Lagos State University

country rank  18
world rank  5414

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University Overview

Established in 1983, Lagos State University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in Ojo, Lagos. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the National Universities Commission, Nigeria, Lagos State University (LASU) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 15,000-19,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Lagos State University (LASU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 36 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations.

University Identity

Acronym LASU
Founded 1983
Motto Per la verità e di servizio
For Truth and Service

University Location

Address Badagry Expressway PMB 1087
Ojo (population range: Not reported)
T +234 (1) 588 4048
F +234 (1) 588 4048

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
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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 15,000-19,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 1,000-1,499
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Continuous
Campus Setting Not reported
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Not reported
Distance Learning Not reported


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition

National Universities Commission, Nigeria

Memberships and Affiliations

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Academic Structure


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Site last updated: Sunday, 21 April 2019