All Universities in Osun State
Osun State is one of the states with the highest number of universities in Nigeria.
The southwest state has both federal, state and private universities.
Most of the universities in Osun state are private owned universities.
Some of these tertiary institutions are ranked among the best universities in Nigeria.
In this article will be list all universities in Osun state.
These are NUC approved universities in Osun state.
This is part of the efforts in trying to decimate and discourage unapproved universities in Nigeria.
Osun state has one federal university, state university and eight (8) private universities.
These private universities are those neither owned by federal or state government.
Below is the list of all approved universities in Osun state.
Federal University in Osun state
Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife
The federal university in Osun state is the renowned Obafemi Awolowo University popularly called (OAU).
The university is located in an ancient town of Ile Ife.
The university was established in 1961 and is one of the oldest universities in Nigeria.
State Government University in Osun State
Osun State University, Osogbo
Osun State University popularly called UNIOSUN is the state government owned university in Osun state.
The university was approved in 2006 and became the 30th state government owned university in Nigeria.
Osun state university has six(6) campuses: Osogbo, Ikire, Okuku, Ifetedo, Ipetu Ijesha and Ejigbo campuses.
Private Universities in Osun State
The total number of private universities in Osun state is eight (8) in number.
Below is the list of all private universities in Osun state.
Westland University, Iwo
Westland University located at Iwo is among the approved private universities in Osun state, Nigeria.
Currently, Westland university has the following facilities: management & social science, Basic Science and Computing, Mass Media Communication & Library and information Science.
Redeemer’s University Ede
Redeemer’s University Ede is one of the private universities in Osun state.
The university was founded in 2005 and is owned by Redeemed Christian Church of God, a top Christian denomination in Nigeria.
It is one of the private universities that offer Postgraduate studies in Nigeria.
Adeleke University Ede
Adeleke University located in Ede town is also another approved private university in Osun state.
The university was founded by billionaires philanthropist, Adedeji Adeleke in the year 2011.
It is one of the universities owned by Seventh-day Adventist Church in Nigeria.
Bowen University, Iwo
Another top private university in Nigeria that is located at Osun state is Bowen university.
The university was established in 2001 and is owned by Nigerian Baptist Convention.
Fountain University, Osogbo
Fountain University Osogbo is one of the NUC private accredited universities in Osun state.
It is a privately owned Islamic faith-based university in Osun State.
Oduduwa University, Ipetumodu
The private university was established in 2009 and is recognized and accredited by NUC.
It was named after the progenitor of the Yoruba people, Oduduwa.
Kings University, Ode Omu
Kings University situated at Ode Omu joins the list of approved private universities in Osun state.
The university was founded by Mathew Ashimolowo, senior pastor of KICC London.
Joseph Ayo Babalola University
Joseph Ayo Babalola University is located at Ikeji-Arakeji, Osun state.
It is a government approved private owned university established by Christ Apostolic Church (CAC) Worldwide.
The university was founded in the year 2006.