UMU is accredited by the government of the Republic of Liberia through the National Commission of Higher Education.

Additional affiliation and memberships with the following universities /organizations are given below:

  • Affiliating Universities/Organizations
    • Association of Liberian Universities
    • Association of African University
    • African Association of Methodist Institutions of Higher Education
    • African Association of United Methodist Theological Institutions
    • The International Association of Methodist Schools, Colleges, and Universities

Currently, the UMU and Salem State University in Salem, Massachusetts, USA, have a Memorandum of Understanding for five (5) years to work together to improve the existing programs at the University.

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Vision: The vision/goal of the University is to prepare a new generation of men and women schooled on the African continent to build nations that are spiritually, socially, economically and politically independent and self-sustaining.

Mission: The mission of the University is to provide quality education within a Pan African context through which persons can acquire general professional knowledge and skills within the framework of Christian values and ethics.



The United Methodist University
508-C-17 Centennial Area, Ashmun Street
1000 Monrovia 10, Liberia, West Africa

Hotline: +231 (Admissions office phone#)

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The United Methodist University@
Trinity United Methodist Church
375 Broad Street
Providence, Rhode Island 02907

Hotline: (401) (Phone# USA Office)