The National Universities Commission has granted Elizade University, Ilara-Mokin, Ondo State Full Operational (Statutory) License to operate as a private university in the country.

The issuance of the full operational license to the University followed the institution’s outstanding performance during the commission’s Institutional Accreditation visit to the University.


It will be recalled that the Federal Executive Council at its meeting of Wednesday, 22nd February, 2012, considered and approved a Provisional License for the establishment the University.

The FEC approval was; later conveyed to the university by the commission in a letter dated, 28th February, 2012. Elizade University opened its gate to the first set of students on Monday, 6th January 2013.

The university has enjoyed geometric growth as it now runs 31 academic programmes which are; spread across the Faculty of Law, Faculty of Engineering; Faculty of Social and Management Sciences, Faculty of Basic; and Applied Sciences and Faculty of Humanities.

All the programmes run by the university are; fully accredited by the National Universities Commission. On student enrollment, the University has enjoyed a remarkable increase with its student population now in thousands.


Elizade University has graduated three sets of students with many of the graduates already playing vital roles in the development of the country.