University of Benin Rankings

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In the World#3114 of 14178
In Africa#48 of 1107
In Nigeria#8 of 157
In Benin City#1 of 3

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

Publications & Citations

Publications
7,292
Citations
64,236

University of Benin majors

by publication count

Medicine
2,986
Chemistry
760
Biology
699
Materials science
337
Engineering
273
Environmental science
245
Psychology
229
Mathematics
201
Business
198
Political science
176
Geography
173
Sociology
155
Computer science
147
Economics
138
Geology
123
Physics
59
Art
26
History
23
Philosophy
10

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Political science8751,354
Medicine96226,553
Geography11351,506
Sociology1427870
Environmental science14371,987
Biology17138,792
Chemistry17169,082
Engineering17481,571
Geology1958344
Business1976679
History205313
Materials science21772,492
Economics2228392
Philosophy24525
Psychology25051,139
Mathematics2690701
Art27923
Physics3009220
Computer science4525131

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
199075194
199167271
199255285
199366232
199457278
199539332
199643313
199749386
199839354
199953421
200049443
200177543
2002122580
200387634
2004112791
2005171898
20062061134
20071891415
20081491730
20092342081
20102512624
20113082874
20122963429
20133934163
20143834801
20154214549
20164024016
20173944113
20184733971
20194844667
20204845593

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

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoral
Design | Arts | Humanities++
Business | Politics | Social Sciences+
Languages | Culture | Linguistics
Nursing | Health | Pharmacy | Medicine+
Engineering | IT+
Maths | Natural Sciences+
Master's DegreeAgricultural 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 PhilosophyAgricultural 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

General info

Alternative namesUNIBEN
Founded1970
WikipediaUniversity of Benin (Nigeria)
AccreditationNational Universities Commission of Nigeria
MottoKnowledge and Character
Colorspurple, gold
Academic structureFaculty 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 membershipsAssociation of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)

Location and Contacts

AddressPrivate Mailbox 1154, Ugbowo Campus
Benin City, Edo
Nigeria
City population1,496,000
Phone+234 (52) 600 443
Fax+234 (52) 602 370

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