Université du Sahel

country rank  8
world rank  11487

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University Overview

Founded in 1998, Université du Sahel (University of the Sahel) is a for-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large city of Dakar (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants). Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministère de l'Enseignement supérieur et de la Recherche, Senegal (Ministry of Higher Education and Research, Senegal), Université du Sahel (UNIS) is a very small (uniRank enrollment range: 500-999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Université du Sahel (UNIS) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), 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 20 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 80-90% making this Senegalese higher education organization a least selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Name University of the Sahel
Acronym UNIS
Founded 1998

University Location

Address 33, Rue MZ-198, Mermoz
Dakar (population range: 1,000,000-5,000,000)
5355 Dakar
Senegal
T +221 33 860 9975
F +221 33 860 9975

Degree Levels & Study Areas


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student 1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
Int'l student 1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)

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 and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 80-90%
Admission Office Université du Sahel
Dakar 5355
+221 860 9975

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 500-999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 50-99
Control Type Control Type Private
Entity Type Entity Type For-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Université du Sahel's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Not reported

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Ministère de l'Enseignement supérieur et de la Recherche, Senegal


Year of first Accreditation
2000


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Conseil Africain et Malgache pour l'Enseignement Supérieur (CAMES)

Affiliations

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Site last updated: Wednesday, 14 November 2018