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Université d'Abomey-Calavi

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Established in 1970, the Université d'Abomey-Calavi (University of Abomey-Calavi) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the medium city of Abomey-Calavi (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), Atlantique. This institution also has branch campuses in Cotonou, Ouidah and Porto-Novo. Officially recognized by the Ministère de l'Enseignement Supérieur et de la Recherche Scientifique, Benin (Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research of Benin), Université d'Abomey-Calavi (UAC) is a very large-sized (uniRank enrollment range: over-50,000 students) coeducational Beninese higher education institution. Université d'Abomey-Calavi (UAC) 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 table below for further details. This 54-year-old Beninese higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. The acceptance rate range is 40-49% making this Beninese higher education organization an averagely selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. UAC also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

University Snapshot


Université d'Abomey-Calavi's Control Typepublic


Université d'Abomey-Calavi's Entity Typenon-profit


Université d'Abomey-Calavi' Size by Total Enrollmentvery large-sized


Université d'Abomey-Calavi's Selectivity by Acceptance Rateaveragely selective

University Identity

Name (English) University of Abomey-Calavi
Acronym UAC
Founded 1970
Motto Mens Molem Agitat
Mind Agitates the Material
Colours Green, yellow and red
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University Location

Address Boîte Postale 526
229 Atlantique
Université d'Abomey-Calavi's location map and satellite view Location Map and Satellite View
Université d'Abomey-Calavi Phone Number +229 (21) 361 119
Université d'Abomey-Calavi Fax Number +229 (21) 361 119
Other locations Cotonou, Ouidah and Porto-Novo

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Fields of Study / Degree Levels


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Fields of Study and Degree Levels Matrix

The following Université d'Abomey-Calavi's Fields of Study/Degree Levels Matrix is divided into 6 main fields of study and 4 levels of degrees, from the lowest undergraduate degree to the highest postgraduate degree. This matrix aims to help quickly identify Université d'Abomey-Calavi's academic range and degree level offering.

Programs and Courses

Courses and Programs

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Tuition Fees


Yearly tuition fees refers to the amount of money that a student is charged by a University for one academic year of full-time study. Read our guide article about tuition fees and financial aid options to learn more.

Yearly Tuition Fees Range Matrix

This Université d'Abomey-Calavi's Tuition Fees Range Matrix is divided into 2 types of students, local and international students, and 2 degree levels, undergraduate and postgraduate degrees, and aims to help students to have an approximate idea of the yearly tuition range they might expect to pay at Université d'Abomey-Calavi.

Université d'Abomey-Calavi: Tuition Fees Range Matrix

Undergraduate Postgraduate
0-999 US$
(0-910 Euro)
1,000-2,499 US$
(910-2,280 Euro)
1,000-2,499 US$
(910-2,280 Euro)
1,000-2,499 US$
(910-2,280 Euro)

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Admission Information

uniRank publishes below some basic Université d'Abomey-Calavi's admission information.

Université d'Abomey-Calavi's Gender Admission Policy Gender Admission

This institution admits Men and Women (coed).

Université d'Abomey-Calavi's Admission Selection Admission Selection

Has Université d'Abomey-Calavi a selective admission policy? Yes, based on entrance examinations.

Acceptance Rate Admission Rate

Université d'Abomey-Calavi's acceptance rate range is 40-49% making this institution an averagely selective higher education institution.

Université d'Abomey-Calavi's International Students Admission International Students Admission

International students are welcome to apply for admission at this institution.

Université d'Abomey-Calavi's Admission Office Admission Office

Vice Rectorat charge des Affaires Academiques et de la Recherche Universitaire, Campus d'Abomey-Calavi
Abomey-Calavi 01 BP 526
(21) 361 119

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Size and Profile


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Size and Profile

uniRank publishes below some major size and profile indicators for Université d'Abomey-Calavi.

Université d'Abomey-Calavi's Total Student Enrollment Student Enrollment

Université d'Abomey-Calavi has an enrollment range of over-50,000 students making it a very large-sized institution.

Université d'Abomey-Calavi's Total Faculty/Academic staff Academic Staff

This institution has a range of 1,000-1,499 academic employees (Faculty).

Université d'Abomey-Calavi's Control Type Control Type

Université d'Abomey-Calavi is a public higher education institution.

Université d'Abomey-Calavi's Entity Type Entity Type

Université d'Abomey-Calavi is a non-profit higher education institution.

Université d'Abomey-Calavi's Campus Setting Campus Setting

This institution's main campus is located in a Urban setting.

Université d'Abomey-Calavi's Academic Calendar Academic Calendar

This institution adopts a Semesters type of academic calendar.

Religious Affiliation

Université d'Abomey-Calavi does not have any religious affiliation.

Facilities and Services


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University Facilities

uniRank provides below an overview of Université d'Abomey-Calavi's main facilities:

Université d'Abomey-Calavi's Library University Library

This institution has a physical Library. Visit Université d'Abomey-Calavi's Library

Université d'Abomey-Calavi's Housing University Housing

This institution provides housing services such as on-campus residences or dormitories.

Université d'Abomey-Calavi's Sport Facilities/Activities Sport Facilities/Activities

This institution features sporting facilities and organizes sports activities for its students.

University Services

uniRank provides below an overview of Université d'Abomey-Calavi's main services:

Université d'Abomey-Calavi's Financial Aid Financial Aid

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Université d'Abomey-Calavi's Study Abroad Study Abroad

This institution offers study abroad and exchange program opportunities for its students.

Université d'Abomey-Calavi's Distance Learning Distance Learning

This institution provides a distance learning mode for certain programs or courses.

Université d'Abomey-Calavi's Academic Counseling Academic Counseling

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Université d'Abomey-Calavi's Career Services Career Services

Not reported

Recognition and Accreditation


There are different types of legal recognition and quality assessment of higher education institutions around the world, depending on the country and its legal and higher education system... read our article about university accreditation and recognition to learn more.

Université d'Abomey-Calavi's Recognition or Accreditation Institutional Recognition or Accreditation

Université d'Abomey-Calavi is legally recognized and/or institutionally accredited by: Ministère de l'Enseignement Supérieur et de la Recherche Scientifique, Benin

Year of first Recognition or Accreditation


Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

uniRank publishes the following list of the most important Université d'Abomey-Calavi's programmatic accreditations; feel free to submit any relevant missing specialized accreditations.

  • African and Malagasy Council for Higher Education (AMEC)

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Memberships and Affiliations


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Affiliations and Memberships

uniRank publishes the following list of the most important Université d'Abomey-Calavi's affiliations and memberships; feel free to submit any relevant missing higher education-related organizations this university is affiliated with.

  • Conseil Africain et Malgache pour l'Enseignement Supérieur (CAMES)
  • Association of African Universities (AAU)

Academic Structure


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Academic Structure

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Social Media


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Social Media

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