Olabisi Onabanjo University

country rank  24
world rank  6146

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University Overview

Established in 1982, Olabisi Onabanjo University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the large city of Ago Iwoye (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), Ogun. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Ikenne, Sagamu, Ibogun, Ayetoro , Shagamu, Ijebu Igbo. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the National Universities Commission, Nigeria, Olabisi Onabanjo University (OOU) is a large (EduListing enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Olabisi Onabanjo University (OOU) 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, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the EduListing degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 38 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. The admission rate range is 60-70% making this Nigerian higher education organization a somewhat selective institution.

University Identity

Acronym OOU
Founded 1982
Motto Excellentia Humana et Patriae opus
The Flowering of Human Abilities and Service to the Fatherland
Colours Navy Blue and gold

University Location

Address Private Mailbox 2002
Ago Iwoye (population range: 1,000,000-5,000,000)
23437 Ogun
T +234 (37) 390463
F +234
Other locations Ikenne, Sagamu, Ibogun, Ayetoro , Shagamu, Ijebu Igbo

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)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 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
Admission Rate 60-70%
Admission Office Olabisi Onabanjo University, P.M.B. 2002
Ago Iwoye
+234 (37) 390149

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 10,000-14,999
Academic Staff 300-399
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Olabisi Onabanjo 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

  • Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)

Academic Structure


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