Founded in 1962, University of Lagos is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the the urban setting of the metropolis of Lagos (population range of over 5,000,000 inhabitants). Officially accredited/recognized by the National Universities Commission, Nigeria, University of Lagos (UNILAG) is a very large (enrollment range: 35,000-39,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. University of Lagos (UNILAG) offers courses and programs leading to officialy recognized higher education degrees such as undergraduate certificates/diplomas, bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study.
This HE institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. UNILAG also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.