Research known as the Signaling Theory of Universities shows that the greatest value that a university degree provides is its “stamp” of credibility. It’s a signal to potential employers that the graduate is an intelligent, work-ready individual.
Media around the world have hailed ALU as an innovative, forward-thinking institution. It’s been recognized by outlets including the New York Times, the BBC, and New African magazine. CNN called us “the best in the country” and “The Harvard of Africa.” And in 2016, ALU was named one of Fast Company’s “Most Innovative Companies” of the year.