University of Lagos

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world rank  1135

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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 56 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. UNILAG 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, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

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

Degree Levels & Study Areas


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate
Postgraduate
Local student 0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
Int'l student 0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)

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

Size and Profile

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

Facilities and Services

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

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
National Universities Commission, Nigeria


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Nigerian Universities Commission (NUC)

Affiliations

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

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Site last updated: Tuesday, 16 January 2018