Ekiti State University, Ado Ekiti

country rank : 32

world rank     : 6262

University Overview


Established in 1982, Ekiti State University, Ado Ekiti is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the small city of Ado-Ekiti (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), Ekiti. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the National Universities Commission, Nigeria, Ekiti State University, Ado Ekiti (EKSU) is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: 35,000-39,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Ekiti State University, Ado Ekiti (EKSU) 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 36 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. EKSU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

University Identity


Acronym EKSU
Founded 1982
Motto Knowledge, Honour, Service
Colours Red, yellow and black

Yearly Tuition Range


uniRank Tuition Range Matrix

Local student 0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
Int’l student 1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)


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 Admission Office, University of Ado-Ekiti, PMB 5363
Ado-Ekiti 360101
+234 (808) 550 7969


Size and Profile


Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range
Control Type Control Type
Entity Type Entity Type


Facilities and Services 


Library University Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities

Financial Aids University Financial Aids
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs
Distance Learning Not reported




Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
National Universities Commission, Nigeria

Year of first Accreditation

Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Council of Legal Education (CLE)
  • Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN)
  • Association of National Accountants of Nigeria (ANAN)
  • Nigerian Institute of Management (Chartered)
  • Council for the Regulation of Engineering in Nigeria (COREN)




  • Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)


Academic Structure





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