Caritas University

country rank  114
world rank  11759

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University Overview

Established in 2005, Caritas University is a for-profit private higher-education institution located in the suburban setting of the large city of Enugu (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants). Officially recognized by the National Universities Commission of Nigeria, Caritas University (CAU) is a medium-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 6,000-6,999 students) coeducational Nigerian higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Catholic religion. Caritas University (CAU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 18 years old Nigerian 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 Nigerian higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. CAU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Acronym CAU
Founded 2005
Motto Love for Education and Morals
Colours Red and brown

University Location

Address Amorji Nike, Emene
23401 Enugu
Tel +234 (806) 358 9115
Fax +234

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 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 and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 60-70%
Admission Office Admission Office Caritas University Amorji Nike
Enugu 23401
806 3589115

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 6,000-6,999
Academic Staff 500-599
Control Type Private
Entity Type For-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation Christian-Catholic Christian-Catholic

Facilities and Services

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

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Site last updated: Thursday, 9 March 2023