Established in 1974, Université Cheikh Ahmadou Bamba (Cheikh Ahmadou Bamba University) is a private higher education institution located in the medium-sized city of Touba (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants), Diourbel. 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 Cheikh Ahmadou Bamba (UCAB) is a coeducational higher education institution. Université Cheikh Ahmadou Bamba (UCAB) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. UCAB also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, as well as administrative services.