In the Name of Allah, the most Beneficent, the most Merciful. It is with great pleasure I welcome you to the website of Fountain University, Osogbo in the State of Osun, Nigeria. Fountain University is owned by Nasrul-Lahi-Il-Fatih Society (NASFAT); a leading Islamic Society in Nigeria. The University commenced operation in January 2008.
Fountain University is committed to the total development of men and women imbued with high academic, Islamic moral and ethical values in an enabling environment, through appropriate teaching, research and service to humanity. It is a University established to be a pace-setting institution in terms of learning, character-building and service to humanity.
Our main objective is to provide competitive and resourceful graduates with high moral standards. We provide high level of teaching and learning opportunity to all people irrespective of race, tribe, religion or political inclinations, which is being achieved through effective programmes and services based on provision of adequate facilities as well as professionally qualified and competent staff.
The University is established to be an Information and Communication Technology (ICT) compliant institution right from its inception. The internet facilities are available all round the day in every nook and cranny of the university to encourage high academic research by staff and students alike.
The University currently has two colleges namely College of Management and Social Sciences and College of Natural and Applied Sciences. We run courses in Accounting, Banking & Finance, Business Administration, Economics, Political Science and Public Administration as well as Sociology in the College of Management & Social Sciences. Also, Biochemistry & Nutrition, Computer Science, Industrial and Environmental, and Physics with Electronics are being offered in the College of Natural and Applied Sciences. All the above programmes have been granted accreditation status by the National Universities Commission (NUC).
Also, the following programmes are available in the institution for interested candidates in the College of Management and Social Sciences as well as in the College of Natural and Applied Sciences: Industrial Relations and Personnel management, Psychology, Plant Science and Taxonomy, Genetics and Biotechnology, Zoology and Animal Systematics, Chemistry, Engineering Physics, Geology, Mathematics, Statistics and Biometry, Aquaculture and Fisheries Management and Natural Ecosystem Science and management.
Scholarships are available for brilliant students who make a CGPA of not less than 4.5 on a scale of 5 at the end of each session. Also,Wosilat Aregbesola Scholarship Scheme instituted in memory of the mother of Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, the Governor of the state of Osun is available for freshers but indigent students.
You are presented on this website with relevant and up–to-date information on our academic programmes, the various colleges and how they are structured and other relevant information that could assist you. The website is still undergoing some restructuring to enhance its functionality.