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All Universities in Benue State, admission requirements and the courses they offer.

The all the Universities in Benue State and the courses offered by the various Universities.

You want to study in Benue State, and you prefer a university closer to you?
Here Campusdigital will bring you list of all Universities in Benue State, the courses they offer and their admission requirements.
By this guide, we hope you make a good choice.
There are three categories of Universities private states and Federal Universities.

Private Universities are those owned by private individuals who establish them to boost Accademic exercise State Universities are those established and owned by the state Governments of various regional states in the country while Federal Universities are those Universities established, owned and managed by the Federal Government of Nigeria.
All this Universities are granted Accreditation by the Nigerian university Commission before they are allowed to Operate.
Universities in Benue State, their admission requirements and courses they offer.
There are four Universities in Benue State:






Courses offered by Benue State University and JAMB Cutoff mark
Logo of Benue State University Makurdi

Benue State University makurdi is a University owned and controlled by the Benue State Government.
The University was established in 1992 under the leadership of the civilian Governor of benue state Reverend father. Moses Orshio Adasu.
The University is made up of 7 Faculties.

Faculties in Benue State University Makurdi.

  • Faculty of management Sciences
  •  Social Sciences
  •  Law Education
  •  College of Health Sciences
  •  Faculty of Arts

Courses offered by Benue State University Makurdi
Here is a comprehensive List of courses offered by Benue State University, BSU.

  • Accountancy / Accounting
  • Anatomy
  •  Biological Science(s)
  •  Business Education
  •  Chemistry
  • Computer Science
  •  Economics
  • Education and Biology
  •  Education and Chemistry
  • Education and Computer Science
  • Education and English Language
  • Education and Integrated Science
  •  Education and Mathematics
  •  Education and Physics
  • Educational Management
  •  Educational Technology / Introductory Technology
  • English Language
  •  Environmental Management and Toxicology
  • French
  •  Geography
  •  Guidance and Counseling
  •  History
  • Human Kinetics
  •  Human Physiology
  •  Industrial Chemistry
  •  Information Resource Management
  •  Law
  •  Library and Information Science
  •  Linguistics
  • Mass Communication

  •  Mathematics
  •  Medicine and Surgery
  • Microbiology
  • Nursing
  • Philosophy
  • Physical and Health Education

  •  Physics
  •  Plant Science and Biotechnology
  •  Political Science
  •  Pre-Primary and Primary Education
  •  Psychology
  •  Religious Studies
  •  Sociology
  •  Statistics
  •  Theatre Arts
  •  Urban and Regional Planning
  •  Vocational and Technical Education
  •  Zoology

Benue State University admission requirements into undergraduate programs.

Benue State University Makurdi offers admission into various undergraduate program through:

  • UTME
  • Direct Entry and
  • Preliminary Sciences Program.

UTME Requirements.

Candidates are mandated to posses five credit passes in SSCE in subjects which are related to their desired course. Take the necessary JAMB UTME and meet the Cut-off Mark.
Take the school Post UTME and meet all the relevant screening criteria.
What is JAMB Cut-off Mark for BSU?
BSU JAMB Cut-off Mark  Is 180 and 200 for competitive courses like Medicine and Sugery, Law, Nursing, accounting.

2) Federal University of Agriculture Makurdi.

Federal UNIVERSITY of Agriculture Makurdi (UAM) Was established in 1988.
The University is located at Makurdi, Benue State Nigeria.
UAM Is established with the motive to develop the human mind to be creative, innovative, research oriented, competent in areas of specialization, knowledgeable in entrepreneurship and dedicated to service hence the UAM logo “Innovation and Service”.
The university has Ten colleges.

Faculties/colleges in FUAM

  • Agronomy
  • Animal Science
  • Agricultural Economics & Extension
  • Agricultural & Science Education
  • Engineering
  • Food Technology & Human Ecology
  • Forestry & Fisheries
  • Management Sciences
  • Science

  • Veterinary Medicine

Courses Offered by Federal University of Agriculture Makurdi.

College of Agronomy.

  • Crop Production
  • Crop & Environmental Protection
  • Plant Breeding & Seed Science
  • Soil Science

College of Animal Science.

  • Animal Production
  • Animal Breeding & Physiology
  • Animal Nutrition

College of Agricultural Extension.

  • Agricultural Economics
  • Agricultural Extension & Communication
  • Agricultural Management

College of Engineering

  • Agricultural & Environmental Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Electrical & Electronics Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering

College of food technology & human ecology

  • Food Science & Technology
  • Home Science & Management

College of Forestry and fishery

  • Fisheries & Aquaculture
  • Forest Production & Products
  • Plant Breeding & Seed Science
  • Social & Environmental Forestry
  • Forestry Wildlife & Range Management

College of Management Sciences

  • Agribusiness
  • Business Administration
  • Accounting & Finance

College of Sciences

  • Biological Science
  • Chemistry
  • Physics
  • Mathematics, Statistics & Computer Science

College of Vetenary medicine.

  • Animal Health & Production
  • Veterinary Medicine
  • Veterinary Anatomy
  • Veterinary Pathology and Microbiology
  • Veterinary Public Health & Preventive Medicine
  • Veterinary Surgery & Theriogenelogy.
FUAM Offers admission to students through

  • UTME And
Persons who  meet the SSCE Requirements of Five Credit passes in Subjects relevant to their studies including mathematics and English are eligible to apply for admission into any course at University of Agriculture Makurdi.
JAMB Cutoff Mark for UAM Is 170.
Note: UAM. Does not require you to write POST-UTME Before getting admission.
Once you meet the stipulated JAMB CUT-OFF MARK, you can proceed to the admission office of the University for proper documentation.

Gain Admission into 200 Level at Federal University of Agriculture Makurdi.
To be admitted into 200L through DE of the University,  applicants must possess the following minimum qualifications:
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;
Four credit passes at advanced level or its Equivalent;

3) University of Mkar.

University of Mkkar also known as UMM Was established in the year 2005 by the Universal Reformed Church of Christ (URCC)
The university is situated at  Mkar, Gboko Benue State Nigeria.
The university has four colleges
Courses offered by University of Mkar.

Bellow are courses offered at UMM as provided by the University.


College og Science and Technology

  • B.Sc. (Hons) Computer Science
  • B.Sc. (Hons) Mathematics
  • B.Sc. (Hons) Microbiology
  • B.Sc. (Hons) Physics
  • B.Sc. (Hons) Biochemistry
  • B.Sc. (Ed) Chemistry
  • B.Sc. (Ed) Biology
  • B.Sc. (Ed) Mathematics
  • B.Sc. (Ed) Physics


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

  • B.Sc. (Hons) Accounting
  • B.Sc. (Hons) Business Management

  1. B.Sc. (Hons) Economics

  • B.Sc. (Hons) Sociology
  • B.Sc. (Hons) Mass Communication
  • B.Sc. (Hons) Political Science
  • B.Sc. (Hons) International Relations
  • B.Sc. (Hons) Entrepreneurship

University of Mkar also offers admission through:

  • UME
UME Requirements.

applicants Who wish to enroll into any undergraduate program  through UTME must Have at least five credits pass in relevant areas in WACE or NECO at not more than two sittings in addition to the UTME national approved cutoff marks.

Gain admission into 200 Level at UMM.
Direct entry candidates must have relevant A-level passes in relevant fields in addition to purchasing a UTME direct entry form. Even candidates who did not chose the University as their first and second choice in their UTME can be considered for admission.
Does UNIVERSITY of Mkar write post UTME?
UNIVERSITY of Mkar writes Post UTME.
To qualify for the University post ume you must meet the JAMB Cut-off Mark which ranges from 160 to 180.

4) Federal UNIVERSITY of Health Sciences Otupko.

Federal University of Health Science Otupko is the latest university and institution established with the sole purpose of boosting the teaching of medical and health sciences in Nigeria.
The university is an initiative of the Senator David Mark the formal Nigerian Senate president who  proposed a bill for the establishment of the institution.
The bill lasted to the time of his successor Senator Abba Morro who took over the bill and ensured it passed through all legislative proccess till it was assented to by the President. The institution came into reality after long deliberations by the National Assembly and through the assent of the Nigerian President, Muhamaddu Buhari in February  2020.

Federal University of Health Science Otupko is situated at Otupko, Benue State

Benue State Nigeria.
Following the Directives of the federal government, Professior. Innocent Ujah became the pioneer Vice-chancellor of the university, an appointment which was made on 17th may 2020.
The federal government further requested that the Otupko General Hospital be elevated into a Teaching Hospital for the Newly established University of Health Sciences and this request was granted by The State government under the leadership of governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State.
It was further announced that the university is to commence Accademic activities in ernest as from October 2020.

Gain Admission to study at Federal University of Health Science Otupko.
The admission process for Federal University of Health Science Otupko is not yet out as this is a newly established institution.
Thus, candidates are to be at alert as we hope to bring you update on when and how the admission procedure will take place.
Always browse through our blog for the information.

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