Michael Okpara University of Agriculture UMUDIKE

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Michael Okpara University of Agriculture
UMUDIKE

Programme: Degree (Universities)
Sponsor: Federal
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Michael Okpara University of Agriculture also known as UMUDIKE is a Federal Degree (Universities) established in 1992 (29 years ago). The school offers over 38 undergraduate courses, It is located in Abia. UMUDIKE has a public profile for anyone who wants to know more about the institution and can be accessed via its website. Visit UMUDIKE landing page on www.mouau.edu.ng or visit the school portal on www.mouau.edu.ng to apply for admission. Other vital informations such as courses offered, UTME requirement, Direct Entry requirement, and the school photos are available below.

Does UMUDIKE have hostel accommodation

UMUDIKE has a provision for hostel accomodation to students who desire to live within the school premises.

Hostels accomodation is dedicated to making students living stress free and to reduce the cost fee for renting a house outside the school premises.

Description

Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike, is one of the three Universities of Agriculture established by the Federal Government of Nigeria. Two Universities of Agriculture had earlier been established at Abeokuta (Ogun State) and Makurdi (Benue State) in 1988. The Universities of Agriculture are charged with the central mandate and mission of imparting agricultural education in a scientific but practical way, coupled with applied research and such extension services as would assist in achieving national self-sufficiency in food and fibre production in the minimum time while at the same time catalyzing and sustaining rural development. Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike, came into existence precisely on the 13th day of November, 1992 when the Federal Government of Nigeria promulgated the Federal Universities of Agriculture Decree 1992 (also cited as Decree NQ 48 of 1992). This enabling law culminated in the appointment of the pioneer Governing Council led by Alhaji Mohamma Liman and the first Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Placid Njoku. The Institution effectively took off on May 3, 1993 when the University admitted its foundational students. At the epoch of the Institution’s history, only Eighty-two (82) students were enrolled to pursue various courses of study. This figure is at great variance with the recent statistics that put the students’ population at about Twenty-seven Thousand, Seven Hundred and Fifty (27,750) undergraduates, Four Thousand, Five Hundred and Ninety- eight (4,598) post graduates and Six Thousand, Seven Hundred and Thirty (6,730) part-time students at the Continuing Education Centre. This brings the total number of Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike students to Thirty-nine Thousand and Seventy-eight (39,078). What a massive quantum jump.My Administration’s intention is to exceed the horizon of existing academic programmes, coupled with the ever skyrocketing demand for the acquisition of tertiary education, and mostly the nation’s recent focus on agrobusiness as an alternative revenue base of the economy, the students’ population is bound to explode. Also from the diminutive core members of staff that leant immense support to the then Vice-Chancellor in his pioneering efforts of laying a formidable foundation for the Institution, the University now has a staff strength of Three Thousand and Eighty-two (3,082) as at February 29, 2016. This is made up of Two Thousand, One Hundred and Eighty-four (2,184) non-teaching staff and a teaching staff with about Eighty (80) Professors standing at Eight Hundred and Nineteen (819). The concept of the University of Agriculture is not restricted to Nigeria. In fact, such Universities are spread all over the world. It has been stated elsewhere that the general concept originated from the “American agrarian philosophy which premised economic development on the farm as a family business”. In Nigeria, the Universities of Agriculture being relatively new are lucky in that they can analyze the faults, weaknesses and strengths of Conventional Universities that offer degrees in Agriculture, and therefore develop objectives which are long-standing and tailored towards the production of better graduates as well as higher/better service to the community as a whole. Agricultural education, before 1988 when the first two Universities of Agriculture were established, was characterized by many weaknesses, viz.: i) Lack of linkage between Agricultural Education, Research and Production. ii) Lack of appropriate and more modern agricultural technologies. iii) Inadequate preparation of undergraduates for self-employment. iv) Loose linkage between the existing Faculties of Agriculture and Agricultural Research Institutes/Colleges of Agriculture. v) Uncoordinated system of agricultural human resource development. vi) Low level extension services from the universities to farmers. vii) Unsustainable agricultural practices that result in erosion and loss of rare gene pools. The Universities of Agriculture were therefore established to help provide solutions to these weaknesses. On establishment, the philosophy of the Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike, was tailored towards this end.

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UMUDIKE School Address?
Michael Okpara University of Agriculture is located in Abia State, Umuahia North Local Government Area.
School Address: Umuahia, Abia State Nigeria.
Phone Number: +234
Email:

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Michael Okpara University of Agriculture courses and departments:

The following is a list of courses offered in UMUDIKE
Courses Jamb Points
AGRIC. BUSINESS
Agricultural and Bio-Resources Engineering
AGRICULTURAL AND BIORESOURCES ENGINEERING
AGRICULTURAL EXTENSION AND RURAL DEVELOPMENT
Agricultural Extension and Rural Sociology
AGRICULTURAL SCIENCE AND EDUCATION
Agriculture
BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION
CHEMICAL ENGINEERING
CHEMISTRY
COMPUTER SCIENCE
ECONOMICS
EDUCATION AND BIOLOGY
EDUCATION AND CHEMISTRY
Education and Computer Science
EDUCATION AND INTEGRATED SCIENCE
EDUCATION AND MATHEMATICS
EDUCATION AND PHYSICS
Electrical / Electronic Engineering
ELECTRICAL/ELECTRONICS ENGINEERING
Entrepreneurial Studies
Forestry and Environmental Management
FORESTRY AND ENVIRONMENTAL MGT
Home Economics
HOME ECONOMICS AND EDUCATION
Hotel Management and Tourism
INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS AND PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT
INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGY EDUCATION
MATHEMATICS
MECHANICAL ENGINEERING
MICROBIOLOGY
PLANT SCIENCE AND BIOTECHNOLOGY
SOIL SCIENCE
STATISTICS
Veterinary Medicine
Water Resources And Agrometeorology
WATER RESOURCES MANAGEMENT AND AGROMETEOROLOGY
Zoology and Environmental Biology

Frequent questions asked

UMUDIKE cut off mark 2022

The average cut off mark for UMUDIKE is 180. It is important to note that this cut off mark may not be applicable for all courses, some courses may require you to score higher, while some even lower.

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