University of Port Harcourt

country rank  10
world rank  5120

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University Overview

Established in 1975, University of Port Harcourt is a non-profit public higher-education institution located in the suburban setting of the metropolis of Port Harcourt (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), Rivers. Officially recognized by the National Universities Commission of Nigeria, University of Port Harcourt (Uniport) is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: 35,000-39,999 students) coeducational Nigerian higher education institution. University of Port Harcourt (Uniport) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 45 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 0-10% making this Nigerian higher education organization a most selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. Uniport also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name
Acronym Uniport
Founded 1975
Motto For Enlightenment and Self-Reliance
Colours Blue and white

University Location

Address East/West Road; PMB 5323 Choba
Port Harcourt
500001 Rivers
Nigeria
Tel +234 (84) 230 890-99
Fax +234 (84) 230 903

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
International
students
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 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 0-10%
Admission Office Admissions Office, Abuja Park, University of Port Harcourt
Choba 500001
(84) 230 890-99

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 35,000-39,999
Academic Staff over-5,000
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to University of Port Harcourt's Library
Housing Yes
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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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

National Universities Commission of Nigeria


Year of first Accreditation

1977


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Nigerian Universities Commission (NUC)


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Memberships and Affiliations

  • Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)
  • Association of African Universities (AAU)

Academic Structure


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Site last updated: Friday, 2 October 2020