AL-HIKMAH UNIVERSITY, ILORIN-NIGERIA was established in 2005 by the Abdur-Raheem Oladimeji Islamic Foundation (AROIF), Nigeria. The University came into existence via the granting of a license to operate as a Conventional Private University by the Federal Government of Nigeria (License No. 010) on 7th January 2005. It commenced academic activities during the 2005/2006 academic session with 70 students spread across the three (3) take-off Colleges: (Humanities, Management Sciences, and Natural Sciences).
Today, Al-Hikmah University has seven (7) Faculties (Humanities and Social Sciences, Management Sciences, Natural, and Applied Sciences, Education, Law, Health Sciences, and Agriculture) and the Postgraduate School. It has 50 Undergraduate, 12 Diploma and 43 Postgraduate Programmes. The University also has 12 Centres, viz: Centre for Part-time and Professional Studies, Centre for Diploma studies, Centre for JUPEB Studies, Centre for ICT and Distance Learning, Centre for Islamic Heritage, Centre for Community Development, Centre for Research, Industrial Linkage, and International Cooperation (CRIIC), Centre for Summer Studies, Centre for Entrepreneurial and Vocational Studies, Centre for Remedial and Extral-Mural Studies, Centre for Islamic Economics and Finance, and Centre for Peace and Security Studies. At the moment, our students’ population is above 7000, inclusive of Postgraduate students and the Institute of Education. All our academic programmes are accredited by the National Universities Commission (NUC).
Adewole Estate, Adeta Road, Ilorin, Kwara State