Université de Yaoundé I

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world rank  8158

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University Overview

Founded in 1962, Université de Yaoundé I (University of Yaounde I) is a non-profit public higher-education institution located in the metropolis of Yaoundé (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), Centre Region. Officially recognized by the Ministère de l'Enseignement Supérieur, Cameroun (Ministry of Higher Education of Cameroon), Université de Yaoundé I (UYI) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational Cameroonian higher education institution. Université de Yaoundé I (UYI) 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 60 years old Cameroonian higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. UYI also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, sports facilities, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name University of Yaounde I
Acronym UYI
Founded 1962

University Location

Address Boîte Postale 337
Centre Region
Tel +237 222 221 320
Fax +237 222 221 320

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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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
Admission Rate Not reported
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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 10,000-14,999
Academic Staff 700-799
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Not reported
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Université de Yaoundé I's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported
Academic Counseling Not reported
Career Services Not reported
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Memberships and Affiliations

  • Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)

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Site last updated: Thursday, 11 August 2022