University of Port Harcourt: Statistics

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#1831 of 14,131 In the World
#31 of 1,104 In Africa
#5 of 157 In Nigeria
#1 of 4 In Port Harcourt
#141 of 1,098 For Petroleum Engineering
Top50% For 21 other topics

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
5%
Enrollment
37,500
Type
Non-profit
Funding
Public-private
partnership
Highest Degree
Doctorate
Languages
English

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Acceptance Rate5%
Admissions RequirementsUniversity Matriculation Examination (UME) following secondary school education
Academic CalendarOctober to July (October - February; April-July)
Enrollment37,500
Full time employee5,000
Student:staff ratio8:1

Publications & Citations

Publications
4,757
Citations
66,437

University of Port Harcourt majors

by publication & citation count

Environmental Science
1,195 / 8,184
Medicine
1,153 / 41,152
Biology
1,043 / 8,258
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
826 / 29,480
Chemistry
801 / 11,615
Engineering
673 / 5,806
Demography
357 / 27,398
Economics
325 / 1,096
Business
323 / 1,175
Physics
303 / 2,786
Geology
247 / 1,244
Geography and Cartography
211 / 626
Public Health
199 / 18,048
Political Science
182 / 397
Environmental Management
178 / 1,330
Nutrition and Food Science
174 / 2,126
Materials Science
171 / 1,824
Environmental Chemistry
170 / 1,804
Agricultural Science
156 / 1,148
Development Studies
151 / 677
Mathematics
144 / 297
Hydrology and Water resources management
141 / 816
Botany
133 / 1,620
Psychology
129 / 245
Petroleum Engineering
123 / 286
Sociology
120 / 1,285
Health Science
115 / 862
Ecology
111 / 1,291
Computer Science
110 / 591
Pharmacology
109 / 472
Radiochemistry
101 / 3,264
Environmental Engineering
96 / 1,166
Family medicine
95 / 657
Animal Science
91 / 402
Horticulture
87 / 293
Surgery
85 / 1,135
Petrology and Geochemistry
84 / 528
Pediatrics
83 / 7,616
Veterinary
77 / 664
Toxicology
76 / 736

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 46 112
1992 33 138
1993 32 166
1994 23 146
1995 27 185
1996 31 213
1997 27 226
1998 14 224
1999 18 202
2000 16 241
2001 12 230
2002 36 272
2003 41 284
2004 82 303
2005 93 514
2006 83 599
2007 84 757
2008 40 765
2009 53 1006
2010 117 1300
2011 150 1603
2012 212 1873
2013 213 3455
2014 240 5737
2015 284 7254
2016 366 7181
2017 350 7068
2018 463 6241
2019 611 6738
2020 701 7845
2021 722 9052

Tuition

UndergraduateGraduate
Local students $500$500
International students $500$500

The University of Port Harcourt has financial aid programs and on-campus housing.

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 ++++
Postgraduate Diploma Education
Master's Degree Accountancy, Agricultural Engineering, Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Civil Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Cultural Studies, Economics, Education, Electrical Engineering, Electronic Engineering, Engineering Management, Environmental Engineering, Environmental Management, Fashion Design, Finance, Fine Arts, Geography, Geology, Health Education, Health Sciences, History, International Business, Linguistics, Literature, Management, Marketing, Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering, Microbiology, Modern Languages, Nuclear Engineering, Petroleum and Gas Engineering, Philosophy, Physics, Political Sciences, Psychology, Public Administration, Religion, Sociology, Sports, Statistics, Telecommunications Engineering, Textile Design, Theatre, Transport and Communications
Doctor of Philosophy Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Civil Engineering, Computer Science, Cultural Studies, Design, Economics, Education, Electrical Engineering, English, Environmental Engineering, Environmental Management, Finance, Fine Arts, Geography, Geology, Health Education, History, Linguistics, Literature, Management, Marketing, Mathematics, Medicine, Microbiology, Modern Languages, Petroleum and Gas Engineering, Pharmacy, Philosophy, Physical Education, Physics, Political Sciences, Religion, Sociology, Statistics, Theatre

University of Port Harcourt alumni

  1. Goodluck Jonathan

    Goodluck Jonathan
    Born in
    Nigeria Flag Nigeria
    Years
    1957-.. (age 65)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Goodluck Ebele Azikiwe Jonathan is a Nigerian politician who served as the President of Nigeria from 2010 to 2015. He lost the 2015 presidential election to former military head of state General Muhammadu Buhari, and was the first incumbent president in Nigerian history to concede defeat in an election. Prior to that, he served as Vice President of Nigeria from 2007 to 2010 under the administration of Umaru Musa Yar'Adua; and in oil-rich Bayelsa State as Governor of Bayelsa State from 2005 to 2007.

  2. Agbani Darego

    Agbani Darego
    Born in
    Nigeria Flag Nigeria
    Years
    1982-.. (age 40)
    Occupations
    modelbeauty pageant contestant
    Biography

    Chief Ibiagbanidokibubo Asenite 'Agbani' Darego, MFR is a Nigerian model and beauty queen who was crowned Miss World in 2001. She was the first black African to win Miss World.

  3. Rita Dominic

    Rita Dominic
    Years
    1975-.. (age 47)
    Occupations
    actor
    Biography

    Rita Uchenna Nkem Dominic Nwaturuocha is a Nigerian actress. In 2012, Rita Dominic won the Africa Movie Academy Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role.

  4. Yul Edochie

    Yul Edochie
    Born in
    Nigeria Flag Nigeria
    Years
    1982-.. (age 40)
    Occupations
    actor
    Biography

    Yul Edochie is a Nigerian actor, named after popular Russian actor Yul Brynner. He is from Anambra State Nigeria, the son of Nigerian actor Pete Edochie. He was raised both in Lagos and Enugu. He is the last of six children. He got married at the age of 22. He attended the University of Port Harcourt, where he received a Bachelor of Arts in Dramatic Arts.

General info

Alternative names Uniport
Founded 1975
Accreditation National Universities Commission (NUC)
Motto For Enlightenment and Self-Reliance
Colors blue, white
Academic structure Faculty of Agriculture
College of Continuing Education
College of Health Sciences
Faculty of Dentistry
Faculty of Education
Faculty of Engineering
Faculty of Humanities
Institute of Science Laboratory Technology
Faculty of Management Sciences
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Affiliations and memberships Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)
Association of African Universities (AAU)

Location and Contacts

Address East/West Road; PMB 5323 Choba
Port Harcourt, Rivers, 500001
Nigeria
City population 1,006,000
Phone +234 (84) 230 890-99
Fax +234 (84) 230 903

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