Akwa Ibom State University

Akwa Ibom State University Ranking

country rank: 85
world rank: 10570

University Overview

Akwa Ibom State University ranking, founded in 2009, is a non-profit public higher-education school in the tiny city of Ikot Akpad (population range of 50,000-249,999 people), Akwa Ibom. A branch campus of this school may be found at Obio Akpa. Akwa Ibom State University ranking (AKSU) is a medium-sized (Topuniversitieslist enrolment range: 8,000-8,999 students) coeducational Nigerian higher education institution that is officially accredited by the National Universities Commission of Nigeria. Akwa Ibom State University (AKSU) provides courses and programs that lead to legally recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor’s degrees in a variety of fields. For further information, see the degree levels and fields of study matrix below from Topuniversitieslist. This 11-year-old Nigerian higher-education school has a rigorous admissions process based on entrance exams and previous academic records and ratings. With an acceptance rate of 60-70 percent, this Nigerian higher education school is considered selective. Applicants from all around the world are welcome to apply. Students have access to a library, accommodation, sports facilities, financial assistance and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services at AKSU.

Akwa Ibom State University Ranking

University Identity

Name Akwa Ibom State University
Acronym AKSU
Founded 2009
Motto Knowledge and Technology for Development
Colours Blue, green and brick

University Location

Address Ikot Akpaden, Mkpat Enin Local Government Area, P.M.B. 1167 Uyo Ikot Akpad 520221 Akwa Ibom Nigeria
Tel +234 805 798 9006
Fax +234 803 816 3063
Other locations Obio Akpa

Yearly Tuition Range

Undergraduate Postgraduate
1,000-2,500 US$ (750-1,800 Euro) Not reported
Not reported Not reported

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 60-70%
Admission Office Akwa Ibom State University main campus, Ikot Akpaden Mkpat Enin 520221 (223) 905 894 0340 (234) 905 894 0341

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 8,000-8,999
Academic Staff 600-699
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Carnegie Classification

Facilities and Services

Library Yes
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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Memberships and Affiliations

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