Caleb University, located in Imota, Ikorodu Division of Lagos State, Southwest, Nigeria, has been given the professional accreditation by the Architects Registration Council of Nigeria (ARCON) for its Bachelors and Masters programmes.
The approval is in line with Section 9 of the Architects (Registration, Etc) Act CAP A19 Laws of the Federation of Nigeria, 2004.
According to a statement signed by Dr Elvis Otobo, PhD, Deputy Director, Public Relations and Marketing, Caleb University, the approval was contained in a letter dated 31st January 2022 and signed by the Registrar of ARCON, Arch. Umar Murnai, ARCON, fnia.
The letter states inter alia:
“In view of the fact that the Department has acceptable physical infrastructure, facilities and equipment, an acceptable Staff/Students’ Ratio (SSR) of 1:9.43 and an acceptable Staff/Students’ Quality Coefficient (SSQC) Ratio of 1:2:32 (as against the minimum of 1:12 and 1:14 respectively) and a general assessment of 77.52%, the Council approved the recommendation that the Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) and Master of Science (M.Sc) degree programmes in Architecture of the Department of Architecture, Caleb University, imota, Lagos State be accredited for Three (3) years…”.
The Council confirmed the accreditation of the Bachelor of Science (B.Sc) and Masters of Science (M.Sc.) degree Programmes in Architecture as a result of the overwhelming and impressive facilities and highly qualified faculty members.
The Nigeria University Commission (NUC) had earlier granted accreditation to the institution’s architectural and other programmes like Security Studies; B.Sc. Criminology; B.Sc. International Relations; B.Sc. Political Science including B.Sc. Economics among others.
Caleb University has continued to receive commendations for upholding high academic standards from professional and regulatory bodies.