Lagos State University

601+
Impact Rankings 2020
301–400 th
Impact Rankings: Decent work and economic growth 2020
301–400 th
Impact Rankings: Peace, justice and strong institutions 2020
KM 15 Badagry Expressway, LASU Post Office, Ojo, Lagos State, PMB 0001, Nigeria

About Lagos State University

Established in 1983, Lagos State University is a public university in Nigeria, operating three major campuses, namely: Ojo, Ukeja and Epa.

As the only state university in Lagos State, the non-residential university has over 35,000 students enrolled full time in courses at diploma, undergraduate and postgraduate levels.

The Ojo campus is the main campus and the location of the central administration. It houses the faculties of arts, education, law, management sciences, science and social sciences, school of transport, school of communication, centre for environment studies and sustainable development, centre for general Nigerian studies, centre for planning studies, information and communication technology centre, online and distance learning and research institute and centre for entrepreneurial studies.

The Lagos State University Epe campus, a fully residential campus on a former military barrack, is even larger than the main campus. It is home to the faculty of engineering, the school of agriculture and the institute for organic agriculture and green economy. The faculty of engineering includes four departments, namely mechanical engineering, electronic and computer engineering, chemical and polymer engineering, and aeronautic engineering.

The administrative structure of the university has been built on a network including the registry, academic planning unit, general administration, academic and students affairs, senior staff establishment and welfare, junior staff establishment and training.

The Latin motto, Per la verità e di servizio, translates to "For Truth and Service".

Notable alumni include former deputy governor of Lagos State Oluranti Adebule, singer and songwriter Brymo, actress Chioma Chukwuka and Tajudeen Obasa, member of the National Assembly.

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