University of Sierra Leone Rankings

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In the World#9832 of 14178
In Africa#422 of 1107
In Sierra Leone#2 of 5
In Freetown#2 of 3

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Enrollment
9,500
Type
Non-profit
Funding
Public-private
partnership
Highest Degree
Doctorate
Website
usl.edu.sl
Languages
English

Publications & Citations

Publications
586
Citations
11,035

University of Sierra Leone majors

by publication count

Medicine
164
Biology
98
Political science
57
Chemistry
29
Geology
28
Geography
24
Sociology
24
History
22
Environmental science
18
Business
15
Psychology
14
Materials science
11
Mathematics
10
Philosophy
9
Engineering
7
Economics
7
Computer science
7
Physics
3
Art
2

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
History148738
Geology1630622
Political science1709262
Medicine19253,994
Geography1999387
Philosophy22398
Biology23793,565
Sociology2615135
Economics2955143
Environmental science3355154
Business354991
Engineering3735121
Chemistry4057398
Materials science4367101
Mathematics439676
Psychology4401114
Physics447219
Computer science526843

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
1990254
1991551
1992652
19931047
1994545
1995565
19961367
1997640
1998461
1999569
2000590
2001880
2002468
2003270
2004589
20055101
20060126
200710131
20087109
200917140
201010153
20116180
20124234
201311237
201413379
201527812
201626967
2017241010
201838970
2019461270
2020591577

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Admissions RequirementsGeneral Certificate of Education (GCE) with Ordinary ('O') level passes in 5 approved subjects, plus 3 approved ('A') level subjects
Academic CalendarOctober to June (October - December; January-March; April-June)
Enrollment9,500

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++++
Postgraduate DiplomaAdult Education, Education, Preschool Education
Master's DegreeAccountancy, Applied Mathematics, Business Administration, Finance, Government, Management, Mathematics, Natural Sciences, Political Sciences, Public Administration, Statistics
Doctor's DegreeApplied Mathematics, Statistics

General info

Alternative namesUSL
Founded2005
WikipediaUniversity of Sierra Leone
AccreditationMinistry of Technical and Higher Education of Sierra Leone
MottoUnity, Service, Learning
Academic structureFourah Bay College
College of Medicine and Allied Health Sciences
Institute of Public Administration and Management
School of Postgraduate Studies

Location and Contacts

AddressMomoh Street, Tower Hill
Freetown, Western Area
Sierra Leone
City population951,000
Phone+232 (78) 920 590