Obafemi Awolowo University: Ranking & Review

Obafemi Awolowo University logo
Ile-Ife Rank Nigeria Rank World Rank
1 5 2740
Top 17%

Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Admission selectionYes, based on entrance examinations
Total enrollment27,500
Academic calendarSemesters


In-state students$500
International students

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoral
Design | Arts | Humanities++++
Business | Politics | Social Sciences++++
Languages | Culture | Linguistics++++
Nursing | Health | Pharmacy | Medicine++++
Engineering | IT++++
Maths | Natural Sciences++++

General info

Alternative namesOAU
MottoFor Learning and Culture
AccreditationNational Universities Commission, Nigeria
Affiliations and membershipsAssociation of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)
Academic structureFaculty of Administration
Faculty of Agriculture
Faculty of Arts
Faculty of Basic Medical Sciences
Faculty of Clinical Sciences
Faculty of Dentistry
Faculty of Education
Faculty of Environmental Design and Management
Faculty of Law
Faculty of Pharmacy
Colorsmidnight blue, gold
Entity typeNon-profit
Control typePublic-private partnership
HousingProvides housing
Financial aidsOffers financial aids
Total FTE staff4,250
Student/staff ratio6
Religious affiliationNone

Location and Contacts

Official Websiteoauife.edu.ng
AddressIle-Ife, Osun
Urbanization levelSub-Urban
City population50,000 - 250,000
Phone+234 (36) 230 290

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