University of Benin BENIN

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University of Benin
BENIN

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

University of Benin also known as BENIN is a Federal Degree (Universities) established in 1971 (51 years ago). The school offers over 70 undergraduate courses, It is located in Edo. BENIN has a public profile for anyone who wants to know more about the institution and can be accessed via its website. Visit BENIN landing page on uniben.edu or visit the school portal on uniben.edu to apply for admission. Other vital informations such as courses offered, UTME requirement, Direct Entry requirement, and the school photos are available below.

Does BENIN have hostel accommodation

BENIN 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

Brief History: The University of Benin was founded in 1970. It started as an Institute of Technology and was accorded the status of a full-fledged University by National Universities Commission (NUC) on 1st July, 1971. In his Budget Speech in April 1972, the then Military Governor of Mid-Western State, Col. S. O. Ogbemudia (then also Visitor to the University) formally announced the change of the name of the Institute of Technology to the University of Benin. On 1st April, 1975 the University at the request of the State Government, was taken over by the Federal Government and became a Federal University. Today, the University has continued to grow from strength to strength with a number of Faculties, Departments, Institutes and Units. Following NUC’s directives, the University experimented with the Collegiate System in 1991/92 and 1992/93. Faculties Faculty of Arts Faculty of Education Faculty of Engineering Faculty of Environmental Sciences Faculty of Law Faculty of Management sciences Faculty of Life Sciencess Faculty of Pharmacy Faculty of Physical Sciences School of Basic Med. Science School of Dentistry School of Medicine Faculty of Social Sciences Faculty of Vetenary Medicine In January 2006, the Federal Government approved the take off of the College of Petroleum and Gas Engineering of the University of Benin at Effurun, near Warri, in Delta State, with the initial population of 100 students in two departments; Petroleum Engineering and Gas Engineering. The University offers courses at various levels: Postgraduate, Undergraduate, Diploma and Certificate. Presently, the total student enrollment stands at over 40,000 made up of both full-time and part-time students shared among the various Faculties. In 1985, Grace Alele-Williams became Nigeria's first female vice-chancellor when she was appointed to head the University of Benin. She served as its vice-chancellor until 1991. The University is also famous for ground breaking research work with other universities around the world and with both local and international bodies such as USAID, Ford Foundation, UNCF (United Negro College Fund), RMRDC (Raw Materials Research & Development Council of Nigeria) amongst others in the areas of Agriculture, Public Health and Engineering to name a few.

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BENIN School Address?
University of Benin is located in Edo State, Egor Local Government Area.
School Address: P.M.B. 1154, Benin City, Edo State
Phone Number: +234
Email:
Website: uniben.edu

Photos of University of Benin

University of Benin courses and departments:

The following is a list of courses offered in BENIN
Courses Jamb Points
ACCOUNTING
ACTUARIAL SCIENCE
ADULT EDUCATION / POLITICAL SCIENCE AND PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION
ADULT EDUCATION/ECONOMICS AND STATISTICS
ADULT EDUCATION/ENGLISH LITERATURE
ADULT EDUCATION/GEOGRAPHY AND REGIONAL PLANNING
AGRICULTURAL SCIENCE AND EDUCATION
Agriculture
ANATOMY COURSE
ANIMAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL BIOLOGY
ANIMAL BIOLOGY AND ENVIRONMENT
Animal Science
APPLIED GEOPHYSICS
ARCHITECTURE
BANKING AND FINANCE
BOTANY COURSE
BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION
BUSINESS EDUCATION
CHEMICAL ENGINEERING
CHEMISTRY
COMPUTER EDUCATION
COMPUTER SCIENCE
Doctor of Pharmacy
Drama/Dramatic/Performing Arts
EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION
Economics and Statistics
Education and Arabic
EDUCATION AND BIOLOGY
EDUCATION AND CHEMISTRY
EDUCATION AND CHRISTIAN RELIGIOUS STUDIES
Education and Computer Science
EDUCATION AND ECONOMICS
Education and Edo language
Education and English Language
Education and English Language \Literature
Education and French
Education and Geography
Education and History
EDUCATION AND INTEGRATED SCIENCE
EDUCATION AND MATHEMATICS
EDUCATION AND PHYSICS
EDUCATION AND POLITICAL SCIENCE
EDUCATION AND RELIGIOUS STUDIES
EDUCATION AND SOCIAL STUDIES
EDUCATION FINE AND APPLIED ARTS
Education Psychology and Curriculum Studies
Educational Administration
EDUCATIONAL MANAGEMENT
Electrical / Electronic Engineering
Electrical & Computer Engineering
Electrical and computer Engineering
ELECTRICAL/ELECTRONICS ENGINEERING
English Language and Literature
Entrepreneurship
Entrepreneurship and Business Management
Industrial chemistry
MASS COMMUNICATION
MECHANICAL ENGINEERING
MEDICAL LABORATORY SCIENCE:
MICROBIOLOGY
PEACE STUDIES AND CONFLICT RESOLUTION
Physics
Physics with electronics
PHYSIOLOGY
PLANT SCIENCE AND BIOTECHNOLOGY
POLITICAL SCIENCE
PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION
SOCIOLOGY
STATISTICS
TEACHER EDUCATION SCIENCE

Frequent questions asked

BENIN cut off mark 2022

The average cut off mark for BENIN 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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