Universities offering Biotechnology

So you want to study Biotechnology…. This means you’re a science student but do have what it takes? I mean it is not enough to know the list of Nigerian Universities that offers Biotechnology. You need to know the WAEC subject that you need to study Biotechnology as well as the JAMB subjects. This the first steps toward studying Biotechnology in Nigeria universities. You will need other documents too for pre-screening and Matriculation screening.

Your JAMB score, Post UTME score and WAEC Grade will be calculated and the aggregate score is what determine if you qualify to study Biotechnology. Moreover, those who got their O level result in one sitting have a better chance of getting admission to study Biotechnology than those using two sitting.

Do you know that Biotechnology is one of the most popular courses in Nigeria and very competitive in the university. Competitiveness means many students want to gain admission to study this course.

Once a course is competitive, it simply means certain measures are put in place to make sure they limit the number of students they can admit. Such limitation includes high jamb cut off mark, a limited number of admissible students, strict subject combinations etc.

But what is so special about this course… Let me give you a little info about Biotechnology before you go through the list of universities that offers Biotechnology.

Biotechnology is concerned with variety of subjects including Biochemistry, Genetics, Microbiology, Chemistry and Engineering. Biotechnology has wide areas of application in Agriculture, Animal Husbandry, development of Medicines and Vaccine, treatment of prolonged disease, pollution control and waste management and ecological conservation, energy production and conservation and many more.

Biotechnologist involves the use of medical processes such as getting organisms to produce new drugs, or using stem cells to regenerate damaged human tissues and re-grow entire organs. They also involves industrial processes such as the production of new chemicals or the development of new preservative that can be used for food storage.

You ought to know which department Biotechnology belongs to. Biotechnology course can be studied under Science Faculty and also Faculty of Medicine. While the latter will be science oriented, the former will focus on Medical approach. Can you see now? Same course but a different approach. Below is a comprehensive list of higher institutions in Nigeria offering Biotechnology.

Courses related to Biotechnology

  • Animal Nutrition and Biotechnology
  • Crop Science and Biotechnology
  • Plant Science and Biotechnology
  • Genetics and Biotechnology
  • Industrial Biotechnology
  • Microbiology and Biotechnology
  • Applied Biology and Biotechnology

Here are the list of universities that offers Biotechnology in Nigeria:

  1. University of Calabar (UNICAL)
  2. University of Ibadan (UI)
  3. Igbinedion University Okada
  4. University of Jos (UNIJOS)
  5. Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Ogbomoso (LAUTECH)
  6. Ondo State University of Medical Sciences (OSUMS)
  7. University of Uyo
  8. Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma
  9. Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba
  10. Abia State University, Uturu
  11. Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria
  12. Afe Babalola University, Ado-Ekiti – Ekiti State
  13. Achievers University, Owo
  14. Ajayi Crowther University, Ibadan (ACU)
  15. Al-Hikmah University, Ilorin
  16. Anchor University Ayobo Lagos State
  17. Arthur Javis University Akpoyubo Cross river State
  18. Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University, Uli
  19. Adeleke University Ede (AUE)
  20. Babcock University, Ilishan-Remo
  21. Bauchi State University, Gadau
  22. Federal University of Technology, Minna
  23. Bayero University, Kano
  24. Bells University of Technology, Otta
  25. University of Benin (UNIBEN)
  26. Nasarawa State University Keffi (NSUK)
  27. ECWA Bingham University, New Karu
  28. Benson Idahosa University, Benin City
  29. Bowen University, Iwo
  30. Caleb University, Lagos
  31. Caritas University, Enugu
  32. Clifford University Owerrinta Abia State
  33. Coal City University Enugu State
  34. Covenant University Ota
  35. Crescent University (CUAB)
  36. Chrisland University
  37. Crown Hill University Eiyenkorin, Kwara State
  38. Cross River State University of Science & Technology, Calabar (CRUTECH)
  39. Delta State University, Abraka (DELSU)
  40. Ebonyi State University, Abakaliki
  41. Edo University Iyamo
  42. Elizade University, Ilara-Mokin
  43. Enugu State University of Science and Technology, Enugu (ESUT)
  44. Evangel University, Akaeze
  45. Gregory University, Uturu
  46. Gombe State University, Gombe
  47. Ekiti State University
  48. Eastern Palm University Ogboko, Imo State
  49. Federal University, Dutsin-Ma, Katsina
  50. Federal University Gashua, Yobe
  51. Umar Suleiman College of Education, Gashua
  52. Federal University, Gusau Zamfara (FUGUS)
  53. Federal University, Birnin Kebbi (FUBK)
  54. Federal University, Lafia, Nasarawa State (FULAFIA)
  55. Federal University, Lokoja, Kogi State (FULOKOJA)
  56. Federal University, Ndifu-Alike, Ebonyi State (FUNAI)
  57. Federal University, Otuoke, Bayelsa (FUOTUOKE)
  58. Federal University, Oye-Ekiti, Ekiti State
  59. Federal University, Wukari, Taraba State (FUWUKARI)
  60. Fountain University, Oshogbo
  61. Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta (FUNAAB)
  62. Federal University of Technology, Akure
  63. Federal University of Technology, Owerri (FUTO)
  64. Godfrey Okoye University, Ugwuomu-Nike – Enugu State
  65. Hallmark University, Ijebi Itele, Ogun
  66. University of Ilorin (UNILORIN)
  67. Imo State University, Owerri (IMSU)
  68. Joseph Ayo Babalola University, Ikeji-Arakeji
  69. Kaduna State University, Kaduna (KASU)
  70. Kogi State University Anyigba
  71. Kebbi State University, Kebbi
  72. Kano University of Science & Technology, Wudil (KUST)
  73. University of Lagos (UNILAG)
  74. Landmark University, Omu-Aran
  75. Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University, Lapai (IBBU)
  76. Lagos State University, Ojo (LASU)
  77. Lead City University, Ibadan
  78. Madonna University, Okija
  79. Modibbo Adama University of Technology, Yola (MAUTY)
  80. Micheal & Cecilia Ibru University
  81. Mcpherson University, Seriki Sotayo, Ajebo
  82. University of Maiduguri (UNIMAID)
  83. University of Agriculture, Makurdi
  84. University of Mkar, Mkar
  85. Mountain Top University
  86. Niger Delta University Yenagoa (NDU)
  87. Northwest University Kano (NWU)
  88. Novena University, Ogume
  89. Nile University of Nigeria, Abuja
  90. Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife (OAU)
  91. Oduduwa University, Ipetumodu – Osun State
  92. ONONG
  93. Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago Iwoye
  94. Ondo State University of Science and Technology Okitipupa (OSUSTECH)
  95. Paul University, Awka – Anambra State
  96. University of Port-Harcourt (UNIPORT)
  97. Plateau State University Bokkos (PLASU)
  98. Nigeria Police Academy Wudil
  99. Redeemer’s University, Mowe
  100. Renaissance University, Enugu
  101. River State University of Science and Technology (RSUST)
  102. Salem University, Lokoja
  103. Samuel Adegboyega University, Ogwa
  104. Sokoto State University
  105. Southwestern University, Oku Owa
  106. Tansian University, Umunya
  107. Usumanu Danfodiyo University (UDUSOK)
  108. Michael Okpara University of Agricultural Umudike
  109. Umar Musa Yar’ Adua University Katsina (UMYU)
  110. Osun State University Osogbo (UNIOSUN)
  111. Kings University, Ode Omu (UNIKINGS)
  112. University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN)
  113. Veritas University, Abuja,
  114. Western Delta University, Oghara Delta State
  115. Wesley University of Science & Technology, Ondo
  116. Crawford University Igbesa
  117. Rhema University, Obeama-Asa – Rivers State
  118. Ekiti State University
  119. Kwara State University, Ilorin (KWASU)
  120. Bells University of Technology, Otta

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