University for Development Studies: Statistics

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#4143 of 14,131 In the World
#123 of 1,104 In Africa
#5 of 67 In Ghana
#1 of 2 In Tamale
#121 of 1,007 For Agricultural Economics
Top50% For 35 other topics
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Quick Review

Acceptance rate
16%
Type
Non-profit
Funding
Public-private
partnership
Website
uds.edu.gh
Languages
English

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Acceptance Rate16%
Admissions RequirementsSenior Secondary School Certificate; State Registered Nurses Certificate; Higher National Diploma/Diploma holders; West Africa Senior Secondary School Certificate; Mature Applicants and Entrance examination
Academic CalendarSeptember to July (September - December; January-April; May-July)

We've calculated the 16% acceptance rate for University for Development Studies based on the ratio of admissions to applications and other circumstantial enrollment data. Treat this information as a rough guide and not as a definitive measure of your chances of admission. Different programs may have significantly varying admissions rates.

Research profile

University for Development Studies has published 4,463 scientific papers with 34,734 citations received. The research profile covers a range of fields, including Biology, Environmental Science, Liberal Arts & Social Sciences, Medicine, Ecology, Geography and Cartography, Political Science, Economics, Sociology, and Law.

Publications
4,463
Citations
34,734

University for Development Studies majors

by publication & citation count

Biology
3,013 / 24,849
Environmental Science
2,994 / 24,836
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
2,993 / 22,654
Medicine
2,360 / 19,780
Ecology
2,031 / 17,770
Geography and Cartography
1,883 / 14,540
Political Science
1,789 / 12,213
Economics
1,788 / 14,713
Sociology
1,755 / 13,231
Law
1,726 / 11,873
Engineering
1,570 / 14,097
Chemistry
1,478 / 13,850
Mathematics
1,442 / 11,522
Computer Science
1,422 / 11,655
History
1,373 / 11,626
Archaeology
1,339 / 11,166
Pathology
1,323 / 12,495
Statistics
1,294 / 10,635
Business
1,288 / 8,778
Development Studies
1,221 / 10,910
Agricultural Science
1,213 / 9,089
Geology
1,153 / 10,801
Public Health
1,098 / 9,567
Physics
1,090 / 8,832
Psychology
993 / 6,878
Genetics
968 / 9,003
Demography
917 / 7,715
Philosophy
888 / 6,566
Biochemistry
809 / 8,217
Paleontology
729 / 6,487
Machine Learning
716 / 6,481
Organic Chemistry
668 / 7,001
Botany
611 / 4,487
Quantum and Particle physics
606 / 4,706
Environmental Management
590 / 5,562
Nursing
548 / 4,470
Finance
516 / 3,557
Marketing
508 / 3,113
Management
462 / 2,576
Anthropology
445 / 3,167

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 0 0
1992 0 0
1993 1 0
1994 0 0
1995 0 0
1996 2 3
1997 0 1
1998 4 2
1999 4 3
2000 9 3
2001 4 5
2002 3 8
2003 5 13
2004 10 17
2005 13 58
2006 18 78
2007 14 119
2008 6 127
2009 24 160
2010 11 205
2011 25 223
2012 59 270
2013 105 369
2014 147 508
2015 151 628
2016 202 761
2017 206 947
2018 303 1385
2019 408 2246
2020 525 3653
2021 596 5337
2022 740 7388
2023 805 9378
Academic rankings

Tuition

Local studetns 318,50-688,50 per annum (GHS)

Programs and Degrees

The table below displays academic fields with programs and courses that lead to Bachelor's, Master's, and Doctorate degrees offered by University for Development Studies.

Note that the table provides a general overview and might not cover all the specific majors available at the university. Always visit the university's website for the most up-to-date information on the programs offered.

Programs Bachelor Master Doctoral
Art & Design No No No
Biology Yes Yes Yes
Business Yes Yes Yes
Chemistry Yes Yes Yes
Computer Science Yes Yes Yes
Economics Yes Yes Yes
Engineering Yes Yes Yes
Environmental Science Yes Yes Yes
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences Yes Yes Yes
Mathematics Yes Yes Yes
Medicine Yes Yes Yes
Physics Yes Yes Yes
Psychology Yes Yes Yes
Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery Medicine
Master's Degree Accountancy, Administration, Agricultural Economics, Banking, Business and Commerce, Development Studies, Economics, Education, Finance, Human Resources, Leadership, Management, Nutrition, Public Health, Rural Studies, Social Sciences
Master of Philosophy Agricultural Economics, Agricultural Education, Biotechnology, Community Health, Development Studies, Education, Horticulture, Nutrition, Public Health
Doctorate Administration, Agricultural Economics, Biotechnology, Mathematics, Mathematics and Computer Science, Social Sciences, Statistics

Notable alumni

  1. Mukarama Abdulai

    Mukarama Abdulai
    Born in
    Ghana Flag Ghana
    Years
    2002-.. (age 22)
    Occupations
    association football player
    Biography

    Mukarama Abdulai is a Ghanaian professional footballer who last played as a forward for Spanish club Deportivo Alav├ęs, the Black Maidens and the Ghana women's national team.

  2. Abdul Aziz Ayaba

    Abdul Aziz Ayaba
    Born in
    Ghana Flag Ghana
    Years
    1986-.. (age 38)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Abdul-Aziz Ayaba Musah is a Muslim and a Ghanaian politician, member of parliament for the Mion constituency in the Northen Region of the Republic of Ghana.He was elected to during the 2020 parliamentary, becoming the first MP to win on the tickets of New Patriotic Party with a total vote of 21552 in the Mion constituency.

  3. Mariam Iddrisu

    Mariam Iddrisu
    Born in
    Ghana Flag Ghana
    Occupations
    environmental health officer
    Biography

    Mariam Iddrisu is the Mayor of Sagnarigu Municipality in Ghana's Northern Region.

University for Development Studies faculties and divisions

Faculty : Agribusiness and Communication Sciences Agricultural Business
Faculty : Agriculture Agriculture, Agronomy, Animal Husbandry, Environmental Studies, Horticulture, Irrigation, Natural Resources, Rural Planning
Faculty : Applied Sciences Biochemistry, Biological and Life Sciences, Botany, Chemistry, Computer Science, Mathematics, Physical Engineering
Faculty : Education Agricultural Education, Business Education, Development Studies, Mathematics Education, Preschool Education, Primary Education
Faculty : Integrated Development Studies Development Studies, Economics, History, Management, Political Sciences, Social Studies
Faculty : Mathematical Sciences Mathematics, Mathematics and Computer Science, Statistics
Faculty : Planning and Land Management Geography, Management, Real Estate, Rural Planning
Faculty : Renewable Natural Resources Aquaculture, Ecology, Environmental Studies, Fishery, Forestry, Natural Resources, Tourism, Wildlife
School : Allied Health Sciences Community Health, Health Sciences, Medical Technology, Midwifery, Nursing, Nutrition
School : Business and Law Business Administration, Law
School : Engineering Agricultural Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Waste Management
School : Medicine Medicine

General information

Alternative names UDS
Founded 1992
Accreditation National Council for Tertiary Education (NCTE); National Accreditation Board (NAB)
Motto Knowledge for Service

Location and contacts

Address P.O. Box TL 1350
Tamale
Ghana
City population 730,000

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