University of Benin: Statistics

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#2472 of 14,131 In the World
#43 of 1,104 In Africa
#9 of 157 In Nigeria
#1 of 3 In Benin City
#256 of 1,069 For Optometry
Top50% For 27 other topics

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
95%
Enrollment
42,500
Type
Non-profit
Funding
Public-private
partnership
Highest Degree
Master
Website
www.uniben.edu
Languages
English

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Acceptance Rate95%
Admissions RequirementsUnified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) plus 5 General Certificate of Education (GCE) ‘O’ level passes or 2 A/Level passes plus appropriate diploma/certificate
Academic CalendarOctober to June
Enrollment42,500
Full time employee4,250
Student:staff ratio10:1

Publications & Citations

Publications
6,617
Citations
63,530

University of Benin majors

by publication & citation count

Medicine
2,840 / 30,969
Biology
1,315 / 14,130
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
1,173 / 17,577
Chemistry
917 / 11,084
Environmental Science
866 / 10,463
Engineering
747 / 6,813
Demography
566 / 13,548
Business
446 / 2,791
Economics
405 / 3,006
Pediatrics
390 / 4,971
Surgery
387 / 2,475
Physics
382 / 3,107
Public Health
370 / 5,931
Materials Science
302 / 2,664
Family medicine
293 / 3,772
Obstetrics and Gynecology (OB-GYN)
276 / 5,000
Psychology
268 / 2,629
Political Science
226 / 1,678
Healthcare Management (MHA)
211 / 3,522
Mathematics
195 / 680
Development Studies
194 / 2,126
Nutrition and Food Science
188 / 2,287
Geography and Cartography
163 / 1,321
Health Science
161 / 1,300
Agricultural Science
155 / 1,442
Sociology
146 / 777
Botany
139 / 1,778
Geology
137 / 364
Immunology
133 / 2,022
Pharmacology
125 / 1,381
Computer Science
124 / 472
Biochemistry
123 / 1,188
Microbiology
118 / 1,485
Dentistry
113 / 811
Environmental Management
111 / 4,242
Horticulture
109 / 715
Ecology
105 / 1,534
Animal Science
104 / 536
Paramedicine and Emergency medicine
104 / 2,171
Nursing
102 / 1,452

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 68 276
1992 53 298
1993 66 266
1994 56 302
1995 41 333
1996 46 332
1997 53 403
1998 41 377
1999 55 431
2000 53 464
2001 75 552
2002 119 612
2003 86 671
2004 113 825
2005 168 918
2006 199 1179
2007 187 1446
2008 144 1833
2009 230 2175
2010 250 2794
2011 326 3111
2012 304 3681
2013 404 4659
2014 382 5423
2015 445 5083
2016 424 4719
2017 445 4947
2018 533 5160
2019 555 6112
2020 753 7831
2021 757 8994

Programs and Degrees

Programs Associate's degree Bachelor's Master's Doctoral
Design | Arts | Humanities ++
Business | Politics | Social Sciences +
Languages | Culture | Linguistics
Nursing | Health | Pharmacy | Medicine +
Engineering | IT +
Maths | Natural Sciences +
Master's Degree Agricultural Economics, Anatomy, Animal Husbandry, Anthropology, Art History, Banking, Biochemistry, Biology, Business Administration, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Civil Engineering, Clinical Psychology, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Crop Production, Economics, Education, Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Engineering, Engineering Management, English, Finance, Fine Arts, Fishery, Forestry, French, Geography (Human), Geology, Health Administration, History, Law, Linguistics, Literature, Mass Communication, Mathematics, Medical Technology, Microbiology, Optometry, Pharmacy, Physiology, Political Sciences, Production Engineering, Regional Planning, Sociology, Soil Science, Sports, Theatre, Town Planning
Doctor of Philosophy Agricultural Economics, Anatomy, Animal Husbandry, Anthropology, Art History, Biochemistry, Biology, Biotechnology, Business Administration, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Civil Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Crop Production, Economics, Education, Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Engineering, English, Finance, Fishery, Forestry, French, Geography (Human), Geology, Health Education, History, Law, Linguistics, Literature, Mass Communication, Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering, Medical Technology, Microbiology, Optometry, Petroleum and Gas Engineering, Pharmacy, Physiology, Political Sciences, Production Engineering, Public Health, Regional Planning, Sociology, Soil Science, Sports, Theatre, Town Planning, Visual Arts

University of Benin alumni

  1. Babatunde Fashola

    Babatunde Fashola
    Born in
    Nigeria Flag Nigeria
    Years
    1963-.. (age 59)
    Occupations
    politicianlawyer
    Biography

    Babatunde Raji Fashola, SAN is a Nigerian lawyer and current Federal Minister of Works and Housing. He served two terms as Governor of Lagos State from May 29, 2007 to May 29, 2015.

  2. Richard Mofe Damijo

    Richard Mofe Damijo
    Born in
    Nigeria Flag Nigeria
    Years
    1961-.. (age 61)
    Occupations
    actorpolitician
    Biography

    Richard Eyimofe Evans Mofe-Damijo, popularly known as RMD, is a Nigerian actor, writer, producer, lawyer, and former journalist. He was also a former Commissioner for Culture and Tourism in Delta State in 2009. In 2005, he won the Africa Movie Academy Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role. He received a Lifetime Achievement Award at the 12th Africa Movie Academy Awards in 2016.

  3. Omoni Oboli

    Omoni Oboli
    Born in
    Nigeria Flag Nigeria
    Years
    1978-.. (age 44)
    Occupations
    film produceractor
    Biography

    Omoni Oboli is a Nigerian actress, scriptwriter, film director, producer and digital filmmaker. She studied at the New York Film Academy and has written several screenplays, including The Figurine (2009), Anchor Baby (2010), Fatal Imagination, Being Mrs Elliott, The First Lady and Wives on Strike (2016). In 2018 she starred and directed the comedy film, Moms at War.

  4. Lota Chukwu

    Lota Chukwu
    Born in
    Nigeria Flag Nigeria
    Years
    1989-.. (age 33)
    Occupations
    actorwriter
    Biography

    Ugwu Lotachukwu Jacinta Obianuju Amelia is a Nigerian actress popularly known as Lota Chukwu. She gained popularity after starring in popular Nigerian TV series, Jenifa's Diary alongside Funke Akindele, Juliana Olayode, Falz where she plays the role of "Kiki", a friend of the lead character, Jenifa. She is also a yoga fitness enthusiast.

General info

Alternative names UNIBEN
Founded 1970
Accreditation National Universities Commission of Nigeria
Motto Knowledge and Character
Colors purple, gold
Academic structure Faculty of Arts
Faculty of Agricultural Sciences
Faculty of Life Sciences
Faculty of Physical Sciences
Centre for Entrepreneurship Development
Centre for Gender Studies
Faculty of Education
Faculty of Engineering
Institute for Child Health
Institute of Education
Faculty of Law
Faculty of Management Sciences
Faculty of Pharmacy
Faculty of Physical Education
Affiliations and memberships Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)

Location and Contacts

Address Private Mailbox 1154, Ugbowo Campus
Benin City, Edo
Nigeria
City population 1,147,000
Phone +234 (52) 600 443
Fax +234 (52) 602 370

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