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.

General Information

University Name: Western Delta University

Nickname: WDU

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.

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