University of Abuja – General Information and Important Details to note

University of Abuja is one among the many federal universities in Nigeria and it is situated at the federal capital territory, Abuja.

The University of Abuja was established on January 1, 1988 (under Decree No. 110 of 1992 as amended) as a dual-mode university with the mandate to run conventional and distance learning programmes.

Academic work began in the University in 1990 with the matriculation of the pioneers students.


The University of Abuja (UNIBUJA) was established on 1st of January 1988. The Philosophy of the University is to seek truth, teach truth and preserve truth while her Motto is to restore the Dignity of Man.

University of Abuja Logo

Motto For Unity and Scholarship.
Type Public
Established 1/1/1988
Vice-Chancellor Professor Michael Umale Adikwu
Location Abuja, Nigeria
Campus Main Campus, Mini Campus
Colors Green And White
Nickname unibuja, Gwags
Affiliations NUC
Website http://www.uniabuja.edu.ng/

 

Her Vision Statement is to develop an institution of higher learning that combines academic excellence with the pursuit of the unity of Nigeria.

Her Mission Statement is to provide instructional, research and public service programmes appropriate to a university of high standing that guarantees academic excellence and to operate a strong and virile distance learning component that ensures equal educational access to a large constituency.

Academic activities began in 1990. Unibuja took off from a temporary site, made up of 3 blocks in gwagwalada, Abuja tagged the mini-campus.

Academic activities are, however, being moved to the permanent site which is being developed along airport road on a land of over 11,800 hectares.

The university runs regular degree, diploma, and postgraduate programmes. Due to its location in the Federal Capital Territory has a Centre for Distance Learning School which provides university education to those who cannot acquire such education through the regular university system and those interested in acquiring new knowledge and specialized skills.

The university runs a consultancy services sub-degree program and an institute of education to cater for the professional needs of teachers and specialized needs of government education bodies; it provides avenues for the establishment of linkages on education matters with organizations and institutions in and outside Nigeria.

University of Abuja - General Information and Important Details to note

University of Abuja – General Information and Important Details to note

University Of Abuja Faculties and College

The University consists of 10 Faculties they currently accept admission into namely:

  • College of Health Sciences
  • Faculty of Arts
  • Faculty of Agriculture
  • Faculty of Education
  • Faculty of Engineering
  • Faculty of Law
  • Faculty of Science
  • Faculty of Social Sciences
  • Faculty of Management Sciences
  • Faculty of Veterinary Medicine
  • School of Post Graduate Studies
  • School of Remedial Studies

University of Abuja courses (Full time and Part-time)

This is a comprehensive list of accredited courses offered in university of Abuja

  • Administrative management
  • Insurance
  • International relations
  • Marketing
  • Public administration
  • Engineering
  • Banking and finance
  • Civil engineering
  • Computer facilities
  • Electronics and equipment
  • Mechanical engineering
  • Oil and gas development
  • Telecommunication development
  • Law department of Uniabuja
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Informatics
  • Library and informatics
  • Mathematics
  • Physics
  • Accounts department
  • Business management / Management
  • Economy
  • Public and public administration
  • Psychology
  • Sociology and Anthropology

University of Abuja Departments (Full time and Part-time)

This is a list of all departments in the University of Abuja:

  • » Accountancy / Accounting
  • » Agricultural Science and Education
  • » Agriculture
  • » Arabic Studies
  • » Banking and Finance (Mgt)
  • » Biology
  • » Business Administration
  • » Business Management
  • » Chemical Engineering
  • » Chemistry
  • » Christian Religious Knowledge / Studies
  • » Civil Engineering
  • » Computer Science
  • » Drama / Dramatic / Performing Arts
  • » Economics
  • » Education and Arabic
  • » Education and Biology
  • » Education and Chemistry
  • » Education and Christian Religious Studies
  • » Education and Economics
  • » Education and Geography
  • » Education and Integrated Science
  • » Education and Islamic Studies
  • » Education and Mathematics
  • » Education and Physics
  • » Education and Social Studies
  • » Electrical Engineering
  • » English and Literary Studies
  • » Environmental Education
  • » Geography
  • » Guidance and Counseling
  • » History
  • » Islamic Studies
  • » Linguistics
  • » Mathematics
  • » Mechanical Engineering
  • » Medicine and Surgery
  • » Microbiology
  • » Philosophy
  • » Political Science and International Relations
  • » Primary Education Studies
  • » Public Administration
  • » Statistics
  • » Veterinary Medicine

University Of Abuja Admission Requirements & Process

The steps for gaining admission into Unibuja are similar to other higher institutions in the country.

Prospective students are expected to have their WAEC and NECO results with at least 5 credits in English language, Mathematics and at least 3 other subjects relevant to the course the student intends to study.

The student is also expected to write the UTME examination with a minimum score of 180. The student then writes Post UTME organized by the University and is expected to get the cut-off mark of the course he intends to study.

To get admission into the Post Graduate School for Postgraduate Diploma, prospective students are expected to be graduates of recognized universities or have an upper credit level pass at HND or its equivalent area of studies.

Some professional qualifications may also be considered. For Master’s Degree, the candidate is expected to have relevant Postgraduate Diplomas from the University of Nigeria with at least credit level passes, or first degrees scores of 50% or above.

For Doctorate Degree (Ph.D.), prospective students are expected to have obtained a master’s degree appropriate for the proposed areas of study with a minimum of 3.50 grade point on a 5-point scale.

For more information on University of Abuja on the following:

  • University Of Abuja Portal
  • University Of Abuja Postgraduate Courses
  • University Of Abuja Fees
  • University Of Abuja Cut Off Mark
  • University Of Abuja Courses
  • Uni Abuja Latest News
  • University Of Abuja Part Time Courses
  • University Of Abuja Admission List

You can reach them here: The main campus of the University of Abuja, Gwagwalada is located at:Abuja Airport Road, FCT, Abuja, PMB 117

The website for UniAbuja is www.uniabuja.edu.ng

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