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Covenant University

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Established in 2002, the 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: 8,000-8,999 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'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 21-year-old Nigerian higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. The acceptance rate range is 40-49% making this Nigerian higher education organization an 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.

University Snapshot


Covenant University's Control Typeprivate


Covenant University's Entity Typenon-profit


Covenant University' Size by Total Enrollmentmedium-sized


Covenant University's Selectivity by Acceptance Rateaveragely selective

University Identity

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

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University Location

Address Km 10 Idiroko Road, Canaan Land
11001 Ogun
Covenant University's location map and satellite view Location Map and Satellite View
Covenant University Phone Number +234 (1) 790 0724
Covenant University Fax Number +234

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Fields of Study / Degree Levels


What is the difference between comprehensive/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 Covenant 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 Covenant University'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 Covenant 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 Covenant University.

Covenant University: Tuition Fees Range Matrix

Undergraduate Postgraduate
2,500-4,999 US$
(2,280-4,555 Euro)
Not reported
2,500-4,999 US$
(2,280-4,555 Euro)
Not reported

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Admission Information

uniRank publishes below some basic Covenant University's admission information.

Covenant University's Gender Admission Policy Gender Admission

This institution admits Men and Women (coed).

Covenant University's Admission Selection Admission Selection

Has Covenant University a selective admission policy? Yes, based on entrance examinations.

Acceptance Rate Admission Rate

Covenant University's acceptance rate range is 40-49% making this institution an averagely selective higher education institution.

Covenant University's International Students Admission International Students Admission

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

Covenant University has more than 80 international students.

Covenant University's Admission Office Admission Office

Room 108 CBS Building, Covenant University Km. 10 Idiroko Road
Ota 1023
(1) 790 1081

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Size and Profile


University size and profile can be important factors to consider when choosing a university. Here are some potential reasons why University size and profile can affect students when choosing a university.

Size and Profile

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

Covenant University's Total Student Enrollment Student Enrollment

Covenant University has an enrollment range of 8,000-8,999 students making it a medium-sized institution.

Covenant University's Total Faculty/Academic staff Academic Staff

This institution has a range of 500-599 academic employees (Faculty).

Covenant University's Control Type Control Type

Covenant University is a private higher education institution.

Covenant University's Entity Type Entity Type

Covenant University is a non-profit higher education institution.

Covenant University's Campus Setting Campus Setting

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

Covenant University's Academic Calendar Academic Calendar

This institution adopts a Semesters type of academic calendar.

Covenant University is Christian-Pentecostal Religious Affiliation

Covenant University has a Christian-Pentecostal affiliation.

Facilities and Services


What are the most common University facilities and services? Read our two guide articles about University Facilities and University Services to learn more.

University Facilities

uniRank provides below an overview of Covenant University's main facilities:

Covenant University's Library University Library

This institution has a physical Library.

Covenant University's Housing University Housing

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

Covenant 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 Covenant University's main services:

Covenant University's Financial Aid Financial Aid

Not reported

Covenant University's Study Abroad Study Abroad

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

Covenant University's Distance Learning Distance Learning

Not reported

Covenant University's Academic Counseling Academic Counseling

Not reported

Covenant University's Career Services Career Services

Not reported

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.

Covenant University's Recognition or Accreditation Institutional Recognition or Accreditation

Covenant 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 Covenant University's programmatic accreditations; feel free to submit any relevant missing specialized 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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Affiliations and Memberships

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Academic Structure


Academic divisions can provide valuable insights into the range of fields of study and disciplines a University focuses on and the institution's level of specialization. Comprehensive or 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. Read our guide article "Understanding Academic Divisions in Universities - Colleges, Faculties, Schools" to learn more about academic divisions and typical university organizational structures.

Academic Structure

uniRank shows a structural diagram of the first-level academic divisions of the Covenant University 's organizational structure; feel free to submit any relevant missing division.


Social Media


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Social Media

uniRank publishes brief reviews, rankings and metrics of some Covenant University's social media channels as a starting point for comparison and an additional selection tool for potential applicants.

Facebook Facebook

Covenant University's Facebook page Covenant University's official Facebook page

Twitter X (Twitter)

Covenant University's X (formerly Twitter) page Covenant University's official Twitter page

YouTube YouTube

Covenant University's YouTube channel Covenant University's official YouTube channel

Instagram Instagram


LinkedIn LinkedIn

Covenant University's main LinkedIn profile

TikTok TikTok


Free Online Courses

Open Education Global Open Education Global

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