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Afe Babalola University

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Established in 2009, the Afe Babalola University is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the medium city of Ado-Ekiti (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), Ekiti. Officially recognized by the National Universities Commission of Nigeria, Afe Babalola University (ABUAD) is a medium-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 9,000-9,999 students) coeducational Nigerian higher education institution. Afe Babalola University (ABUAD) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor's degrees and master's degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study table below for further details. This 14-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 90-99% making this Nigerian higher education organization a least selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. ABUAD also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

University Snapshot


Afe Babalola University's Control Typeprivate


Afe Babalola University's Entity Typenon-profit


Afe Babalola University' Size by Total Enrollmentmedium-sized


Afe Babalola University's Selectivity by Acceptance Rateleast selective

University Identity

Acronym ABUAD
Founded 2009
Motto Labor Servitum Et Integritas
Labor for Service and Integrity
Colours Red and blue
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University Location

Address Km 8.5 Afe Babalola Way
360001 Ekiti
Afe Babalola University's location map and satellite view Location Map and Satellite View
Afe Babalola University Phone Number +234 (803) 440 2771
Afe Babalola University Fax Number +234

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Fields of Study / Degree Levels


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Fields of Study and Degree Levels Matrix

The following Afe Babalola University'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 Afe Babalola University's academic range and degree level offering.

Programs and Courses

Courses and Programs

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Tuition Fees


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Yearly Tuition Fees Range Matrix

This Afe Babalola University'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 Afe Babalola University.

Afe Babalola University: Tuition Fees Range Matrix

Undergraduate Postgraduate
2,500-4,999 US$
(2,280-4,555 Euro)
1,000-2,499 US$
(910-2,280 Euro)
5,000-7,499 US$
(4,555-6,830 Euro)
2,500-4,999 US$
(2,280-4,555 Euro)

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Admission Information

uniRank publishes below some basic Afe Babalola University's admission information.

Afe Babalola University's Gender Admission Policy Gender Admission

This institution admits Men and Women (coed).

Afe Babalola University's Admission Selection Admission Selection

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

Acceptance Rate Admission Rate

Afe Babalola University's acceptance rate range is 90-99% making this institution a least selective higher education institution.

Afe Babalola University's International Students Admission International Students Admission

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

Afe Babalola University has more than 90 international students.

Afe Babalola University's Admission Office Admission Office

Office of the Registry, Afe Babalola University
Ado - Ekiti 360001
812 7772121

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Size and Profile


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Size and Profile

uniRank publishes below some major size and profile indicators for Afe Babalola University.

Afe Babalola University's Total Student Enrollment Student Enrollment

Afe Babalola University has an enrollment range of 9,000-9,999 students making it a medium-sized institution.

Afe Babalola University's Total Faculty/Academic staff Academic Staff

This institution has a range of 800-899 academic employees (Faculty).

Afe Babalola University's Control Type Control Type

Afe Babalola University is a private higher education institution.

Afe Babalola University's Entity Type Entity Type

Afe Babalola University is a non-profit higher education institution.

Afe Babalola University's Campus Setting Campus Setting

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

Afe Babalola University's Academic Calendar Academic Calendar

This institution adopts a Semesters type of academic calendar.

Religious Affiliation

Afe Babalola University does not have any religious affiliation.

Facilities and Services


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University Facilities

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Afe Babalola University's Library University Library

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Afe Babalola University's Housing University Housing

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

Afe Babalola University'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 Afe Babalola University's main services:

Afe Babalola University'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.

Afe Babalola University's Study Abroad Study Abroad

This institution offers study abroad and exchange program opportunities for its students.

Afe Babalola University's Distance Learning Distance Learning

Not reported

Afe Babalola University's Academic Counseling Academic Counseling

Not reported

Afe Babalola University's Career Services Career Services

Not reported

Recognition and Accreditation


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Afe Babalola University's Recognition or Accreditation Institutional Recognition or Accreditation

Afe Babalola University is legally recognized and/or institutionally 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 Afe Babalola University's programmatic accreditations; feel free to submit any relevant missing specialized accreditations.

  • Council for the Regulation of Engineering in Nigeria (COREN)
  • Computer Professionals Registration Council of Nigeria (CPN)
  • Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN)
  • Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (CIBN)
  • National Institute of Marketing of Nigeria (NIMN)
  • Institute of Strategic Management, Nigeria (ISMN)
  • Coucil for Legal Education (CLE)

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Memberships and Affiliations


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Affiliations and Memberships

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Academic Structure


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Academic Structure

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Social Media


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Social Media

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Free Online Courses

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