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Madonna University, Nigeria

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world rank  11282

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Founded in 1999, the Madonna University, Nigeria is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the small city of Elele (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Rivers. This institution also has a branch campus in Okija and Akpugo. Officially recognized by the National Universities Commission of Nigeria, Madonna University, Nigeria (MAU) is a large-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational Nigerian higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Catholic religion. Madonna University, Nigeria (MAU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor's degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation), bachelor's degrees, master's degrees and doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study table below for further details. This 24-year-old Nigerian higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic records and grades. The acceptance rate range is 50-59% making this Nigerian higher education organization an averagely selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. MAU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, as well as administrative services.

University Snapshot


Madonna University, Nigeria's Control Typeprivate


Madonna University, Nigeria's Entity Typenon-profit


Madonna University, Nigeria' Size by Total Enrollmentlarge-sized


Madonna University, Nigeria's Selectivity by Acceptance Rateaveragely selective

University Identity

Acronym MAU
Founded 1999
Motto Decency in Education and Morals
Colours Blue and white

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University Location

Address 1 Madonna University Road
05 Rivers
Madonna University, Nigeria's location map and satellite view Location Map and Satellite View
Madonna University, Nigeria Phone Number +234 9035055624
Madonna University, Nigeria Fax Number +234
Other locations Okija and Akpugo

Fields of Study / Degree Levels


What is the difference between generalist and specialized universities in terms of the range of fields of study they offer, degree levels available and academic and carreer paths pros and cons? Read our guide article about generalist and specialized universities to learn more.

Fields of Study and Degree Levels Matrix

The following Madonna University, Nigeria's Fields of Study/Degree Levels Matrix is divided into 6 main fields of study and 4 levels of degrees, from the lowest undergraduate degree to the highest postgraduate degree. This matrix aims to help quickly identify Madonna University, Nigeria's academic range and degree level offering.

Programs and Courses

Courses and Programs

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Tuition Fees


Yearly tuition fees refers to the amount of money that a student is charged by a University for one academic year of full-time study. Read our guide article about tuition fees and financial aid options to learn more.

Yearly Tuition Fees Range Matrix

This Madonna University, Nigeria's Tuition Fees Range Matrix is divided into 2 types of students, local and international students, and 2 degree levels, undergraduate and postgraduate degrees, and aims to help students to have an approximate idea of the yearly tuition range they might expect to pay at Madonna University, Nigeria.

Madonna University, Nigeria: Tuition Fees Range Matrix

Undergraduate Postgraduate
0-999 US$
(0-910 Euro)
0-999 US$
(0-910 Euro)
0-999 US$
(0-910 Euro)
0-999 US$
(0-910 Euro)

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Admission Information

uniRank publishes below some basic Madonna University, Nigeria's admission information.

Madonna University, Nigeria's Gender Admission Policy Gender Admission

This institution admits Men and Women (coed).

Madonna University, Nigeria's Admission Selection Admission Selection

Has Madonna University, Nigeria a selective admission policy? Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic records and grades.

Acceptance Rate Admission Rate

Madonna University, Nigeria's acceptance rate range is 50-59% making this institution an averagely selective higher education institution.

Madonna University, Nigeria's International Students Admission International Students Admission

International students are welcome to apply for admission at this institution.

Madonna University, Nigeria's Admission Office Admission Office

Madonna University Administrative Complex
Elele 05

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Size and Profile


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Size and Profile

uniRank publishes below some major size and profile indicators for Madonna University, Nigeria.

Madonna University, Nigeria's Total Student Enrollment Student Enrollment

Madonna University, Nigeria has an enrollment range of 10,000-14,999 students making it a large-sized institution.

Madonna University, Nigeria's Total Faculty/Academic staff Academic Staff

This institution has a range of 700-799 academic employees (Faculty).

Madonna University, Nigeria's Control Type Control Type

Madonna University, Nigeria is a private higher education institution.

Madonna University, Nigeria's Entity Type Entity Type

Madonna University, Nigeria is a non-profit higher education institution.

Madonna University, Nigeria's Campus Setting Campus Setting

This institution's main campus is located in a Suburban setting.

Madonna University, Nigeria's Academic Calendar Academic Calendar

This institution adopts a Semesters type of academic calendar.

Madonna University, Nigeria is Christian-Catholic Religious Affiliation

Madonna University, Nigeria has a Christian-Catholic affiliation.

Facilities and Services


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University Facilities

uniRank provides below an overview of Madonna University, Nigeria's main facilities:

Madonna University, Nigeria's Library University Library

This institution has a physical Library.

Madonna University, Nigeria's Housing University Housing

This institution provides housing services such as on-campus residences or dormitories.

Madonna University, Nigeria's Sport Facilities/Activities Sport Facilities/Activities

This institution features sporting facilities and organizes sports activities for its students.

University Services

uniRank provides below an overview of Madonna University, Nigeria's main services:

Madonna University, Nigeria's Financial Aid Financial Aid

This institution offers one or more of the following financial aid for eligible students: scholarships, grants, loans, tuition waivers, emergency financial aid etc.

Madonna University, Nigeria's Study Abroad Study Abroad

Not reported

Madonna University, Nigeria's Distance Learning Distance Learning

Not reported

Madonna University, Nigeria's Academic Counseling Academic Counseling

This institution offers students academic guidance and support to assist them in their academic pursuits.

Madonna University, Nigeria's Career Services Career Services

This institution offers career counseling, career assessments, job and internship postings, career events, alumni networking or other career-related services to assist students transition successfully from academic life to professional life.

Recognition and Accreditation


There are different types of legal recognition and quality assessment of higher education institutions around the world, depending on the country and its legal and higher education system... read our article about university accreditation and recognition to learn more.

Madonna University, Nigeria's Recognition or Accreditation Institutional Recognition or Accreditation

Madonna University, Nigeria is legally recognized and/or accredited by: National Universities Commission of Nigeria

Year of first Recognition or Accreditation


Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

uniRank publishes the following list of the most important Madonna University, Nigeria's programmatic accreditations; feel free to submit any relevant missing specialized accreditations.

  • Council for the Regulation of Engineering in Nigeria (COREN)
  • Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN)
  • Council for Legal Education (CLE)
  • Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria (NMCN)
  • Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria (MDCN)
  • Pharmacy Council of Nigeria (PCN)
  • Medical Laboratory Science Council of Nigeria (MLSCN)
  • Optometrists and Dispensing Opticians Registration Board of Nigeria (ODOBORN)

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Memberships and Affiliations


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Affiliations and Memberships

uniRank publishes the following list of the most important Madonna University, Nigeria's affiliations and memberships; feel free to submit any relevant missing higher education-related organizations this university is affiliated with.

  • International Federation of Catholic Universities (IFCU)

Academic Structure


Most higher education institutions' first-level academic divisions are, depending on the country, one of the following...

  • Colleges
  • Faculties
  • Schools
  • Institutes
  • Academies
  • Departments
  • Divisions
  • Centers

Academic divisions can provide valuable insights into the range of disciplines and fields of study a University focuses on and the institution's level of specialization. Generalist Universities typically offer a wide range of academic programs and have many academic divisions and subdivisions across different disciplines, while Specialized Universities tend to focus on a narrower range of programs within a specific field or industry and have fewer academic divisions and a simplified organizational structure.

Academic Structure

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Social Media


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Social Media

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Facebook Facebook

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Twitter X (Twitter)


YouTube YouTube


Instagram Instagram


LinkedIn LinkedIn


TikTok TikTok


Free Online Courses

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