Livingstone College was registered and approved as a private co-educational secondary school by Oyo State Ministry of Education on 31st August, 2000. The school opened for the first set of students on 18th Sept.2000. The school was accredited to prepare and present candidates for the Junior Secondary School Examination (JESSE) by the National Board or Education measurement and National Education Council (NECO) in the year 2002. The approval and accreditation to present candidate for the Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination (SSCE) in Arts, Commercial and Science Subjects by the National Board of Secondary Education Council (NECO) were obtained in 2015 after satisfactory inspection of the facilities by the different bodies.
Apart from running courses for NECO and WAEC examinations, the school also registered to present candidate for the General Certificate of Education Advanced Level Course (GCE A'levels) of the University of Cambridge, and Computer courses leading to the award of the award of Diploma certificate in General Computer Techniques and Application, Desktop publishung, Data processing, Computer programming, Information, Communication Technology (ICT) etc.
The school was registered and incoporated with the name Livingstone College of Arts and Science Inc. by the Corporate Affairs Commission(CAC) of the Federal Republic of Nigeria with registration number RC. 710688 0n the 28th day of September.2007.