Rivers State University of Science and Technology

country rank : 19

world rank     : 5428

University Overview

  

Founded in 1980, Rivers State University of Science and Technology is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large city of Port Harcourt (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), Rivers. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the National Universities Commission, Nigeria, Rivers State University of Science and Technology (RSUST) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Rivers State University of Science and Technology (RSUST) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 38 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. The admission rate range is 0-10% making this Nigerian higher education organization a most selective institution. RSUST also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

University Identity

  







Name
Acronym RSUST
Founded 1980 Origins date back to 1972
Motto Excellence and Creativity
Colours Blue, green and white

Yearly Tuition Range

  




uniRank Tuition Range Matrix

Undergraduate
Postgraduate
Local student 0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
Int’l student 1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)

 

University Admissions

  






Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations
Admission Rate Admission Rate 0-10%
Admission Office Port Harcourt
+234 803 339 1570

 

Size and Profile

  





Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range
10,000-14,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range
400-499
Control Type Control Type
Public
Entity Type Entity Type
Non-Profit

 

Facilities and Services 

  




Library University Library
Yes Go to Rivers State University of Science and Technology's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation
Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities
Yes




Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs
Yes
Distance Learning Not reported

 

Accreditation

  

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
National Universities Commission, Nigeria


Year of first Accreditation
1980


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Council for the Regulation of Engineering in Nigeria (COREN)
  • Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN)
  • Estate Surveyors and Valuers Registration Board of Nigeria (ESVARBON)
  • Town Planners Registration Council of Nigeria (TOPREC)

 

Affiliations

  

  • Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)
  • Association of African Universities (AAU)

 

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