Ekiti State University (EKSU) is a state-owned tertiary institution, located in Ado-Ekiti. It was founded in 1982 to promote access to higher education in the regions, while also working actively to producing graduates adequately equipped to handle contemporary, socio-economic and environmental challenges. It has been doing this since its inception through cutting edge teaching and research in science, technology and humanities, that benefit cultures, societies and economies.The University also boasts of a well-equipped library, botanical gardens and farm, and advanced health facilities.
EKSU offers undergraduate and postgraduate course from the faculties of Agricultural Science, Arts, College of Medicine, Education, Engineering, Law, Management Science, Science and Social Sciences. There are also the Institute of Science Laboratory Technology, Entrepreneurial Development Centre, Research and Development Centre, as well as the School of Postgraduate countries.