University of Jos UNI-JOS

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University of Jos
UNI-JOS

Programme: Degree (Universities)
Sponsor: Federal
UNI-JOS Admission Info:
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University of Jos also known as UNI-JOS is a Federal Degree (Universities) established in 1975 (47 years ago). The school offers over 49 undergraduate courses, It is located in Plateau. UNI-JOS has a public profile for anyone who wants to know more about the institution and can be accessed via its website. Visit UNI-JOS landing page on www.unijos.edu.ng or visit the school portal on portal.unijos.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 UNI-JOS have hostel accommodation

UNI-JOS 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 of the University The University of Jos started as a Campus of the University of Ibadan in November, 1971, with the appointment of Professor E. A. Ayandele as its first Acting Principlal. Its first home was the present Township campus of the University which is located along Murtala Mohammed way, Jos. Its first students admitted in January, 1972 were pre-degree students. Degree courses in Arts were introduced in October 1973 and in Science and Education the following year. The same year, the Bauchi Road Campus which then accommodated only the Faculties of Natural, environmental, Medical Sciences and Education was acquired. In October 1975, the then Military Government announced the establishment of seven new Universities and University Colleges including the University of Jos. Professor Gilbert Onuaguluchi was appointed its first Vice- Chancellor and he was in office from October 1975 - 1978. He was succeeded by Professor Emmanuel U. Emovon from 1st October 1978 - 1985. Professor Ochapa C. Onazi succeeded Professor Emovon. Professor Onazi served from 1st October 1985 - 1989 as the 3rd substantive Vice Chancellor. The 4th substantive Vice Chancellor is Professor M. Para Mallum who was in office from 1st October 1989 - 1993. Since then, the University has made enormous progress. By 1993, a new system for appointment of Vice-Chancellor in Nigerian Universities was introduced. There was therefore a delay in the appointment of a new Vice-Chancellor in 1993. In the interim, Prof. G. O. M. Tasie acted as Vice-Chancellor from October 1993 to March 1994. Eventually, Prof. N.E. Gomwalk was appointed Vice-Chancellor of the University in April,1994. His tenure ended in 1999. Professor M. Y. Mangvwat was appointed Ag. Vice-Chancellor from January 2000 to May 4th 2001. He was later appointed substantive Vice-Chancellor with effect from 5th May 2001. After him, Professor Sonni Tyoden was Vice Chancellor from June 12, 2006 to June 11, 2011. He was the 7th substantive Vice- Chancellor of the university. The 8th substantive Vice-Chancellor of the University was Professor Hayward Babale Mafuyai from June 23, 2011 to June 22, 2016.The current and 9th substantive Vice-Chancellor is Professor Seddi Sebastian Maimako who assumed duty on the 23rd of June 2016.

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UNI-JOS School Address?
University of Jos is located in Plateau State, Jos North Local Government Area.
School Address: Jos, Plateau State Nigeria.
Phone Number: +234
Email: enquiries@unijos.edu.ng

Photos of University of Jos

University of Jos courses and departments:

The following is a list of courses offered in UNI-JOS
Courses Jamb Points
ACTUARIAL SCIENCE
Agriculture
ANATOMY COURSE
ARABIC STUDIES
ARCHITECTURE
BANKING AND FINANCE
BUILDING
BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION
CHEMISTRY
CHRISTIAN RELIGIOUS STUDIES
COMPUTER SCIENCE
CRIMINOLOGY AND SECURITY STUDIES
ECONOMICS
EDUCATION AND BIOLOGY
EDUCATION AND CHEMISTRY
EDUCATION AND ECONOMICS
Education and English Language
Education and Geography
Education and History
EDUCATION AND PHYSICS
EDUCATION AND RELIGIOUS STUDIES
EDUCATION AND SOCIAL STUDIES
Educational Administration
EDUCATIONAL ADMINISTRATION AND PLANNING
ELECTRICAL/ELECTRONICS ENGINEERING
FINE AND APPLIED ARTS
HISTORY AND INTERNATIONAL STUDIES INDUSTRIAL CHEMISTRY
Industrial chemistry
INSURANCE
LIBRARY AND INFORMATION SCIENCE
LINGUISTICS AND NIGERIAN LANGUAGES
MARKETING
MECHANICAL ENGINEERING
MICROBIOLOGY
MINING ENGINEERING
MUSIC
PHARMACY..
PHYSICAL AND HEALTH EDUCATION
Physics
PLANT SCIENCE AND BIOTECHNOLOGY
POLITICAL SCIENCE
PSYCHOLOGY
PURE AND APPLIED CHEMISTRY
Quantity Surveying
RELIGIOUS STUDIES
SCIENCE LABORATORY TECHNOLOGY
SPECIAL EDUCATION
TEACHER EDUCATION SCIENCE
Veterinary Medicine

Frequent questions asked

UNI-JOS cut off mark 2022

The average cut off mark for UNI-JOS 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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