ABOUT THE UNITED METHODIST UNIVERSITY

The United Methodist University (UMU) is a private four-year liberal arts institution of higher learning owned by the Liberia Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church, and is located in Monrovia, Liberia. The University has about 5000 students enrolled on four campuses (Monrovia, Gbarnga, Ganta, and Gbazon Town, Sinoe) across Liberia. Affiliated with the General Board of Higher Education and Ministry of the United Methodist Church, the University is the only United Methodist Church institution of higher learning in the West Africa Central Conference.

The United Methodist University is accredited by the National Commission on Higher Education in the Republic of Liberia, and currently offers five undergraduate degrees, the Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Business Administration, Bachelor of Social Work, Bachelor of Theology, and one graduate degree, the Master of Divinity. The University also offers diplomas and associate degrees.

The United Methodist University has as its mission “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”. Our mission statement specifically calls for the University to prepare its graduates to take on the tasks of nation building as responsible citizens determined to transform their communities and the world for the better.

The University has membership and affiliations in the following 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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UNITED METHODIST UNIVERSITY

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.

CONTACT US

LIBERIA ADDRESS

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

Hotline: +231 (Admissions office phone#)

USA Contact

UNITED STATES ADDRESS

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

Hotline: (401) (Phone# USA Office)