Fountain University, Osogbo (FUO), Osun State Southwest Nigeria has won a new crown as its gets full certification from the National University Commission (NUC) to operate as a Private University in Nigeria. The University has also secured full accreditation for all the Programmes presented the NUC for accreditation.
On August 13th, 2015, a letter of attestation signed by the Executive Secretary of the National University Commission, Professor Julius A. Okegie, was presented to the Authorities of the University.
The letter listed Fountain University as one of the 10 new tertiary Institutions presented with full operational licence in the Country. The letter of attestation conveying the message reads; having fulfilled the National Minimum Standards and Establishment of Institutions, Act, Cap E3 Laws of the Federations of Nigeria 2004 and completed the required Post Probation Period. Fountain University is thereby, fully licensed to operate as a Private University in Nigeria.
Fountain, just within eight years of its establishment has carved a niche for itself as a pacesetting institution in terms of learning, character building and service to humanity as it started on a strong footing and now beginning to sail unhindered to greater heights.
Meanwhile, the NUC has also awarded full accreditation status to all academic programmes at Fountain University presented for accreditation in June, 2015. The full accreditation status which subsists till 2020 include the following programmes; Accounting, Banking & Finance, Business Administration; Computer Science & Microbiology and; Economics, Political Science& Sociology.
Other Programmes earlier approved by the NUC include Mass Communication, Bio-chemistry and Nutrition, Industrial and Environmental Chemistry, Physics and Electronics, among others.
Fountain University thus, enjoins the Nigerian Public/Parents to continue to maintain the confidence and trust they have always had in the University to produce competitive and resourceful graduates with high moral standard.