Established in 1962, Obafemi Awolowo University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the the suburban setting of the large town of Ile-Ife (population range: 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Osun. Officially accredited/recognized by the National Universities Commission, Nigeria, Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU) is a large (enrollment range: 25,000-29,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU) offers courses and programs leading to officialy recognized higher education degrees such as undergraduate certificates/diplomas, bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. This 54 years old HE institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. OAU 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, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.