About Ondo State : Ondo State is a state in Nigeria in the southwestern. It was founded on the 3rd of February 1976. It has boundaries with the states of Ekiti, Kogi, Edo, Ogun, and Delta. Its State Capital is Akure. The Yoruba language is widely spoken. The state economy is dominated by the petroleum sector.The state’s economy also includes enterprises related to its wide coastline, mining for asphalt, and cocoa manufacturing.
Approved List of Ondo State Universities.
There are eight universities in Ondo State which are run by a Private Body, the Federal and State Governments. Below are the list of institute found in Ondo state
Federal Universities in Ondo State:
Federal University of Technology, Akure (FUTA).
The Federal University of Technology, Akure (FUTA), is one of the best Universities in Nigeria that offered technology, It was founded in 1981 FUTA has grown significantly with its research and disciplines spread across eight different faculties and more than fifty departments. The Federal University of Technology, Akure’s goal is to improve technology by promoting teaching research and a learning environment that supports the building of technologically advanced, self-sufficient, and politically relevant products.
State Universities in Ondo State:
Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba (AAUA).
The government of Ondo State runs Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba (AAUA), which is located in Akungba Akoko at Ondo State. it was established in 1982.
AAUA offers Pre-degree, undergraduate and postgraduate programs in a range of disciplines, which includes management and Social Sciences, arts education law, and agriculture science. Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba (AAUA) has seven faculties.
Olusegun Agagu University of Science and Technology (OAUSTECH).
Olusegun Agagu University of Science and Technology (OAUSTECH), formerly Ondo State University of Science and Technology (OSUSTECH), is located in Okitipupa, Ondo State, Nigeria. As the name implies is owned by the government of Ondo State. It was founded in 2008 but was approved in January 2011 by the National University Commission(NUC). It was ranked among the 10 best state universities in 2021.
Ondo State University of Medical Sciences (UNIMED).
The University of Medical Sciences, Ondo (UNIMED) is owned by the Ondo State Government. established in 2015 and is located at the heart of the city (Ondo City). a university of medical sciences in Ondo City, Nigeria, owned by the Ondo State Government, established in 2015. It is the third specialized medical university in Africa and Nigeria’s first specialized medical university to be accredited by the National Universities Commission.
Private Universities in Ondo State:
Achievers University, Owo
Achievers University is a private university that was established in 2007, in Owo Idasen community, Ondo State, Nigeria, and is been approved by the National Universities Commission. The Achievers Group of Education and Training Organization, which is run by Hon. (Dr.) Bode Ayorinde and is situated in Ibadan, Oyo State, Nigeria, is where the university first was developed. 90 shareholders have the authority of the university, among Hon. (Dr.) Bode Ayorinde and famous people like Chief (Mrs.) Toyin Olakunri, Senator T. O. Olupitan, and Senator Kolawole (late). It started academic session in the 2007-2008 academic session.
Achievers University was ranked 53rd in the 2013 Nigerian National University Commission annual university rankings.
Wesley University. of Science & Technology, Ondo.
Wesley University, Ondo, formerly Wesley University of Science and Technology (WUSTO) is a private university that is run and owned by The Methodist Church of Nigeria and was founded in 2007. It is located in Ondo, Ondo state
ELIZADE UNIVERSITY, ILARA-MOKIN.
Elizade University (E.U.) is a private university which is owned by Michael Ade Ojo and is located in Ilara-Mokin, Ondo State Nigeria. It was founded in 2013 and has five faculties and over twenty-four departments.
Sam Maris University, Ondo State.
Sam Maris University, Ondo State is one of the latest accredited universities which was given licensee in 2023 to operate in Nigeria by The National Universities Commission (NUC)
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