University of Calabar

University of Calabar Ranking

country rank: 48
world rank: 8557

University Overview

The University of Calabar ranking was founded in 1975 as a non-profit public higher education school in Calabar, a midsize city in Cross River with a population of 250,000-499,999 people. The University of Calabar ranking (UNICAL) is a major (Topuniversitieslist enrolment range: 40,000-44,999 students) coeducational Nigerian higher education institution that is officially accredited by the National Universities Commission of Nigeria. The University of Calabar (UNICAL) provides a variety of 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 45-year-old Nigerian university has a selective admission process based on entrance exams. Applicants from all around the world are welcome to apply. UNICAL also offers students a library, accommodation, sports facilities, financial assistance and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

University of Calabar Ranking

University Identity

Name University of Calabar
Acronym UNICAL
Founded 1975

University Location

Address Private Mailbox 1115, Eta Agbo Road Calabar Cross River Nigeria
Tel +234 (87) 22 17 66
Fax +234 (87) 65 103

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 40,000-44,999
Academic Staff 3,000-3,499
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 Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported
Academic Counseling Not reported
Career Services Not reported
Institutional Hospital Not reported


Institutional Accreditation

Memberships and Affiliations

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

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