Twenty Seven out of about Thirty Six Thousand, Four Hundred and Eighty Nine (36,489) graduating students of the Lagos State University (LASU) for the 2015/2016 academic sessions are graduating with First Class honours.
Vice-Chancellor,Prof. Olanrewaju Fagbohun, disclosed at a news conference on Thursday that 28,300 graduands would be convocated for the full time and part-time programmes. The vice-chancellor said that twenty six students made first class division , while 2,642 made second class upper and 20,412 made second class lower divisions. He said that 5,025 made third class division and 115 would be graduating with a pass degree.
133 Diploma students would also be graduating with 8,056 Higher Degrees. The VC stressed that all the graduating students have fulfilled the requirements for the award of the degrees.
A summary of this figure is stated below:
|SUMMARY OF GRADUANDS: DIPLOMAS|
|PROGRAMME||Distinction||Upper Credit||Lower Credit||TOTAL|
|SUMMARY OF GRADUANDS: FIRST DEGREES|
|(FULL – TIME AND PART – TIME)|
|PROGRAMME||1st Class Honours||2nd Class Honours
|2nd Class Honours
|3rd Class Honours||Pass||TOTAL|
|College of Medicine||80|
|School of Communication||2||108||382||103||3||598|
|School of Transport||Nil||5||9||Nil||Nil||14|
|SUMMARY OF GRADUANDS: HIGHER DEGREES AS APPROVED BY SENATE|
|PROGRAMME||Postgraduate Diploma||Academic Masters||Professional Masters||Doctor of Philosophy||TOTAL|
|College of Medicine||Nil||1||37||1||39|
|School of Communication||2||83||Nil||Nil||85|
|School of Transport||Nil||Nil||Nil||Nil||Nil|
|Centre for Planning Studies||6||Nil||Nil||Nil||6|