Wigwe University is the University of the present and the future. We are built on the vision of a shared future with the mission to ignite Africa’s potential for prosperity, nurture thoughtful and fearless leaders, thus becoming the leading university in Africa. We are setting a new standard of educational distinction for our continent’s students and educators, and will nurture the next generation of African leaders as guiding lights for positive impact in a rapidly changing world.
The University was founded by The Herbert Onyewumbu Wigwe Foundation, (HOW Foundation) Dr. Herbert O. Wigwe is a visionary, philanthropist and a renowned banker with a passion for education and Africa.
Wigwe University is located in Isiokpo, Ikwerre Local Government Area of Rivers State, Nigeria, which is a 15-minute drive from the Port Harcourt International airport.
Yes, the JAMB Exam is mandatory. See the website for more information.
A screening process will follow the mandatory national Unified Tertiary Matriculation Exams administered by the Joint Admissions and Matriculations Board JAMB (See our website for information).
The university believes that the world needs problem solvers, torch bearers and game changers who will form part of our community of learning. They will create sustainable solutions for our planet and the people. They will have the most conducive environment to do this and to attain their highest potential.
Yes. Admissions will commence with the 2024/2025 academic session.
Full details will be provided on the university website for successful candidates.
No. Wigwe University within the guidelines of the Joint Admission & Matriculation Board and her Post UTME admission process, is solely responsible for the offer of admissions and enrolment of students. For more information and updates, please visit our website from time to time.