Babcock University

country rank  13
world rank  5104

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University Overview

Established in 1999, Babcock University is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the medium-sized town of Ilishan-Remo (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), Ogun. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Iperu-Remo. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the National Universities Commission, Nigeria, Babcock University (BU) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 5,000-5,999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Adventist religion. Babcock University (BU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 19 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 10-20% making this Nigerian higher education organization a most selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Acronym BU
Founded 1999 Origins date back to 1959
Motto Knowledge, Truth, Service
Colours Blue and gold

University Location

Address Private Mailbox 21244
Ilishan-Remo (population range: 10,000-49,999)
T +234 (803) 402 3356
F +234
Other locations Iperu-Remo

Degree Levels & Study Areas

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student 1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
Int'l student 2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 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 entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 10-20%
Admission Office Registrar's Office, Old Admin Block
+234 803-402-3361

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 5,000-5,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 1,000-1,499
Control Type Control Type Private
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation Christian-Adventist Christian-Adventist Seventh Day Adventist -

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Babcock University's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
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

Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Nursing and midwifery council of Nigeria (NMCN)
  • Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN)
  • Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (CIBN)
  • West African Health Examination Board (WAHEB)
  • Council of Legal Education (CLE)


  • Association of African Universities (AAU)

Academic Structure


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Site last updated: Wednesday, 14 November 2018