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Bayero University Kano

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world rank  7146

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Established in 1975, the Bayero University Kano is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the metropolis of Kano (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants). Officially recognized by the National Universities Commission of Nigeria, Bayero University Kano (BUK) is a very large-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 45,000-49,999 students) coeducational Nigerian higher education institution. Bayero University Kano (BUK) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor's degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study table below for further details. This 48-year-old Nigerian higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. BUK also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, sports facilities, as well as administrative services.

University Snapshot


Bayero University Kano's Control Typepublic


Bayero University Kano's Entity Typenon-profit


Bayero University Kano' Size by Total Enrollmentvery large-sized


Bayero University Kano's Selectivity by Acceptance Ratenot reported

University Identity

Acronym BUK
Founded 1975
Motto ...and above every possessor of knowledge there is One more learned

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University Location

Address Private Mailbox 3011
Bayero University Kano's location map and satellite view Location Map and Satellite View
Bayero University Kano Phone Number +234 (64) 666 023
Bayero University Kano Fax Number +234 (64) 661 480

Study Areas / Degree Levels


What is the difference between generalist and specialized universities in terms of the range of study areas they offer, degree levels available and academic and carreer paths pros and cons? Read our guide article about generalist and specialized universities to learn more.

Study Areas and Degree Levels Matrix

The following Bayero University Kano's Study Areas/Degree Levels Matrix is divided into 6 main study areas and 4 levels of degrees, from the lowest undergraduate degree to the highest postgraduate degree. This matrix aims to help quickly identify Bayero University Kano's academic range and degree level offering.

Programs and Courses

Programs and courses

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Tuition Fees


Yearly tuition fees refers to the amount of money that a student is charged by a University for one academic year of full-time study. Read our guide article about tuition fees and financial aid options to learn more.

Yearly Tuition Fees Range Matrix

This Bayero University Kano's Tuition Fees Range Matrix is divided into 2 types of students, local and international students, and 2 degree levels, undergraduate and postgraduate degrees, and aims to help students to have an approximate idea of the yearly tuition range they might expect to pay at Bayero University Kano.

Bayero University Kano: Tuition Fees Range Matrix
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Admission Information

uniRank publishes below some basic Bayero University Kano's admission information.

Bayero University Kano's Gender Admission Policy Gender Admission

This institution admits Men and Women (coed).

Bayero University Kano's Admission Selection Admission Selection

Has Bayero University Kano a selective admission policy? Yes, based on entrance examinations.

Acceptance Rate Admission Rate

Bayero University Kano's acceptance rate range is not reported.

Bayero University Kano's International Students Admission International Students Admission

International students are welcome to apply for admission at this institution.

Bayero University Kano's Admission Office Admission Office

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Size and Profile


University size and profile can be important factors to consider when choosing a university or assessing its value. Here are some potential reasons why University size and profile can affect students when choosing a university.

Size and Profile

uniRank publishes below some major size and profile indicators for Bayero University Kano.

Bayero University Kano's Total Student Enrollment Student Enrollment

Bayero University Kano has an enrollment range of 45,000-49,999 students making it a very large-sized institution.

Bayero University Kano's Total Faculty/Academic staff Academic Staff

This institution has a range of 1,500-1,999 academic employees (Faculty).

Bayero University Kano's Control Type Control Type

Bayero University Kano is a public higher education institution.

Bayero University Kano's Entity Type Entity Type

Bayero University Kano is a non-profit higher education institution.

Bayero University Kano's Campus Setting Campus Setting

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Bayero University Kano's Academic Calendar Academic Calendar

This institution adopts a Semesters type of academic calendar.

Religious Affiliation

Bayero University Kano does not have any religious affiliation.

Facilities and Services


What are the most common University facilities and services? Read our guide articles about University Facilities and University Services to learn more.

University Facilities

uniRank provides below an overview of Bayero University Kano's main facilities:

Bayero University Kano's Library University Library

This institution has a physical Library. Visit Bayero University Kano's Library

Bayero University Kano's Housing University Housing

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Bayero University Kano's Sport Facilities/Activities Sport Facilities/Activities

This institution features sporting facilities and organizes sports activities for its students.

University Services

uniRank provides below an overview of Bayero University Kano's main services:

Bayero University Kano's Financial Aid Financial Aid

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Bayero University Kano's Study Abroad Study Abroad

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Bayero University Kano's Distance Learning Distance Learning

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Bayero University Kano's Academic Counseling Academic Counseling

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Bayero University Kano's Career Services Career Services

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Recognition and Accreditation


There are different types of legal recognition and quality assessment of higher education institutions around the world, depending on the country and its legal and higher education system... read our article about university accreditation and recognition to learn more.

Bayero University Kano's Recognition or Accreditation Institutional Recognition or Accreditation

Bayero University Kano is legally recognized and/or accredited by: National Universities Commission of Nigeria

Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

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Memberships and Affiliations


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Affiliations and Memberships

uniRank publishes the following list of the most important Bayero University Kano's affiliations and memberships; feel free to submit any relevant missing higher education-related organizations this university is affiliated with.

  • Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)
  • Federation of the Universities of the Islamic World (FUIW)

Academic Structure


Most higher education institutions' first-level academic divisions are, depending on the country, one of the following...

  • Colleges
  • Faculties
  • Schools
  • Institutes
  • Academies
  • Departments
  • Divisions
  • Centers

Academic divisions can provide valuable insights into the range of disciplines and study areas a University focuses on and the institution's level of specialization. Generalist Universities typically offer a wide range of academic programs and have many academic divisions and subdivisions across different disciplines, while Specialized Universities tend to focus on a narrower range of programs within a specific field or industry and have fewer academic divisions and a simplified organizational structure.

Academic Structure

uniRank shows a structural diagram of the first-level academic divisions of the Bayero University Kano 's organizational structure; feel free to submit any relevant missing division.


Social Media


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Social Media

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Free Online Courses

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