Babcock University

country rank  32
world rank  6927

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University Overview

Established in 1999, Babcock University is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the medium-sized town of Ilishan-Remo (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), Ogun. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Iperu-Remo. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the National Universities Commission, Nigeria, Babcock University (BU) is a small (EduListing enrollment range: 5,000-5,999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Adventist religion. Babcock University (BU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. See the EduListing degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 21 years old 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.

University Identity

Acronym BU
Founded 1999 Origins date back to 1959
Motto Knowledge, Truth, Service
Colours Blue and gold

University Location

Address Private Mailbox 21244
Ilishan-Remo (population range: 10,000-49,999)
T +234 (803) 402 3356
F +234
Other locations Iperu-Remo

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
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 10-20%
Admission Office Registrar's Office, Old Admin Block
+234 803-402-3361

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 5,000-5,999
Academic Staff 1,000-1,499
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation Christian-Adventist Christian-Adventist Seventh Day Adventist -

Facilities and Services

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


Institutional Accreditation

National Universities Commission, Nigeria

Year of first Accreditation


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Nursing and midwifery council of Nigeria NMCN
  • Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria ICAN
  • Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria CIBN
  • West African Health Examination Board WAHEB
  • Council of Legal Education CLE

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Association of African Universities (AAU)

Academic Structure


Social Media


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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Monday, 18 May 2020