Western Delta University was founded in 2007 as a private higher education institution located in Oghara, Delta. Western Delta University is officially accredited and/or recognized by the National Universities Commission, Nigeria. Western Delta University (WDU) is a small coeducational higher education institution that 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 in several areas of study. Western Delta University is the brainchild of a group of Urhobo Scholars under the aegis of Urhobo Advancement Foundation (UAF) who saw the need for a privately financed university in the wetlands of Delta State of Nigeria. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment at WDU.
University Name: Western Delta University
Year Established: 2007
University Motto: Knowledge for Human Advancement
Country Rank: 102
World Rank: 11265
Academic Calendar: Semesters
Law School: Yes, Law (LL.B)
Other Schools: Yes, Western Delta University has other faculty including Social and Management Sciences, Natural and Applied Sciences, Institute of Delta Studies and Law (LL.B). Western Delta University runs a School of Post Graduate Studies.
The University has other Centre and Units including Institute of Delta Studies, Academic Planning Unit, Budget Unit, Sports Unit, Student Affairs, Registry, and Library Unit among others.
Accreditation: Western Delta University is accredited by the National Universities Commission, Nigeria.
Library Collection: Yes, WBU Library
Trademark Filings and University Licensing: Nil
Degrees and Certificates Awarded: Multiple including Bachelor degrees, Masters Degrees, Doctorate degrees in several areas of study.