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List of Courses Offered in Igbinedion University, Okada (IUO)


University’s Name: Igbinedion University, Okada (IUO). Location: Okada, Edo State, Nigeria. Official Website:

In this article, you would get to know all the undergraduate degree courses offered in Igbinedion University, Okada (IUO).

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Igbinedion University, Okada was established in 1991 as the first private university in Nigeria. The institution is located in Okada, headquarters of Ovia North-East Local Government Area (LGA), Edo State, Nigeria. Igbinedion University was named after its founder, Sir Gabriel Osawaru Igbinedion CFR – a billionaire, philanthropist and a prominent Benin Chief.

This renowned institution offers both undergraduate and graduate programmes accredited by the National Universities Commission (NUC). The undergraduate courses and programmes offered in Igbinedion University are classified into seven (7) colleges – College of Arts and Social Sciences, Sanusi Lamido Sanusi College of Business and Management Studies, Oba Erediauwa College of Law, General Abdulsalami Abubakar College of Engineering, Oba Okunade Sijuwade College of Health Sciences, College of Natural and Applied Sciences and Dora Akunyili College of Pharmacy. The university boasts of a student enrollment of over 5000 students across the seven colleges.

Igbinedion University is the first Private University in Sub-Saharan African to produce medical doctors and the first Private University graduate to bag a first class at the highly competitive Nigeria Law School in 2006.

The list of courses and programmes offered in Igbinedion University is as follows;

List of Courses Offered at Igbinedion University, Okada (IUO)

College of Arts and Social Sciences

·        Economics and Development Studies

·        English

·        Geography and Regional Planning

·        Mass Communication

·        Political Science and Public Administration

·        International Relations

·        Sociology and Anthropology

·        Theatre Arts

Sanusi Lamido Sanusi College of Business and Management Studies

·        Accounting

·        Banking and Finance

·        Business Administration

Oba Erediauwa College of Law

·        Bachelor of Law, LL.B.

General Abdulsalami Abubakar College of Engineering

·        Civil Engineering

·        Chemical Engineering

·        Computer Engineering

·        Electrical/Electronics Engineering

·        Mechanical Engineering

·        Petroleum Engineering

Oba Okunade Sijuwade College of Health Sciences

·        Medicine and Surgery

·        Anatomy

·        Biochemistry

·        Physiology

·        Medical Laboratory Sciences

·        Nursing Science

College of Natural and Applied Sciences

·        Chemistry and Industrial Chemistry

·        Computer Science and Information Technology

·        Microbiology

Dora Akunyili College of Pharmacy

·        Pharmacy


Academic History of Igbenidion University’s Colleges

Igbinedion University began its academic programmes in the1999/2000 academic session in five colleges – Arts and Social Sciences, Business and Management Studies, Law, Health Sciences, and Applied Sciences. The first set of students came into the university on Friday, 15th Oct., 1999. IUO introduced and began its College of Engineering programmes in the 2002/2003 academic session. The College of Pharmacy and Nursing began later in the 2004/2005 academic session.


Igbinedion University’s Vision, Mission and Core Values


To be a center of academic excellence through teaching, research and knowledge production in response to contextualized national and global needs.


To pursue excellence in teaching, research and scholarship through the provision of world class facilities and opportunities for education, training and employment to all those able to benefit without any form of discrimination

To enhance human advancement, prosperity and public welfare through teaching, research and outreach programmes that encourage applications of knowledge, promote discipline and emphasize entrepreneurship, and manage resources effectively to achieve these aims.

Core Values:

·        Scholarship

·        Integrity

·        Team Spirit

·        Enterprise

·        Responsiveness


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