University of the Gambia: Statistics

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#4469 of 14,131 In the World
#136 of 1,104 In Africa
#1 of 2 In the Gambia
#2905 of 3,732 For Nursing
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Quick Review

Type
Non-profit
Funding
Public-private
partnership
Highest Degree
Bachelor
Website
www.utg.edu.gm
Languages
English
Acceptance rate
47%*

* The University of the Gambia 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 RequirementsWest African Senior School Certificate with five credits; General Certificate of Education with five credits
Academic CalendarOctober to July (October - February; March-July)
Full time employee226

Research profile

University of the Gambia has published 511 scientific papers with 3,811 citations received. The research profile covers a range of fields, including Liberal Arts & Social Sciences, Medicine, Biology, Environmental Science, Sociology, Political Science, Law, Pathology, Public Health, and Mathematics.

Publications
511
Citations
3,811

University of the Gambia majors

by publication & citation count

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
344 / 2,171
Medicine
310 / 3,115
Biology
291 / 3,120
Environmental Science
249 / 1,455
Sociology
220 / 1,854
Political Science
201 / 965
Law
189 / 946
Pathology
189 / 2,112
Public Health
167 / 1,743
Mathematics
166 / 1,096
Economics
163 / 564
Chemistry
158 / 1,461
Ecology
157 / 975
Computer Science
157 / 617
Engineering
152 / 1,056
Statistics
152 / 1,056
Geography and Cartography
149 / 457
Demography
140 / 1,624
Philosophy
138 / 332
Physics
119 / 834
Business
115 / 591
Genetics
113 / 1,973
History
112 / 338
Development Studies
110 / 525
Archaeology
103 / 329
Geology
102 / 539
Psychology
101 / 726
Biochemistry
100 / 1,233
Machine Learning
82 / 331
Organic Chemistry
81 / 655
Nursing
77 / 978
Agricultural Science
72 / 158
Linguistics
72 / 122
Quantum and Particle physics
63 / 234
Nutrition and Food Science
61 / 472
Psychiatry
59 / 613
Materials Science
54 / 279
Paleontology
54 / 357
Botany
53 / 251
Immunology
52 / 1,321

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1990 0 11
1991 1 7
1992 1 4
1993 0 15
1994 0 10
1995 0 6
1996 0 6
1997 0 2
1998 2 6
1999 0 6
2000 0 5
2001 0 9
2002 0 6
2003 1 9
2004 4 13
2005 1 22
2006 4 27
2007 1 33
2008 4 40
2009 4 67
2010 1 108
2011 7 109
2012 8 103
2013 13 104
2014 9 132
2015 6 103
2016 18 137
2017 10 133
2018 25 106
2019 46 146
2020 85 296
2021 121 467
2022 93 981
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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 the Gambia.

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 No No
Business Yes Yes No
Chemistry Yes No No
Computer Science Yes No No
Economics Yes No No
Engineering Yes No No
Environmental Science Yes No No
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences Yes Yes No
Mathematics Yes No No
Medicine Yes No No
Physics Yes No No
Psychology Yes No No
Bachelor's Degree Accountancy, Agricultural Education, Agriculture, Architecture and Planning, Banking, Biology, Business Education, Chemistry, Christian Religious Studies, Computer Science, Development Studies, Economics, English, Environmental Studies, Foreign Languages Education, French, History, Humanities and Social Science Education, Information Technology, Islamic Studies, Journalism, Management, Marketing, Mathematics, Mathematics Education, Medicine, Native Language Education, Nursing, Physics, Political Sciences, Public Administration, Public Health, Science Education, Tourism
Master's Degree Agronomy, Biology, Business Administration, Chemistry, Crop Production, Economics, English, French, History, International Relations and Diplomacy, Law, Mathematics, Nursing, Occupational Health, Physics, Public Health
Doctoral Degree Agronomy, Biology, Law, Public Administration

University of the Gambia faculties and divisions

Faculty : Law Law
School : Agriculture and Environment Sciences Agriculture, Biology, Environmental Studies, Soil Science
School : Arts and Sciences Biology, Chemistry, Christian Religious Studies, Development Studies, English, French, History, Islamic Studies, Mathematics, Physics, Political Sciences
School : Business and Public Administration Accountancy, Banking, Economics, Finance, Human Resources, Management, Marketing, Public Administration, Tourism
School : Education Agricultural Education, Foreign Languages Education, Humanities and Social Science Education, Mathematics Education, Native Language Education, Science Education, Teacher Training
School : Engineering and Architecture Architecture, Architecture and Planning, Construction Engineering
School : Graduate Studies and Research Agronomy, Biology, Business Administration, Chemistry, Crop Production, Economics, English, French, History, International Relations and Diplomacy, Law, Mathematics, Nursing, Occupational Health, Physics, Public Health, Tourism
School : Information and Communications Technology Communication Studies, Computer Science, Information Technology
School : Journalism and Digital Media Communication Arts, Journalism
School : Medicine and Allied Health Sciences Medicine, Midwifery, Nursing, Public Health

General information

Alternative names UTG
Founded 1999
Accreditation National Accreditation and Quality Assurance Authority - NAQAA
Motto Scientia veritas ipsum
Knowledge Truth Development

Location and contacts

Address MDI Road, Kanifing
Serrekunda, Greater Banjul, 3530
Gambia
City population 348,000

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