Afe Babalola University ABUAD

Afe Babalola University ABUAD

Afe Babalola University (ABUAD) is a private university located in Ado-Ekiti, Ekiti State, Nigeria. It was founded by a lawyer and philanthropist, Afe Babalola, in 2009. Afe Babalola University offers Academic programs in six Colleges: Sciences, Law, Engineering, Social and Management Sciences, Medicine and Health Sciences, and Postgraduate Studies. The Engineering College is built on three and half acres of land and is reputed to be one of the largest in Africa. The college was inaugurated by former President Goodluck Jonathan.

NameAfe Babalola UniversityABUAD
MottoLabor Servitum Et Integritas (Latin)
Motto in EnglishLabor for service and Integrity
ChancellorAfe Babalola
Vice-ChancellorElisabeta Smaranda Olarinde (Acting)
Administrative staff1255

Afe Babalola University ABUAD Undergraduate college

The university operates a collegiate system and has five major colleges. They are the College of Engineering, College of Medicine and Health Sciences, College of Sciences, College of Law and College of Social and Management Sciences. Some of the colleges offer post graduate programme in some departments.

The College of Law

The College of Law is fully accredited by the National University Commission (NUC) of Nigeria, the college consist of fully furnished class rooms, a common room, a library containing law journals and articles and a moot court for students to have court practice session. There are a number of student chambers in the college backed by staff mentors who battle against each other in moot court sessions. Associate Prof. Elisabeta Smaranda Olarinde, (FCAI) is the pioneer provost of the college of law and is still the current provost of the college; she is also the acting vice chancellor of the university. The college of law which is regarded as one of the best law colleges in Nigeria offers both undergraduate and postgraduate degree (masters level) in law.

Academic program

  • LL.B Law  

The College of Engineering

The college of engineering was accredited by both the NUC and COREN during their one-week visit to the college. The main engineering building which houses laboratories, a central engineering library, lecturer rooms, an auditorium, a central engineering workshop and a certified Festo training center. The engineering building is named after the former Nigerian president Dr. Goodluck Jonathan and was commissioned by him on 20 October 2013 during the university’s first convocation ceremony. Prof. Israel Esan Owolabi served as the pioneer provost of the college of engineering; he stepped down from the post in 2015 and he is currently engaged in teaching activities in the electrical/electronics engineering programme.


Academic programs

  • B.Eng. Mechanical Engineering
  • B.Eng. Mechatronic Engineering
  • B.Eng. Electrical/Electronic Engineering
  • B.Eng. Petroleum Engineering
  • B.Eng. Civil Engineering
  • B.Eng. Chemical Engineering
  • B.Eng. Computer Engineering
  • B.Eng. Agricultural Engineering
  • B.Eng. Biomedical Engineering
  • B.Eng. Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering

The College of Sciences

The College of Sciences is one of the pioneer colleges of the university after the university’s approval by the Nigerian University Commission (NUC). The university admitted students at inception on 4 January 2010.

Academic programs

  • B.Sc. Microbiology
  • B.Sc. Human Biology
  • B.Sc. Biotechnology
  • B.Sc. Biochemistry
  • B.Sc. Chemistry
  • B.Sc. Industrial Chemistry
  • B.Sc. Computer Science
  • B.Sc. Geology.
  • B.Sc. Physics with Electronics
  • B.Sc. Physics
  • B.Sc. Petroleum Chemistry
  • B.Arch Architecture

The College of Social and Management Sciences

At inception, on 4 January 2010 the university admitted students into the College of Social and Management Sciences, being one of the pioneer colleges of the university. The session ran smoothly without hitches from 4 January to August 2010. The second session of the university started on October 4, 2010, with over 1,000 students. So far the university has maintained strict compliance with its academic calendar which makes it possible for students to pre-determine their possible date of completion of their programmes even before enrolment. It has been the policy of the university to post on-line students’ results within 24hours of approval by the Senate.

Academic programs

  • B.Sc. Economics
  • B.Sc. Accounting
  • B.Sc. Banking and Finance
  • B.Sc. Business Administration
  • B.Sc. Tourism and Events Management.
  • B.Sc. Political Science
  • B.Sc. International Relations and Diplomacy
  • B.Sc. Peace and Conflict Studies
  • B.Sc. Intelligence and Security Studies
  • B.Sc. Social Justice
  • B.Sc. Communication and Media Studies
  • B.Sc. Marketing
  • B.Sc. Entrepreneurship
  • B.Sc. Sociology

The College of Medicine and Health Sciences

The college commenced activities in October 2011 having been approved by the National Universities Commission.

Academic programs

  • Medicine and Surgery (M.B.B.S)
  • B.NSc. Nursing Sciences
  • B.MLS. Medical Laboratory Science
  • B.Sc. Anatomy
  • B.Sc. Physiology
  • B.Sc. Human Nutrition and Dietetics
  • B.Sc. Pharmacology
  • B.Sc. Public Health
  • Pharm.D Pharmacy
  • B.DS. Dentistry
  • OD. Optometry

The College of Arts and Humanities

Academic programs

  • B. A. Performing Arts
  • B. A. English
  • B. A. History and International Studies
  • B. A. Linguistics

The College of Agriculture

Academic programs

  • B. Agric. Animal Science
  • B. Agric. Agricultural Economics
  • B. Agric. Extension Education
  • B. Agric. Crop Science
  • B. Agric. Soil Science

Postgraduate college

The university operates a collegiate system and has five major Postgraduate colleges. They are the College of Engineering, College of Medicine and Health Sciences, College of Sciences, College of Law and College of Social and Management Sciences.

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