State Universitie that offer Law in Nigeria

Are you willing to study law in Nigeria and you wish to know the state Universities in Nigeria that offer law so that you can make a choice?


There are many universities in Nigeria and these universities are categorised into
States Universities
Private and 
Public universities. 
So, the Essence of this blog post is to let you know the state universities in Nigeria that offer law.

Often times persons wish to gain admission under any of the above category And since these campuses share uniqueness, they turn not to know how the whole system operates because of it's fusy nature.

Also gaining admission into any Nigerian university to study law depends solely on the choice of the candidate as to whether he desires to study in a state university or private or public.
In essence, all universities are good once approved and accredited by the NUC and council for legal education.

However, one may prefer to study law in a state University base on the following reasons
  • Catchment
  • Cut-off Mark of particular institutions
  • Location
  • Admission requirements 
  • Affordability
  • And for the fancy of such institutions

Thus, no matter what your intention may be, it is good for you to know the difference between a state University and the others and the courses they offer to accertain if they offer your dream course.

In this Post, campusdigital brings you list of all state universities where you can study Law in Nigeria their JAMB cut-off marks as well as admission requirements for the study of law in various State Universities in Nigeria.



1) Ambrose Alli University 


Ambrose Alli University faculty of law was created in 1981.

The Mission of the faculty is base on the pursuit of academic excellence, advancement of legal knowledge, and community service through quality teaching, livelong learning, social inclusion and relevant legal research that seek to meet the challenges of contemporary society. To achieve this mission, . the Faculty will be guided by the sprit of enquiry, self-reliance, fairness and the ethical and professional standards of the legal profession.

Departments in Ambrose Alli University Faculty of Law.


  • Commercial and Industrial Law
  • Private and Property Law
  • Public Law
  • Jurisprudence and International Law



How to gain admission into Ambrose Ali University Faculty of law.


Ambrose Ali University Faculty of law offer admission in two ways.
  • through Joint Admission and Matriculation.
  • by Direct Entry (DE)

Through Joint Admission
O' level requirement:

Aspirants must have a minimum of five credit passes in SSCE or GCE including English Language
Literature in English
Mathematics or any science subject
Any commercial subject.
And must pass The JAMB Examinations with the required cut-off Mark as may be stipulated by the university.

2) Through Direct Entry (DE).

Aspirants for Direct Entry admission into the University Faculty of paw are expected to obtain at least five credit passes in the G.C.E or S.S.C.E. or equivalent including English Language and English Literature obtained at not more than two sittings or of which at least two shall be at Advanced Level provided the credit passes at the ordinary level include English Language and English Literature:
 or A good honours degree or postgraduate degree of the Ambrose Alli University or of any University or College of approved standard in the discipline.
He must also have a credit in mathematics or any science subject and a credit in any commercial subject.
More more and reliable information, visit the university portal at 

2) Imo State University Faculty of Law (IMSU)


Imo State University has a faculty of law was established with  the following motives:

  • to provide social and adequate knowledge of the law which will bring to bear the contemporary functions and purpose of law to human co-existence;

  • to broaden the focus of the law student to appreciate the interrelation between law, social and political issues relating thereto;
  • to ensure that the student understands and appreciate the working of the judiciary as a veritable tool in the development of the law;
  • to create in the student, analytical and empirical approaches to the study of law, particularly equipping the law student to face the challenges of the ever changing world;
  • above all, to produce a law graduate who can compete keenly and favourably with his counterparts all over the globe.
  • To be an acknowledged international centre of excellence in teaching, learning, research, and consultancy, which will produce functional law graduates who at all times will be worthy in learning and character.
  • To create a conducive and favourable environment for optimal learning, research, and intellectual development, that will meet with global challenges in the 21st Century.

How to gain admission to study law at 

Imo State University.


Imo State University Faculty of law has two processes of admitting Students.


You can choose to enter through 
  • JAMB UTME
  • Direct entry(DE)
JAMB UTME 

Candidates who chooses to be admitted into Imo State University Faculty of law must possess Senior Secondary Certificate, or an ‘0’ Level Certificate with credit passes in five (5) subjects, including English Language and English Literature obtained at not more than two sittings. At least one of the credits must be in a science subject or at least pass in Mathematics, such a candidate must also have an acceptable pass in the Joint Matriculation, Examination.

Direct Entry:

Candidates of this mode of admission must conform with the National Universities requirements for direct entry. Those include:
  • Must satisfy U.T.M.E. requirements in (i) above plus A two-year or three-year Diploma certificate or second class upper or lower division degree in related courses;
  • Must satisfy U.T.M.E. requirements in (i) above plus Three (3) papers at Principal or Advanced level in the Higher School Certificate or G.C.E. 
  • Must satisfy U.T.M.E. requirements in (i) above plus two papers at principal or Advanced level or H.S.C or G.C.E.

Imo State University JAMB Cut-off Mark for law.


We have stumbled upon many students asking to know the jamb cut-off Mark for law in Imo State University, the cut-off Mark for Law in I'm State University may be 200 and above depending on your catchment nd if you aren't part of the University catchment, aim to score 250 or there about.
For more information visit http://imsu.edu.ng/site/law.php

3) Benue State University.

Benue State University Faculty of Law came into existence in the year 1993 starting with a number of about 70 students.
The University has produced sound Lawyers who are working accross the globe and has maintained a good reputation for their ama mata thus far, due to their outstanding and unbeatable records.
Benue State University faculty of lawhas won alot of world law students competitions and by her vibrance shall continue to sore high.
The faculty has admission capacity of about 100 to 180 Students so far.

How to gain admission to study law at Benue State University Markudi.


  • By JAMB UTME.
  • By Direct entry.
JAMB UTME

The basic requirements to be able to study Law at Benue State University Faculty of law through JAMB UTME is that, aspirants must posses an SSCE Result with about five credits including 
  • English language
  • Literature in English
  • CRS
  • Government and one other subject.
Benue State University JAMB Cut-off Mark for Law is 200

4) Delta State University Faculty of law.


Delta state university Faculty of law was given full accreditation by the NUC in the year 2017 and has been admitting students on yearly basis.

How to get admission into Delta State University.

By UTME and by direct entry.
The JAMB Cut-off Mark for Delta State University is not yet announced

5) Lagos State University Faculty of Law (LASU) 

Lagos State University Faculty of Law was established to enhance Accademic excellence in the study of Law and to produce vibrant Lawyers for the entire society and this motive have been achieved in ernest as the institution has produced Legal luminaries the world can reckon with.

How to gain admission to study law at Lagos State University (LASU) 

LASU Offers admission through JAMB UTME and Direct Entry (DE)
 To be eligible for admission into Lagos State University, one must posses a minimum of five credits in SSCE in subjects which include, 
  • English Language
  • Literature in English 
  • Mathematics and 
  • Two other art subjects.

6) University of Ibadan.


University of Ibadan Faculty of Law was established in 1981.

The faculty of law in her pioneer days offered admission to only persons who had first degrees in other courses.
Subsequently due to modifications the faculty of law started admitting students through JAMB UTME.

JAMB CUT-OFF mark For law at the University of Ibadan.


The accepted JAMB Cut-off Mark to qualify one to study law at the University of Ibadan is 200.

To be on a safer side, you are expected to score higher since the institution is highly competitive.
Also, meet the post UTME requirements with good grades.

7) University of Jos Faculty of Law.


The faculty of law University of Jos was created in 1987.

The faculty presently has two departments.
  • Department of law
  • Department of criminology.


Yearly, the faculty of Law Uni-Jos tends the faculty with the highest number of applicants making the course very competitive.
So, admission into the faculty of Law University of Jos is strictly on merit.

How to get admission into Faculty of law, university of Jos.


To study law at University of Jos, one must have a minimum of five credits in SSCE in subjects which include,
  • Literature
  • Government
  • CRS
  • English
  • Mathematics


You can gain admission into the Faculty of Law Uni-Jos through JAMB UTME.

JAMB Subject combination for the study of Law in UNIVERSITY of Jos.
The JAMB subject combination for Law at University of Jos is
  • Literature
  • English and 
  • any other two art or social science subjects.


The widely Accepted cutoff Mark for Law in Nigeria is 200.
Thus, aspirants are mandated to score higher since the course is highly competitve.

8) Nassarawa State University Keffi, Faculty of Law.


Nassarawa State University Keffi, Faculty of Law was established in the year 2003 
The faculty of Law had a total number of 50 stuStude in her pioneer days and upon accreditation by the NUC and council for Legal Education, the faculty has grown subsequently in population to about 250 or there about.

how to gain admission to study Law at Nassarawa State University Keffi.


the faculty offers admission through
UTME and Direct Entry.

UTME Requirements:
To qualify for admission, a candidate must possess at least Senior School Certificate or G.C.E. ‘O’ Level with credit passes in five (5) subjects, including English Language, Literature in English and Mathematics.
Acceptable ‘O’ level results must be obtained at not more than two sittings
A candidate must also have an acceptable score in the University Matriculation Examination (JAMB UME).

Direct Entry Requirements.

The Faculty may admit Direct Entry candidates who meet the following criteria:

Undergraduate Degree or Higher National Diploma (HND) in any course, preferably, in the Humanities together with recently obtained Credit passes in at least 5 ‘O’ Level subjects including English Language, Literature in English and Mathematics;

Acceptable ‘A’ Level grade points in the Interim Joint Matriculation Examination (IJMB) together with recently obtained 5 Credit passes in ‘O’ Level subjects including English Language, Literature in English and Mathematics; and

Successful performance in a face-to-face screening interview conducted to assess candidates’ communication skills and character.



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