This study was conducted in order to establish the case that “age, is a factor in postgraduate perception of the sources and coping strategies of stress. The researchers contacted 300 Postgraduate student of the University of Ilorin in order to gather data on their perception on the sources of stress and coping strategies among postgraduate students of the University. They also sought to determine the actual level of stress along with the Age Factor as perceived by the Postgraduate students of the University of Ilorin. The findings indicated a need to consider age as a factor in order to obtain a higher level
of quality education without any stress.