Joseph Ayo Babalola University

country rank  91
world rank  9969

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University Overview

Founded in 2006, Joseph Ayo Babalola University is a for-profit private higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the large town of Ikeji-Arakeji (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Osun. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the National Universities Commission, Nigeria, Joseph Ayo Babalola University (JABU) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 4,000-4,999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Pentecostal religion. Joseph Ayo Babalola University (JABU) 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 12 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 60-70% making this Nigerian higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. JABU 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 JABU
Founded 2006
Motto For knowledge and Godly Service
Colours Blue, green and red

University Location

Address Along Ilesa-Akure Express Road
Ikeji-Arakeji (population range: 50,000-249,999)
233121 Osun
T +234 (805) 789 7005
F +234 (802) 319 1793

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)
Not reported
Int'l student 1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
Not reported

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 60-70%
Admission Office Admission Office, Joseph Ayo Babalola University
Ikeji-Arakeji 233121
+234 (803) 303 9374
805 5873281

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 4,000-4,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 800-899
Control Type Control Type Private
Entity Type Entity Type For-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation Christian-Pentecostal Christian-Pentecostal Christ Apostolic Church -

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Joseph Ayo Babalola University's Library
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

  • Nigerian Universities Commission (NUC)


  • Chartered Insurance Institute of Nigeria (CIIN)
  • Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN)
  • Association of African Business Schools (AABS)

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Site last updated: Sunday, 4 February 2018