Colleges and Universities Offering Bachelor of Science in Computer Science in Nigeria

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

Institutions Offering Bachelor of Science in Computer Science

  • Kwararafa University Kwararafa University, Wukari  
    Course entry requirements:
    (i) Admissions through the UTME
    For admission to 100 level, candidates must possess five (5) credit passes at Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination (SSSCE), GCE, NECO or equivalent in relevant subjects in not more than two sittings; and obtain a score of 140 and above in the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination.

    -University shall insist on possession of credit passes in English Language and Mathematics for all categories of students.
    -The University shall also conduct post JAMB screening to ensure that only the best students are admitted. In addition to the general admission requirements stated above, a candidate must meet specific departmental requirements

    (ii) Admission through Direct Entry mode
    -For admission to 200 level, candidates must possess five (5) passes at credit level (including English Language) at Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination (SSSCE), GCE, NECO or equivalent in relevant subjects in not more than two sittings.
    -In addition to the above, candidates should have at least two advanced level passes in the General Certificate of Education examination in relevant subjects, or
    -Ordinary National Diploma with credit level or Nigeria Certificate of Education (NCE) with Credit level.
    -Passes in two IJMB/JUPEB courses out of the three

    Admissions into 300 level
    Candidates with HND, or third class degree can apply for admission into 300 level.

    Kwararafa University also offers the Interim Joint Matriculations Board (IJMB)programme. It is a nationally recognized one year programme which offers successful candidates the opportunity of gaining Direct entry (200 level) admission into any of the Universities

    (iii) The entry requirements for IJMB
    For admission to IJMB, a candidates must possess four(4) credit passes at Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination (SSSCE), GCE, NECO or equivalent in relevant subjects in not more than two sittings.

    The subjects offered at IJMB include: Lit. in English, History, CRK, Government, Economics, Business Studies, Accounting, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Mathematics, Geography, Agricultural Science, among others.

    A combination of any 3 subjects grants admission to study for degrees in:
    -The Natural Sciences
    -Health Sciences
    -Agricultural Science
    -Social and Management Sciences
  • Dominican University Nigeria Dominican University Nigeria, Ibadan  
    Course Name: B. Sc. Honours Degree (Computer Science)


    (1) Four-Year Degree programme.
    To be admitted, candidate must possess five (5) credit passes at SSCE or GCE or NECO (O’ level) including English Language and Mathematics and three Science subjects from the following list: Further Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Geography, Agricultural Science, Economics; with any other approved Art or Social Science subject. The five subjects must be had at one sitting. Alternatively, candidates must have at least six credit passes at two sittings including English Language and Mathematics and the above listed. The UTME subjects are Mathematics, English Language and two Science subjects as given above.

    (2) Three-Year Degree—Direct Entry
    To be eligible, (1) candidate must meet the O/Level requirements, as given above, and must possess GCE A/Level passes in Mathematics and at least one of the following Science Subjects: Physics, Chemistry, and Geography. (2) Equivalently, candidate must possess credit level pass in Ordinary National Diploma (OND) or Merit Pass in National Certificate in Education (NCE) certificate with Mathematics and any one of the Science subjects above as teaching subjects. (3) A first degree or Higher National Diploma in any Science Course, with at least a 2nd Class Upper Division.

    Program Description:

    The world as we know it is IT driven, that is why our computer science program is at the heart of the goal of the university. This program provides theoretical principles and engineering rigour that drive the latest computing innovations in the world as well as ensure that our students can bring the best and latest innovations to bear on solving problems in Nigeria. The curriculum focuses on principles and techniques employed in the design and development of advanced software systems. Thus the course covers areas including algorithm, system programming and software engineering, computer graphics, database technology and computer networking. To ensure that our students have a greater chance of “employability,” the program engages the students on on-the-field experience.

    UTME subjects are: English, Mathematics, and any two of Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Geography, and Economics in order of preference.

    Duration of Programme: 4 years
  • American University of Nigeria American University of Nigeria, Yola  
    Course outline:
    CIE 105: Principles of Programming I (3)
    CIE 106: Principles of Programming II (3)
    SEN 301: Introduction to Software Engineering (3)
    CSC 202: Data Structures & Algorithms (3)
    CSC 213: Discrete Structures (3)
    CSC 214: Logic in Computer Science (3)
    CIE 231: Introduction to Databases, Web Technologies & Applications (3)
    CSC 232: Computer Organization & Architecture (3)
    CSC 301: Systems Programming (3)
    CIE 302: Principles of Operating Systems (3)
    CSC 306: Object-Oriented Analysis & Design (3)
    CSC 364: Design& Analysis of Algorithms (3)
    CSC 384: Principles of Database Systems (3)
    CSC 434: Theory of Computation (3)
    CSC 456: Design of Web-based Systems (3)
    SEN 400: Software Engineering Professional Ethics (3)
    CSC 407: Programming Languages (3)
    CSC 490: Senior Design Project (3)

    PHY 205: University Physics I (4)*
    PHY 206: University Physics II (4)*
    MAT 210: Calculus I (3)^*(formerly MAT 121)
    MAT 211: Calculus II (3)(formerly MAT 210)
    MAT 312: Linear Algebra (3) (formerly MAT 212)
    ECO 101: Introduction to Economics (3)*

    ACC 201: Principles of Financial Accounting (3)
    ACC 202: Principles of Managerial Accounting (3)
    STA 301: Probability and Statistics (3)
    CIE 321: Information Technology Project Management (3)
    CIE 333: Data & Computer Communications (3)
    CSC 201: Introduction to Unix (3)
    CSC 314: Discrete Structures II (3)
    CSC 437: Interactive Computer Graphics (3)
    CSC 470: Numerical Analysis (3)
    CSC 438: Internet and Web Technologies (3)
    CSC 453: Advance Database Systems (3)
    CSC 465: Artificial Intelligence (3)
    CSC 485: Advanced Object-Oriented Analysis and Design (3)
    CSC 480: Logic in Computer Science II (3)
    CSC 495: Guided Studies in Computer Science (3)
    CSC 468: Foundations of Cryptography
    INF 474: Internetworking& TCP/IP (3)
    MAT 410: Differential Equations (4) (formerly MAT 310)
    MAT 316: Numerical Analysis (4)
    SEN 301: Introduction to Software Engineering (3)
    SEN 406: Technical Report Writing (3)
    SEN 469: Software Testing, Verification & Validation (3)
  • First Technical University First Technical University, Ibadan  
    Course entry requirements:
    Applicants can be admitted by one of the following three ways:
    (a) UTME Requirements
    Students intending to graduate in Computer Science must satisfy the general University entrance requirements and should normally pass:
    -Minimum of five Ordinary Level (SSCE or NECO) credit passes in English Language, Physics, Mathematics and any other two subjects from Further Mathematics, Computer Studies, Chemistry, Geography, Economics, Biology or and Agricultural Science at NOT more than two (2) sittings.
    -Minimum UTME / Post-UTME score for admission into the Department which shall be determined by the University admission committee.

    (b) Direct Entry Requirements
    Candidates for direct entry while fulfilling the conditions in (i) and (ii) above must have in addition passes with a satisfactory grade at “A” level in Physics and Mathematics may be considered for 200 level admission. Also, candidates seeking admission into a programme in Computer Science through Direct Entry must have passes at GCE ‘A’ Level/IJMB or its equivalent in a minimum of two Science subjects relevant to the intended programme to be considered for admission into 200 Level. This is in addition to fulfilling the requirement of a minimum of credit level passes in five relevant subjects at ‘O’ Level as indicated above.

    (c) Inter-University Transfer Mode
    -Students can transfer into 200-Level courses provided they have the relevant qualifications. Universities are to certify that students meet the minimum requirements for the Inter-university Transfer.
  • Precious Cornerstone University Precious Cornerstone University, Ibadan  
    Course entry requirements:
    (i) UTME (JAMB): Candidates applying for admission into the University through JAMB UTME must have a minimum score of 160, with subjects English, Mathematics, Physics, and any one of Chemistry, Biology, Geography and Economics.. Post-UTME screening will be conducted for interested all interested candidates to ensure that only the best students are admitted as well as to maintain high educational standards.

    (ii) O’Levels: The candidate must have not less than five credit passes (at one sitting) or six credit passes (at two sittings ) in Senior Secondary Certificate Examination (SSCE) or General Certificate Examination Ordinary Level (GCE, ‘O’ Level) organised by the West African Examination Council (WAEC) or the National Examination Council (NECO), including English and Mathematics. Five Credit passes in English, Physics and Mathematics and any other two subjects from Further Mathematics, Chemistry, Biology, Agricultural Science for all categories of students seeking admission is mandatory.

    (iii) Direct Entry: As from the second phase of development, General Certificate Examination Advanced Level (GCE A’ Level) holders with a minimum of 9 points plus ‘O’ Level English and Mathematics, OND with a minimum of credit pass; or graduates of recognised related programmes may be considered for a direct entry. Candidates need Two ‘A’ Level passes in Mathematics and Physics and/or Chemistry.
  • Samuel Adegboyega University Samuel Adegboyega University, Ogwa  
    Admission requirements:
    For admission into 100 level, candidates must possess credit level passes in five subjects at the SSCE/GCE O'Level/NECO/NABTEB or equivalent, obtained in not more than two sittings. The subjects passed must include English Language and Mathematics for the Sciences & Management Sciences programmes and English Language for the Humanities Programmes Candidates awaiting SSCE/GCE O'Level/NECO/NABTEB results may also apply provided the result would be available at the time of Matriculation.

    (B) Direct Entry into 200-Level:
    Candidates for admission into 200-level must have, in addition to requirement for admission into 100-level, passed G.C.E(A/L) in 2 relevant subjects or passed NCE, OND, HND or equivalent at not less than lower credit level.

    100 Level Candidates are required to sit for the 2017/2018 UTME of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) and attain the prescribed cut-off marks. This is a statutory requirement for admission into Samuel Adegboyega University. Applicants are to ensure that their UTME subject combinations qualify them for their chosen programmes. Direct Entry candidates must obtain the JAMB Direct Entry Forms. Candidates, who did not choose Samuel Adegboyega University initially in their 2017 UTME but are interested, are also eligible to apply for admission and participate in the admission screening exercise of the University.
  • Madonna University Madonna University, Okija  
    Admission requirements:
    Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) candidates: Five subjects of the GCE (ordinary) level or WASSC or Grade 11 Teachers Certificate levels passed with at least credit level in not more than two sittings, (including two science subjects).

    Direct Entry candidates:

    (a)Five credits at GCE O ‘Level or SSCE or TC II and two passes at principal level in HSC or GCE Advanced level in one sitting or four in two sittings.

    (b)Five credits in National Diploma with a cumulative grade point of not lower than 3.50 (on a 5.0 point scale) or an equivalent qualification.

    (c) Inter-University transfer. Candidate should have basic admission requirement and their transcripts forwarded to our University to access the level he/she starts.

    (d) Intra-University transfer (candidate moving from one department to another within Madonna University). The candidate must have a minimum level of GPA of about 2.50.

    (e)NCE, HND. The candidate must meet the University’s general requirements and obtain a credit in relevant subject option he or she wishes to pursue.

    (f)Bachelor’s Degree from a recognized institution.

    Candidates admitted through UTME shall enroll in the four-year degree programme. Those admitted by direct entry shall start in the second year of the four year programme.
  • Ajayi Crowther University Ajayi Crowther University, Oyo  
    Entry Requirements:

    1. Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME:

    Students through UTME must have at least:

    Credits at SSCE, GCE, NECO or approved equivalent in at least 5 subjects which must include English Language Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and any other one subject from Agricultural Science, Biology or Furthe Mathematics.
    The 5 Credits should be obtained at one sitting or 6 credit at not more than two sittings.
    UTME Subjects

    English Language, Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry.

    2. Direct Entry

    G.C.E. Advanced Level passes or its equivalent in two relevantsubjects which must include Mathematics and any two of the following: Physics, Computer Studies, Chemistry and Further Mathematics; Nigeria Certificate of Education (NCE ) with minimum of merit in three relevant subjects (including Education:

    Degree Requirements

    To be eligible for a single Honors B.Sc. (Honors) degree in Compute Science, a student must pass all the prescribed courses and obtain minimum of 179 credits in a 4-year full-time degree programme or 135 credits in a 3-year full-time degree programme
  • Western Delta University Western Delta University, Oghara  
    Admission requirements:
    Four (4) Year Degree Programme
    The minimum qualifications for admission into this programme are as follows:
    Five (5) credits in GCE/NECO/SSCE/NABTEB Ordinary Level examination passes, in not more than two (2) sittings; the subjects passed at credit level must include Mathematics, English Language, Physics/Chemistry/Biological Sciences and any other two science/social science subjects (Economics/Geography). The subjects for the UTME are: Use of English, Mathematics, any other science subject including Geography.
    Three (3) years Programme
    In addition to the credits passes specfied above, candidate must possess any of the following qualfications.
    • Minimum of two (2) A-Level passes in GCE or HSC in Mathematics, Physics and/or Chemistry.
    • Minimum of merit or lower credit passes in any of the following:
    OND or HND in Statistics, or Computer science obtained from an institution recognized by the Senate of WDU.
    • Recognized NCE passed at minimum level of merit or lower credits in Mathematics with Physics or Chemistry or Biology or Geography or Computer Sciences or Statistics
  • Koladaisi University	 Koladaisi University , Ibadan  
    Admission Requirements:
    UTME Admission:

    All Candidates applying for the 100 Level Undergraduate Programmes at KolaDaisi University, Ibadan, must possess a minimum of five (5) ‘O’ Level Credit passes at not more than two (2) sittings in SSCE, GCE, NECO, NABTEB or equivalent. Candidates awaiting results may also apply.
    All applicants are required to have sat for the 2018 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) and must meet the required national Cut-Off score.
    Applicants are to complete the online application form by visiting KolaDaisi University, Ibadan website at
    A Pass grade in Mathematics may be waved for the Arts programmes.
    Applicants will be mandated to participate in the KolaDaisi University, Ibadan, Screening Exercise.
    Interested candidates wishing to change their choice of institution to KolaDaisi University are required to:
    Apply for change of institution through JAMB (visit JAMB website)
    Complete the KolaDaisi University, Ibadan on-line Application Form
    Participate in the KolaDaisi University, Ibadan Screening Exercise.
  • Imo State University Imo State University, Owerri  
    Admission Requirements

    1. UTME:

    Joint Matriculation Examination Candidates must have five "O" level subjects at Credit level passes in English, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry in not more than two sittings.

    2. Direct Entry:

    Direct entry students must meet the conditions stated by Jamb - Five credits in not more than two sittings in English, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and also three A-level papers in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics. (i) Should possess an OND, HND, or B.Sc in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical /Electronic Engineering, Mathematics, Physics or Statistics; from a recognized institution.

    3.Expected duration for UME candidates shall be 4 years. Such candidate must possess the relevant qualifications as stated above and in addition an acceptable pass in the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) into 100-level to undergo a four-year degree.

    4.Expected duration for Direct Entry (DE): Candidates with relevant qualifications as stated above may undergo the three - year degree programme into 200 - level.
  • Obong University Obong University, Obong Ntak  
    Admission Requirement:

    Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME)

    Admission requirements shall be by passing University Matriculation Examination (UME) organized by Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) with acceptable marks in addition to five O’level credit passes in relevant subject areas in not more than 2 sittings. These subjects must include English Language, Mathematics, Physics and any other two Science subjects. The UTME subjects include English Language, Mathematics, Physics, and one relevant Science subject.

    Direct Entry – A-Level, NCE, OND/ND

    Direct entry candidates require 'A' level passes in two relevant subjects including Mathematics and Physics. This is in addition to five (5) '0' level credit passes which must include English Language, Mathematics, Physics and any other two Science subjects. Candidates with appropriate OND/ND, Obong University Diploma in Computer Science or NCE passes may also be considered for admission into 200 level of a relevant degree program
  • Redeemer's University Redeemer's University, Ede  
    Admission requirements:
    a. Academic option: Those who choose academic options can advance to M.Sc. in Computer Science provided they make up to 3.5/5.0 CGPA. To qualify for admission, applicants must possess the following qualifications:

    i. A University degree in any field of Science, Engineering and Technology with at least Second Class Lower Division.
    ii. A University degree in Computer Science with a Third Class.
    iii. An HND with Upper Credit in any field of Science, Engineering and Technology.

    b. Professional option: applicants must possess the following qualifications:
    i. A University degree in any field of Arts, Social and Management Sciences with atleast Second Class Lower Division.
    ii. An HND with Upper Credit in any field of Arts, Social and Management Sciences.
    iii. A Pass degree in Computer Science
    iv. A CFE level in Computer Professional Examinations of Computer Registration Council of Nigeria (CPN).
    v. Any qualification for the Academic option
  • Afe Babalola University Afe Babalola University, Ado Ekiti  
    Course entry requirements:
    -Current Unified Tertiary Matriculations Examination (UTME) Result
    -Five O' Level (WAEC, NECO, GCE, NABTEB and IGCSE) Credit Passes at one sitting to include English Language, Mathematics, Literature in English, and any other 2 Social Sciences or Arts Subjects are required for admission into College of Law.
    -Five O' Level (WAEC, NECO, GCE, NABTEB and IGCSE) Credit Passes at one sitting to include English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry, Physics and Biology are required for admission into the MBBS Programme.
    -Other Programmes: Five O' Level (WAEC, NECO, GCE, NABTEB and IGCSE) Credit Passes at not more than two sittings to include English Language, Mathematics and three (3) other subjects relevant to course of study.
    -Results of PAST Unified Tertiary Matriculations Examinations (UTME) are not allowed.
    -Candidates awaiting SSCE results or its equivalent can also apply for admission provided they qualify when results are available.

    Course duration: 4 years
  • Federal University, Birnin Kebbi Federal University, Birnin Kebbi, Birnin Kebbi  
    Admission requirements:
    A student who wishes to be admitted into Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science must fulfill the following conditions: For entry into 100 level Computer Science, the requirements shall be at least credit level passes in five subjects including English Language, Mathematics and Physics to form the core subjects with credit in any other two relevant science subjects from Biology, Chemistry, ICT, Computer Studies, Agric. Science and Electronics at the Senior Secondary School Certificate or its equivalent. In addition, an acceptable pass in the University Matriculation Examination (UTME) into 100 level is required.

    Direct Entry
    For Direct Entry into 200 level Computer Science, candidates with two A level passes (graded A-E) at the Advanced Level in one or more relevant subjects (Chemistry, Mathematics and Physics) may undertake the three-year degree programme. In addition candidate must have the required number of credits at the O’ level.

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