State Universities in Nigeria & their Cut Off Mark

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.

  1. 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

  1. 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.

  1. Kebbi State 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.

  1. Nasarawa State University

Nasarawa State University is located in Keffi in Nasarawa States. Some of the courses offered include Agronomy, Finances, Agriculture and Accounting.

  1. 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.

  1. Northwest University

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

  1. 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.

  1. 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.

  1. 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:

  1. Adamawa State University Mubi
  2. Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba
  3. Akwa Ibom State University of Technology, Uyo
  4. Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma
  5. Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University, Uli
  6. Bauchi State University, Gadau
  7. Benue State University, Makurdi
  8. Yobe State University, Damaturu
  9. Cross River State University of Science &Technology, Calabar
  10. Delta State University Abraka
  11. Ebonyi State University, Abakaliki
  12. Ekiti State University
  13. Enugu State University of Science and Technology, Enugu
  14. Gombe State University, Gombe
  15. Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University, Lapai
  16. Ignatius Ajuru University of Education, Rumuolumeni
  17. Imo State University, Owerri
  18. Sule Lamido University, Kafin Hausa, Jigawa
  19. Kano University of Science & Technology, Wudil
  20. Kogi State University Anyigba
  21. Kwara State University, Ilorin
  22. Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Ogbomoso
  23. Ondo State University of Science and Technology Okitipupa
  24. River State University of Science and Technology
  25. Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago Iwoye
  26. Lagos State University, Ojo
  27. Niger Delta University Yenagoa
  28. Tai Solarin University of Education
  29. Umar Musa Yar’ Adua University Katsina
  30. Osun State University Osogbo
  31. Sokoto State University
  32. Ondo State University of Medical Sciences
  33. University of Africa Toru Orua, Bayelsa State

Below is the List of Cut-off marks for State Varsities in Nigeria

  1. Abia State University, Uturu (ABSU) – 120
  2. Adamawa State University Mubi (ADSU) – 120
  3. Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba (AAUA) – 120
  4. Akwa Ibom State University of Technology, Uyo (AKUTECH) – 120
  5. Ambrose Alli University (AAU), Ekpoma – 120
  6. Anambra State University of Science & Technology, Uli – 120
  7. Bauchi State University, Gadau (BASUG) – 120
  8. Benue State University, Makurdi (BSUM) – 120, Medicine – 200
  9. Bukar Abba Ibrahim University, Damaturu – N/A
  10. Cross River State University of Science & Technology, Calabar – 120
  11. Delta State University Abraka (DELSU) – 120
  12. Ebonyi State University (EBSU), Abakaliki – 120
  13. Ekiti State University (EKSU) – 120
  14. Enugu State University of Science and Technology (ESUT), Enugu – 120
  15. Gombe State Univeristy (GSU), Gombe – 120
  16. Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University, Lapai (IBBUL) – 120 & above for Sciences, Agriculture, Languages, Education & Arts; 120 & above for Management and Social Science Courses
  17. Ignatius Ajuru University of Education (IAUE), Rumuoumeni – 120
  18. Imo State University (IMSU), Owerri – 120
  19. Kaduna State University (KASU), Kaduna – 120
  20. Kano University of Science & Technology (KUST), Wudil – 120
  21. Kebbi State University, Kebbi (KSUSTA)- 120
  22. Kogi State University (KSU), Anyigba – 120
  23. Kwara State University (KWASU), Ilorin – 120
  24. Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH), Ogbomoso – 120
  25. Lagos State University (LASU), Ojo, Lagos – 120
  26. Nasarawa State University, Keffi (NSUK) – 120
  27. Niger Delta Unversity (NDU), Yenagoa – 120
  28. Northwest University (NU), Kano – 120
  29. Olabisi Onabanjo University (OOU), Ago-Iwoye – 120
  30. Ondo State University of Science & Technology, Okitipupa – 120
  31. Osun State University (UNIOSUN), Oshogbo – 120
  32. Plateau State University, Bokkos (PLASU) – 120
  33. Rivers State University of Science & Technology (RSUST) – 120
  34. Sokoto State University, Sokoto (SSU) – 120
  35. Tai Solarin University of Education, Ijebu-Ode (TASUED) – 120
  36. Taraba State University, Jalingo (TSU) – 120
  37. Technical University, Ibadan – 120
  38. Umaru Musa Yar’Adua University, Katsina (UMYU) – 120

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  1. I scored 206 my utme 2019 exams an am looking for admission into delsu (Delta State University abraka) pls what is the cut off mark for medicine

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