Njala University

country rank  1
world rank  10065

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University Overview

Established in 1964, Njala University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the medium-sized city of Freetown (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants), Western Area. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Bo City, Njala. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology, Sierra Leone, Njala University (NU) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 20,000-24,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Njala University (NU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Acronym NU
Founded 1964

University Location

Address 17 Henry Street
Freetown (population range: 500,000-1,000,000)
Western Area
Sierra Leone
T +232 (78) 637 946
F +232
Other locations Bo City, Njala

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Not reported
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office

+232 (76) 674 469

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 20,000-24,999
Academic Staff Not reported
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Not reported
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Not reported
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Not reported
Distance Learning Not reported


Institutional Accreditation

Ministry of Education, Science and Technology, Sierra Leone

Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Tertiary Education Commission (TEC)

Memberships and Affiliations

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Site last updated: Wednesday, 8 May 2019