Plateau State University PLSU

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Plateau State University

Programme: Degree (Universities)
Sponsor: State
PLSU Admission Info:
PLSU is not open for POST UTME or Direct Entry application at the moment, Please check back here again

Plateau State University also known as PLSU is a State Degree (Universities) established in 2015 (7 years ago). The school offers over 15 undergraduate courses, It is located in Plateau. PLSU has a public profile for anyone who wants to know more about the institution and can be accessed via its website. Visit PLSU landing page on or visit the school portal on to apply for admission. Other vital informations such as courses offered, UTME requirement, Direct Entry requirement, and the school photos are available below.

Does PLSU have hostel accommodation

No! PLSU does not have provission for hostel accomodation at the moment.

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


Plateau State University, Bokkos was established through an instrument of Law in March 2005 and was granted recognition by the National Universities Commission (NUC) on April 29th of the same year 2005 as the 66th University in Nigeria and the 24th state owned University in the Country. The Law Establishing the University is cited as Law No. 4 of 2005 (March 7, 2005) as contained in Plateau State of Nigeria Gazette No. 3, Vol. 11 of May 24, 2006. It is located in Diram Village along the Butura-Tarangol axis in Bokkos Local Government Area, about 70 kilometres away from Jos the State capital. Although academic activities started in May 2007 with a total of 480 students, such activities were suspended on September 10th of the same year and the students transferred to the University of Jos. The University was, however, re-opened in October 2010 during the 2010/2011 Academic Session with lectures commencing in January 2011. As at May 2018, the University had four (4) Faculties and seventeen (17) Departments/programmes as summarized below: Faculty of Arts English Language History and International Studies Theatre Arts Faculty of Social Sciences Economics Political Science Psychology Sociology Mass Communication Faculty of Management Sciences Accounting Management Studies Faculty of Natural and Applied Sciences Biochemistry Computer Science Chemistry Mathematics Microbiology Physics Geography VISION The Vision of the University is “to enable individuals acquire undergraduate and post-graduates knowledge and skills, which shall be utilised for the development of, and advancement of society and state in a competitive globalised world”. MISSION STATEMENT To impact knowledge and diligence to the Citizenry in the areas of Science, Technology and Humanities. The graduates are expected to serve mankind with Loyalty, Uprightness, Intelligence, Ingenuity and above all, the fear of God; which are essential ingredients for the overall growth and development of Plateau State and the Country in general. This is to be accomplished through programmes that can raise the creative energies and capacities of the people for them to explore and effectively transform the natural resources of their environment into goods and services. PHILOSOPHY The philosophy of the University is “the upholding and practice of handing down knowledge, diligence, culture and values to enable the citizenry develop through an all-round, practical, result oriented and problem solving education”. Linked with this, is the realisation of modern secular education blended with high moral standard. MOTTO The University Motto is “knowledge, diligence and Integrity”. It is designed to act as an agent that would develop the “complete person” who will contribute to the growth and development of his environment scientifically, technologically, politically and economically. STRUCTURE The University is structured as follows: The Governing Council, Senate, Congregation and Convocation. The present Vice-Chancellor is Professor Yohana Daniel Izam. He assumed the mantle of leadership of the University on March 1st, 2018, following the expiration of tenure of the immediate past Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Doknan Decent Danjuma Sheni.

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PLSU School Address?
Plateau State University is located in Plateau State, Bokkos Local Government Area.
School Address: Bokkos, Plateau State Nigeria.
Phone Number: +234

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Plateau State University courses and departments:

The following is a list of courses offered in PLSU
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Frequent questions asked

PLSU cut off mark 2022

The average cut off mark for PLSU 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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