University of Jos

University of Jos Ranking

country rank: 20
world rank: 7013

University Overview

The University of Jos, established in 1975, is a non-profit public higher-education institution in the Plateau city of Jos (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 people). University of Jos (UNIJOS) is a major (Topuniversitieslist enrolment range: 20,000-24,999 students) coeducational Nigerian higher education institution that is officially accredited by the National Universities Commission of Nigeria. The University of Jos (UNIJOS) provides courses and programs leading to legally recognized higher education degrees in a variety of fields, including pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees, and doctoral degrees. For further information, see the degree levels and fields of study matrix below from Topuniversitieslist. This 45-year-old Nigerian university has a rigorous admission process based on entrance exams and students’ previous academic records and ratings. The admission rate ranges from 0% to 10%, making this Nigerian higher education school very exclusive. Students from all around the world are invited to apply for admission. UNIJOS also offers students with a library, accommodation, sports facilities, study abroad and exchange programs, and administrative services, among other academic and non-academic facilities and services.

University of Jos Ranking

University Identity

Name University of Jos
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

Yearly Tuition Range

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

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

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
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


Institutional Accreditation

Memberships and Affiliations

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

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