Nnamdi Azikiwe University

country rank  33
world rank  8170

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University Overview

Established in 1991, Nnamdi Azikiwe University is a non-profit public higher-education institution located in the suburban setting of the medium city of Awka (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), Anambra. This institution also has a branch campus in Nnewi. Officially recognized by the National Universities Commission of Nigeria, Nnamdi Azikiwe University (NAU) is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: 30,000-34,999 students) coeducational Nigerian higher education institution. Nnamdi Azikiwe University (NAU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation), 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 29 years old Nigerian higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 10-20% making this Nigerian higher education organization a most selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. NAU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, sports facilities, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name
Acronym NAU
Founded 1991 Origins date back to 1980
Motto Discipline, Self Reliance and Excellence

University Location

Address Private Mailbox 5025
Awka
Anambra
Nigeria
Tel +234 (46) 550018
Fax +234 (46) 550018
Other locations Nnewi

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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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)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)

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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 and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 10-20%
Admission Office PMB 5025
Awka 5025
08076026999

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 30,000-34,999
Academic Staff 1,000-1,499
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Nnamdi Azikiwe University's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported
Academic Counseling Not reported
Career Services Not reported
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

National Universities Commission of Nigeria


Year of first Accreditation

1989


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Council for the Regulation of Engineering in Nigeria (COREN)
  • Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria (MDCN)


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Memberships and Affiliations

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Site last updated: Tuesday, 2 February 2021