University of Port Harcourt

country rank  15
world rank  5213

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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 large city of Port Harcourt (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), Rivers. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the National Universities Commission, Nigeria, University of Port Harcourt (Uniport) is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: 35,000-39,999 students) coeducational 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 degrees), 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 43 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 0-10% making this Nigerian higher education organization a most selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

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 (population range: 1,000,000-5,000,000)
500001 Rivers
Nigeria
T +234 (84) 230 890-99
F +234 (84) 230 903

Degree Levels & Study Areas


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student 0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
Int'l student 0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 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 0-10%
Admission Office Admissions Office, Abuja Park, University of Port Harcourt
Choba 500001
+234 (84) 230 890-99

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 35,000-39,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range over-5,000
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 Go to University of Port Harcourt's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Not reported

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
National Universities Commission, Nigeria


Year of first Accreditation
1977


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Nigerian Universities Commission (NUC)

Affiliations

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

Academic Structure


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Site last updated: Thursday, 23 August 2018