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Université Gaston Berger

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Founded in 1990, the Université Gaston Berger (University Gaston Berger) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the rural setting of the small city of Saint-Louis (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants). Officially recognized by the Ministère de l'Enseignement supérieur et de la Recherche, Senegal (Ministry of Higher Education and Research of Senegal), Université Gaston Berger (UGB) is a large-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational Senegalese higher education institution. Université Gaston Berger (UGB) 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 33-year-old Senegalese higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic records and grades. The acceptance rate range is 70-79% making this Senegalese higher education organization a moderately selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. UGB also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

University Snapshot


Université Gaston Berger's Control Typepublic


Université Gaston Berger's Entity Typenon-profit


Université Gaston Berger' Size by Total Enrollmentlarge-sized


Université Gaston Berger's Selectivity by Acceptance Ratemoderately selective

University Identity

Name (English) University Gaston Berger
Acronym UGB
Founded 1990
Motto L'Excellence au sevice du développement
Excellence for Development
Colours Blue and light brown
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University Location

Address Boîte Postale 234
32000 Saint-Louis
Université Gaston Berger's location map and satellite view Location Map and Satellite View
Université Gaston Berger Phone Number +221 33 961 2360
Université Gaston Berger Fax Number +221 33 961 1884

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Fields of Study / Degree Levels


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Fields of Study and Degree Levels Matrix

The following Université Gaston Berger's Fields of Study/Degree Levels Matrix is divided into 6 main fields of study and 4 levels of degrees, from the lowest undergraduate degree to the highest postgraduate degree. This matrix aims to help quickly identify Université Gaston Berger's academic range and degree level offering.

Programs and Courses

Courses and Programs

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Tuition Fees


Yearly tuition fees refers to the amount of money that a student is charged by a University for one academic year of full-time study. Read our guide article about tuition fees and financial aid options to learn more.

Yearly Tuition Fees Range Matrix

This Université Gaston Berger's Tuition Fees Range Matrix is divided into 2 types of students, local and international students, and 2 degree levels, undergraduate and postgraduate degrees, and aims to help students to have an approximate idea of the yearly tuition range they might expect to pay at Université Gaston Berger.

Université Gaston Berger: Tuition Fees Range Matrix

Undergraduate Postgraduate
0-999 US$
(0-910 Euro)
0-999 US$
(0-910 Euro)
0-999 US$
(0-910 Euro)
1,000-2,499 US$
(910-2,280 Euro)

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Admission Information

uniRank publishes below some basic Université Gaston Berger's admission information.

Université Gaston Berger's Gender Admission Policy Gender Admission

This institution admits Men and Women (coed).

Université Gaston Berger's Admission Selection Admission Selection

Has Université Gaston Berger a selective admission policy? Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic records and grades.

Acceptance Rate Admission Rate

Université Gaston Berger's acceptance rate range is 70-79% making this institution a moderately selective higher education institution.

Université Gaston Berger's International Students Admission International Students Admission

International students are welcome to apply for admission at this institution.

Université Gaston Berger's Admission Office Admission Office

Université Gaston Berger
Saint-Louis 32000
33 961 2360

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Size and Profile


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Size and Profile

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Université Gaston Berger's Total Student Enrollment Student Enrollment

Université Gaston Berger has an enrollment range of 10,000-14,999 students making it a large-sized institution.

Université Gaston Berger's Total Faculty/Academic staff Academic Staff

This institution has a range of 1,000-1,499 academic employees (Faculty).

Université Gaston Berger's Control Type Control Type

Université Gaston Berger is a public higher education institution.

Université Gaston Berger's Entity Type Entity Type

Université Gaston Berger is a non-profit higher education institution.

Université Gaston Berger's Campus Setting Campus Setting

This institution's main campus is located in a Rural setting.

Université Gaston Berger's Academic Calendar Academic Calendar

This institution adopts a Semesters type of academic calendar.

Religious Affiliation

Université Gaston Berger does not have any religious affiliation.

Facilities and Services


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University Facilities

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Université Gaston Berger's Library University Library

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Université Gaston Berger's Housing University Housing

This institution provides housing services such as on-campus residences or dormitories.

Université Gaston Berger's Sport Facilities/Activities Sport Facilities/Activities

This institution features sporting facilities and organizes sports activities for its students.

University Services

uniRank provides below an overview of Université Gaston Berger's main services:

Université Gaston Berger's Financial Aid Financial Aid

Not reported

Université Gaston Berger's Study Abroad Study Abroad

This institution offers study abroad and exchange program opportunities for its students.

Université Gaston Berger's Distance Learning Distance Learning

This institution provides a distance learning mode for certain programs or courses.

Université Gaston Berger's Academic Counseling Academic Counseling

This institution offers students academic guidance and support to assist them in their academic pursuits.

Université Gaston Berger's Career Services Career Services

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.

Recognition and Accreditation


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Université Gaston Berger's Recognition or Accreditation Institutional Recognition or Accreditation

Université Gaston Berger is legally recognized and/or institutionally accredited by: Ministère de l'Enseignement supérieur et de la Recherche, Senegal

Year of first Recognition or Accreditation


Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

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  • ANAQ-Sup

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Memberships and Affiliations


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Affiliations and Memberships

uniRank publishes the following list of the most important Université Gaston Berger's affiliations and memberships; feel free to submit any relevant missing higher education-related organizations this university is affiliated with.

  • Federation of the Universities of the Islamic World (FUIW)

Academic Structure


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Academic Structure

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Social Media


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Social Media

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