Founded in 1981, Abia State University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the rural setting of the medium-sized town of Uturu (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), Abia. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the National Universities Commission, Nigeria, Abia State University (ABSU) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 20,000-24,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Abia State University (ABSU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 36 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. ABSU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, as well as administrative services.