List of Universities in Osun State

All Universities in Osun State

Osun State is one of the states with the highest number of universities in Nigeria.

Universities in Osun state

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.

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Igwenagu Emmanuel is the founder of Nigerian Informer. He holds B.A, M.Sc in Mass Communication. He is a Communication researcher and 112 emergency help line dispatcher.

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