The Benson Idahosa University is a private, non-profit, Christian university in Benin City, Nigeria.
Benson Idahosa University is named after Archbishop Benson Idahosa, a Charismatic Pentecostal minister from Benin City, Nigeria, and reflects his evangelical beliefs. The president of Benson Idahosa University is the son of the late Archbishop the Rev. F.E.B Idahosa II, a minister of the Church of God Mission founded by the late Archbishop Benson Idahosa.
Benson Idahosa University is fully accredited by Nigeria's higher education accreditation body, the National Universities Commission (NUC), and was ranked 2nd among private universities offering undergraduate degrees in the country by the NUC in their 2005 national ranking.