

Founded in 1993, University of Bahr El-Ghazal is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the large town of Wau (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), West Bahr al Ghazal. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Khartoum. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology, South Sudan, University of Bahr El-Ghazal (UBG) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 2,000-2,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. University of Bahr El-Ghazal (UBG) 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. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 26 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 60-70% making this South Sudanese higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name جامعة بحر الغزال
Acronym UBG
Founded 1993
Motto Knowledge and prosperity

University Location

Wau (population range: 50,000-249,999)
10739 West Bahr al Ghazal
South Sudan
T +211 (183) 224 629
F +211 (183) 225 680
Other locations Khartoum

Degree Levels & Study Areas

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student 1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
Int'l student 2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 60-70%
Admission Office
Khartoum 10739
+211 183 225 680
183 223 629

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 2,000-2,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 300-399
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-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 Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Ministry of Education, Science and Technology, South Sudan

Year of first Accreditation


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Academic Structure

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Site last updated: Monday, 4 February 2019