Crescent University, Abeokuta

country rank  99
world rank  10507

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University Overview

Founded in 2005, Crescent University, Abeokuta is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the rural setting of the medium-sized city of Abeokuta (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants), Ogun. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the National Universities Commission, Nigeria, Crescent University, Abeokuta (CUAB) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 3,000-3,999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Islamic religion. Crescent University, Abeokuta (CUAB) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees) in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 13 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 50-60% making this Nigerian higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Acronym CUAB
Founded 2005
Motto Knowledge and Faith
Colours Yellow and green

University Location

Address KM. 5, Ayetoro Road, Sapon
Abeokuta (population range: 500,000-1,000,000)
T +234
F +234

Degree Levels & Study Areas

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student 1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
Int'l student 1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 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 50-60%
Admission Office Km 5, Ayetoro Road
+234 8030644731

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 3,000-3,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 200-299
Control Type Control Type Private
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Rural
Religious Affiliation Islamic Islamic

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Crescent University, Abeokuta's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
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

  • The Institute of Chartered Accountants (ICAN)
  • Nigerian Institute of Architects (NIA)
  • Legal Council of Education


  • Association of African Universities (AAU)

Academic Structure


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Site last updated: Wednesday, 14 November 2018