Olabisi Onabanjo University

country rank : 31

world rank     : 6251

University Overview


Established in 1982, Olabisi Onabanjo University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the large city of Ago Iwoye (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), Ogun. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Ikenne, Sagamu, Ibogun, Ayetoro , Shagamu, Ijebu Igbo. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the National Universities Commission, Nigeria, Olabisi Onabanjo University (OOU) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Olabisi Onabanjo University (OOU) 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. The admission rate range is 60-70% making this Nigerian higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. OOU 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 OOU
Founded 1982
Motto Excellentia Humana et Patriae opus
The Flowering of Human Abilities and Service to the Fatherland
Colours Navy Blue and gold

Yearly Tuition Range


uniRank Tuition Range Matrix

Local student 0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
Int’l student 1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 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
Admission Rate Admission Rate 60-70%
Admission Office Olabisi Onabanjo University, P.M.B. 2002
Ago Iwoye
+234 (37) 390149


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




  • Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)


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