Ekiti State University, Ado Ekiti

country rank  36
world rank  8171

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University Overview

Established in 1982, Ekiti State University, Ado Ekiti is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the small city of Ado-Ekiti (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), Ekiti. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the National Universities Commission, Nigeria, Ekiti State University, Ado Ekiti (EKSU) is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: 35,000-39,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Ekiti State University, Ado Ekiti (EKSU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 35 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 10-20% making this Nigerian higher education organization a most selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. EKSU 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.

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University Identity

University Name(s)

Acronym
EKSU

Founded
1982

Motto
Knowledge, Honour, Service

Colours
Red, yellow and black

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University Location

Address
Ado-Iworoko Road, PMB 5363
Ado-Ekiti (population range: 250,000-499,999)
360101 Ekiti Nigeria

T +234 (808) 550 3802

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Degree Levels & Study Areas

uniRank Degree/Study Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate








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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student 0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
Int'l student 1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)


Important: the above uniRank Tuition Range Matrix does not include room, board or other external costs; tuition may vary by areas of study, degree level, student nationality or residence and other criteria. Please contact the appropriate Ekiti State University, Ado Ekiti's office for detailed information on yearly tuitions which apply to your specific situation and study interest; the above uniRank Tuition Range Matrix is indicative only and may not be up-to-date or complete.

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University Admissions

Gender Admission
Men and Women (coed)

International Students
Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission

Admission Selection
Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades

Admission Rate
Admission Rate 10-20%

Admission Office
Admission Office, University of Ado-Ekiti, PMB 5363
Ado-Ekiti 360101
+234 (808) 550 7969


Important: admission policy and acceptance rate may vary by areas of study, degree level, student nationality or residence and other criteria. Please contact the appropriate Ekiti State University, Ado Ekiti's Admission Office for detailed information on a specific admission selection policy and acceptance rate; the above University admission information is indicative only and may not be complete or up-to-date.

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment
Total Enrolment Range 35,000-39,999

Academic Staff
Total Faculty Range 1,500-1,999

Control Type
Control Type Public

Entity Type
Entity Type Non-Profit

Academic Calendar
Academic Calendar Semesters

Campus Setting
Campus Setting Suburban

Religious Affiliation
None

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Facilities and Services

Library
University Library Yes

Housing
University Housing and Accommodation Yes

Sport Facilities
University Sport Facilities Yes

Financial Aids
University Financial Aids Yes

Study Abroad
Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes

Distance Learning
Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes

Important: please contact or visit the official website of Ekiti State University, Ado Ekiti for detailed information on facilities and services provided, including the type of scholarships and other financial aids offered to local or international students; the information above is indicative only and may not be complete or up-to-date.

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Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
National Universities Commission, Nigeria


Year of first Accreditation
1985


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Council of Legal Education (CLE)
  • Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN)
  • Association of National Accountants of Nigeria (ANAN)
  • Nigerian Institute of Management (Chartered)
  • Council for the Regulation of Engineering in Nigeria (COREN)


Important: this section is intended to include only those reputable organizations (e.g. Ministries of Higher Education) that have the legal authority to officially recognize, accredit and/or license the Ekiti State University, Ado Ekiti as a whole (institutional accreditation or recognition) or some of its specific courses/programs (programmatic accreditation). Memberships and affiliations to organizations which do not imply any formal, extensive and/or legal process of accreditation or recognition are included in the specific Affiliations and Memberships section below. Please report errors and inaccuracies taking into consideration the above criteria.

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Affiliations

  • Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)

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