Ekiti State University, Ado Ekiti

country rank  60
world rank  9641

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University Overview

Established in 1982, Ekiti State University, Ado Ekiti is a non-profit public higher-education institution located in the suburban setting of the medium city of Ado-Ekiti (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), Ekiti. Officially recognized by the National Universities Commission of Nigeria, Ekiti State University, Ado Ekiti (EKSU) is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: 35,000-39,999 students) coeducational Nigerian higher education institution. Ekiti State University, Ado Ekiti (EKSU) 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 38 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. EKSU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name
Acronym EKSU
Founded 1982
Motto Knowledge, Honour, Service
Colours Red, yellow and black

University Location

Address Ado-Iworoko Road, PMB 5363
Ado-Ekiti
360101 Ekiti
Nigeria
Tel +234 (808) 550 3802
Fax +234

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
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 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 Admission Office, University of Ado-Ekiti, PMB 5363
Ado-Ekiti 360101
(808) 550 7969

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 35,000-39,999
Academic Staff 1,500-1,999
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

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

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

National Universities Commission of Nigeria


Year of first Accreditation

1985


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Council of Legal Education (CLE)
  • Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN)
  • Association of National Accountants of Nigeria (ANAN)
  • Nigerian Institute of Management (Chartered)
  • Council for the Regulation of Engineering in Nigeria (COREN)


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Memberships and Affiliations

  • Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)

Academic Structure


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Site last updated: Tuesday, 2 February 2021