96 Percent of Lagos State University (LASU) Programmes Get NUC’s Accreditation


The National University Commission has accredited approximately 96 percent of Lagos State University’s (LASU) academic programs.

LASU’s Faculty of Law achieved consecutive full accreditation, marking a significant accomplishment.

On Monday, the Vice-Chancellor’s office at Lagos State University was filled with excitement upon receiving reports of the university’s commendable performance in the recent accreditation exercise.

Of the fifty-one programs assessed, forty-nine successfully obtained accreditation, reflecting a high success rate.

Mrs. Olanrewaju Olanrewaju-John, the Director of the Directorate of Academic Planning, highlighted in her report on the NUC accreditation that this achievement represents the most exceptional performance by a Vice-Chancellor in their inaugural year in office.

This near-total accreditation success underscores the university’s commitment to quality assurance and academic excellence.


  • LASU’s flagship programme, the Faculty of Law, received back-to-back full accreditation for all its programmes, the first ever in the university.
  • The department of Nursing received full accreditation for the first time.
  • All programmes submitted to the College of Medicine received full accreditation for the first time.
  • Department of Pharmacology received full accreditation for its very first accreditation programme ever.
  • All postgraduate programs in the Postgraduate School presented received full accreditation.
  • All Faculty of Management Sciences programs put up for assessment were accredited.
  • The African Centre of Excellence for STEM Education received full accreditation.

In conveying her elation at the news, the Vice-Chancellor expressed gratitude to the Lagos State Government, under the leadership of Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, for the substantial support extended to the university both prior to and during the accreditation exercise.

Furthermore, she commended the dedication and hard work of the university management and other officials, acknowledging their pivotal roles in contributing to the unprecedented success of the exercise.

The vice chancellor conveyed confidence that this achievement would propel the university to higher standings in future rankings.

Additionally, she affirmed her administration’s commitment to ensuring that all programs achieve 100 percent accreditation in the forthcoming exercise.



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