Welcome to University of Abuja
Our Mission and Philosophy
To provide instructional, research, and public service programmes appropriate to a university of high standing that guarantees academic excellence and to operate a strong and virile distance learning component that ensures equal educational access to a large constituency.
In pursuit of this, we strive everyday to develop an institution of higher learning that combines academic excellence with the pursuit of the unity of Nigeria.Learn More
Departments and Programs
The University has 10 faculties, 2 Schools and 5 specialised Institutes and Centres. We are specifically setup to encourage the advancement of learning and to hold out to all person without distinction of race , creed ,sex or political conviction, the opportunity of acquiring higher liberal education.Find out More
An applicant to the University of Abuja for a first degree must possess the following minimum qualifications for admission:
100 level: Candidate must possess Senior Secondary School Certificate or equivalents with credits in five subjects in not more than two sittings. A candidate must in addition have an acceptable score in the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Examination or a Diploma, NCE with at least lower credit.
200 level: a candidate must possess two A'Level passes or equivalents in addition to credits in three other subjects at the Senior Secondary School Certificate Examinations or equivalents or a Diploma, NCE with at least Upper Credit.
In all cases, O'Level credit in English Language is required. In addition, a credit in Mathematics is required for all science-based specializations, Accounting, Sociology, Geography, and Economics.Contact Admissions
Great Career OutcomesOur alumni are some of the most distinguished personalities in Nigeria. Senator representing the FCT, Senator T Aduda recently enrolled in the post graduate program at Sultan Maccido Institute, and he is an example of the character of our alumni.