Bayero University Kano

country rank  24
world rank  6035

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University Overview

Established in 1975, Bayero University Kano is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the large city of Kano (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants). Officially accredited and/or recognized by the National Universities Commission, Nigeria, Bayero University Kano (BUK) is a medium-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 7,000-7,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Bayero University Kano (BUK) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 44 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations.

University Identity

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

University Location

Address Private Mailbox 3011
Kano (population range: 1,000,000-5,000,000)
T +234 (64) 666 023
F +234 (64) 661 480

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student Not reported Not reported
Int'l student Not reported Not reported

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations
Admission Rate Not reported
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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 7,000-7,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 1,000-1,499
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Not reported
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Bayero University Kano's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Not reported
Distance Learning Not reported


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition

National Universities Commission, Nigeria

Memberships and Affiliations

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

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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Sunday, 21 April 2019