The National Universities Commission has approved the commencement of eighteen (18) new academic programmes in the Federal University Oye- Ekiti. In a letter dated November 14, 2016 to the Vice Chancellor Professor Kayode Soremekun, signed by the NUC Director of Academic Standards, Dr. G.B Kumo said the approval followed the successful evaluation visit carried out by panels of experts to the university with a view to assessing the human and material resources available for the establishment of the new programmes.

The letter further said “I am directed to inform you that the management committee during the 504th meeting held on Saturday 12 November, 2016 considered and approved the establishment of the full time mode of the following programmes to be run in the campus of the university only, effective from 2016/2017 session:

The programmes include Public Administration (BSc.) Business Administration, (BSc.) Peace and Conflict Resolution (BSc).Others include Library and Information Science (BSc.), Hospitality and Tourism Management (BSc.), Mass Communication (BSc.), Banking and Finance (BSc.), Agricultural Science Education (BSc. Ed), Biology Education, (BSc Ed)as well as  Chemistry Education (BSc. Ed), Mathematics Education( BSc. Ed). Also approved are English Education( B.A Ed), Criminology and Security studies (BSc.), Political Science (BSc.)and History and International Studies, (B.A).

The University management on its part has taken urgent steps aimed at providing more human and material resources for the development and growth of the approved programmes

This development brings to forty six (46) total numbers of academic programmes and seven (7) faculties.