Covenant University is a private Pentecostal Christian University, which has been operating with official status since 2002 in Ota, Nigeria. 

Covenant University is one of the leading universities in Africa found on Christian Mission Ethos. Born and driven by a vision to raise a new generation of leaders and to reinstate the dignity of the black race, the University is committed to remain at the cutting-edge of learning that is based on enlightening the Total Man.

The university has four colleges, mostly dedicated towards vocational studies: The College of Business and Social Sciences; College of Leadership and Development Studies; College of Engineering, and the College of Science and Technology.

Covenant University has had a rapid rise in reputation in the decade and a half it has been operating. The Nigerian Universities Commission named it the best private university in Nigeria in its 2018 rankings and the 6th best university overall.

Facilities at Covenant University include its large three storey library, known as the Centre for Learning Resources. The 10 halls of residence on campus can accommodate over 9,000 students. 

As a Covenant University student, you will learn and live in Africa with Africans, build capacity as a leader with the ability to look at today's actions differently, rethink your assumptions about the future, gain insights into how to best approach unforeseeable challenges and address the myriad problems facing humanity.

Join our new generation of leading scholars, researchers, and students.

What does it mean to be Human in an emerging era of artificial intelligence? From bio-informatic progress on how to eradicate malaria cum the development of shields that battle against root crop Ebola to Engineering solutions, Green Energy and interdisciplinary research on Security and Violence, research at Covenant aims to provide answers to emerging human challenges and improve societal well-being.

Join our team of leading researchers in Africa to provide answers to diverse challenges facing humanity.

Covenant University Centre for Research, Innovation and Discovery (CUCRID)

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Key statistics

  • 9,369
    Number of FTE Students
    (1)
  • 18.1
    No. of students per staff
    (1)
  • 0%
    Percentage of International Students
    (1)
  • 37 : 63
    Student Ratio of Females to Males
    (1)
Based on data collected for the (1) 2019 World University Rankings

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