University of Benin

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world rank  2866

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University Overview

Founded in 1970, University of Benin is a non-profit public higher-education institution located in the metropolis of Benin City (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), Edo. Officially recognized by the National Universities Commission of Nigeria, University of Benin (UNIBEN) is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: 40,000-44,999 students) coeducational Nigerian higher education institution. University of Benin (UNIBEN) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 50 years old Nigerian higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. The admission rate range is 90-100% making this Nigerian higher education organization a least selective institution. UNIBEN also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name
Acronym UNIBEN
Founded 1970
Motto Knowledge and Character
Colours Purple and gold

University Location

Address Private Mailbox 1154, Ugbowo Campus
Benin City
Edo
Nigeria
Tel +234 (52) 600 443
Fax +234 (52) 602 370

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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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 90-100%
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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 40,000-44,999
Academic Staff 4,000-4,499
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Continuous
Campus Setting Not reported
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

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

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Accreditations

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)

Academic Structure


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Social Media

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Site last updated: Tuesday, 2 February 2021