In this post, we take a look at the cut off mark of the state universities in Nigeria. But first, let’s take a look at a brief profile of some of these state universities.
Abia State University (ABSU)
ABSU was founded in 1981 and was initially controlled by the Imo State University but when Abia state was created in 1991, the Uturu campus of the Imo State University was ceded to Abia State.
The College of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine was added to the Uturu Campus to become the Abia State University. Currently, the University offers the undergraduate, graduate and doctorate degrees
Borno State University
Borno State University is one of the latest state universities to be accredited by the NUC. A total of 118 students have been admitted and the university is expected to commence its academic session some time in 2018.
Some of the courses offered include Law, Arts, Agriculture, Medical science, Veterinary medicine and others.
KebbiState University of Science and Technology
Located in Aliero, Kebbi, the Kebbi State University was established in 2006 to provide admission to indigenes of Kebbi State. The university offers Science, Education, Engineering and Agriculture related courses.
Nasarawa State University
Nasarawa State University is located in Keffi in Nasarawa States. Some of the courses offered include Agronomy, Finances, Agriculture and Accounting.
Eastern Palm University
Located in Ogboko in Imo State, Eastern Palm University was established by the Imo State Government in 2016 with the goal of becoming a world-class university anchored on excellence and research needs of all relevant persons, irrespective of gender, nationality, religion or political conviction. The courses offered at EPU include Biochemistry, Physics, Sociology, Literary studies, Philosophy, Computer science etc.
Northwest University is a state university in Kano State. The faculties include Faculty of Agriculture, Faculty of Basic Medical Sciences, Faculty of Clinical Sciences, Faculty of Education, Faculty of Engineering, Faculty of Environmental Sciences, Faculty of Humanities, Faculty of Information and Communication Technology, Faculty of Law, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Faculty of Science, School of General, Entrepreneurial and Remedial Studies, School of Postgraduate Studies
Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University
IBB University is a state university in Niger State. the courses offered include Management, Religious studies, Economics, Agriculture, Animal science, Psychology, Arabic studies etc. the university recently approved the construction of its medical college.
Kaduna State University
The Kaduna State University was established in 2004 and currently consists of 7 faculties and 39 departments. The faculties include Arts, Science, Pharmaceutical Sciences, Social and Management Sciences, Environmental Sciences and Agriculture.
Umaru Musa Yar’Adua University (UMYU)
Formerly called the Katsina State, the name of the university was changed to Umara Musa Yaradua University in 2009.
The school has five faculties namely Faculty of Education, Faculty of Humanities, Faculty of Law, Natural and Applied Sciences, Social and Management Sciences.
UMYU has a postgraduate school offering Masters and Postgraduate Diploma degrees.
10. Taraba State University
Established in 2008, Taraba State University is located in Taraba State. some of the courses offered at the University include study Engineering, Art, Management, Agriculture and Social sciences
11. Plateau State University
Located in Bokkos in Plateau, the university was established in 2005 and some of the disciplines include Applied Sciences, Arts, Social Sciences, Natural Sciences and Management.
Other State Universities in the Country include:
- Adamawa State University Mubi
- Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba
- Akwa Ibom State University of Technology, Uyo
- Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma
- Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University, Uli
- Bauchi State University, Gadau
- Benue State University, Makurdi
- Yobe State University, Damaturu
- Cross River State University of Science &Technology, Calabar
- Delta State University Abraka
- Ebonyi State University, Abakaliki
- Ekiti State University
- Enugu State University of Science and Technology, Enugu
- Gombe State University, Gombe
- Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University, Lapai
- Ignatius Ajuru University of Education, Rumuolumeni
- Imo State University, Owerri
- Sule Lamido University, Kafin Hausa, Jigawa
- Kano University of Science & Technology, Wudil
- Kogi State University Anyigba
- Kwara State University, Ilorin
- Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Ogbomoso
- Ondo State University of Science and Technology Okitipupa
- River State University of Science and Technology
- Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago Iwoye
- Lagos State University, Ojo
- Niger Delta University Yenagoa
- Tai Solarin University of Education
- Umar Musa Yar’ Adua University Katsina
- Osun State University Osogbo
- Sokoto State University
- Ondo State University of Medical Sciences
- University of Africa Toru Orua, Bayelsa State
Below is the List of Cut-off marks for State Varsities in Nigeria
- Abia State University, Uturu (ABSU) – 120
- Adamawa State University Mubi (ADSU) – 120
- Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba (AAUA) – 120
- Akwa Ibom State University of Technology, Uyo (AKUTECH) – 120
- Ambrose Alli University (AAU), Ekpoma – 120
- Anambra State University of Science & Technology, Uli – 120
- Bauchi State University, Gadau (BASUG) – 120
- Benue State University, Makurdi (BSUM) – 120, Medicine – 200
- Bukar Abba Ibrahim University, Damaturu – N/A
- Cross River State University of Science & Technology, Calabar – 120
- Delta State University Abraka (DELSU) – 120
- Ebonyi State University (EBSU), Abakaliki – 120
- Ekiti State University (EKSU) – 120
- Enugu State University of Science and Technology (ESUT), Enugu – 120
- Gombe State Univeristy (GSU), Gombe – 120
- Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University, Lapai (IBBUL) – 120 & above for Sciences, Agriculture, Languages, Education & Arts; 120 & above for Management and Social Science Courses
- Ignatius Ajuru University of Education (IAUE), Rumuoumeni – 120
- Imo State University (IMSU), Owerri – 120
- Kaduna State University (KASU), Kaduna – 120
- Kano University of Science & Technology (KUST), Wudil – 120
- Kebbi State University, Kebbi (KSUSTA)- 120
- Kogi State University (KSU), Anyigba – 120
- Kwara State University (KWASU), Ilorin – 120
- Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH), Ogbomoso – 120
- Lagos State University (LASU), Ojo, Lagos – 120
- Nasarawa State University, Keffi (NSUK) – 120
- Niger Delta Unversity (NDU), Yenagoa – 120
- Northwest University (NU), Kano – 120
- Olabisi Onabanjo University (OOU), Ago-Iwoye – 120
- Ondo State University of Science & Technology, Okitipupa – 120
- Osun State University (UNIOSUN), Oshogbo – 120
- Plateau State University, Bokkos (PLASU) – 120
- Rivers State University of Science & Technology (RSUST) – 120
- Sokoto State University, Sokoto (SSU) – 120
- Tai Solarin University of Education, Ijebu-Ode (TASUED) – 120
- Taraba State University, Jalingo (TSU) – 120
- Technical University, Ibadan – 120
- Umaru Musa Yar’Adua University, Katsina (UMYU) – 120