THE LEADER IN QUALITY AND FUNCTIONAL EDUCATION INVITES QUALIFIED APPLICANTS FOR ADMISSION INTO 2023/2024 UNDERGRADUATE, PRE-DEGREE AND DEGREE FOUNDATION PROGRAMMES.
1. WHY ABUAD IS THE FIRST CHOICE FOR CANDIDATES IN SEARCH OF QUALITY AND FUNCTIONAL EDUCATION
ABUAD is founded by Aare Afe Babalola, OFR, CON, SAN, a holder of eight (8) Honourary Doctorate Degrees from eight (8) Universities and Fellowships from four other Higher Institutions round the world, including LL. D (London), LL. D (UNILAG), LL. D (UI), D. Lit (NDA), a self-made man who obtained two degrees, B. Sc (Economics) and LL. B, from University of London through Private Studies; an acclaimed university Administrator; Former Pro-Chancellor of University of Lagos and Winner of NUC's Best Pro-Chancellor Award (twice) in Nigeria, Former Chairman, Committee of Pro-Chancellors of Nigeria Universities, Winner of African Man of the Year in Education in 2014, the 2016 African Leadership Magazine's Recipient of the Award for Pioneering Excellence & Innovation in Tertiary Education in Africa, Recipient of the 2013 Zik Prize in Leadership and Recipient of the 2018 Chief Obafemi Awolowo Prize for Leadership Award.
2. UNIQUENESS OF ABUAD
(i) Acknowledged by NUC as "a model, benchmark and a reference point in University Education",
(ii) Acknowledged "as the Pride of University Education in Nigeria" by National Universities Commission (NUC).
(iii) Acknowledged by Association of Vice Chancellors of Nigeria as the "most successful private University in Nigeria”
(iv) Acknowledged by UNESCO "as a world class institution of Higher Education”
(v) Consistent, predictable and assured Academic calendar
(vi) Full Accreditation by NUC and Professional Bodies in all 47 programmes including seven (7) programmes in Engineering, Law, Medicine and Health Sciences, Accounting, Computer Science, Media & Communication, International Relations and Social Justice.
(vii) ABUAD has the most advanced Computational Platform for Drugs Design & Research in Nigeria.
3. UNPRECEDENTED LANDMARK ACHIEVEMENTS IN ACADEMICS
(i) Free tuition for Nigerian candidates with distinction (A1) in all Ordinary Level subjects for one Academic session.
(ii) Scholarship for “international candidates” with outstanding result in Ordinary Level equivalent subjects for one Academic session to the tune of $5,000
(iii) ABUAD graduated its first set of graduates in 2013 and has continued annually, without fail, since then.
(iv) ABUAD has inducted three sets of Medical Doctors, starting with the 43 pioneer Medical Doctors in 2018 after only 6years with 8 distinctions - a record
(v) ABUAD produced the Best Overall Student out of 6,500 at the Council of Legal Education Examination (Law School) 2018
(vi) ABUAD recorded 12 First Class, won 24 out of 36 Prizes at the Council of Legal Education Examination (Law School) 2018
(vii) ABUAD produced the 2nd Best Overall student out of 2,500 students in ICAN/ATS West Africa Examination, 2018.
(viii) It is mandatory for ABUAD students to obtain additional Professional Certification in Banking, Accounting, ICT, Marketing, ICAN, Computer Science, Engineering, Nursing Science, Medical Laboratory Science and Arbitration while pursuing their Undergraduate Degrees.
(ix) It is mandatory for ABUAD students to have Certificate of Proficiency in one modern foreign language (Chinese or French) with scholarship to study in China.
(x) The Institute of Government Research and Leadership Technology awarded ABUAD the Best Law Faculty Award in 2012
(xi) The Computer Professionals Registration Council of Nigeria in 2013 designated ABUAD as Centre of Excellence in Cyber Security.
(xii) ABUAD has consistently been recording 100% Pass rate in Nursing Examination,
(xiii) ABUAD has consistently been recording 100% Pass rate in Medical Laboratory Technology Examination
(xiv) The Engineering College is acknowledged as the “Template for Engineering Education in Nigeria” by Nigerian Society of Engineers.
(xv) ABUAD trained 1000 students in the IFAD Youth Empowerment Scheme with 350 Youths already trained and provided with start-up facilities.
(xvi) ABUAD has UNESCO Chairs in:
a. Entrepreneurship Education and Sustainable Development
b. Peace & Citizenship
4. PREVENTIVE MEASURES AVAILABLE AGAINST COVID-19:
Residential Accommodation for all students, perimeter wall fence enclosing all Colleges and Hostels, Secured Entrance Gates, Automatic Hand washing Machines, Bio-Safety Cabinets, Infra-red thermometers at the Gates of all Colleges, and Hostels, Mobile Fumigation Vehicles, Hand Fumigation Machines, mandatory test for all students, staff and visitors, modern and well-equipped Hospital, Holden Bay, Molecular Laboratory, restriction on visitors and mandatory wearing of face masks and physical distancing by all.
5. NEW PROGRAMMES
ABUAD commenced Academic work in the following Programmes in 2019.
(d) Optometry, and
(e) Performing Arts,
6. INTERNSHIP, SCHOLARSHIP AND OTHER OPPORTUNITIES
(i) In 2013, when ABUAD was barely three-and-half years old, the US Consulate in Nigeria granted the University the Fulbright Exchange Programme as of right. With this rare offer, ABUAD has become one of the very few universities granted the right to attend the programme that is often applied and keenly contested for.
(ii) Full Scholarship for Miss Mary Adeyemo, a First-class Law Graduate of ABUAD, who was offered a direct admission for a Ph. D at Oxford University, United Kingdom (UK), without going through the conventional Master of Laws (LL. M)
(ii) Internship opportunities for students in Nigeria (Pan Ocean), USA, England, China and Germany.
(iii) Students and Teachers Exchange Programme available in highly ranked world Universities in Brazil, USA, Germany, Cote-d'Iviore, China, Republic of Benin, and England.
(iv) ABUAD has Center for Mechanical Laboratory powered by CES Industries of America.
(v) Annual Scholarship by Dragnet Solutions Limited.
(vi) Annual Scholarships by Pan Ocean Oil Corporation.
(vii) Annual Scholarships by Zartech Limited.
(viii) Annual Scholarship training in Chinese language in Chinese University.
(ix) 50% tuition fees reduction available for students studying Agriculture who are also entitled to take-off grant after graduation.
(x) Annual Scholarships for ABUAD Teachers and Students totaling N7million in 2011, N17.5million in 2012, N32million in 2013, N35million in 2014 in N42million in 2015, N45 million in 2016, N72million in 2017, N135million in 2018, N152million in 2019 and N210 million in 2020.
(xi) Agbami Medical and Engineering professional scholarship by Chevron, Star Deep Petroleum Limited and Partners.
7. ULTRA-MODERN STRUCTURES /INFRASTRUCTURE
(I) State-of-the-art ICT Building with 1000 Units of modern-day Computers
(ii) State-of-the-art Talent Discovery Building housing 26 sporting facilities and 15 skills.
(iii) Ultra-modern structures housing exotic Colleges, Hostels and other Utilities.
(iv) Fully residential quarters for all students and staff.
(v) State-of-the-art 400-bed Multi-System Hospital.
(vi) Ultra-modern Planetarium equipped with state-of-the-art facilities
(vii) Ultra-modern Postgraduate School Buildings
(viii) Stable and Uninterrupted Power Supply through the University Independent Power Project
(ix) 121-unit Industrial Research Park that is unprecedented in Nigeria and Sub-Saharan Africa
(x) 24-hour Robust Internet/Wifi Access
8. ABUAD MULTI-SYSTEM HOSPITAL:
To complement its Medical Training Programme, ABUAD built an ultra-modern 400-bed Multi-system Hospital which was commissioned on October 20, 2017. The Hospital is populated with the most modern and sophisticated medical equipment and employed the best of hands that have made it the Hospital of first choice in Africa. This has stood it out as a clear leader and the toast of its peers in Africa
No wonder, Dr. Yemi Johnson, the Chief Medical Director of First Cardiology Consultants, Lagos, had this to say about the Hospital: “This is my first visit to Ekiti and the ABUAD Hospital was my first stop. This is really impressive. I can say without any equivocation that this hospital has more high-tech medical equipment than all the hospitals in Lagos put together. This is most certainly the best equipped hospital in Sub-Saharan Africa”.
One amazing thing about the Multi-system Hospital is that despite the fact that it is equipped with state-of-the-art medical equipment, the rates are much lower than what people think.
There is a Ministry of Aviation-certified Helipad right on the University campus, with which patients could be conveniently ferried from any part of the country to the Hospital.
9. ABUAD INDUSTRIAL RESEARCH PARK
As an innovative University that set out to make a difference, Afe Babalola University conceptualized the establishment of a 121-Units of industries in the Industrial Research Park, an amalgamation of industry with university to promote Innovation, research, industrial development, employment and generate income for the industry, university community, the State and the Federal Government.
On January 25, 2018, the revered Ooni of Ife, His Imperial Majesty, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi, Ojaja II, turned the sod of Industrial Park. This singular event marked the beginning of Industrial Revolution in Nigeria and since then, nobody has doubted the University's ability to do it judging by the streak of successes ABUAD has recorded since it came into existence slightly over 11 years ago.
The first phase of the 121-unit Industrial Research Park took off on Monday, June 21, 2021 with the commissioning of the University's Independent Power Project, IPP and the foundation laying of nine other industries within the Industrial Park Complex.
The University's enrollment has grown from 240 students in January 2009/2010 Academic Session to 8,500 students in September 2020/2021 Academic Session having graduated eight (8) sets of students in 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019 and 2020.
11. Robust Parents/Teachers Consultative Forum.
12. There is freedom of Religion in ABUAD. However, wearing of Religion not allowed.
13. Security: Unapparelled Security Apparatus and full complements of Security Forces put in place to beef up ABUAD’s Security System.
14. National and International Acknowledgments and Scorecard – See ABUAD 10-year Scorecard and Milestone at ABUAD website – www.abuad.edu.ng
(1) COLLEGE OF MEDICINE & HEALTH SCIENCES
(A) Intercalated Degree/Medicine & Surgery (M.B.B.S) – 7years
ABUAD, renowned for uninterrupted Academic Calendar, qualitative and functional education, has decided to further enhance the Academic and professional quality of ABUAD-trained Medical Doctors by introducing Intercalated Degree Programme for ABUAD Medical students beginning from 2021/2022 Academic Session.
MBBS students, instead of spending six (6) years, will spend additional one year and obtain a Bachelor's Degree in any of the following areas: Human Anatomy, Human Physiology, Biochemistry and Pharmacology.
The Intercalated Programme will afford the candidates the opportunity of having an Academic career progression leading to their becoming University Professors and Consultants. This is the practice in top Medical Colleges in advanced countries of the world and it is also captured in NUC proposal.
ABUAD Medical students presently in 300 Level and who wish to take advantage of the Intercalated Degree Programme will write the Bachelor of Science Degree Examination in their chosen field when they are in 400 Level. They will thereafter proceed to complete their Medical Programme.
All 100 Level candidates will be admitted to pre-Medicine.
After one year, successful candidates will be admitted into MBBS at 200 Level through a competitive process.
They will continue in MBBS programme up to 300 Level.
After completing 300 Level, they will spend one year to obtain a Bachelor Degree in their chosen course.
They will return to MBBS Programme at 400 Level and continue their clinical training.
They will graduate with B. Sc. and MBBS after seven (7) years. Their B. Sc. will afford them the opportunity to earn a one-year Master's Degree later
(B) BASIC APPLIED MEDICAL SCIENCES
(i) B. N. Sc. Nursing Sciences – 5 years
(ii) B.MLS. Medical Laboratory Science – 5 years
(iii) OD. Optometry - 6 years
(C) BASIC MEDICAL SCIENCES - 4 years
(i) B.Sc. Human Anatomy – 4 years
(ii) B.Sc. Human Physiology – 4 years
(iii) B.Sc. Human Nutrition & Dietetics – 4 years
(iv) B.Sc. Pharmacology & Therapeutics– 4 years
(v) B. Sc. Public Health – 4 years
(2) COLLEGE OF LAW
(i) LL. B Law - 5 years
(3) COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING (5 years)
(i) B. Eng. Mechanical Engineering
(ii) B. Eng. Mechatronic Engineering
(iii) B. Eng. Electrical/ Electronic Engineering
(iv) B. Eng. Petroleum Engineering
(v) B. Eng. Civil Engineering
(vi) B. Eng. Chemical Engineering
(vii) B.Eng. Computer Engineering
(viii) B. Eng. Agricultural Engineering
(ix) B. Eng. Biomedical Engineering
(x) B. Eng. Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering
NB: College which has 37 Laboratories is acknowledged as the “Template for Engineering Education in Nigeria”. The College has also won international competitions for invention in Seattle, US in 2015 and in London, England in 2016.
(4) COLLEGE OF PHARMACY
(i) College of Pharmacy (Pharm. D) - 6 years
(4) COLLEGE OF SCIENCES (4 years)
(i) B.Sc. Microbiology
(ii) B.Sc. Human Biology
(iii) B.Sc. Biotechnology
(iv) B.Sc. Biochemistry
(v) B.Sc. Chemistry
(vi) B.Sc. Industrial Chemistry
(vii) B.Sc. Computer Science
(viii) B.Sc. Geology.
(ix) B.Sc. Physics with Electronics
(x) B.Sc. Physics
(xi) B.Sc. Petroleum Chemistry
(xii) B. Arch Architecture (4 years)
(5) COLLEGE OF SOCIAL & MANAGEMENT SCIENCES (4 years)
(i) B.Sc. Economics
(ii) B.Sc. Accounting
(iii) B.Sc. Banking & Finance
(iv) B.Sc. Business Administration
(v) B.Sc. Tourism & Events Management.
(vi) B.Sc. Political Science
(vii) B.Sc. International Relations & Diplomacy
(viii) B.Sc. Peace & Conflict Studies
(ix) B.Sc. Intelligence & Security Studies
(x) B.Sc. Social Justice
(xi) B.Sc. Communication & Media Studies
(xii) B.Sc. Sociology
(6) COLLEGE OF ARTS AND HUMANITIES (4 years)
(i) B. A. Performing Arts
(8) PRE-DEGREE PROGRAMME - (9 months - Admission into 100 Level)
Visit Afe Babalola International Study Centre Ibadan, Oyo State to collect form. Click http://abisc.org.ng/contact-us/
(9) DEGREE FOUNDATION PROGRAMME - (18 months - Direct Entry into 200 Level)
Visit Afe Babalola International Study Centre Ibadan, Oyo State to collect form. Click http://abisc.org.ng/contact-us/
(10) PART TIME STUDIES
ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS FOR UNDERGRADUATE PROGRAMMES
1. Current Unified Tertiary Matriculations Examination (UTME) Result
2. Five O' Level (WAEC, NECO, GCE, NABTEB and IGCSE) Credit Passes at one sitting to include English Language, Mathematics, Literature in English, and any other 2 Social Sciences or Arts Subjects are required for admission into College of Law.
3. Five O' Level (WAEC, NECO, GCE, NABTEB and IGCSE) Credit Passes at one sitting to include English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry, Physics and Biology are required for admission into the MBBS Programme.
4. Other Programmes: Five O' Level (WAEC, NECO, GCE, NABTEB and IGCSE) Credit Passes at not more than two sittings to include English Language, Mathematics and three (3) other subjects relevant to course of study.
5. Results of PAST Unified Tertiary Matriculations Examinations (UTME) are not allowed.
6. Candidates awaiting SSCE results or its equivalent can also apply for admission provided they qualify when results are available.
ONLINE APPLICATION FOR UNDERGRADUATES
(i) Click on http://admission.abuad.edu.ng/to fill the online form and to make online payment OR
(ii) Download the Application Form Online on the University Website: www. abuad.edu.ng OR
(iii) You can also purchase form at the designated centres listed below.
MODE OF APPLICATION FOR UNDERGRADUATE PROGRAMMES
1.0 PURCHASE OF ADMISSION APPLICATION FORM
Candidates who chose ABUAD in the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) are to pay the sum of N2,000 for Admission Application Form and N5,000 as Screening Fee into any of the under-listed Banks with ABUAD Undergraduate Account Number while Direct Entry and Inter-University Transfer Application Forms is N10,500 each which is to be paid to same under-listed Banks.
2.0 CHANGE OF INSTITUTION
2.1 Candidates who did not choose Afe Babalola University (ABUAD) in the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) are also qualified to participate in the Post-UTME screening by purchasing a change of institution Form from the University at a cost of N3,500 which is in addition to the N2,000 for Admission Application Form and N5000 as Screening Fee from any of the under-listed banks. Please note that a Change of Institution Form from JAMB is also a requirement.
DESIGNATED SELLING POINTS FOR UNDERGRADUATE FORMS
(I) ONLINE ON http://admissions.abuad.edu.ng/
(ii) MAIN CAMPUS: AFE BABALOLA UNIVERSITY [ABUAD], ADO-EKITI, KM 8.5, AFE BABALOLA WAY, ADO-EKITI, EKITI STATE.
(iii) IBADAN OFFICE, EMMANUEL CHAMBERS: 80, FAJUYI ROAD, EKOTEDO, IBADAN.
(iv) ABUJA OFFICE: EMMANUEL HOUSE, 24, MADEIRA STREET, IMANI ESTATE, MAITAMA, ABUJA.
(v) LAGOS OFFICE: EMMANUEL HOUSE, PLOT 1, BLOCK 4, CMD/JUBILEE ROAD, MAGODO GRA, LAGOS.
(vi) PORT-HARCOURT OFFICE: EMMANUEL CHAMBERS, NO 43, WOGU STREET D/LINE, PORTHARCOURT, RIVERS STATE.
(vii) WARRI: MONTESSORI INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL, 66, AIRPORT ROAD, OPPOSITE DELTA CAREER COLLEGE, WARRI.
NB: International Applicants are required to forward their Academic Transcripts to the following email addresses;
1. reg firstname.lastname@example.org
FOR FURTHER ENQUIRIES CONTACT:
3. Call any of the following numbers: 08127772121, 08034402771, 08152970475, 09011673845, 09011574312 and 08033509150.
IMPORTANT NOTICE – FRAUDSTERS
1. Because of FRUADSTERS, Applicants should call the following contacts ONLY: Registrar on 08127772121, 08152970475 and 08033509150, Bayo on 08034402771, Ebun on 09011673845 and Folorunso on 08064843087
CANDIDATES ARE ADVISED IN THEIR OWN INTEREST NOT TO ENTERTAIN ANY CALL FROM ANY NUMBER DIFFERENT FROM THE SIX TELEPHONE LINES LISTED ABOVE
2. Applicants should use the designated Bank Accounts listed above as payment made into any other Account shall be at the Applicant's risk.
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