Kogi State University is the state-owned university of Kogi located at Anyigba. The university was established in 1999 by Prince Abubakar Audu, the former governor of the state. At the time of its establishment, it was known as Kogi State University, it was later named Prince Abubakar Audu University (PAAU) in 2002 but renamed Kogi State University (KSU) in 2003.
The University commenced academic activities in April, 2000. Currently, the university has 7 faculties:
- Faculty of Agriculture,
- Faculty of Arts and Humanities,
- Faculty of Law,
- Faculty of Management Sciences,
- Faculty of Natural Sciences
- Faculty of Social Sciences
- Faculty of Medicine
There is also the Centre for Pre-Degree and Diploma Studies which was established under the present University administration to run diploma and pre-degree programmes.
Students of the pre-degree programme could gain admission into the degree programme if they are successful in the internal exams and need not write the Post-UTME exams.
KSU started with a student population of about 700 in 2000, but as at 2009/2010 admission exercise has grown to about 16,000, and now stands at about 50,000 in 2016. It is also known as one of the fairest universities in its admission exercise, admitting students strictly by merit, and the supplementary list by near-merit. It has also been ranked as Nigeria’s fastest developing university.
List of Science Courses in Kogi State University (KSU)
The university offers many courses such as
- Computer Sciences,
- Public Administration,
- Human Kinetics,
- Industrial Chemistry,
- Business Administration,
- Banking and Finance,
- Theatre Arts,
- Food, Nutrition and Home Sciences,
- Agricultural Engineering, Economics and Extension,
- Crop Production,
- Animal Production,
- Soil Science,
- Food Science and Technology,
- Fishery and Forestry,
- Islamic Studies,
- Religious and Philosophy,
- History and International Studies,
- Mass Communication,
98% of the courses offered in the university are accredited by the Nigeria University Commission (NUC).
KSU has won several awards with some of its department ranked among the best in Africa. A few years ago, the Faculty of law was pronounced as the best in Nigeria and has remained among the best in subsequent years. Also, its department of Geology has been rated as one of the best in Africa, alongside Obafemi Awolowo University, and the University of Ibadan. The university is also popular in the corporate world as it has produced highly intellectual students employed by these corporate organizations.
Below is a list of the science courses you can enroll for at the Kogi State University
- Computer Science
- Education and Biology
- Education and Chemistry
- Education and Geography
- Education and Mathematics
- Education and Physics
- Fisheries and Aquaculture
- Food Science and Technology
- Home Science
- Home Science and Management
- Human Kinetics
- Industrial Chemistry
- Library and Information Science
- Mathematical Sciences
- Medicine and Surgery
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