Université Cheikh Anta Diop

Université Cheikh Anta Diop Ranking

country rank: 1
world rank: 2344

University Overview

Université Cheikh Anta Diop ranking (Cheikh Anta Diop University) is a non-profit public higher-education institution in Dakar that was founded in 1918. (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants). Université Cheikh Anta Diop ranking (UCAD) is a large (Topuniversitieslist enrollment range: over-45,000 students) coeducational Senegalese higher education institution that is officially recognized by the Ministère de l’Enseignement supérieur et de la Recherche, Senegal (Ministry of Higher Education and Research of Senegal). The Cheikh Anta Diop University ranking (UCAD) provides courses and programs that lead to legally recognized higher education degrees, such as bachelor’s degrees, in a variety of fields. For further information, see the degree levels and fields of study matrix below from Topuniversitieslist. This 102-year-old Senegalese university has a rigorous admissions process based on entrance exams. Students may take use of a library, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services, among other academic and non-academic facilities and services provided by UCAD.

Université Cheikh Anta Diop Ranking

University Identity

Name Université Cheikh Anta Diop
Acronym UCAD
Founded 1918
Motto Lux Mea Lex Light is my law

University Location

Address Boîte Postale 5005 Dakar Dakar Senegal
Tel +221 33 825 0530
Fax +221 33 825 3724

Yearly Tuition Range

Undergraduate Postgraduate
Not reported Not reported
Not reported Not reported

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 Not reported

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment over-45,000
Academic Staff Not reported
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Not reported
Religious Affiliation None

Carnegie Classification

Facilities and Services

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


Memberships and Affiliations

Federation of the Universities of the Islamic World (FUIW) International Forum of Public Universities (IFPU)

Social Media


Université Cheikh Anta Diop's Facebook page for social networking


Université Cheikh Anta Diop's Twitter webpage for micro-blogging and news updates


Université Cheikh Anta Diop's LinkedIn profile for business and academic networking


Université Cheikh Anta Diop's YouTube or Vimeo channel for videos



Wikipedia Article

Related Universities