Obafemi Awolowo University

country rank  6
world rank  2191

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University Overview

Established in 1962, Obafemi Awolowo University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the large town of Ile-Ife (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Osun. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the National Universities Commission, Nigeria, Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 25,000-29,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU) 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 56 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. OAU 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, as well as administrative services.

University Identity

Name
Acronym OAU
Founded 1962
Motto For Learning and Culture
Colours Midnight blue and gold

University Location

Address
Ile-Ife (population range: 50,000-249,999)
Osun
Nigeria
T +234 (36) 230 290
F +234

Degree Levels & Study Areas


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate
Postgraduate
Local student 0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
Not reported
Int'l student Not reported Not reported

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
Admission Rate Admission Rate Not available
Admission Office
Ile-Ife
+234

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 25,000-29,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 4,000-4,499
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Obafemi Awolowo University's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Not reported
Distance Learning Not reported

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
National Universities Commission, Nigeria

Affiliations

  • Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)

Academic Structure


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Site last updated: Tuesday, 16 January 2018