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

  

University Name(s)


Acronym
UNIJOS


Founded
1975


Motto
Discipline and Dedication


Yearly Tuition Range

  




uniRank Tuition Range Matrix

Undergraduate
Postgraduate
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
15,000-19,999

Academic StaffTotal Faculty Range
2,000-2,499

Control TypeControl Type
Public

Entity TypeEntity Type
Non-Profit

 

Facilities and Services 

  

LibraryUniversity Library
Yes Go to University of Jos's Library

HousingUniversity Housing and Accommodation
Yes

Sport FacilitiesUniversity Sport Facilities
Yes

Financial Aids
Not reported

Study AbroadStudy Abroad and International Exchange Programs
Yes

Distance Learning
Not reported

 

Accreditation

  

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
National Universities Commission, Nigeria


Year of first Accreditation
1975


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Nigerian Universities Commission (NUC)

 

Affiliations

  

  • Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)

 

Academic Structure

  


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