University of Nigeria

country rank  5
world rank  2251

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University Overview

Established in 1960, University of Nigeria is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the small city of Nsukka (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), Enugu. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Enugu, Aba. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the National Universities Commission, Nigeria, University of Nigeria (UNN) is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: 40,000-44,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. University of Nigeria (UNN) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 59 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. The admission rate range is 40-50% making this Nigerian higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Acronym UNN
Founded 1960
Motto To restore the dignity of man
Colours Green

University Location

Address Innovation Centre, University of Nigeria
Nsukka (population range: 250,000-499,999)
410101 Enugu
Nigeria
T +234 (803) 775 0954
F +234
Other locations Enugu, Aba

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
International
students
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)

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 40-50%
Admission Office University of Nigeria
Nsukka 410101
+234 707 003 8784

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 40,000-44,999
Academic Staff over-5,000
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to University of Nigeria's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

National Universities Commission, Nigeria


Year of first Accreditation

1960


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Council for Regulation of Engineering in Nigeria (COREN)

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Association of African Universities (AAU)

Academic Structure


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Online Courses

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Errors and Update

Site last updated: Wednesday, 8 May 2019