Rivers State University

Rivers State University Ranking

country rank: 22
world rank: 6808

University Overview

Rivers State University ranking was established in 1980 as a non-profit public higher education school in the urban environment of Port Harcourt (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 people), Rivers. Rivers State University (RSU) is a major (Topuniversitieslist enrolment range: 30,000-34,999 students) coeducational Nigerian higher education institution that is officially accredited by the National Universities Commission of Nigeria. Rivers State University (RSU) provides courses and programs in a variety of fields that lead to legally recognized higher education degrees. For further information, see the degree levels and fields of study matrix below from Topuniversitieslist. This Nigerian higher-education school, which is 40 years old, has a selective admission process based on entrance exams. The admission rate ranges from 0% to 10%, making this Nigerian higher education school very exclusive. Students from all around the world are invited to apply for admission. Rivers State University ranking also offers students with a library, accommodation, sports facilities, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning possibilities, and administrative services, among other academic and non-academic facilities and services.

Rivers State University Ranking

University Identity

Name Rivers State University
Acronym RSU
Founded 1980 Origins date back to 1972
Motto Excellence and Creativity
Colours Blue, green and white

University Location

Address Ikwerre Road, Nkoplu Oroworukwo, Private Mailbox 5080, Nkpoku Oroworukwo Port Harcourt Rivers Nigeria
Tel +234 (709) 541 5002
Fax +234 803 312 6790

Yearly Tuition Range

Undergraduate Postgraduate
0-1,000 US$ (0-750 Euro) 0-1,000 US$ (0-750 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$ (750-1,800 Euro) 2,500-5,000 US$ (1,800-3,700 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 0-10%
Admission Office Office of the Registrar, Rivers State University, Port Harcourt (803) 3126790

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 30,000-34,999
Academic Staff 1,500-1,999
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Carnegie Classification

Facilities and Services

Library Yes
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Not reported


Institutional Accreditation

Memberships and Affiliations

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

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