Abia State University

country rank  44
world rank  7617

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University Overview

Founded in 1981, Abia State University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the rural setting of the medium-sized town of Uturu (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), Abia. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the National Universities Commission, Nigeria, Abia State University (ABSU) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 20,000-24,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Abia State University (ABSU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 37 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations.

University Identity

Name
Acronym ABSU
Founded 1981
Motto Excellence and Service

University Location

Address Private Mailbox 2000
Uturu (population range: 10,000-49,999)
Abia
Nigeria
T +234 (82) 442101
F +234

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
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International
students
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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 reported
Admission Office

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 20,000-24,999
Academic Staff 1,000-1,499
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Rural
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Not reported
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Not reported
Distance Learning Not reported

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

National Universities Commission, Nigeria

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Association of African Universities (AAU)

Academic Structure


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Site last updated: Wednesday, 8 May 2019