Benson Idahosa University

country rank  83
world rank  9679

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University Overview

Founded in 2002, Benson Idahosa University is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large city of Benin City (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), Edo. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the National Universities Commission, Nigeria, Benson Idahosa University (BIU) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 4,000-4,999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Pentecostal religion. Benson Idahosa University (BIU) 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 15 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 50-60% making this Nigerian higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. BIU 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

Name
Acronym BIU
Founded 2002 Origins date back to 1993
Motto Academic Excellence with Godliness
Colours Gold, white and blue

University Location

Address University Way, Off Upper Adesuwa Grammer School Road; PMB 1100
Benin City (population range: 1,000,000-5,000,000)
Edo
Nigeria
T +234 (52) 253 764
F +234 (52) 255 697

Degree Levels & Study Areas


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate
Postgraduate
Local student 2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
Int'l student 2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)

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 50-60%
Admission Office Admission Office, FBAS Building, BIU Campus
Benin City PMB 1100
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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 4,000-4,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 300-399
Control Type Control Type Private
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation Christian-Pentecostal Christian-Pentecostal Church of God Mission International (CGMi) - www.cgmglobal.org

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Benson Idahosa 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

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
National Universities Commission, Nigeria


Year of first Accreditation
2002


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • National Universities Commission (NUC)

Affiliations

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Site last updated: Tuesday, 16 January 2018