Kings University was established in 2015 by King’s Ministries Trust A.K.A. Kingsway International Christian Centre (KICC), a Protestant Evangelical Ministry. It is a co-educational and fully residential tertiary institution located in Odeomu, Osun State. Kings University was granted a provisional license by the Federal Government of Nigeria through the National Universities Commission on March 4, 2015, and subsequently commenced academic activities on 1st February 2016.
The University is anchored on a philosophy of excellence in teaching and research, underpinned by a set of shared core values which include but not limited to a commitment to excellence, respect for academic freedom, a culture of performance, rewarding achievement, engagement of all staff and students and fostering partnerships. At Kings University, we are poised to create leaders and transform the minds of the coming generation to change society.
As a faith-based institution of higher learning, Kings University is committed to helping students grow in Christ-likeness. Our staff is therefore expected to be servant-leaders in the course of all interactions with students and to exhibit leadership values of compassion, humility, and discipline. Students at all levels exhibit satisfactory moral conduct and exemplary behaviour, provide service to the community and engage in sporting/extra-curricular activities in order to become a valuable citizen to the nation.
The vision of the University is to raise quality leaders that would transform Nigeria and continually sustain her as a technologically advanced nation.
To be a University recognized for academic excellence and human capital development which impacts society economically, intellectually and socially.
The University believes that a solution can be found to the devastating problems facing Nigeria. These problems include huge debt profile, high incidents of HIV/AIDS, malnutrition, high infant mortality, and poverty.
The answer needed is the transformation of the mind of the coming generation. The University will not just inform the mind of the coming generation but also transform their minds to change Nigeria. What Nigeria needs are workable programmes that increase peoples dignity and restore their lives.
- Openness, Honesty, and Integrity
- Passion and enthusiasm
- Innovation and Creativity
- Courage and Humility
At Kings University, Students at all levels are expected to adhere to the university dress code, exhibit satisfactory moral conduct and exemplary behaviour, provide service to the community and engage in sporting/extra-curricular activities in order to become a valuable citizen to the nation.
Raising leaders, Transforming minds
Opportunities for Professional and Entrepreneurial Certifications
Students of Kings University are expected to register for and pass the examinations of at least one recognised Professional body as well as a Proficiency certificate in a Vocational skill during the course of their studentship in the University. It is believed that these additional professional/entrepreneurial certifications will make them competitive in the job market or for self-employment.
Founded in 2005
Located in Odeomu, Osun State, Nigeria
Accredited by the National University Commission (NUC)