Universities in Benue State: Full Accredited Universities List.

Universities in Benue State – What are the accredited Universities in Benue? School Drillers tries to answer this question by publishing the 2020  3 recognized Benue  State higher-education institutions in Nigeria following the National Universities Commision (NUC).

Universities in Benue State

There are three Universities in Benue State,  one of which belongs to the federal government, one belongs to the state government while one is privately-owned University.

About Benue State:

Benue State is one of the north central area states in Nigeria with a population of about 4,253,641 in 2006 census. It is inhabited predominantly by the Tiv, Idoma and Igede peoples, who speak Tiv, Idoma, and Igede languages respectively. Its capital is Makurdi.

Universities in Benue State:

Below is the list of NUC approved Federal, state and private universities in Benue State.

List Of State Universities In Benue State

There is presently one state university in Benue state which include:

1. Benue State University

Benue State University is a state-owned university in Makurdi, Benue State, Nigeria. In 2006, student enrollment was over 19,000 served by 7 faculties, 23 departments. The university offers undergraduate and graduate programs with a catalog of over 58 graduate programs across 9 colleges/faculties.

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Benue State University Courses,

Admission Requirements,

School Fees.

List Of Federal Universities In Benue State

The only federal owned University in Benue state Nigeria include;

2. University of Agriculture, Makurdi

The University of Agriculture, Makurdi is a higher education institution in Makurdi, Benue State, Nigeria. The university was established in 1988, following the recommendations of a 1987 federal government White Paper on Higher Education curriculum and development in Nigeria.

University of Agriculture Admission Requirements, Makurdi

Candidates who wish to gain admission into the University of Agriculture, Makurdi should obtain the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board forms, and choose the Institutions (Universities) of their desire.

Thereafter, they sit for the UTME examinations. Those who meet the University cut off point are invited for interaction and online verification of O’level result.

Candidates who meet O’level requirement (at least five credit passes including mathematics, English, Chemistry, Physics and Biology for Sciences and Mathematics, English, Economics, Commerce or Accounting, Government and Biology/Agric. Science for Management Sciences) and JAMB subject combination are admitted into various courses in the University.

After Admission, their documents are scrutinized and then they are duly registered.

University Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) Applicants

Applicants must possess the following minimum qualifications:

  1. The Senior Secondary School or the School Certificate/General Certificate of Education (SSCE/GCE) ordinary level credit passes in five subjects including Chemistry, Physics and Biology for Sciences and Mathematics, English, Economics, Commerce or Accounting, Government and Biology/Agric. Science for Management Sciences)
  2. Grade II Teacher’s Certificate with Credit/merit passes in at least five subjects including English Language, Mathematics and Economics;
  3. An acceptable score in the UTME as may be determined by the University from time to time; and
  4. JAMB combination MUST include Mathematics, Economics, and Accounting or Commerce

Direct Entry Applicants

Applicants must possess the following minimum qualifications:

  1. Five credit passes in GCE (or Equivalent) examination at not more than two sittings with at least two passes at the Advanced (‘A’) level GCE;
  2. Four credit passes at advanced level or its Equivalent;

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Private Universities In Benue State:

4. University of Mkar

University of Mkar, Mkar is a private Christian institution established by the Church of Christ in Sudan among the Tiv to make a mark in the educational landscape of the nation.

List of Courses in University of Mkar

College Of Science And Education

1. B.Sc. (Hons) Computer Science

2. B.Sc. (Hons) Mathematics

3. B.Sc. (Hons) Microbiology

4. B.Sc. (Hons) Physics

5. B.Sc. (Hons) Biochemistry

6. B.Sc. (Ed) Chemistry

7. B.Sc. (Ed) Biology

8. B.Sc. (Ed) Mathematics

9.B.Sc. (Ed) Physics

College Of Food Science And Technology

1. B.Sc. (Hons) Food Science and Technology

College Of Social And Management Sciences

1. B.Sc. (Hons) Accounting

2. B.Sc. (Hons) Business Management

3. B.Sc. (Hons) Economics

4. B.Sc. (Hons) Sociology

5. B.Sc. (Hons) Mass Communication

6. B.Sc. (Hons) Political Science

7. B.Sc. (Hons) International Relations

8. B.Sc. (Hons) Entrepreneurship

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