Benson Idahosa University was founded in 2002 as a non-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large city of Benin City, Edo. Benson Idahosa University is officially accredited and/or recognized by the National Universities Commission, Nigeria. Benson Idahosa University (BIU) is a coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Pentecostal religion. Benson Idahosa University (BIU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees, bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. BIU is fully accredited by Nigeria’s higher education accreditation body, the National Universities Commission (NUC). BIU is the only university in Africa with International membership with the United States National Academy of Inventors (NAI). Benson Idahosa University has maintained an enviable record in sports. BIU has maintained the best performance by any private university in Nigeria in all editions of Nigerian Private Universities Games (NPUGA), Nigerian Universities Games Association (NUGA) and West African Universities Games (WAUG). International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment at BIU.

General Information

University Name: Benson Idahosa University

Nickname: BIU

Year Established: 2002

University Motto: Academic Excellence with Godliness

Country Rank: 64

World Rank: 9679

Academic Calendar: Semesters

Law School: Yes, Faculty of Law

Other Faculty: Benson Idahosa University has other faculty including Agriculture, Arts and Education, Faculty of Sciences, Law, Social and Management Science, Engineering

The University has other Centre and Units including Student Insurance Scheme, Academic Planning Unit, Sport Unit, and Library Unit.

Accreditation: Benson Idahosa University is accredited by the National Universities Commission, Nigeria.

Library Collection: Yes, BUI 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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