University of Ilorin

country rank  2
world rank  1590

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University Overview

Established in 1975, University of Ilorin is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the medium-sized city of Ilorin (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants), Kwara. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the National Universities Commission, Nigeria, University of Ilorin is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 25,000-29,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. University of Ilorin offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as 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 44 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Acronym
Founded 1975
Motto Probitas Doctrina
Character and learning

University Location

Address Private Mailbox 1515
Ilorin (population range: 500,000-1,000,000)
Kwara
Nigeria
T +234 (31) 221 691
F +234 (31) 221 937

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student Not reported Not reported
Int'l student Not reported Not reported

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 Not reported
Admission Office

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 25,000-29,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 2,500-2,999
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
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

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition

National Universities Commission, Nigeria

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Association of African Universities (AAU)
  • Federation of the Universities of the Islamic World (FUIW)
  • International Association of Universities (IAU)
  • National University Commission (NUC)
  • Association of West African Universities (AWAU)

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Site last updated: Thursday, 7 March 2019