University of Ibadan

country rank  9
world rank  4018

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University Overview

Established in 1948, University of Ibadan is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large city of Ibadan (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), Oyo. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the National Universities Commission, Nigeria, University of Ibadan (UI) is a very large (EduListing enrollment range: 30,000-34,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. University of Ibadan (UI) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the EduListing degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 72 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 40-50% making this Nigerian higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Acronym UI
Founded 1948
Motto Recte sapere fons
Right thinking is the fount (of knowledge)
Colours Indigo-blue and gold

University Location

Ibadan (population range: 1,000,000-5,000,000)
200284 Oyo
T +234 (22) 810 3168
F +234 (22) 810 3043

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)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 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 40-50%
Admission Office Admissions Office, University of Ibadan
Ibadan 200284
+234 2348034750142

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 30,000-34,999
Academic Staff 1,500-1,999
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to University of Ibadan's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes


Institutional Accreditation

National Universities Commission, Nigeria

Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Nigerian Universities Commission NUC
  • NMA
  • NBA

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)

Academic Structure


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Site last updated: Monday, 18 May 2020