Université Gaston Berger

country rank  2
world rank  6370

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University Overview

Founded in 1990, Université Gaston Berger (University Gaston Berger) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the rural setting of the large town of Saint-Louis (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants). Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministère de l'Enseignement supérieur et de la Recherche, Senegal (Ministry of Higher Education and Research, Senegal), Université Gaston Berger (UGB) is a large (EduListing enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Université Gaston Berger (UGB) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the EduListing degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 29 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 70-80% making this Senegalese higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name University Gaston Berger
Acronym UGB
Founded 1990
Motto L'Excellence au sevice du développement
Excellence for Development
Colours Blue and light brown

University Location

Address Boîte Postale 234
Saint-Louis (population range: 50,000-249,999)
32000 Saint-Louis
T +221 33 961 2360
F +221 33 961 1884

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 70-80%
Admission Office Université Gaston Berger
Saint-Louis 32000
+221 33 961 2360

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 10,000-14,999
Academic Staff 1,000-1,499
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Rural
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Université Gaston Berger's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes


Institutional Accreditation

Ministère de l'Enseignement supérieur et de la Recherche, Senegal

Year of first Accreditation


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • ANAQ-Sup

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Federation of the Universities of the Islamic World (FUIW)

Academic Structure


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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Monday, 18 May 2020