Ranking  8003   69
Country Nigeria
City Benin City
Bachelor (foreigners)5,000 USD/year.
Master (foreigners)5,000 USD/year.
Bachelor (citizens)13 USD/year.
Master (citizens)USD/year.
Cost of living $355-708 USD/Month.
Acceptance Rate 60%
Official Website
General information
Finance type Nonprofit
Organization type Private
Established 2002
Abbreviation BIU
Teachers 399
Students 4,999
Religion None
Academic calendar Semesters
AdmissionBased on grades and examinations
Gender limitation No limits
Campus type Urban
Housing Available
Financial aid Available
Exchange programs Available
Library Available
Academic excellence with Godliness
• National Universities Commission, Nigeria
World ranking8003
Country ranking69
International rankings
UniPage World University Ranking8003
Alternative title
Benson Idahosa University (BIU) - private nonprofit higher education institution in Nigeria. BIU was established in 2002. The university has an urban campus in Benin City. Benson Idahosa University never leaves the national rankings of the top universities of Nigeria.

Application process and the cost of tuition. In order to enroll to the university the applicant must provide the results of the examinations and the certificate of the academic performance. More than a half (60%) of the applicants manage to secure their spot at BIU, however, the percentage may change depending on the faculty and the popularity of the course. Benson Idahosa University is among the universities that divides the academic schedule into semesters. A year of bachelor studies will cost you around 5,000 USD. A master’s degree of BIU will cost a student a significant sum of 5,000 USD per year. In addition to low tuition fees the university provides the students with extra financial assistance in the form of scholarships. More information regarding tuition, admission and programs is available on the official website http://www.biu.edu.ng.

The composition of the university. 5000 students attend Benson Idahosa University which puts it in the group of small universities in the classification. Both citizens and foreigners are able to apply. At BIU the academic staff counts 399 various specialists. The students may participate in various student exchange programs. The university is also present on social media platforms: Twitter, Linkedin.

Infrastructure of BIU. The university has a dedicated library. Students can apply for a dormitory.
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