Afe Babalola University

country rank  12
world rank  4876

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University Overview

Established in 2009, Afe Babalola University is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the small city of Ado-Ekiti (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), Ekiti. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the National Universities Commission, Nigeria, Afe Babalola University (ABUAD) is a small (EduListing enrollment range: 5,000-5,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Afe Babalola University (ABUAD) 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 10 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 90-100% making this Nigerian higher education organization a least selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Acronym ABUAD
Founded 2009
Motto Labor Servitum Et Integritas
Labor for Service and Integrity
Colours Red and blue

University Location

Address Km 8.5 Afe Babalola Way
Ado-Ekiti (population range: 250,000-499,999)
360001 Ekiti
T +234 (803) 440 2771
F +234

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 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 90-100%
Admission Office Office of the Registry, Afe Babalola University
Ado - Ekiti 360001
+234 812 7772121

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 5,000-5,999
Academic Staff 500-599
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Afe Babalola 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


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Council for the Regulation of Engineering in Nigeria COREN
  • Computer Professionals Registration Council of Nigeria CPN
  • Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria ICAN
  • Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria CIBN
  • National Institute of Marketing of Nigeria NIMN
  • Institute of Strategic Management-Nigeria ISMN
  • Coucil for Legal Education CLE

Memberships and Affiliations

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Academic Structure


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