University of Lagos: Ranking & Review

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Lagos Rank Nigeria Rank World Rank
1 4 2689
Top 16%

Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Acceptance rate15%
Admission selectionYes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Total enrollment67,500
Academic calendarSemesters


In-state students$500$500
International students$1,750$3,750

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 namesUNILAG
MottoIn deed and in truth
AccreditationNational Universities Commission, Nigeria
Affiliations and membershipsAssociation of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)
Association of African Universities (AAU)
National University Commission (NUC)
Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN)
Academic structureFaculty of Arts
Faculty of Education
Faculty of Engineering
Faculty of Environmental Sciences
Faculty of Law
Faculty of Management Sciences
Faculty of Pharmacy
Faculty of Science
Faculty of Social Sciences
Distance Learning Institute
Institute of Continuing Education
Institute of African and Diaspora Studies
Business School
College of Medicine
Faculty of Basic Medical Sciences
Faculty of Clinical Sciences
Faculty of Dental Sciences
Colorsmaroon, gold
Entity typeNon-profit
Control typePublic-private partnership
HousingProvides housing
Financial aidsOffers financial aids
Total FTE staff1,750
Student/staff ratio39
Religious affiliationNone

Location and Contacts

AddressAkoka, Yaba
Lagos, Lagos, 101017
Urbanization levelUrban
City population5,000,000+
Phone+234 (1) 280 2439
Fax+234 (1) 493 2667

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