Al-Hikmah University

country rank  63
world rank  8583

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University Overview

Founded in 2005, Al-Hikmah University is a for-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the medium-sized city of Ilorin (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants), Kwara. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Ilorin, Atere, Igbaja. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the National Universities Commission, Nigeria, Al-Hikmah University (HUI) is a small (EduListing enrollment range: 4,000-4,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Al-Hikmah University (HUI) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees in several areas of study. See the EduListing degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 15 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. The admission rate range is 90-100% making this Nigerian higher education organization a least selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Acronym HUI
Founded 2005
Motto Learning for wisdom and morality

University Location

Ilorin (population range: 500,000-1,000,000)
24001 Kwara
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Other locations Ilorin, Atere, Igbaja

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 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
Admission Rate 90-100%
Admission Office Adewole Estate, Adeta Area
Ilorin 24001
+234 8034 655 223

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 4,000-4,999
Academic Staff 400-499
Control Type Private
Entity Type For-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Al-Hikmah University's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported


Institutional Accreditation

National Universities Commission, Nigeria

Year of first Accreditation


Memberships and Affiliations

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Academic Structure


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