UL Releases 2023 First Entrance Results: Stats Show Progress in Female Performance

UL Releases 2023 First Entrance Results: Stats Show Progress in Female Performance

The University of Liberia is pleased to announce the publication of the results of the 2023 First Entrance Exams on its website and social media platforms. 

The publication includes results of the digital Aptitude Tests for the Graduate and Professional Schools (with the exception of the Louis Arthur Grimes School of Law) and the  Undergraduate digital and paper-based Entrance and Placement Examinations administered from June 8, 2023, to July 8, 2023.

According to the Center for Testing and Evaluation, CTE, 12,913 candidates registered for entrance to the Undergraduate exam but only 12,578 candidates, or 97.4 percent wrote the exam, while 335 candidates, or 2.6 percent were absent.

Of the 12,078 candidates who sat the exam, 4, 267 candidates passed. This number constitutes 33.92 percent of the candidates who wrote the exam. While 7,718 candidates, constituting 61.36 percent were unsuccessful and 594 candidates, or 4.72 percent wrongly shaded their exam numbers and were considered unsuccessful.

The 2022 First Entrance and Placement results recorded forty percent of female candidates and 59.76 percent of males passing respectively.

According to CTE’s analysis, the latest entrance results point to a reduced gap between male and female candidates who sat and passed the UL Entrance compared to the past four years.

For the Graduate and Professional Schools, including the Medical School and the School of Pharmacy, 860 candidates registered for the Schools’ Aptitude Test.

Of this number, 367 were eligible for the Graduate School Aptitude Test. The results show that 246 candidates passed, 109 candidates were unsuccessful, and 12 candidates were absent.

For the Medical School, 222 candidates were eligible. Of that number, 26 candidates were successful, 187 candidates were unsuccessful, and 9 candidates were absent.

Similarly, for the School of Pharmacy, 40 candidates were eligible to write the Aptitude Test, of which, 15 candidates were successful, 12 candidates were unsuccessful, and 3 candidates were absent.

The 2023 First Entrance results further indicate that more than 2,000 of the total number of candidates who passed, constituting more than fifty percent of the candidates, including females will be admitted to the sciences.

The CTE results also show that high school graduates recorded the highest number of successful candidates, 3,157 followed by current twelve graders, 1,090, and 20 candidates from other universities.

The overall results indicate that candidates from Private schools recorded the highest number of successful candidates amounting to 2,325 constituting 54.49 percent of the total number.

Results for the Louis Arthur Grimes School of Law will be published later.

Meanwhile, the Center for Testing and Evaluation has also released the new dates for the administering of the 2023 Second Entrance.

Registration begins on Monday, October 23, 2023, and will end on Saturday, November 25, 2023

The Undergraduate Digital Entrance Exam will be administered beginning Monday, November 27, 2023, to Thursday, November 30, 2023.

The Second Paper-based Entrance for only Undergraduate candidates will be administered on Saturday, December 2, 2023.

Aptitude Test for the Graduate School and the Law School is scheduled for Monday, December 4, 2023, to Saturday, December 9, 2023.

To access the results, visit the CTE Portal via this short URL https://bit.ly/3J9XBix. Scroll down and click/tab the 2023 FIRST ENTRANCE RESULTS button.

Alternatively, visit the University of Liberia’s website (www.ul.edu.lr/), click/tab/touch or scan the entrance QR Code.

Details on the registration process for the 2023 Second Entrance will be published on Monday, October 23, 2023.


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