Lead City University
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About Lead City University

Fondly called LCU by students and staffs alike, the University was established in 2005 by Eduserve Consult, an organization that has recorded remarkable achievements in promoting educational development at both tertiary and non-tertiary levels. As a Private University under the approval of the Federal Government and full accreditation by the National Universities Commission, LCU offers various programmes suitable for the young and adult working class, as it recognizes the time constraints of different individuals, and therefore seeks to provide flexibility by allowing for a choice between part-time and full-time study schemes. The programmes at the institution are offered by specialized faculties and lead to officially recognized degrees.


Lead City University Faculties And Courses Offered

The faculties and academic departments at the University are as follows:


Faculty of Social and Management Sciences

  • Politics and International Relations

  • Mass Communication and Media Technology

  • Economics and Development Studies

  • Accounting

  • Banking and Finance

  • Business Administration

  • Public Administration

  • Entrepreneurship

  • Marketing

  • Sociology, e.t.c


Faculty of Basic Medical and Health Sciences

  • Biochemistry

  • Human Anatomy

  • Nursing Science

  • Physiology

  • Public Health...


Faculty of Arts and Education

  • Guidance and Counselling

  • Education Biology

  • Education Chemistry

  • Education Physics

  • Educational Management

  • Education Computer Science

  • Business Education, e.t.c

Faculty of Environmental Design Management

  • Estate Management

  • Architectural Science


Faculty of Law


Faculty of Natural Sciences

  • Biology

  • Chemistry

  • Computer and Information Science

  • Microbiology

  • Physics and Electronics, e.t.c


Bear in mind that the University offers both full-time and part-time programmes across these faculties. Found a course you like? Read below to know the admission requirements.



Lead City University Admission Requirements

The University offers admission into undergraduate, sandwich and postgraduate programmes. Admission requirements across these levels differ considerably. Nevertheless, we’ve compiled details on the general admission requirements.


Admission Requirements For Undergraduates

100 level 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.


200 level students (Direct- entry):

In addition to having the above requirements, you may also be required to;  

  • Have a minimum of two (2) A level passes or other equivalents in subjects related to the proposed field of study.

  • A bachelor degree in relevant discipline is also acceptable.

  • Have a minimum of five O’level credit passes in English and Maths and other related subjects.

Candidates with awaiting results can also apply provided that the results will be available before resumption.


Admission Requirements For Postgraduates

The University offers very specific postgraduate courses which lead to recognized PGD and MSc degrees. These courses include:

  • Computer Science

  • Economics and Development Studies

  • Mass Communication and Media Technology

  • Biological Sciences

  • Office and Information Management

  • Business Administration

  • Politics and International Relations

  • Accounting and Finance

  • Educational Administration

  • Law, and

  • Multidisciplinary Master of Business.


As a prospective candidate seeking admission in any of the courses above, here are some of the documents you should have.


  • A minimum of five (5) O’level passes in English, Mathematics and any other three.

  • A bachelor’s degree from the University, or one recognized by the school with a minimum of a second class lower division for masters, and third class division for the postgraduate diploma.

  • Graduate certificate with verifiable grades and required grade point average.

  • Academic transcript from University attended.

  • NYSC discharge certificate.


For more information about the admission requirements in the school, details and other information, visit the University’s website at lcu.edu.ng.


Fun Facts About LCU

  • 70:30% female/male student ratio.

  • $40 million in financial aid available.

  • 99% of incoming freshmen receive financial aid.

  • Approximately 2000 undergraduates and 500 graduate students.

  • 80% of students live on campus.

  • 14:1 student/faculty ratio.

  • The University promises real-world hands-on experience.

  • 90+ clubs and organizations.

  • 12 Division II athletic teams, plus cheerleading, intramural and sports club.

  • Adequate security with mounted CCTV cameras.

  • State of the art academic facilities.

  • Relatively affordable tuition fees.

  • Going by its close proximity to the University of Ibadan, it enjoys first-hand collaborations and partnership.



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