Université de Douala

country rank  4
world rank  8738

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University Overview

Established in 1977, Université de Douala (University of Douala) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the large city of Douala (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), Littoral Region. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministère de l'Enseignement Supérieur, Cameroun (Ministry of Higher Education, Cameroon), Université de Douala (UDLA) is a medium-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 8,000-8,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Université de Douala (UDLA) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 41 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations.

University Identity

Name University of Douala
Acronym UDLA
Founded 1977

University Location

Address BP 2701
Douala (population range: 1,000,000-5,000,000)
Littoral Region
T +237 33 40 64 15
F +237 33 40 64 15

Degree Levels & Study Areas

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Local student Not reported Not reported
Int'l student Not reported Not reported

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
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office


Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 8,000-8,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 200-299
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Not reported
Campus Setting Not reported
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Université de Douala's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Not reported
Distance Learning Not reported


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Ministère de l'Enseignement Supérieur, Cameroun


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Site last updated: Saturday, 10 March 2018