University of Port Harcourt

University of Port Harcourt Ranking

country rank: 1
world rank: 1689

University Overview

The University of Port Harcourt ranking was founded in 1975 as a non-profit public higher education school in the suburbs of Port Harcourt (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 people), Rivers. University of Port Harcourt ranking (Uniport) is a major (Topuniversitieslist enrolment range: 35,000-39,999 students) coeducational Nigerian higher education institution that is officially accredited by the National Universities Commission of Nigeria. The University of Port Harcourt (Uniport) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees in a variety of fields, including pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees, and doctorate degrees. For further information, see the degree levels and fields of study matrix below from Topuniversitieslist. This 45-year-old Nigerian university has a rigorous admission process based on entrance exams and students’ previous academic records and ratings. The admission rate ranges from 0% to 10%, making this Nigerian higher education school very exclusive. Applicants from all around the world are welcome to apply. Uniport also offers a library, accommodation, sports facilities, financial assistance and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services to students.

University of Port Harcourt Ranking

University Identity

Name University of Port Harcourt
Acronym Uniport
Founded 1975
Motto For Enlightenment and Self-Reliance
Colours Blue and white

University Location

Address East/West Road; PMB 5323 Choba Port Harcourt 500001 Rivers Nigeria
Tel +234 (84) 230 890-99
Fax +234 (84) 230 903

Yearly Tuition Range

Undergraduate Postgraduate
0-1,000 US$ (0-750 Euro) 0-1,000 US$ (0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$ (0-750 Euro) 0-1,000 US$ (0-750 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 and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 0-10%
Admission Office Admissions Office, Abuja Park, University of Port Harcourt Choba 500001 (84) 230 890-99

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 35,000-39,999
Academic Staff over-5,000
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Suburban
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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