“As Nigeria’s ‘flag bearer’ university, we bring a timely message of hope to the people, students, staff, faculty, parents, government, etc. This message is that the future is bright…”
HISTORICAL DEVELOPMENT BABCOCK
BABCOCK UNIVERSITY (BU)—as it is now known—actually began on September 17, 1959 as Adventist College of West Africa (ACWA). Established by the Seventh-day Adventist Church as a senior college for training church workers from the West African sub-region, ACWA opened its doors with only seven ministerial students.
Aim and Mission
Adventist education prepares people for useful and joy-filled lives, fostering friendship with God, whole-person development, Bible-based values, and selfless service in accordance with the Seventh-day Adventist mission to the world.
- Excellence: our Culture
- Integrity: our Promise
- Accountability: our Moral
- Team Spirit: our Strength
- Servant Leadership: our Dignity
- Autonomy Responsibility: our Passion
- Adventist Heritage: our Commitment