The Obafemi Awolowo University is a comprehensive public institution established in 1962 as The University of Ife. The University is situated on a vast expanse of land totaling 11,861 hectares in Ile-Ife, Osun State, southwest of Nigeria.


The University comprises the central campus, the student residential area, the staff quarters and a Teaching and Research Farm. The central campus comprises the academic, administrative units and service centers while the student residential area is made up of 10 undergraduate hostels and a postgraduate hall of residence.

Pro – Chancellor and Chairman:Prof. Rowland Ndoma Egba

Vice – Chancellor Professor Idowu Bamitale Omole

Faculty of AdministrationFaculty of AgricultureFaculty of ArtsFaculty of EducationFaculty of Environmental Design & ManagementFaculty of Basic Medical SciencesFaculty of Clinical SciencesFaculty of DentistryFaculty of LawFaculty of PharmacyFaculty of SciencesFaculty of TechnologyFaculty of Social Sciences



The vision is of a top rated university in Africa, that is, the technological flagship of the West African sub-region, as evidenced by its application of modern technology to teaching, research and community service, and its provision of practical solutions to social, cultural and economic problems.


The mission of the University is to promote by research and other means the advancement of knowledge and its practical application to social, cultural, economic, scientific and technological problems; to create a conducive teaching and learning community for imparting skills, knowledge, behavior and attitude; advance and protect the independence of the academic enterprise; engender a sense of selfless public service and promote the African culture and tradition.



OAU in pictures

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