University of Calabar

country rank  48
world rank  7722

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University Overview

Established in 1975, University of Calabar is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the small city of Calabar (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), Cross River. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the National Universities Commission, Nigeria, University of Calabar (UNICAL) is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: 40,000-44,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. University of Calabar (UNICAL) 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 43 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. UNICAL also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

University Identity

Name
Acronym UNICAL
Founded 1975

University Location

Address PMB 1115 Eta Agbo Road
Calabar (population range: 250,000-499,999)
Cross River
Nigeria
T +234 (87) 22 17 66
F +234 (87) 65 103

Degree Levels & Study Areas


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate
Postgraduate
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

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 40,000-44,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 3,000-3,499
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Not reported
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to University of Calabar'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

Affiliations

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

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Site last updated: Tuesday, 16 January 2018