Kogi State University

country rank  85
world rank  9571

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University Overview

Established in 1999, Kogi State University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the large town of Anyigba (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Kogi. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the National Universities Commission, Nigeria, Kogi State University (KSU) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 25,000-29,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Kogi State University (KSU) 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 20 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 30-40% making this Nigerian higher education organization a very selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Acronym KSU
Founded 1999
Motto Knowledge for Self Reliance
Colours Light blue and light brown

University Location

Address Anyigba-Ankpa Express Way
Anyigba (population range: 50,000-249,999)
PMB 1008 Kogi
T +234 (1) 762 538 275
F +234

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
Not reported Not reported

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 30-40%
Admission Office Office of the Director Academic Planning
Anyigba PMB 1008
+234 234-08065381133

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 25,000-29,999
Academic Staff 600-699
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Kogi State University'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

  • Council for Legal Education
  • Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Association of African Universities (AAU)
  • Association of Commonwealth Universities ACU)

Academic Structure


Social Media




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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Monday, 14 October 2019