Quick Facts

Esae University is one of West African major private institutions. It is accredited for doctoral degree awards. More than 100 programmes are offered at the associate’s, bachelor’s, master’s, specialist and doctoral levels. Students may enroll for the on-campus classes or in the eLearning online study.


Location  Cotonou, Bénin
Founded 1993
Ownership Private
Libraries University and Law combined holdings (volumes and micro text): 4,369,251
Degrees 10 fields of study with 50 degree programs offered through four colleges
Enrollment About 32,000 undergraduate and graduate students as of April 2016.
Accreditation Independent evaluation by Evaluation Committee for Private Universities (ECPU), Bénin
Graduation Total degrees conferred since founding – 18,000
Economic Impact More than $2.5 million annually


Schools and Colleges:

School of Law and General Administtation
School of Applied Sciences
School of Management Sciences



Total Full Time 144
Online Course Advisors 27


Sports and Athletics

Football Team Esae FC, Bénin
Mascot Name
Colors Blue and White
League Division I