Obafemi Awolowo University

Obafemi Awolowo University Ranking

country rank: 7
world rank: 4384

University Overview

Obafemi Awolowo University, founded in 1962, is a non-profit public higher-education school situated in the suburbs of Ile-Ife, Osun (population range of 50,000-249,999 people). Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU) is a major (Topuniversitieslist enrolment range: 25,000-29,999 students) coeducational Nigerian higher education institution that is officially accredited by the National Universities Commission of Nigeria. Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU) provides courses and programs leading to legally recognized higher education degrees in a variety of fields, including pre-bachelor degrees (certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees, and doctoral degrees. For further information, see the degree levels and fields of study matrix below from Topuniversitieslist. This 58-year-old Nigerian school of higher learning has a selective admission process based on entrance exams. Applicants from all around the world are welcome to apply. OAU also offers a library, accommodation, sports facilities, financial assistance and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning options, as well as administrative services to students.

Obafemi Awolowo University Ranking

University Identity

Name Obafemi Awolowo University
Acronym OAU
Founded 1962
Motto For Learning and Culture
Colours Midnight blue and gold

University Location

Address Ile-Ife Osun Nigeria
Tel +234 (36) 230 290
Fax +234

Yearly Tuition Range

Undergraduate Postgraduate
0-1,000 US$ (0-750 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
Admission Rate Not available
Admission Office Ile-Ife

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 25,000-29,999
Academic Staff 4,000-4,499
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

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


Institutional Accreditation

Memberships and Affiliations

Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)

Social Media

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