American University of Nigeria

country rank  22
world rank  5847

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University Overview

Founded in 2004, American University of Nigeria is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the rural setting of the large town of Yola (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Adamawa. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the National Universities Commission, Nigeria, American University of Nigeria (AUN) is a very small (uniRank enrollment range: 1,000-1,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. American University of Nigeria (AUN) 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 uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 14 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 30-40% making this Nigerian higher education organization a very selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Acronym AUN
Founded 2004
Motto Quality, Integrity, Style
Colours Red, blue and white

University Location

Address Lamido Zubairu Way; PMB 2250
Yola (population range: 50,000-249,999)
640001 Adamawa
T +234 (805) 200 0703
F +234 (9) 5241539

Degree Levels & Study Areas

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student 15,000-17,500 US$
(11,000-12,900 Euro)
Not reported
Int'l student 15,000-17,500 US$
(11,000-12,900 Euro)
Not reported

University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 30-40%
Admission Office Lamido Zubairu Way, PMB2250
Yola 640001
+234 (805) 200 0703

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 1,000-1,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 400-499
Control Type Control Type Private
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Rural
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Not reported


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
National Universities Commission, Nigeria

Year of first Accreditation


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Academic Structure


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Online Courses

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Errors and Update

Site last updated: Wednesday, 14 November 2018