Colleges and Universities Offering Bachelor of Science in Statistics in Nigeria

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

Institutions Offering Bachelor of Science in Statistics

  • 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
  • Glorious Vision University Glorious Vision 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.
  • The Federal University of Technology Akure The Federal University of Technology Akure, Akure  
    Admission requirements:
    U M E :
    To be admitted into our undergraduate programme through University Matriculation Examination (UME), prospective students are expected to possess five (5) ‘O’ Level credits including English language, Mathematics, Physics plus any two of Economics, Geography, Chemistry and Biology. At the University Matriculation Examination, the student will be expected to sit for the following subjects: English language, Physics, Mathematics and any one of Economics, Geography Chemistry and Biology.

    Direct entry:
    To be admitted directly into our undergraduate programme, prospective students are expected to possess ‘A’ Level or equivalent with passes in Mathematics and at least one of the following subjects: Physics, Economics, Geography, Chemistry and Biology. Also, holders of National Diploma (ND) in Statistics with a minimum of Upper Credit or equivalent from recognized Polytechnic or College of Technology are also eligible for admission.
  • Federal University, Birnin Kebbi Federal University, Birnin Kebbi, Birnin Kebbi  
    Admission requirements:
    Candidate must have 5 credit 'O' level subjects including English Language, Mathematics and Physics/Electronics to form the core subjects with credit in two other relevant science subjects from Biology, Chemistry, Technical drawing, Agricultural Science and Geography at the Senior Secondary School Certificate or its equivalent. In addition, an acceptable pass in the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) is required.

    Direct Entry
    Entry into 200 Level Mathematics (Three Years Programme) must satisfy the following conditions: (a) Two ‘A’ Level Passes (graded A-E) in Mathematics and one other science subject from (Further Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry). In addition, a candidate must have the required number of credits at the O’ level. (b) NCE, with at least a merit in Mathematics and any other science subject. (c) OND, with at least upper credit in Statistics or Mathematical Sciences.
  • First Technical University First Technical University, Ibadan  
    Course entry requirements:
    (i) UTME Admissions
    The entry requirement shall be at least credit level passes in five subjects including English language, Mathematics, Physics and any other two relevant science subject at the senior Secondary Scholl Certificate or its equivalent at two sittings. In addition, an acceptable pass in the UTME with appropriate subject combination is required for admission into 100 level. UTME subjects are English, Mathematics and any two science subjects.

    (ii) Direct Entry admission
    Candidates with two A level passes (graded A-E) at the GCE/IJMB Advanced level in relevant subjects (Mathematics, Further Mathematics and Physics) may be admitted into 200-level. Also, a minimum pass at Upper Credit level of the National Diploma (ND) from NBTE accredited institutions may be accepted for admission into 200 level.

    Course duration: 4 years
  • Taraba State University Taraba State University, Jalingo  
    Admission requirements:
    Candidates should have at least 5 credit passes inEnglish Language, Mathematics, Physics and any two from Chemistry, Biology, Geography and Further Mathematics in not more than two (2) sittings from a recognised examination body such as WAEC, NECO, NABTEB etc.

    Direct Entry:
    In addition to O’ level requirements out lined in 4.2 (above),

    Candidates should either have

    At least Two A ’Level passes in Mathematics, Physics and any one from Chemistry or Biology from a recognised examination body eg. IJMB, GCE A’ Level.
    At least a Lower Credit for Diploma and NCE graduates.

    Duration:4 years
  • Federal University of Petroleum Resources Federal University of Petroleum Resources, Effurun  
    Admission criteria:
    -Five credit passes including English Language, Mathematics, Physics and any other two subjects from Further Mathematics, Computer Studies, Chemistry, Biology/Agricultural Science or Data processing

    -English Language, Mathematics, Physics and any other from Chemistry, Biology or Agricultural Science.

    -Two ‘A’ Level passes in Science subjects including Mathematics
  • McPherson University McPherson University, Seriki Sotayo  
    Course entry requirements:
    -Five SSCE credit passes at not more than two sittings including English Language, Mathematics, and at least three subjects from Physics, Statistics, Chemistry, Further Mathematics, Economics and Geography.

    -English, Mathematics and two of Physics, Chemistry and Economics.

    -Two ‘A’ level passes to include Mathematics or Statistics. 2. NCE (credit) in relevant subjects.
  • Imo State University Imo State University, Owerri  
    Admission Requirements


    Five credit passes including Mathematics, English language and at least two from Physics, Chemistry, Economics, Statistics, Further/Additional Mathematics plus any other subject such as Biology, Geography or Agricultural Science.

    Direct Entry:

    Two A level passes (graded A - E) at the Advanced level in Mathematics, Physics, and Further Mathematics or Statistics, HND/OND/NCE in Statistics from recognized institutions.
  • Olusegun Agagu University of Science and Technology Olusegun Agagu University of Science and Technology, Okitipupa  
    Admission requirements
    Five ‘O’ level credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Physics, plus at least two from Chemistry, Biology and Further Mathematics,Statistics,Economics and Geography.
    Advanced level passes in Mathematics and in atleast two other subjects from Physics, Economics and Further Mathematics
    Minimum of Upper credit at any level of programme (i.e ND,HND,NCE e.t.c)
  • Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University, Ihiala  
    Entry requirements:
    1.Five SSCE credit passes to include English Language, Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, and at least a pass in Biology/Agric Science/Economics at not more than two sittings in SSCE (WAEC,NECO or GCE) or equivalent qualification.

    2.Two ‘A’ level passes in Maths and Physics.
  • Novena University Novena University, Ogume  
    Admission requirements:
    Five credit passes at SSCE (or its equivalent) including English, Economics and Mathematics
    Two A’ level passes in Mathematics, Economics or Government and any other relevant subjects.
    UME subjects are: English, Mathematics, Economics and one other subject
  • Obafemi Awolowo University Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife  
    Admission requirements:
    'O' Level Requirements: Five 'O' Level credits which must include English Language, Mathematics, Physics and any other Science subject at the GCE Ordinary Level, Senior Secondary School (SSCE) or its equivalent.

    Course duration: 4 years
  • Valley View Polytechnic Valley View Polytechnic, Ohafia  
    - Original certification of credit passes in five(5) requisite O/Level subjects at not more than two(2) sittings, and minimum total score of 110 at the JAMB examination (UTME) in the required UTME subjects.
  • Tansian University Tansian University, Umunya  
  • Chrisland University Chrisland University, Abeokuta  
  • Ekiti State University Ekiti State University, Ado Ekiti  
  • Redeemer's University Redeemer's University, Ede  
  • Veritas University Veritas University, Bwari  
  • University of Calabar University of Calabar, Calabar  
  • Bowen University Bowen University, Iwo  
  • Achievers University Achievers University, Owo  
  • Salem University Salem University, Lokoja  
  • Gombe State University Gombe State University, Gombe  
  • Coal City University Coal City University, Enugu  
  • Ebonyi State University Ebonyi State University, Abakaliki  
  • Delta State University of Science and Technology Delta State University of Science and Technology, Ozoro  
  • Yobe State University Yobe State University, Damaturu  
  • Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University, Bauchi  
  • Al-Hikmah University Al-Hikmah University, Adewole  
  • Akwa Ibom State University Akwa Ibom State University, Ikot  
  • Abia State University Abia State University, Uturu  
  • Yaba College of Technology Yaba College of Technology, Yaba  
  • University of Ilorin University of Ilorin, Ilorin  
  • Federal University of Agriculture Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta  
  • Rhema University Rhema University, Aba  
  • Nasarawa State University Nasarawa State University, Keffi  
  • Modibbo Adama University of Technology Modibbo Adama University of Technology, Yola  
  • Michael Okpara Federal University of Agriculture Michael Okpara Federal University of Agriculture, Umudike  
  • Kano State University of Science and Technology Kano State University of Science and Technology, Wudil  
  • Federal University of Technology Owerri Federal University of Technology Owerri, Owerri  
  • Federal University of Technology Minna Federal University of Technology Minna, Minna  
  • Enugu State University of Science and Technology Enugu State University of Science and Technology, Enugu  
  • University of Benin University of Benin, Benin City  
  • Alex Ekwueme Federal University, Ndufu-Alike  Alex Ekwueme Federal University, Ndufu-Alike , Abakaliki  
  • Koladaisi University	 Koladaisi University , Ibadan  
  • Gregory University Gregory University, Uturu  
  • Cross River University of Technology Cross River University of Technology, Calabar  
  • Caleb University Caleb University, Lagos  
  • Ajayi Crowther University Ajayi Crowther University, Oyo  

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