Stella Maris Polytechnic University

The Stella Maris Polytechnic is an Institution of higher learning own and operated by the Catholic Archdioces of Monrovia. With main campus situated on Capitol Hill in Monrovia the Polytechnic boasts of four colleges with over 2,500 enrollment.

The almost 570 graduates of the 13th commencement convocation exercises in 2012 was the largest number of graduates ever produced by the polytechnic since its establishment. Moreover, it was delightful to see that there were a number of honored students as compared to previous classes.

Stella Maris Polytechnic formerly Don Bosco Polytechnic received its Charter from the National Legislature on August 15, 1988. With the change of name to Stella Maris Polytechnic a Bill to amend the charter was presented to the National Transitional Legislative Assembly and was approved on November 18, 2005.

Stella Maris Polytechnic is recognized by the Ministry of Education, Republic of Liberia, the Commission on Higher Education in the Republic of Liberia as a founding member of the Association of Liberian Universities (ALU) it accepts the credits, (within guidelines: please see Transfer students) from Cuttington University, United Methodist University, African Methodist Episcopal University, African Methodist Episcopal Zion University, and the University of Liberia. Due to the over-crowdedness of the undergraduate school, the University of Liberia presently accepts only students from Stella Maris Polytechnic for the graduate school.