University of Jos

country rank : 18

world rank     : 6149

University Overview


Founded in 1975, University of Jos is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large city of Jos (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), Plateau. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the National Universities Commission, Nigeria, University of Jos (UNIJOS) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 15,000-19,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. University of Jos (UNIJOS) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 42 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students’ past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 0-10% making this Nigerian higher education organization a most selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. UNIJOS also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

University Identity


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Discipline and Dedication

Yearly Tuition Range


uniRank Tuition Range Matrix

Local student 0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
Int’l student 1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)


University Admissions


Gender Admission
Men and Women (coed)

International Students
Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission

Admission Selection
Yes, based on entrance examinations and students’ past academic record and grades

Admission Rate
Admission Rate 0-10%

Admission Office
The Registrar, University of Jos
Jos 930001
+234 (73) 610514


Size and Profile


Student EnrollmentTotal Enrolment Range

Academic StaffTotal Faculty Range

Control TypeControl Type

Entity TypeEntity Type


Facilities and Services 


LibraryUniversity Library
Yes Go to University of Jos's Library

HousingUniversity Housing and Accommodation

Sport FacilitiesUniversity Sport Facilities

Financial Aids
Not reported

Study AbroadStudy Abroad and International Exchange Programs

Distance Learning
Not reported




Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
National Universities Commission, Nigeria

Year of first Accreditation

Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Nigerian Universities Commission (NUC)




  • Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)


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