Obafemi Awolowo University

country rank  4
world rank  2168

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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 57 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

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

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
Not reported
International
students
Not reported Not reported

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 Not available
Admission Office
Ile-Ife
+234

Size and Profile

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

Facilities and Services

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

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

National Universities Commission, Nigeria

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)

Academic Structure


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Site last updated: Wednesday, 8 May 2019