Igbinedion University Okada

country rank  90
world rank  9931

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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 19 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. 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, as well as administrative services.

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) 260005
F +234
Other locations Benin City

Degree Levels & Study Areas

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Local student 1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
Int'l student 2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)

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

Size and Profile

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

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 Not reported


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
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


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