The Ajayi Crowther university, Oyo state, has received accreditation to run six new undergraduate programs and one postgraduate program following a resource verification exercise in the university by the National Universities Commission (NUC).
The approval was contained in a letter signed by the NUC director of academic planning, Dr. N.B. Saliu, disclosing that the university can now offer Agriculture, Entrepreneurship, Medical Laboratory Science, Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution, Radiography and Radiation, and Surveying and Geo-informatics at the undergraduate level. The institution also got approval to offer LLM degree in law.
Prof. Timothy Adebayo who is the vice chancellor of the university, expressed a feeling of satisfaction with the accreditation saying the university now has more options on offer for prospective students.
He also added that fresh students for the 2020/2021 academic session can be admitted to study the approved programs, hence students with JAMB results who want to take advantage of the new and undergraduate programs in Agriculture, Entrepreneurship, Surveying and Geo-informatics, Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution, are advised to apply to the university in the on-going admission exercise.
The university, with the approval currently has about 41 undergraduate programs and 14 postgraduate programs.