Rivers State University: Ranking & Review

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Port Harcourt Rank Nigeria Rank World Rank
2 23 5996
Top 36%

Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Acceptance rate5%
Admission selectionYes, based on entrance examinations
Total enrollment32,500
Academic calendarSemesters


In-state students$500$500
International students$1,750$3,750

General info

Alternative namesRSU
MottoExcellence and Creativity
AccreditationNational Universities Commission, Nigeria
Affiliations and membershipsAssociation of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)
Association of African Universities (AAU)
Academic structureCollege of Meeical Sciences
Faculty of Agriculture
Faculty of Engineering
Faculty of Environmental Sciences
Faculty of Management Sciences
Faculty of Science
Faculty of Technical and Science Education
Faculty of Law
Faculty of Social Sciences
Faculty of Humanities
Faculty of Basis Medical Sciences
Faculty of Basic Clinical Services
Institute of Geoscience and Space Technology
Institute of Agricultural Research
Institute for Pollution Studies
Institute of Foundation Studies
Centre for Continuing Education
Centre for Information Technology
Centre for Special Projects
Colorsblue, green, white
Entity typeNon-profit
Control typePublic-private partnership
HousingProvides housing
Total FTE staff1,750
Student/staff ratio19
Religious affiliationNone

Location and Contacts

Official Websitewww.rsu.edu.ng
AddressIkwerre Road, Nkoplu Oroworukwo, Private Mailbox 5080, Nkpoku Oroworukwo
Port Harcourt, Rivers
Urbanization levelUrban
City population1,000,000 - 5,000,000
Phone+234 (709) 541 5002
Fax+234 803 312 6790

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