Igbinedion University Okada

country rank  79
world rank  8989

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University Overview

Established in 1999, Igbinedion University Okada is a for-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the small town of Okada (population range of 2,500-9,999 inhabitants), Edo. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Benin City. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the National Universities Commission, Nigeria, Igbinedion University Okada (IUO) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 5,000-5,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Igbinedion University Okada (IUO) 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 21 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 70-80% making this Nigerian higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Acronym IUO
Founded 1999
Motto Knowledge and Excellence

University Location

Address Mission Road
Okada (population range: 2,500-9,999)
1090 Edo
T +234 (52) 260 005
F +234
Other locations Benin City

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)

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 70-80%
Admission Office IUO Liaison Office at No. 69, Airport Road
Benin City
+234 (52) 254942

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 5,000-5,999
Academic Staff 700-799
Control Type Private
Entity Type For-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Igbinedion University Okada's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported


Institutional Accreditation

National Universities Commission, Nigeria

Year of first Accreditation


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Computer Professionals Registration Council of Nigeria CPN
  • Nigeria Society of Engineers NSE
  • Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria MDCN
  • Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria NMCN
  • Accounting Council
  • Legal Council of Nigeria

Memberships and Affiliations

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Site last updated: Monday, 18 May 2020