University of Lagos

country rank  1
world rank  1385

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University Overview

Founded in 1962, University of Lagos is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the metropolis of Lagos (population range of over 5,000,000 inhabitants). Officially accredited and/or recognized by the National Universities Commission, Nigeria, University of Lagos (UNILAG) is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: 35,000-39,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. University of Lagos (UNILAG) 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 students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Acronym UNILAG
Founded 1962
Motto In deed and in truth
Colours Maroon and gold

University Location

Address Akoka, Yaba
Lagos (population range: over 5,000,000)
23401 Lagos
Nigeria
T +234 (1) 493 2660-1
F +234 (1) 493 2667

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)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
International
students
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)

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 University of lagos, Akoka
Yaba 23401
+234 (1) 7346354234

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 35,000-39,999
Academic Staff 3,000-3,499
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

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

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

National Universities Commission, Nigeria


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Nigerian Universities Commission (NUC)

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)
  • Association of African Universities (AAU)
  • National University Commission (NUC)
  • Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN)

Academic Structure


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Site last updated: Wednesday, 8 May 2019