About Bowen

Since its founding in 2001, Bowen has been dedicated to providing high quality, morally sound and socially relevant education in the most cost-effective manner to all its students.


Bowen University is a Christian Institution with total commitment to the age-long tradition held by the Baptist. The Core Values of the University shall be integrity, academic excellence, professionalism, character, Godliness and leadership. The University is conceived as a centre of learning and research of distinction, combining academic excellence with love of humanity, borne of a God-fearing attitude, in accordance with Baptist tradition of ethical behaviour, social responsibility, and democratic ethos.

Together, we are stronger

About the Vice Chancellor

Joshua O. Ogunwole is a soil scientist with a broad background in sustainable agriculture, soil ecology, soil and water conservation, nutrient cycling and soil carbon sequestration. A professor of soil science since 2007, Joshua Ogunwole has more than 20 years’ experience in dryland farming, irrigation, and agroecology with research and expertise in soil quality improvement for raising ecosystem productivity and strengthening resilience of rural agrarian communities in North, East and West Africa. He has a B.S (Agriculture), M.S and PhD in Soil Science; a trinity of degrees from Ahmadu Bello University Zaria, Nigeria.

He has served as faculty, researcher and administrator at Ahmadu Bello University Zaria (both as Head of Department & Research Programme Leader); Adamawa State University Mubi, Federal University Dutsinma, where he served as Director of University Advancement and Linkages and recently; Federal University Oye-Ekiti in Nigeria where he was the head of the Department of Water Resources and Agrometeorology.


A foremost Christian institution of excellence – building God-fearing leaders, defining the future.


Bowen University is devoted to creating a conducive and dynamic teaching, learning, and research environment that equips our graduates with Christ-like character, positive attitude and sterling leadership qualities in many disciplines who make a difference globally.

  • Godliness
  • Excellence
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Innovation
  • Social Responsibility

Bowen stands out because the curricula have a unique blend of circular and faith-based instructions.

Private yet affordable school offering a stimulating curriculum and a supportive environment. Visit https://www.bowen.edu.ng/admissions/

Private yet affordable school offering a stimulating curriculum and a supportive environment. Visit https://www.bowen.edu.ng/about-2/tuition-fee/