Akwa Ibom State University

country rank  66
world rank  9754

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University Overview

Established in 2009, Akwa Ibom State University is a non-profit public higher-education institution located in the urban setting of the small city of Ikot Akpad (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Akwa Ibom. This institution also has a branch campus in Obio Akpa. Officially recognized by the National Universities Commission of Nigeria, Akwa Ibom State University (AKSU) is a medium-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 8,000-8,999 students) coeducational Nigerian higher education institution. Akwa Ibom State University (AKSU) 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. This 11 years old Nigerian higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 60-70% making this Nigerian higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. AKSU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name
Acronym AKSU
Founded 2009
Motto Knowledge and Technology for Development
Colours Blue, green and brick

University Location

Address Ikot Akpaden, Mkpat Enin Local Government Area, P.M.B. 1167 Uyo
Ikot Akpad
520221 Akwa Ibom
Nigeria
Tel +234 805 798 9006
Fax +234 803 816 3063
Other locations Obio Akpa

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
Not reported
International
students
Not reported Not reported

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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 60-70%
Admission Office Akwa Ibom State University main campus, Ikot Akpaden
Mkpat Enin 520221
(223) 905 894 0340
(234) 905 894 0341

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 8,000-8,999
Academic Staff 600-699
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Akwa Ibom State University's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

National Universities Commission of Nigeria


Year of first Accreditation

2009


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Council for the Regulation of Engineering in Nigeria (COREN)
  • Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN)


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Memberships and Affiliations

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