Adeleke University, AU, Ede, Osun State, remains a leader among private universities in Nigeria, breaking many grounds and continually expanding frontiers of education beyond the expectations of the sector’s stakeholders in Nigeria, within its short years of existence.
Established in 2011 by a business guru, philanthropist and seasoned administrator, Elder (Dr) Adedeji Adeleke, Adeleke
Adeleke University continues to ensure that its courses are accredited by the Nigerian Universities Commission, NUC, and other relevant vocational and professional bodies. In the 2016/2017 session alone, its Nursing, Anatomy and Physiology programmes were approved by the NUC. These were apart from five other courses approved by the NUC in Faculty of Social Sciences. The Accounting and Legal Studies courses were also approved by ICAN and Council for Legal Education in Nigeria respectively.
Certainly, what set Adeleke University apart from other private universities in Nigeria are summed up in its Vision Statement, Mission Statement, Philosophy, Core Values Core Values as espoused hereunder:
Excelling in high quality teaching, research and innovative learning with capacity to compete globally
In pursuit of truth and preservation of truth, advancement and transmission of knowledge through high quality, general, professional and vocational education towards preparing people for dedicated service to humanity
The University serves as a vehicle for national unity, peaceful co-existence and scholarship where present and future leaders of our nation are nurtured. As a university of highest quality, it is open to men and women without discrimination to culture, race, religion and/or socio-economic background. The university upholds the principle of equity, justice, fairness and universality of knowledge.
Collective Responsibility, Honesty, Openness, Integrity, Tolerance, Humility, Unity in Diversity, Godliness and Joyful Service, Intellectual Freedom and Responsibility, Value-based Education.