University of Jos

country rank  18
world rank  5302

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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 43 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.

University Identity

Name
Acronym UNIJOS
Founded 1975
Motto Discipline and Dedication

University Location

Address PMB 2084
Jos (population range: 1,000,000-5,000,000)
930001 Plateau
Nigeria
T +234 (73) 559 52
F +234 (73) 55 514

Degree Levels & Study Areas


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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 Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 15,000-19,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 2,000-2,499
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to University of Jos's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Study 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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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Wednesday, 21 March 2018