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.
Bowen University operates a Modified Collegiate System with Seven (7) fully operational colleges viz College of Postgraduate Studies, College of Computing and Communication Studies, College of Health Sciences, College of Liberal Studies, College of Law, College of Agriculture, Engineering and Science
s and College of Social and Management Sciences. The University has a staff strength of Eight Hundred and Twenty-Six (826) and student population of Four Thousand, Seven Hundred and Fifty-One (4,751) as of April 2023. Her products spreads across all regions of the world doing excellently well in their chosen areas of calling.
It is worth mentioning that the University houses the world’s first and only deployed Super Dual Auroral Radar Network (Super DARN) around the equator. The system is named Virginia Tech-Nigerian Bowen Equatorial Aeronomy Radar (VT-NigerBEAR). The radar network is the 36th of such in existence around the world; it is a network of high frequency radars that investigates the earth’s upper atmosphere, providing insight into variations in atmospheric conditions and weather hazards.
Having enjoyed great and productive leadership since inception, the University’s current Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Jonathan Oyebamiji BABALOLA, is ably supported by his management team, Provosts of Colleges, Directors, and Heads of Units.
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The University is blessed and maintains a serene and peaceful ambience – the peaceful atmosphere, many attested to as reason for having bats of various species in their numbers on the campus.
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.
A foremost Christian institution of excellence – building God-fearing leaders, defining the future.
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Campus on a tour designed for undergraduate, prospective graduate and professional students. You will see how our university looks like, facilities, students and life in this university. Meet our graduate admissions representative to learn more about our under graduate and graduate programmes and decide what it the best for you.
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.
As a Bowen University alumnus, you are already a part of the global Bowen Alumni Community.
However, membership with your Bowen University Alumni Association allows you to stay better connected and makes our University stronger. Your Alumni Association supports many valuable programs, services and scholarships, all of which is made possible by the support of alumni like yourself