Catholic Institute of West Africa

International Student

International students and scholars all over the countries enrich our classrooms and campus culture

International Student Services

We are ready to help you at the Office of the International Student Services

The University has a dedicated team - for our International Student, to provide a variety of support services and programs to help international students and scholars thrive. We coordinate orientation programmes and events to help international students, scholars, and families feel at home. Begin by selecting whether you are applying as an undergraduate or graduate student. On these webiste you will find helpful information about:

Application Process
Admission Requirement
Academic Information
Visa information
School fees
International Student Orientation

Information for Immigrant

For detail information about visa application and Immgration to Nigeria, Please contact the Nigerian Embassy in your country

Visa information
Nigerian Immigration Service

Internation Student Services

For further information and enquiry, call: 08036671823, 08066368622, 07067090293, Email:

Graduate Applicant

Create account by choosing username and password of your choice. A unique application number will be assigned to you please keep it safe. You may return any time to the portal with your username and passwrd to complete the application and check your admission status.

Apply for Graduate Studies

Good Luck !

Undergraduate Applicant

Have your UTME/JAMB Registration Number. Check if you have been given admission. Only admitted candidate shall be able to login to complete the undergraduate application form online. You can always stop and continue your application on the portal

Check Admission Status

Hostel Accomodation

CIWA have hostel Accomodation at the Obehie Campus and Portharcourt Campus for both Undergraduate and Postgraduate Student.
Temporary Accomodation can be arrange for International Student on Arrival


Help & Support

If you have any difficulty completing your graduate or undergraduate school enrollment

Admission Office
+234 802 303 9048