Established in 1999, Igbinedion University Okada is a for-profit private higher education institution located in the the urban setting of the small town of Okada (population range: 2,500-9,999 inhabitants), Edo. This institution has also branch campuses in the following locations: Benin City. Officially accredited/recognized by the National Universities Commission, Nigeria, Igbinedion University Okada (IUO) is a small (enrollment range: 5,000-5,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Igbinedion University Okada (IUO) offers courses and programs leading to officialy recognized higher education degrees such as undergraduate certificates/diplomas, associate degrees, bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. This 17 years old HE institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 70-80% making this Nigerian higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. IUO also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.