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Anchor University, Lagos

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world rank  10688

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Founded in 2014, the Anchor University, Lagos is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large metropolis of Lagos (population range of over 5,000,000 inhabitants). This institution also has a branch campus in Mowe. Officially recognized by the National Universities Commission of Nigeria, Anchor University, Lagos (AUL) is a very small-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 500-999 students) coeducational Nigerian higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Evangelical religion. Anchor University, Lagos (AUL) 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. The acceptance rate range is 100% making this Nigerian higher education organization a non-selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. AUL 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


Anchor University, Lagos's Control Typeprivate


Anchor University, Lagos's Entity Typenon-profit


Anchor University, Lagos' Size by Total Enrollmentvery small-sized


Anchor University, Lagos's Selectivity by Acceptance Ratenon-selective

University Identity

Acronym AUL
Founded 2014
Motto Character, Competence, Courage
Colours Royal Blue and purple

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University Location

Address 1-4, Ayobo Road
102213 Lagos
Anchor University, Lagos's location map and satellite view Location Map and Satellite View
Anchor University, Lagos Phone Number +234 815 195 1950
Anchor University, Lagos Fax Number +234
Other locations Mowe

Study Areas / Degree Levels


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Study Areas and Degree Levels Matrix

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

Programs and Courses

Programs and courses

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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 Anchor University, Lagos'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 Anchor University, Lagos.

Anchor University, Lagos: Tuition Fees Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
0-999 US$
(0-910 Euro)
1,000-2,499 US$
(910-2,280 Euro)
1,000-2,499 US$
(910-2,280 Euro)
2,500-4,999 US$
(2,280-4,555 Euro)

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Admission Information

uniRank publishes below some basic Anchor University, Lagos's admission information.

Anchor University, Lagos's Gender Admission Policy Gender Admission

This institution admits Men and Women (coed).

Anchor University, Lagos's Admission Selection Admission Selection

Has Anchor University, Lagos a selective admission policy? None, open admission policy.

Acceptance Rate Admission Rate

Anchor University, Lagos's acceptance rate range is 100% making this institution a non-selective higher education institution.

Anchor University, Lagos's International Students Admission International Students Admission

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

Anchor University, Lagos International Students Information:

  • Number of international students coming to study full-time for degrees offered by the University: 10
  • Countries of origin of international students (excluding exchange students): Liberia, Mozambique, Equatorial Guinea
  • Additional admission requirements for international students: meet the requirements submitted by the International Office.

Anchor University, Lagos's Admission Office Admission Office

1-4, Ayobo Ipaja
Lagos 234
905 050 0021

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Size and Profile


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Size and Profile

uniRank publishes below some major size and profile indicators for Anchor University, Lagos.

Anchor University, Lagos's Total Student Enrollment Student Enrollment

Anchor University, Lagos has an enrollment range of 500-999 students making it a very small-sized institution.

Anchor University, Lagos's Total Faculty/Academic staff Academic Staff

This institution has a range of 100-199 academic employees (Faculty).

Anchor University, Lagos's Control Type Control Type

Anchor University, Lagos is a private higher education institution.

Anchor University, Lagos's Entity Type Entity Type

Anchor University, Lagos is a non-profit higher education institution.

Anchor University, Lagos's Campus Setting Campus Setting

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

Anchor University, Lagos's Academic Calendar Academic Calendar

This institution adopts a Semesters type of academic calendar.

Anchor University, Lagos is Christian-Evangelical Religious Affiliation

Anchor University, Lagos has a Christian-Evangelical affiliation (Deeper Christian Life Ministry).

Facilities and Services


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University Facilities

uniRank provides below an overview of Anchor University, Lagos's main facilities:

Anchor University, Lagos's Library University Library

This institution has a physical Library. Visit Anchor University, Lagos's Library

Anchor University, Lagos's Housing University Housing

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

Anchor University, Lagos Housing Offering:

  • On-campus student accommodations:
    • Rooms of 2-bed spaces (en-suite accommodation)
    • Rooms of 4-bed spaces (en-suite accommodation)
    • Rooms of 6-bed spaces (en-suite accommodation)
    • Rooms of 8-bed spaces (en-suite accommodation)
  • Number of in-campus residences: 4
  • Single-sex dormitories:
    • 2 dormitories for male students
    • 2 dormitories for female students
  • Total number of dormitory beds: 2,000

Anchor University, Lagos's Sport Facilities/Activities Sport Facilities/Activities

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

At Anchor University, students have the opportunity to engage in a variety of sports activities to promote physical fitness and overall well-being. The sports activities available at the university and reported to uniRank include:

  • Athletics
  • Badminton
  • Basketball
  • Football
  • Table tennis
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball
  • Weightlifting
  • Indoor games such as chess and Ludo

To support these sports activities, Anchor University provides various sports facilities on its campus. These facilities include:

  • Football grounds
  • Soccer grounds
  • Basketball courts
  • Tennis courts
  • Track and field grounds

University Services

uniRank provides below an overview of Anchor University, Lagos's main services:

Anchor University, Lagos'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.

Financial aids available at Anchor University, Lagos include:

  • Tuition waivers (exempting some students from paying all or a portion of their tuition fees)
  • Work opportunities (during the academic calendar or during summer vacations)

Anchor University, Lagos's Study Abroad Study Abroad

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

Anchor University, Lagos offers the following exchange programs and study abroad opportunities:

  • Number of countries/universities with exchange programs/agreements: 4 countries and 5 universities

List of countries/universities with exchange programs/agreements:

  1. United States of America
    • Anderson University, South Carolina
    • University of Colorado Boulder
  2. Germany
    • University of Applied Sciences, Dresden-HTW Dresden
  3. Ivory Coast

Exchange programs usually last for:

  • 3 months
  • 6 months
  • 2 Semesters in a given year

Exchange programs are also available for teaching academic staff: Yes.

Anchor University, Lagos's Distance Learning Distance Learning

Not reported

Anchor University, Lagos's Academic Counseling Academic Counseling

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

Anchor University, Lagos'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.

Anchor University, Lagos's Recognition or Accreditation Institutional Recognition or Accreditation

Anchor University, Lagos 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 Anchor University, Lagos's programmatic accreditations; feel free to submit any relevant missing specialized accreditations.

  • Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN)
  • Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria (NMCN)

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Memberships and Affiliations


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Affiliations and Memberships

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

  • Anchor University Center for Interdisciplinary Statistical Science and Data Analysis (AULISSDA)
  • India Centre for Space Physics
  • Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers

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 study areas 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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