Joseph Ayo Babalola University

country rank  86
world rank  9524

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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 14 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.

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

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)
Not reported
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
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 60-70%
Admission Office Admission Office, Joseph Ayo Babalola University
Ikeji-Arakeji 233121
+234 (803) 303 9374
805 5873281

Size and Profile

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

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Joseph Ayo Babalola 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

  • Nigerian Universities Commission NUC

Memberships and Affiliations

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

Academic Structure


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Site last updated: Monday, 18 May 2020