Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University (COOU) Gets Full Accreditation Status for 20 Programme

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Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University (COOU), located in Anambra State, has attained notable success in the NUC Accreditation Exercise for the academic year 2024/2025, conducted in November/December 2024.

Demonstrating a commitment to delivering exceptional education, the university has secured “Full Accreditation” status in 20 departments, affirming its dedication to fostering the development of high-caliber professionals.

Accreditation Results and Details

In a memorandum dated March 9th, 2024, dispatched to the University’s Vice-Chancellor, Professor Greg Nwakoby, and officially signed by Architect S.S. Ikani, Deputy Director of Programme Accreditation.

It was communicated on behalf of the Executive Secretary of the National Universities Commission that, out of the 21 programs scrutinized in the assessment, 20 have been accorded the esteemed status of “Full Accreditation.”

The Accredited Departments Include

  • Business Administration (Undergraduate & Postgraduate)
  • Accounting
  • Banking & Finance
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Marketing
  • Public Administration
  • Theater Arts
  • English Language
  • Business Education
  • Computer Science Education
  • Integrated Science
  • Electrical & Electronics Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Environmental Management
  • Estate Management
  • Law
  • Pure & Industrial Chemistry
  • Mass Communication
  • Interim Status in Medicine and Surgery

Although the Medicine and Surgery department received an “Interim status,” the Commission has assured that this will not affect the admission of students into the program within the years under review.

The “interim status” indicates that the Commission will revisit the program in the next two years.

Vice Chancellor’s Reaction and Commitment

In response to the outcomes of the accreditation assessment, Professor Greg Nwakoby, the Vice-Chancellor of COOU, expressed appreciation to the NUC for their meticulous oversight of university programs nationwide.

Professor Nwakoby reiterated the university’s steadfast commitment to nurturing future professionals who contribute to advancing the nation and society.

He assured me that he would diligently address any identified areas for improvement, working tirelessly to uphold and meet all established standards.

The attainment of “Full Accreditation” status in 20 departments during the NUC Accreditation Exercise for the academic year 2024/2025 is a testament to the University’s enduring dedication to academic excellence.


With continued commitment and determination, COOU will continue to shape future professionals and contribute positively to Nigeria’s education system and society.

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