University of IlorinOverview

University of Ilorin was established in 1975.

The University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the city of Ilorin in Kwara State. University of Ilorin was one of the seven institutions of higher learning established by a decree of the Federal Military Government in August, 1975.  The University started out with only three academic faculties of Arts, Science and Education.

The University is accredited by the National Universities Commission, Nigeria.

University of Ilorin offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, and doctorate degrees in several areas of study.

International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment at UniIlorin.

General Information

University Name: University of Ilorin
Nickname: UniIlorin
Year Established: 1975
University Motto: Probitas and Doctrina (Character and Learning)
Country Rank: 5
World Rank: 2985
Academic Calendar: Semesters
Law School: Yes,  University of Ilorin – Faculty of Law
Other Faculties: Yes, University of Ilorin has 14 faculties including – Faculty of Agriculture, Arts, Comm. & Information Sciences, Education, Engineering and Technology, Environmental Science, Life Science, Law, Management Sciences, Pharmaceutical Science, Physical Science, Social Sciences, Veterinary Medicine. The University runs a College of Health Sciences and a Postgraduate School.

University of Ilorin has other centres/units which includes Centre for International Education, Linguistic Immersion Centre, Research Dev. & In-house Training, Peace and Strategic Studies, Centre for Ilorin Studies, Technical and Entrepreneurship Centre, Institute of Translation Arts, Unilorin Archives & Documentation Centre, Counselling & Human Development Centre, Sugar Research Institute, Centre for Affiliated Institutions, NWRCBNet-NC, Central Research Laboratories, SIWES Unit. 

Accreditation: University of Ilorin is accredited by the National Universities Commission, Nigeria. The University is affiliated with

  • Association of African Universities (AAU)
  • Federation of the Universities of the Islamic World (FUIW)
  • International Association of Universities (IAU)
  • National University Commission (NUC)
  • Association of West African Universities (AWAU)
Library Collection: Yes University of Ilorin 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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