University of Sierra Leone

University of Sierra Leone

country rank: 2
world rank: 9522

University Overview

A non-profit public higher-education institution, University of Sierra Leone was established in 2005 in the major city of Freetown (with a population of 500,000-1,000,000 people), which is part of the Western Area. The University of Sierra Leone (USL), which is officially recognized by the Ministry of Technical and Higher Education of Sierra Leone, is a coeducational higher education institution with a medium-sized (Topuniversitieslist enrollment range: 9,000-9,999 students) Sierra Leonean higher education institution. Students at the University of Sierra Leone (USL) can pursue courses and programs that will lead to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation), bachelor degrees, master degrees, and doctorate degrees in a variety of fields of study. For further information, please see the degree levels and fields of study matrix provided below by Topuniversitieslist. International students are invited to submit an application for admission. Students have access to a variety of academic and non-academic facilities and services, including a library and administrative services, at the University of Southampton.

University Identity

Acronym USL
Founded 2005 Origins date back to 1827
Motto Unity, Service, Learning

University Location

Address Momoh Street, Tower Hill Freetown Western Area Sierra Leone
Tel +232 (78) 920 590
Fax +232

Yearly Tuition Range

Undergraduate Postgraduate
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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Not reported
Admission Rate Not reported

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 9,000-9,999
Academic Staff Not reported
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Not reported
Campus Setting Not reported
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

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


Memberships and Affiliations

Not available; please submit a list of official affiliations and memberships to relevant associations and organizations.

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