Abia State University

country rank  41
world rank  7436

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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 36 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

Degree Levels & Study Areas


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student Not reported 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 Not reported
Admission Office

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Size and Profile

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

Facilities and Services

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

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
National Universities Commission, Nigeria

Affiliations

  • Association of African Universities (AAU)

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Site last updated: Thursday, 23 August 2018