KM 4 Ipetu, Omu Aran Road, Omu Aran, Kwara State.
Landmark University was founded as a Private Christian Institution, and is affiliated with the Living Faith Church Worldwide, headed by Bishop David Oyedepo. LMU as the University is fondly called was established March 21, 2011 with the purpose of establishing an institution towards the realization of Agrarian revolution. The chancellor of Landmark University has often highlighted that the University is aimed at improving the agricultural sector of Nigeria and Africa at large. This has informed the institution’s commitment to raising leaders who would be equipped with skills and character in order to lead the world in meeting the needs of humanity-FOOD.
Landmark University was established to make laudable contributions to knowledge in order to secure increased comfort for humanity by “Breaking New Grounds” (the University’s motto) in teaching, research, and community service. LMU’s vision is “to be a leading world-class university, by spearheading agrarian revolution on the African continent through the exploration of hidden treasures in mother-earth and thereby restore the dignity of the black race”. With core values such as spirituality, possibility mentality, capacity building, integrity, responsibility, diligence, and sacrifice; the University strives to raise a new generation of solution providers and leaders.
LMU is licensed by the National Universities Commission (NUC) and other relevant professional bodies to run undergraduate programmes in the colleges of Agricultural Sciences; Sciences and Engineering; Business and Social Sciences. International students can also apply for the programmes offered. Currently, Landmark Universities ranks as the 11th best University in the country, and 4,332 in the world by 4ic.org.
Academic programmes at LMU are organized with the goal of raising total graduates who are sound professionally, spiritually and exhibit entrepreneurial initiative that can revolutionize the different sectors of the nation. Landmark University practices a collegiate system of operation where faculties are regarded as colleges. The colleges in LMU are as follows:
College of Agriculture
College of Business and Social Sciences; and
College of Sciences and Engineering
The departmental courses offered in these colleges lead to officially recognized higher education degrees such as Bachelor’s degrees in several disciplines. Find the courses offered at LMU below.
Accredited courses for undergraduate programmes include the following:
College of Agricultural Sciences
Agricultural Extension and Economics
Crop and Soil Science
College Business and Social Sciences
Accounting and Finance
Political Science and International relations
College of Science and Engineering
Courses offered here include;
Biological Sciences: You can offer Biochemistry of Microbiology
Physical Sciences: Offer programmes in Industrial Chemistry, Industrial Mathematics, Industrial Physics and Computer Science
Engineering programmes such as
Agric and Biosystem Engineering
Electrical and Information Engineering; and
Mechanical Engineering; are offered here.
Landmark University predominantly offers admission for undergraduate programmes. Like other private universities, LMU has a slightly selective admission process based on entrance examination and past academic records of prospective students. As a prospective applicant, you are required to have the following:
Credit passes in 5 subjects at SSCE/GCE O'Level/NECO/NABTEB or its equivalent at no more than two sittings. The subjects that you are required to pass must include English language, Mathematics and other subjects relevant to your proposed course of study.
The prescribed JAMB cut-off mark for your course. It's important that you register the correct subject combination also.
Also, bear in mind that LMU conducts Post-utme screening exercise. You may not be admitted if you do not pass it. It's also important that you visit the school's website regularly to keep up with the admission process. You can also check the website for departmental requirements as well.
Landmark University portal can be found at lmu.edu.ng. For more information about the admission policies, admission list, and departmental requirements, visit the University’s admission portal at admission.lmu.edu.ng.
In as much as the University takes “spirituality” very seriously, the University still provides a lot of awesome facilities to the delight of its students. Amongst these facilities include:
A sports center: This is a large expanse of land housing the football pitch, table tennis and basketball courts, athletics tracks for track and field events, and other indoor sporting utilities.
Halls of Residence: LMU has provided conducive and comfortable halls of residence for its student, with basic utilities such as stable power supply, an effective water system and a host of others. The common rooms located within the halls of residence are equipped with Table Tennis boards for indoor games, a television set for your viewing pleasure, and other fun amenities.
Faculty buildings and administrative blocks
Guesthouses and Residential buildings
A large Farm for farming activities for its agriculture students and other students with interests in agriculture.
A standard library
Accessible health services for staffs and students
A multi-purpose hall
An online repository for journals and blog posts
And lots more.
LMU is located in a very secure location.
Before heading to Landmark University, here are a few things to bring along:
-A valid means of identification
-Attend religious and educational programmes
-Enroll in a full time or part-time programme
The school fees at LMU is relatively high as its a custom with private universities in the country. For instance, 100 level students going in for Agric related programmes would have to cough out a whopping sum of over N600,000, and students offering Engineering courses would even have to pay a lot more. More details about tuition fees at LMU can be found at admission.lmu.edu.ng/tuition-fees.
The University attaches great importance to modest and good dressing, and as such has a dress code for students of the institution. Among them include, the corporate dressing for students during professional events in the institution; zero tolerance to armless or strapless dressing for the girls and ripped jeans or shorts for the guys; The guys are expected to cut their hair appropriately and are not allowed to keep it full; Students in professional disciplines must always dress corporate and wear the right colours. A more detailed description of the dress code at LMU can be found in the student's handbook.
Landmark University’s commitment to helping its graduates launch their careers and empowering them with relatable employability skills is quite evident in its laudable achievements. The most recent being the accreditation of its BSc. Accounting programme by the Association of Certified Accountants (ACCA). Other notable milestones include the University’s acceptance into the Oracle Academy and the signing of a memorandum of understanding with IITA, NASDRA, among others.
LMU is located in a secluded area which enhances its status as an institution that provides a conducive environment for learning.
As one of the foremost institution’s focused on agrarian revolution, and its impact on the nation’s economy. Landmark University stands as an institution driven by the pursuit of academic excellence.
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KM 4 Ipetu, Omu Aran Road, Omu Aran, Kwara State.
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