University of Jos

country rank  20
world rank  7013

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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 metropolis of Jos (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), Plateau. Officially recognized by the National Universities Commission of Nigeria, University of Jos (UNIJOS) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 20,000-24,999 students) coeducational Nigerian 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), 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 45 years old Nigerian 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, sports facilities, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name
Acronym UNIJOS
Founded 1975
Motto Discipline and Dedication
Colours Blue, white, brown, gold and green

University Location

Address Private Mailbox 2084
Jos
930001 Plateau
Nigeria
Tel +234 (73) 559 52
Fax +234 (73) 55 514

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
International
students
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)

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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 and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 0-10%
Admission Office The Registrar, University of Jos
Jos 930001
(73) 610514

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 20,000-24,999
Academic Staff 1,500-1,999
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to University of Jos's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Not reported
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

National Universities Commission of Nigeria


Year of first Accreditation

1975


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Nigerian Universities Commission (NUC)


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Memberships and Affiliations

  • Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)
  • International Association of Universities (IAU)
  • Association of African Universities (AAU)

Academic Structure


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Site last updated: Tuesday, 2 February 2021