Benson Idahosa University

Benson Idahosa University Ranking

country rank: 88
world rank: 10782

University Overview

Benson Idahosa University, founded in 2002, is a non-profit private higher-education school situated in the metropolitan environment of Benin City, Edo (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000). Benson Idahosa University ranking (BIU) is a small (Topuniversitieslist enrollment range: 4,000-4,999 students) coeducational Nigerian higher education institution legally associated with the Christian-Pentecostal faith. It is officially recognized by the National Universities Commission of Nigeria. In a variety of fields of study, Benson Idahosa University (BIU) provides courses and programs leading to legally recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees, and doctoral degrees. For further information, see university ranking, the degree levels and fields of study matrix below from Topuniversitieslist. This 18-year-old Nigerian higher-education school has a rigorous admission process based on entrance exams and previous academic performance and grades. With an admission rate of 50-60%, this Nigerian higher education school is considered to be somewhat selective. Students from all around the world are invited to apply for admission. Benson Idahosa University ranking also offers a library, accommodation, sports facilities, financial assistance and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services to students.

Benson Idahosa University Ranking

University Identity

Name Benson Idahosa University
Acronym BIU
Founded 2002 Origins date back to 1993
Motto Academic Excellence with Godliness
Colours Gold, white and blue

University Location

Address University Way, Off Upper Adesuwa Grammer School Road; PMB 1100 Benin City Edo Nigeria
Tel +234 (52) 253 764
Fax +234 (52) 255 697

Yearly Tuition Range

Undergraduate Postgraduate
2,500-5,000 US$ (1,800-3,700 Euro) 1,000-2,500 US$ (750-1,800 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$ (1,800-3,700 Euro) 1,000-2,500 US$ (750-1,800 Euro)

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 50-60%
Admission Office Admission Office, FBAS Building, BIU Campus Benin City PMB 1100

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 4,000-4,999
Academic Staff 300-399
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation Church of God Mission International (CGMi) - www.cgmglobal.org

Carnegie Classification

Facilities and Services

Library Yes
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported
Academic Counseling Not reported
Career Services Not reported
Institutional Hospital Not reported


Institutional Accreditation

Memberships and Affiliations

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