About Lagos State University

The Lagos State University (LASU), located at Ojo, was established as a Public University in 1983 by the enabling law of Lagos State. Established with the vision of pursuing the advancement of learning and academic excellence, the university has been unrelenting in the pursuit of its mission of becoming a citadel of learning, a community with the trademark of excellence in teaching, research and service to humanity, a catalyst as well as an agent for development.

The Lagos State University (LASU) currently has a total of 33,154 Students (inclusive of 794 students from the College of Medicine at Ikeja campus, 1,124 from Engineering Faculty and 216 from School of Agriculture both of which are from the Epe campus), distributed in various faculties for different programmes (Full-time Undergraduates = 20,986; Postgraduates = 4,880; Sandwich = 3,000; Diplomas = 1,160; Entrepreneurial Studies = 90; Joint University Preliminary Examination Board [JUPEB] = 647 and Pre-Degree Science [PDS] = 257)

The University is currently under the able leadership of Professor Olanrewaju Adigun FAGBOHUN, PhD, SAN as the Vice-Chancellor and his progressive Management team; Professor A.O.K NOAH (Deputy Vice-Chancellor Academic), Professor Oyedamola OKE (Deputy Vice-Chancellor Administration), Mr Mohammed AMUNI, MNIM (Registrar), Mr Sa’id Mohammed OLAYINKA, FCA (Bursar) and Mrs Aderonke Shuqrat BELLO (Acting Librarian).


Established in 1983 by the enabling law of Lagos State with the vision of pursuing the advancement of learning and academic excellence.


The university has been unrelenting in the pursuit of its mission of becoming a citadel of learning, a community with the trademark of excellence in teaching, research and service to humanity.


  • Academic Excellence
  • Accountability
  • Humility
  • Integrity
  • Transparency and Patience.


  • To form the apex of the educational system of Lagos state as well as to provide facilities for learning, and to give instruction and training in such areas of knowledge as the University may desire to foster and, in doing so, to enable students to obtain the advantage of liberal education
  • To promote, by research and other means, the advancement of knowledge and its practical application to social, cultural, economic, scientific and technological problems;
  • To encourage the advancement of learning and to provide the opportunity for acquiring higher and liberal education;
  • To act as a vehicle for national development in general and, in particular, to act as an instrument to effectively stimulate the development of the state through continuing education, technical assistance, direct consultation, informational services and internship programmes;
  • To provide innovative educational programmes of a high standard, regardless of the nature of the degree being pursued, as long as this has importance and relevance for state and national development;
  • To provide ready access for citizens of the state in particular to higher education, regardless of social origin or income;
  • To meet the specific manpower needs of the public and private sectors in the state;
  • To serve as a creative custodian, promoter and propagator of the state's social and cultural heritage and other resources;
  • To undertake any other activities appropriate for a university of the highest standard.

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    List of Courses Offered in Lagos State University (LASU)

    Courses / Departments in LASU

    1. Accountancy / Accounting
    2. Agriculture
    3. Arabic Studies
    4. Banking and Finance
    5. Biochemistry
    6. Botany
    7. Business Administration
    8. Business Education
    9. Chemical And Polymer Engineering
    10. Chemistry
    11. Computer Science
    12. Curriculum Studies
    13. Dentistry And Dental Surgery
    14. Dentistry and Dental Technology
    15. Drama / Dramatic / Performing Arts
    16. Early Childhood and Primary Education
    17. Economics
    18. Education Accounting
    19. Education and Accountancy
    20. Education and Arabic
    21. Education and Biology
    22. Education and Chemistry
    23. Education and Christian Religious Studies
    24. Education and Computer Science
    25. Education and Economics
    26. Education and English Language
    27. Mathematics
    28. Mechanical Engineering
    29. Medicine and Surgery
    30. Microbiology
    31. Music
    32. Nursing / Nursing Science
    33. Pharmacology
    34. Physical and Health Education
    35. Physics
    36. Physiology
    37. Political Science
    38. Portuguese / English
    39. Psychology
    40. Public Administration
    41. Sociology
    42. Technological Management
    43. Technology and Vocational Education
    44. Transport Management Technology
    45. Yoruba and Communication Arts
    46. Zoology
    47. Christian Religious Studies (CRS)
    48. Peace Studies
    49. Aeronautics and Astronautics Engineering
    50. Education and French
    51. Education and Geography
    52. Education and History
    53. Education and Islamic Studies
    54. Education and Mathematics
    55. Education and Physics
    56. Education and Political Science
    57. Education and Yoruba
    58. Education, Language and French
    59. Educational Foundation
    60. Educational Management
    61. Electronics And Computer Engineering
    62. Fisheries
    63. French
    64. Geography and Planning
    65. Guidance and Counseling
    66. Health Education
    67. History and International Studies
    68. Industrial Relations and Personnel Management
    69. Insurance
    70. Islamic Studies
    71. Law
    72. Marketing
    73. Mass Communication


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