University of the Sahel

country rank  8
world rank  10899

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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 metropolis of Dakar (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants). Officially recognized by the Ministère de l'Enseignement supérieur et de la Recherche, Senegal (Ministry of Higher Education and Research of Senegal), Université du Sahel (UNIS) is a very small (uniRank enrollment range: 500-999 students) coeducational Senegalese 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), 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 22 years old Senegalese 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. UNIS 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
Acronym UNIS
Founded 1998

University Location

Address 33, Rue MZ-198, Mermoz
Dakar
5355 Dakar
Senegal
Tel +221 33 860 9975
Fax +221 33 860 9975

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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

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

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Size and Profile

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

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to University of the Sahel'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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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

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)


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Memberships and Affiliations

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Academic Structure


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Site last updated: Sunday, 19 September 2021