Why Study At Covenant?

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 2021 rankings and the 2nd best university overall.

Why Study at Covenant University

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.

Why Study at Covenant University

COMPREHENSIVE EDUCATION AT
COVENANT

  • Degrees at Covenant combine the training of the total man (Spirit, Soul, and Mind)
  • Rigorous Academic Study
  • Leadership and Business training and Certificates at graduation
  • Professional and international internships for students
  • Opportunities to look at today’s action differently and gain insight into unforeseeable challenges.
  • At Covenant you graduate with industry relevant skill sets
AWARDS, PARTNERSHIPS, AND MEMBERSHIPS

AWARDS, PARTNERSHIPS,
AND MEMBERSHIPS

  • Affiliate Membership of MIT’s Higher-Education @ J-WEL

  • African Development Bank’s Center of Excellence and partner on the Coding for employment project (2018)

  • First Nigerian University to win NAFSA’s Global fellows Award (2018)

  • Best Delegate Award for the 2018 United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA, New York)

  • Best Position Paper Award for General Assembly 1(GA1).

  • The only African-based institution qualified for the US National Science Foundation (NSF) Material and Data Science (MATDAT) Hackathon 2018

  • Robust International Linkages with over 50 top-ranked global Institutions across Europe, South America, Asia, and Africa. E.g., MIT, Sciences Po, Centrale Nantes, University of Johannesburg

ACTIVE ALUMNI NETWORK

ACTIVE ALUMNI
NETWORK

  • Alumni network with more than 10,000 engaged members in more than 50 countries.

  • Exclusive alumni platform and job opportunities

  • More than 15% Alums are Entrepreneurs (Job Creators)

  • Graduates Excel as Ivy League Postgraduate students

GLOBAL RANKINGS (TIME HIGHER EDUCATION)

Research

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 2021 rankings and the 2nd best university overall.

  • Covenant is Cumulatively West Africa’s leading University in Research, Industry
    Partnerships, International Outlook, and Teaching
  • Ranks No.1 University in Nigeria (Times Higher Education,THEWUR 2019)
  • Ranks No. 1 University in West Africa (Times Higher Education, THEWUR 2019)
    Among the top 3% of all universities in the world.
  • No.1 Nigerian University with the most employed graduates (STUTERN, 2018)
  • Ranks 401 - 500 in the world (Times Higher Education THEWUR2020)
  • Ranks No. 4 University in Africa (Times Higher Education THEWUR2020)
  • Ranks No. 1 University in West Africa (Times Higher Education THEWUR2020)
    West Africa’s leading University in Research, Industry Partnerships, International Outlook and Teaching
  • Ranks No. 1 University in Nigeria (Times Higher Education THEWUR2020)
  • Ranks 151-200 in Young Universities Ranking (THEYUR2019)
  • Ranks No. 30 in Millennium Ranking (THEMR2019)
  • Ranks 801-1000 in World Reputation Rankings (THEWRR2019)
  • Ranks 151st University in Emerging Economies Ranking 2019
  • Ranks 301-400 in Engineering & Technology Ranking 2020
  • Ranks 301 - 400 in Computer Science Ranking 2020
  • Ranks 301 - 400 in Business & Economics Ranking 2020
  • Ranks 401 - 500 in Physical Sciences Ranking 2020
  • Ranks 301 - 400 in Social Science Ranking 2020
  • Ranks 301+ globally in THE’s Inaugural World Impact Rankings (THE WUIR 2019)
  • Among the top 1.2% of all universities in the world
Covenant is the university with the most employable graduates in Nigeria

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

Connect with us

Km. 10 Idiroko Road, Canaan Land, Ota, Ogun State

  • dummy+1 (2) 345 6789

  • dummy+1 (2) 345 6789

  • dummy contact@covenantuniversity.edu.ng

Newsletter

Enter your email and we'll send you more information

Search