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Wellspring University

College of Computing


Dr. Olarenwaju

Dr. B.S Olarenwaju holds a B.Sc. degree in Electronic and Electrical Engineering between 1997 and 2001. He later obtained M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees in Computer Science in 2009 and 2019 respectively at the University of Ibadan, Oyo State.

About the College

I heartily welcome and also congratulate you on behalf of the Board of the College of Computing on your successful admission to Wellspring University, Benin, Edo State, Nigeria. The College of Computing currently comprises of two departments and four programmes. The Department of Computer Science and Software Engineering currently offers two programmes: B.Sc. Computer Science and B.Sc. Software Engineering; the Department of Information Technology and Cyber Security also offers two undergraduate programmes: B.Sc. in Information Technology and B.Sc. in Cyber Security.
At Wellspring University, and especially in the College of Computing, students have the opportunity to interact with academic staff with a strong passion for teaching, counseling, and mentoring. The students are expected to engage them just as they too will challenge the students in a symbiotic academic relationship. The College also takes great pride in the academic vision and mission of the institution.
Our committed staff are prepared to serve you and make your stay in the University very fulfilling for you to know that you have made the right decision to pursue your academic endeavor in Wellspring University.
Once again, I welcome you to Wellspring University and I hope this encounter would be a life-long experience.
Thank you.


Comp. Science. and Software. Engineering.

InformationTechnology and Cyber Security

General Admission Requirements

  • Through University Matriculation Examination (UME)

In addition to an acceptable pass in UME, candidate seeking admission into B.Sc. Degree programme in Microbiology, and Biochemistry must have not less than ordinary level credit passes in at least five (5) SSCE /GCE, SSCE /NECO (or acceptable equivalents) subjects including English Language, Mathematics, Physics and two other science subjects at not more than two sittings from Agricultural Science, Biology, Chemistry, Geography, Economics and Further Mathematics. Candidates are, in addition, required to submit themselves for a written examination and oral interview before admission is finally offered to deserving candidates.

  • 3-year full-time degree programme (Direct Entry)

Candidates seeking direct entry admission must in addition to satisfying the University matriculation requirements, possess:

  • A minimum of two Advanced level passes in the General Certificate of Education (GCE) or Higher School Certificate (HSC) or its recognized equivalent qualifications at not more than two sittings. The subjects should include Mathematics and any other science subjects.
  • At least a credit pass in Diploma from a recognized institution in related disciplines.
  • Nigeria Certificate of Education (NCE) with at least Credit level pass from a recognized College of Education. In addition, candidates should have at least an overall Merit pass.


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