Established in 2011, the American International University West Africa is a for-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the medium city of Banjul (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants). This institution also has a branch campus in Freetown. Officially recognized by the Ministry of Higher Education, Research, Science and Technology of Gambia, American International University West Africa (AIUWA) is a very small-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 1,000-1,999 students) coeducational Gambian higher education institution. American International University West Africa (AIUWA) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor's degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation), bachelor's degrees, master's degrees and doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study table below for further details. This 12-year-old Gambian higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic records and grades. The acceptance rate range is 10-19% making this Gambian higher education organization an extremely selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. AIUWA also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.
|Name||American International University West Africa|
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|Address||Kanifing Institutional Layout, KSMD; PO Box 3505
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|+220 357 0030|
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The following American International University West Africa's Study Areas/Degree Levels Matrix is divided into 6 main study areas and 4 levels of degrees, from the lowest undergraduate degree to the highest postgraduate degree. This matrix aims to help quickly identify American International University West Africa's academic range and degree level offering.
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uniRank publishes below some basic American International University West Africa's admission information.
This institution admits Men and Women (coed).
Has American International University West Africa a selective admission policy? Yes, based on students' past academic records and grades.
American International University West Africa's acceptance rate range is 10-19% making this institution an extremely selective higher education institution.
International students are welcome to apply for admission at this institution.
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uniRank publishes below some major size and profile indicators for American International University West Africa.
American International University West Africa has an enrollment range of 1,000-1,999 students making it a very small-sized institution.
This institution has a range of 100-199 academic employees (Faculty).
American International University West Africa is a private higher education institution.
American International University West Africa is a for-profit higher education institution.
This institution's main campus is located in a Urban setting.
This institution adopts a Trimesters type of academic calendar.
American International University West Africa does not have any religious affiliation.
uniRank provides below an overview of American International University West Africa's main facilities:
This institution has a physical Library.
This institution provides housing services such as on-campus residences or dormitories.
American International University West Africa offers housing options with individual units that include separate bathroom, kitchen and lounge facilities.
uniRank provides below an overview of American International University West Africa's main services:
This institution offers one or more of the following financial aid for eligible students: scholarships, grants, loans, tuition waivers, emergency financial aid etc.
American International University West Africa offers financial assistance to eligible students based on merit.
This institution offers study abroad and exchange program opportunities for its students.
American International University West Africa offers study abroad opportunities with various universities in the United States and Europe.
This institution offers students academic guidance and support to assist them in their academic pursuits.
This institution offers career counseling, career assessments, job and internship postings, career events, alumni networking or other career-related services to assist students transition successfully from academic life to professional life.
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American International University West Africa is legally recognized and/or accredited by: Ministry of Higher Education, Research, Science and Technology of Gambia
Year of first Recognition or Accreditation
uniRank publishes the following list of the most important American International University West Africa 's programmatic accreditations; feel free to submit any relevant missing specialized accreditations.
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uniRank publishes the following list of the most important American International University West Africa 's affiliations and memberships; feel free to submit any relevant missing higher education-related organizations this university is affiliated with.
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Academic divisions can provide valuable insights into the range of disciplines and study areas a University focuses on and the institution's level of specialization. Generalist Universities typically offer a wide range of academic programs and have many academic divisions and subdivisions across different disciplines, while Specialized Universities tend to focus on a narrower range of programs within a specific field or industry and have fewer academic divisions and a simplified organizational structure.
uniRank provides below a structural diagram of the first-level academic divisions of the American International University West Africa 's organizational structure; feel free to submit any relevant missing division.
This higher education institution is not a member of the Open Education Global (OEGlobal) organization that is developing, implementing and supporting free open education and free online courses. View a list of Open Education Global members by country.
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