Covenant University

country rank  5
world rank  5052

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University Overview

Established in 2002, Covenant University is a non-profit private higher-education institution located in the suburban setting of the small city of Ota (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Ogun. Officially recognized by the National Universities Commission of Nigeria, Covenant University (CU) is a medium-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 6,000-6,999 students) coeducational Nigerian higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Pentecostal religion. Covenant University (CU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as 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 19 years old Nigerian higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. The admission rate range is 40-50% making this Nigerian higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. CU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Acronym CU
Founded 2002
Motto Raising a New Generation of Leaders
Colours Purple

University Location

Address Km 10 Idiroko Road, Canaan Land
11001 Ogun
Tel +234 (1) 790 0724
Fax +234

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
Not reported
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
Not reported

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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
Admission Rate 40-50%
Admission Office Room 108 CBS Building, Covenant University Km. 10 Idiroko Road
Ota 1023
(1) 790 1081

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 6,000-6,999
Academic Staff 400-499
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation Christian-Pentecostal Christian-Pentecostal

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Covenant University's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported
Academic Counseling Not reported
Career Services Not reported
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Institutional Accreditation

National Universities Commission of Nigeria

Year of first Accreditation


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN)
  • Advertising Practitioners Council of Nigeria (APCON)
  • Nigerian Institute of Architects (NIA)

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Memberships and Affiliations

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Academic Structure


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Site last updated: Thursday, 11 August 2022