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OAU – Obafemi Awolowo University

OAU – Obafemi Awolowo University, formerly known as University of Ife, is a federal government owned and operated Nigerian university.

Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife is one of three Universities established in Nigeria between 1961 and 1962 as a result of the report submitted to the Federal Government in September, 1960, by a Commission it appointed in April 1959 under the Chairmanship of Sir Eric Ashby, Master of Clare College, Cambridge, to survey the needs of post-secondary and higher education in Nigeria over the next twenty years.

OAU has a vision to be a top rated university in Africa. Their mission is to nurture a teaching and learning community; advance frontiers of knowledge; engender a sense of selfless public service; and add value to African culture.

Obafemi Awolowo University

Obafemi Awolowo University

Ile-Ife, Osun State

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Website: www.oauife.edu.ng
Email: admissions@oauife.edu.ng

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Admissions

OAU offers admission into the various faculties and departments in the school. View below the list of available departments at Obafemi Awolowo University.

Programs
  • Degree Programs
  • Remedial
  • Distance Learning
  • Postgraduate
Faculty
Faculty of Clinical Science
  • Anaesthesia
  • Community Health
  • Dermatology and Venereology
  • Medcine
  • Mental Health
  • Obstetrics, Gynaecology and Perinatology
  • Ophthalmology
  • Orthopaedics and Traumatology
  • Paediatrics and Child Health
  • Radiology
  • Surgery
Faculty of Agriculture
  • Agricultural Economics
  • Agricultural Extension and Rural Development
  • Animal Science
  • Crop Production
  • Soil Science
  • Family, Nutrition & Consumer Sciences
Faculty of Arts
  • Religious Studies
  • Philosophy
  • English
  • History
  • Foreign Languages
  • Fine Arts
  • Dramatic Arts
  • Music
  • Institute of Cultural Studies
Faculty of Environmental Design and Management
  • Fine and Applied Arts
  • Architecture
  • Building
  • Estate Management
  • Quantity Surveying
  • Urban and Regional Planning
Faculty of Basic Medical Sciences
  • Anatomy and Cell Biology
  • Medical Biochemistry
  • Physiological Sciences
  • Medical Pharmacology and Therapeutics
  • Chemical Pathology
  • Haematology and Immunology
  • Medical Microbiology and Parasitology
  • Morbid Anatomy and Forensic Medicine
  • Nursing Science
  • Medical Rehabilitation
Faculty of Dentistry
  • Child Dental Health
  • Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and Oral
  • Pathology
  • Preventive and Community Dentistry
  • Restorative Dentistry
Faculty of Law
  • International Law
  • Jurisprudence and Private Law
  • Public Law
  • Business Law
Faculty of Pharmacy
  • Clinical Pharmacy and Pharmacy Administration
  • Pharmaceutical Chemistry
  • Pharmaceutics
  • Pharmacognosy
  • Pharmacology
  • Drug Research and Production Unit
Faculty of Sciences
  • Biochemistry
  • Botany
  • Chemistry
  • Geology
  • Mathematics
  • Microbiology
  • Physics
  • Zoology

Faculty of Technology
  • Agricultural and Environmental Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Computer Science and Engineering
  • Electronic and Electrical Engineering
  • Food Science and Technology
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Materials Science and Engineering
Faculty of Social Sciences
  • Demography & Social Statistics
  • Economics
  • Geography
  • Political Science
  • Psychology
  • Sociology & Anthropology

List of Courses Offered by Obafemi Awolowo University

All Courses in OAU
  • Adult Education and Lifelong Learning
  • Agricultural and Environmental Engineering
  • Agricultural Economics
  • Agricultural Extension and Rural Development
  • Anaesthesia
  • Anatomy and Cell Biology
  • Animal Science
  • Architecture
  • Arts and Social Sciences Education
  • Biochemistry
  • Botany
  • Building
  • Business Law
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Chemical Pathology
  • Chemistry
  • Child Dental Health
  • Civil Engineering
  • Clinical Pharmacy and Pharmacy Administration
  • Community Health
  • Computer Science and Engineering
  • Crop Production
  • Demography & Social Statistics
  • Dermatology and Venereology
  • Dramatic Arts
  • Drug Research and Production Unit
  • Economics
  • Education Technology & Library Studies
  • Educational Foundations and Counseling
  • Educational Management
  • Electronic and Electrical Engineering
  • English
  • Estate Management
  • Family, Nutrition & Consumer Sciences
  • Fine and Applied Arts
  • Fine Arts
  • Food Science and Technology
  • Foreign Languages
  • Geography
  • Geology
  • Haematology and Immunology
  • History
  • Institute of Cultural Studies
  • Institute of Education
  • International Law
  • Jurisprudence and Private Law
  • Materials Science and Engineering
  • Mathematics
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Medcine
  • Medical Biochemistry
  • Medical Microbiology and Parasitology
  • Medical Pharmacology and Therapeutics
  • Medical Rehabilitation
  • Mental Health
  • Microbiology
  • Morbid Anatomy and Forensic Medicine
  • Music
  • Nursing Science
  • Obstetrics, Gynaecology and Perinatology
  • Ophthalmology
  • Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and Oral
  • Orthopaedics and Traumatology
  • Paediatrics and Child Health
  • Pathology
  • Pharmaceutical Chemistry
  • Pharmaceutics
  • Pharmacognosy
  • Pharmacology
  • Philosophy
  • Physical and Health Education
  • Physics
  • Physiological Sciences
  • Political Science
  • Preventive and Community Dentistry
  • Psychology
  • Public Law
  • Quantity Surveying
  • Radiology
  • Religious Studies
  • Restorative Dentistry
  • Science and Technology Education
  • Sociology & Anthropology
  • Soil Science
  • Surgery
  • Urban and Regional Planning
  • Zoology
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Admission Requirement for Undergraduate Programms

Prospective students would need to satisfy the following general requirements before they are offered admission to the University.

Prospective candidates must have obtained a minimum of Five (5) passes at Credit level in the Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination (SSCE or Equivalent) conducted by the West African Examinations Council (WAEC) or the National Examinations Council (NECO) in not more than two (2) sittings, including a pass at credit level in both English and Mathematics and other subjects relevant to the candidate’s chosen field of study. They would then be required to register and write a test (Post -UTME) which is conducted by the University.

Obafemi Awolowo University Application Links

Follow the links below to start your Journey at OAU.

Post UTME/DE

OAU offers admissions to new students into the courses above listed. For OAU Post UTME

Post Graduate

Obafemi Awolowo University Admission for post graduate studies is open for different courses.

Distance Learning/SANDWICH

OAU also offers exclusive Continuing Education and Distance Learning programs

IJMB/Remedial

Apply OAU for Direct entry or for Remedial programmes and JUPEB

OAU Fees & Tuition

  • New Students   N56,000 – N61,000 Total fees
  • Returning Students : N39,000 – N45,000

Financial Aids

You can get a couple of aids and scholarship once you have a good GP from your first session. Here are some link of helpful scholarships you can opt for.

OAU – Obafemi Awolowo University Campus Life

Housing

  • School Hostel     +Yes
  • Co-ed Housing    +Yes
  • Parking Space     – No
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Student Activities

  • Student Union Government    +yes
  • Sport Activities                           +Yes
  • TV Station                                    -No

Campus Events

  • Matric                  +Yes
  • Fresher’s Night   +yes
  • Student Week     +yes
  • Final year Week  +yes

Student Organizations

  • SUG                      +yes
  • Dept Executive   +yes
  • Course Senior/Rep     +yes
  • Students Clubs and Society +yes

Student Services

  • Health Clinic      +yes
  • Counselling        +yes
  • Student Affairs  +yes
  • Free Wifi Services +yes

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