Ekiti State University, Ado Ekiti was established in 1982 as  a non-profit public higher education institution located in the small city of Ado-Ekiti, Ekiti.

Ekiti State University, Ado Ekiti  is officially accredited and/or recognized by the National Universities Commission, Nigeria. Nicknamed EKSU, the university is a very large coeducational higher education institution.

Ekiti State University, Ado Ekiti 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. EKSU also provides facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment at EKSU.

General Information

University Name: Ekiti State University, Ado Ekiti

Nickname: EKSU

Year Established: 1982

University Motto: Knowledge, Honour, Service

Country Rank: 40

World Rank: 8171

Academic Calendar: Semesters

Law School: Yes, Faculty of Law

Other Faculty: Yes, Ekiti State University, Ado Ekiti has other faculty including College of Medicine, Agricultural Sciences, Arts, Education, Engineering, Law, Management Sciences, Science, The Social Science. The University also run a Postgraduate School, Part-Time Studies, Pre Degree, Affiliate Programme, Sandwich.

The University has other Centre and Units including SIWES, General Studies, Directorate of Distance Learning,  Academic Staff Assessment, Staff Apper Form, Directorate of Information and Communication Technology, Works and Services Department, Office of Research and Development, Entrepreneurship Centre, Centre for Gender and Development Studies, Centre for Counselling and Human Development, Advancement Centre.

Accreditation: Ekiti State University, Ado Ekiti is accredited by the National Universities Commission, Nigeria.

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)

Library Collection: Yes, EKSU Library

Trademark Filings and University Licensing: Not Reported

Degrees and Certificates Awarded: Multiple including Bachelor degrees, Masters Degrees, Doctorate degrees in several areas of study.

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