Colleges and Universities Offering Bachelor of Science in Psychology in Nigeria

  • Course Name: Bachelor of Science in Psychology(Psychology)
  • Major Subject: Psychology
  • Course Category: Degree Courses

Institutions Offering Bachelor of Science in Psychology

  • Nasarawa State University Nasarawa State University, Keffi  
    Admission requirements:
    candidates for admission are required to have at least five (5) credits (in not more than tow sittings) at the ordinary level. They must also have scored the cut off points at the UTME examination. Biology must be at the credit level and at least a pass in mathematics REMEDIAL candidates coming through the remedial school must have passed the remedial examination as well as having at least five (5) credits (in not more two sittings) at the ordinary level. Candidates must have a credit in biology and at least a pass in mathematics.
    The direct entry admissions are as per the admission requirement provides in the general prospectus of the University or as specified by the JAMB direct Entry requirement. Students for direct must have at least four (4) credits at the ordinary level in addition to their advanced level papers. A good background in biology is to added advantage.
  • Madonna University Madonna University, Okija  
    Admission Requirements


    Candidates for admission into the four year degree programme in Psychology of Madonna University should possess a Senior Secondary School Certificate (SSCE) or General Certificate of Education (GCE), NECO or their equivalent with at least five credit passes at not more than two sitting including Mathematics, English Language, Biology and Economics. In addition, candidates must have acceptable scores in UTME.

    Direct Entry

    Candidates for Direct Entry admission shall possess five Credits in GCE, SSCE, NECO, or their equivalents, in addition to at least two Advanced level passes in the relevant subjects. Holders of OND, HND or Bachelor’s Degree in a relevant discipline will be considered for direct entry admission.
  • Baze University Baze University, Abuja  
    Course entry requirements:
    (i) UTME
    -SSCE (WAEC, NECO, etc)

    (ii) Direct Entry
    -A level / Diploma / IJMB / HND / First degree
    -JAMB DE Form
    -SSCE (WAEC, NECO, etc)

    (iii) Direct Transfer
    -SSCE (WAEC, NECO, etc)
    -Academic transcript
    -Please note: Admission on transfer will only be issued after on campus interview

    (iv) Foundation
    - SSCE (WAEC, NECO, etc)

    (v) International (Nigerian)
    -O' level result
    -Please note: You can get a conditional admission if you does not have JAMB, but you must provide it before you progress to 200 level

    (vi) International (Foreign)
    -O' level result

    Course duration: 4 years

    Mode of study: Full time
  • Christopher University Christopher University, Mowe  
    Course entry requirements:
    (a) UTME:
    -Candidates for admission into the four – year degree in Psychology should possess a Senior Secondary School Certificate or General Certificate of Education, NECO or their equivalents with at least five credit passes,including Mathematics, English Language, Economics, and Biology at not more than two sittings. In addition, candidates must have acceptable passes in UTME.

    (b) Direct Entry:
    -Candidates for Direct Entry admission shall possess five credits in GCE, SSCE, NECO, or their equivalents, of which at least two shall be at Advanced Level, provided that such passes are not counted at both levels of the examination. For emphasis, English Language, Mathematics and Economics are required at credit passes.
  • Redeemer's University Redeemer's University, Ede  
    Admission requirements:
    Candidates who wish to be considered for Direct Entry admission to pursue a three year degree programme are advised to contact the Department for necessary guidance on admission requirements.

    Candidates must have passed at Credit Level in at least two Social Science subjects at HSC or GCE A’ Level

    Registered Nurse Certificate or related courses with a minimum of Lower Credit.

    NCE with minimum of a Merit pass in any Social Science subject

    University Diploma with a minimum of Lower Credit in Social/Community Development, or Health Science related courses.
  • Lead City University Lead City University, Ibadan  
    Admission Requirements (JAMB/Direct Entry):
    The minimum entry requirement for admission into Lead Ciity University is GCE O/L, SSCE/NABTEB/ NECO or equivalent credit level pass in five(5) subjects, including English Language, and Mathematics, obtained at not more than two sittings. Those with additional (Direct Entry) qualification such as University Diploma, NCE, IJMB, OND, GCE 'A' Level or equivalent professional qualification etc are to proceed from part II. However, candidates awaiting result may apply provided evidence of results would be available before resumption.
  • Imo State University Imo State University, Owerri  
    Admission Requirements


    In addition to the general entry requirements of Imo State University, Owerri, candidates for admission into the discipline of psychology are required to have at least a credit pass in English Language, Mathematics, Biology any two subjects at the West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE), Senior Secondary School Certificate (SSC), General Certificate Examinations (GCE) or National Examinations Council (NECO).

    Direct Entry:

    There is no direct entry for the undergraduate programme.
  • Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University, Ihiala  
    Entry requirements:
    1.Two ‘A’ level passes to include Government or History plus UTME requirement or OND/HND lower credit /NCE merit/lower credit in any relevant social science /management science (Public Admin. Management, Government or Administration)
    2.Two ‘A’ level passes in GCE subjects or its equivalent or lower credit pass in either OND/HND plus UTME requirements
  • Fountain University Fountain University, Osun  
    Duration:4 years

    Admission requirements:
    5 O’ Level credit pass in relevant subjects.

    *UTME Admission programme:

    5 O’level credits pass in relevant subjects with good score in JAMB UTME.

    *Direct (D.E):

    A’Level result (Cambridge, IJMB, JUPEB, ND, NCE or its equivalent) with evidence of JAMB D/E Application.
  • Nile University of Nigeria Nile University of Nigeria, Abuja  
    Course entry requirements:
    -Applicants must have at least 5 O’level credits, including English, in no more than 2 sittings.
    -Direct Entry: Available
    -UTME Subjects: any three Arts or Social Science subjects
    -O’ Level Subjects: any four Arts or Social Science subjects

    Course duration: 4 years
  • Novena University Novena University, Ogume  
    Admission requirements:
    Five credit passes at SSCE (or its equivalent) in relevant subjects including English and Mathematics
    Two A’ level passes in Mathematics, Government and any other relevant subjects.
    UME subjects are: English, Mathematics, Government and one other subject
  • Plateau State University Plateau State University, Bokkos  
    Minimum entry requirement:
    Five SSCE credit passes (at not more than two sitting) in Mathematics, English Language, Biology, and two (2) other Arts or Social Science subject
  • Kwararafa University Kwararafa University, Wukari  
  • Unicaribbean Business School Unicaribbean Business School, Ikorodu  
  • University of Lagos University of Lagos, Lagos  
  • Coal City University Coal City University, Enugu  
  • Westland University Iwo Westland University Iwo, Iwo  
  • University of Uyo University of Uyo, Uyo  
  • University of Jos University of Jos, Jos  
  • University of Ilorin University of Ilorin, Ilorin  
  • Ekiti State University Ekiti State University, Ado Ekiti  
  • Renaissance University Renaissance University, Enugu  
  • Paul University Paul University, Awka  
  • Michael Okpara Federal University of Agriculture Michael Okpara Federal University of Agriculture, Umudike  
  • Enugu State University of Science and Technology Enugu State University of Science and Technology, Enugu  
  • Adekunle Ajasin University Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba Akoko  
  • University of Nigeria, Nsukka University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Nsukka  
  • Lagos State University Lagos State University, Lagos  
  • Alex Ekwueme Federal University, Ndufu-Alike  Alex Ekwueme Federal University, Ndufu-Alike , Abakaliki  
  • Godfrey Okoye University Godfrey Okoye University, Enugu  
  • Evangel University Evangel University, Akaeze  
  • Caritas University Caritas University, Enugu  
  • Benue State University Benue State University, Makurdi  
  • Ambrose Alli University Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma  

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