University of Ouagadougou: Statistics

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#4140 of 14,131 In the World
#117 of 1,104 In Africa
#1 of 14 In Burkina Faso
#1 of 9 In Ouagadougou
#651 of 2,165 For Forestry
Top50% For 24 other topics
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Quick Review

Type
Non-profit
Funding
Public-private
partnership
Highest Degree
Doctorate
Website
www.univ-ouaga.bf
Languages
French
Acceptance rate
51%*

* The University of Ouagadougou is among the institutions that don't provide data on acceptance rates. This might happen because the university has programs where applicants only need to meet admission requirements to enroll and don't necessarily compete with others.

We estimate the above acceptance rate based on admission statistics of closely ranked nearby universities with similar research profiles that do publish such data.

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Admissions RequirementsSecondary school certificate (baccalauréat) or recognized equivalent and entrance examination
Academic CalendarSeptember to June (September - December; January-March; April-June)

Research profile

University of Ouagadougou has published 2,936 scientific papers with 37,393 citations received. The research profile covers a range of fields, including Biology, Environmental Science, Medicine, Liberal Arts & Social Sciences, Chemistry, Ecology, Geography and Cartography, Engineering, Genetics, and Physics.

Publications
2,936
Citations
37,393

University of Ouagadougou majors

by publication & citation count

Biology
2,059 / 31,994
Environmental Science
1,741 / 27,121
Medicine
1,485 / 20,130
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
1,351 / 15,308
Chemistry
1,311 / 23,125
Ecology
1,052 / 17,727
Geography and Cartography
984 / 12,200
Engineering
957 / 13,662
Genetics
899 / 16,873
Physics
819 / 9,780
Biochemistry
802 / 16,041
Pathology
792 / 12,071
Geology
788 / 12,805
Organic Chemistry
674 / 12,539
Sociology
668 / 9,048
Botany
655 / 12,113
Public Health
569 / 8,240
Paleontology
562 / 9,710
Computer Science
541 / 6,530
Immunology
532 / 8,931
Demography
500 / 6,945
Political Science
497 / 4,928
Quantum and Particle physics
491 / 5,424
Agricultural Science
453 / 7,242
History
440 / 5,932
Philosophy
439 / 2,780
Materials Science
403 / 5,218
Archaeology
403 / 5,535
Mathematics
393 / 4,468
Law
377 / 4,529
Virology
363 / 6,184
Forestry
350 / 4,584
Economics
336 / 4,486
Psychology
330 / 3,995
Statistics
322 / 4,063
Horticulture
302 / 6,239
Nutrition and Food Science
259 / 6,637
Business
247 / 2,701
Microbiology
247 / 6,144
Development Studies
241 / 3,629

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1990 5 0
1991 9 17
1992 10 11
1993 9 11
1994 7 20
1995 5 16
1996 15 28
1997 17 28
1998 19 32
1999 16 31
2000 17 53
2001 18 71
2002 25 55
2003 34 139
2004 37 140
2005 46 204
2006 52 292
2007 59 345
2008 59 423
2009 81 573
2010 61 758
2011 96 1010
2012 150 1272
2013 137 1534
2014 146 1826
2015 155 2140
2016 199 2223
2017 152 2573
2018 181 2698
2019 209 3115
2020 228 3620
2021 277 4737
2022 303 4979
Academic rankings

Tuition

The tuition table for University of Ouagadougou gives an overview of costs but prices are approximate and subject to change and don't include accommodation, textbooks, or living expenses. The costs of programs might differ significantly for local and international students. The only source of truth for current numbers is the university's official website.

Program Tuition Cost (per year)
Bachelor's Degree 500,000 XOF
Master's Degree 750,000 XOF
Doctorate Degree 1,000,000 XOF

The University of Ouagadougou has on-campus housing.

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 of Ouagadougou.

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
Diplôme d'Etudes supérieures spécialisées Environmental Engineering, Food Science, Pharmacology, Toxicology, Tropical Agriculture
Maîtrise Applied Physics, Biochemistry, Biological and Life Sciences, Chemistry, Environmental Engineering, Geology, Journalism, Mass Communication, Mathematics, Microbiology, Physics, Translation and Interpretation
Diplôme d'Etudes approfondies Biochemistry, Linguistics, Literature, Pharmacology, Toxicology
Master Journalism, Mass Communication, Translation and Interpretation
Doctorat d'Etat en Médecine Medicine, Pharmacy
Doctorat Biochemistry, Biological and Life Sciences, Chemistry, Linguistics, Literature, Mathematics, Physics
Certificat d'Etudes spécialisées Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Paediatrics, Psychiatry and Mental Health, Surgery

University of Ouagadougou alumni

  1. Hamed Bakayoko

    Hamed Bakayoko
    Born in
    Ivory Coast Flag Ivory Coast
    Years
    1965-2021 (aged 56)
    Occupations
    journalistpolitician
    Biography

    Hamed Bakayoko was an Ivorian politician who served as Prime Minister of Côte d'Ivoire from 8 July 2020 until his death on 10 March 2021. He had previously served as the country's Minister of New Technologies, Information and Communication, Minister of the Interior and Minister of Defense.

  2. Assita Kanko

    Assita Kanko
    Born in
    Burkina Faso Flag Burkina Faso
    Years
    1980-.. (age 43)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Assita Kanko is a Belgian journalist, human rights activist and politician who was elected as a Member of the European Parliament in 2019 representing the New Flemish Alliance.

  3. Paul Kaba Thieba

    Paul Kaba Thieba
    Born in
    Burkina Faso Flag Burkina Faso
    Years
    1960-.. (age 63)
    Occupations
    politicianeconomist
    Biography

    Paul Kaba Thieba is a Burkinabé economist and politician who was appointed and served as Prime Minister of Burkina Faso from 6 January 2016 to 19 January 2019. Thieba was appointed by President Roch Marc Christian Kaboré on 6 January 2016, shortly after Kaboré took office. Previously he worked at the Central Bank of West African States and the West African Monetary Union.

  4. Salif Diallo

    Salif Diallo
    Born in
    Burkina Faso Flag Burkina Faso
    Years
    1957-2017 (aged 60)
    Occupations
    diplomatpolitician
    Biography

    Salif Diallo was a Burkinabé politician who was President of the National Assembly of Burkina Faso from 2015 to 2017. He was a key associate of President Blaise Compaoré from the 1980s to the 2000s, serving in various posts during that period, including as Director of the Cabinet of the President from 1987 to 1989, Minister of Environment and Water from 1995 to 1999, and Minister of Agriculture from 2000 to 2008. He was appointed as Burkina Faso's Ambassador to Austria later in 2008. He also served as Vice-President of the Congress for Democracy and Progress, the ruling party.

All 13 notable alumni

University of Ouagadougou faculties and divisions

Institute : Arts and Crafts Accountancy, Banking, Business and Commerce, Computer Networks, Finance, Insurance, Secretarial Studies
Institute : Demography Demography and Population
Institute : Media, Information and Communication Communication Studies, Information Technology, Journalism
Unit : Applied and Exact Sciences Chemistry, Computer Science, Mathematics, Physics
Unit : Health Sciences Biomedicine, Dentistry, Health Sciences, Laboratory Techniques, Medicine, Pharmacy, Surgery
Unit : Humanities Adult Education, Archaeology, Arts and Humanities, Demography and Population, Geography (Human), History, Philosophy, Psychology, Sociology
Unit : Languages, Arts and Communication Art Management, Arts and Humanities, Cultural Studies, English, English Studies, Fine Arts, German, Germanic Studies, Journalism, Linguistics, Literature, Mass Communication, Translation and Interpretation
Unit : Life and Earth Sciences Biochemistry, Biological and Life Sciences, Biology, Geology, Microbiology, Physiology, Plant and Crop Protection

General information

Alternative names UO
Université de Ouagadougou
Founded 1974
Accreditation Ministère de l'Enseignement supérieur, de la Recherche scientifique et de l'Innovation
Motto Populi Sapientia Populo

Location and contacts

Address P.O. Box 7021
Ouagadougou, Kadiogo, 03
Burkina Faso
City population 2,453,000

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