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About Osun State University
Osun State University, fondly called ‘UNIOSUN’ was established by the administration of the former governor of the state, Prince Olagunsoye Oyinlola in 2006, and runs a multi-campus (subsidiary) system, consisting of six campuses located across the six geopolitical zones in the state. It has its campuses in Osogbo, Ikire, Okuku, Ifetedo, Ipetu Ijesha and Ejibo, housing the colleges of Health Science, Humanities and Culture, Social Science and Management, Law, Education and Agriculture respectively. UNIOSUN is recognized as the 80th University in Nigeria, and the 30th state University following accreditation by the National Universities Commission to run undergraduate and postgraduate programmes.
Osun State University Faculties and Courses Offered
The institution runs a collegiate system and has about six (6) colleges offering departmental courses in various disciplines, in addition to a number of centres and schools. They include:
College of Health Sciences; consists of the faculties of;
Basic Medical Sciences
Basic Clinical Sciences
Medicine and Surgery
College of Agriculture
Agricultural Economics and Extension
Fisheries and Wildlife
College of Education; consists of the following departments:
Arts and Social Science Education
Science, Mathematics and Technology Education
These departments offer bachelor’s degree programmes in Economics, English, Political Science, Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics, e.t.c.
College of Humanities and Culture
Languages and Linguistics
History and International Studies
College of Social and Management Sciences
Banking and Finance
College of Science, Engineering and Technology; this is divided into two faculties:
Faculty of Engineering and Environmental Sciences
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
Urban and Regional Planning
Faculty of Basic and Applied Sciences
Information and Communication technology, e.t.c. and
College of Law
Osun State University Admission Requirements
Admission requirements are averagely selective and depend on the courses available. The University offers admission for both Undergraduate and Postgraduate programmes.
UNIOSUN Admission Requirements For Undergraduates
100 Level Entry Students:
Applicants must possess a minimum of five (5) credit passes in SSCE/GCE O’LEVEL/NECO/NABTEB or equivalents at no more than two (2) sittings obtained in subjects relevant to the proposed field of study. The 5 credits must compulsorily be in Mathematics, English and 3 other related subjects.
In addition, applicants must register, sit for and attain the prescribed cut-off mark (usually 200) in UTME, and also prepare for a screening process organized by the school.
200 Level (Direct-entry) Students:
Applicants must have a National Diploma, which should come from a recognized institution in Nigeria.
Applicants are required to have a Nigerian Certificate in Education (NCE) in a subject(s) related to the proposed field of study with a minimum of one unit and two (2) advanced level passes.
Osun State University Admission Requirements For Masters
Applicants are required to have a first degree from a University recognized by the Senate of UNIOSUN in a related field of study. A Postgraduate Diploma in a related field from a University recognized by the school would also be an added advantage.State University
Osun State University Admission Requirements For Ph.D.
Candidates applying for the Doctor of Philosophy degree programmes must possess a master's degree with a minimum score of not less than 60% or a cumulative grade point average (CGPA) of 3.5 on a 5-point scale, in a relevant field of study from a University recognized by the Senate of UNIOSUN.
Applicants are to also forward transcripts of their academic records, three (3) referee’s reports, with (2) preferably acquainted with the candidate's academic works.
Applicants are also advised to prepare for an interactive session with the school of postgraduate studies.
Applications for the 2017/2018 academic session are currently closed, but UNIOSUN is open to inquiries on admission details, process and inquiries, and sale of application forms into Undergraduate, Masters and PhD programmes.
Osun State University website is a tool which provides up to date information targeted at verified students and members of the institution and can be found at uniosun.edu.ng.
Osun State University Facilities
In addition to the numerous centres and institutes located at the University, it is also home to a lot of service infrastructures and utilities. They include an extensive library, accommodation for both staffs and students, faculty buildings and lecture halls, an online repository for journals, articles and thesis, student portal, a health centre, religious centres, sporting facilities, and lots more.
Things To Know About UNIOSUN
For travellers who intend to visit and prospective students of the institution, here are a few awesome things to know:
The University is situated in a secure location. Individuals are still advised to be vigilant.
Best Time To Visit
During office hours on weekdays, the University is open to inquiries, study and exploration.
Most Common Visitors
Be sure to find students, staffs and education enthusiasts around the campus.
Osun State University School Fees
The University has released school fees schedule for the 2017/2018 academic for fresh students. As a state university, tuition fees are relatively high, and students are warned to make proper inquiries before making payments. Tuition fees asides other miscellaneous fees can be found below:
Science/Engineering/Management and Social Sciences: N155,000
Nursing/Law/Public Health: N195,000
Prospective students can also visit the school website for more information.
UNIOSUN seeks to be a centre for excellence providing high-quality teaching and learning, and as such has grown over time to become one of the foremost Universities in the country.
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