Nigerian Universities Offering Education and Biology

This is a compilation of the List of Universities Offering Education and Biology in Nigeria.

We will also talk about;
– The subject combinations needed to study Education and Biology
– JAMB UTME Subjects and Requirements
– O’Level Subjects and Requirements
– and other information you require to successfully gain admission to study Education and Biology.

List of Universities that offer Education And Biology as a course

The following are the list of universities that offer Education And Biology as a course:

Number of Universities: 87

  • Abia State University, Uturu
  • Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University, Bauchi
  • Adamawa State University, Mubi
  • Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba-Akoko
  • Adeniran Ogunsanya College Of Education, Otto/Ijanikin, Lagos (Affliated To Ek
  • Adeyemi College Of Education, (Affliated To Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-I
  • Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria
  • Akwa Ibom State University, Ikot-Akpaden
  • Al- Hikmah University, Ilorin
  • Al-Qalam University, Katsina
  • Alvan Ikoku College Of Education, (Affliated To University Of Nigera, Nsukka)
  • Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma
  • Anambra State University, Uli
  • Bauchi State University, Gadau, Bauchi State
  • Bayero University, Kano
  • Benue State University, Makurdi
  • College Of Education, Agbor (Affliated To Delta State University, Abraka, Delta
  • College Of Education, Ikere Ekiti (Affliated To University Of Nigeria, Nsukka, E
  • College Of Education, Warri (Affliated To Delta State University, Abraka, Delta)
  • Cross Rivers University Of Technology, Calabar
  • Delta State University, Abraka
  • Ekiti State University, Ado-Ekiti
  • Emmanuel Alayande College Of Education, Oyo (Affliated To Ekiti State Univers
  • Enugu State College Of Education, (Technical), Enugu (Affliated To Nnamdi Azik
  • Enugu State University Of Science And Technology, Enugu
  • Fed College Of Educ. (Tech.) Umunze, Affiliated To (Nnamdi Azikiwe University
  • Fed College Of Educ. (Tech.), Omoku, Omoku , Affiliated To (University Of Nige
  • Federal College Of Education (Technical), Asaba (Affiliated To University Of Be
  • Federal College Of Education (Technical), Asba, (Affiliated To Federal Universi
  • Federal College Of Education(Technical) Gusau(Affl To Ahmadu Bello Universi
  • Federal College Of Education, (Technical), Potiskum (Affliated To Abubakar Taf
  • Federal College Of Education, Abeokuta (Affiliated To University Of Ibadan)
  • Federal College Of Education, Kano (Affliated To Ahmadu Bello University, Zar
  • Federal College Of Education, Katsina (Affliated To Bayero University, Kano St
  • Federal College Of Education, Kontagora (Affliated To Ahmadu Bello Universit
  • Federal College Of Education, Okene (Affiliated To University Of Ibadan)
  • Federal College Of Education, Pankshin (Affliated To University Of Jos, Plateau
  • Federal College Of Education, Yola (Affiliated To Ahmadu Bello University, Zar
  • Federal College Of Education, Zaria (Affliated To Ahmadu Bello University, Zar
  • Federal University Of Agriculture, Makurdi
  • Federal University Of Technology Minna
  • Federal University, Dutsin-Ma, Katsina State
  • Federal University, Gusau, Zamfara State
  • Federal University, Kashere, Gombe State
  • Fountain University, Osogbo
  • Godfrey Okoye University, Urgwuomu- Nike
  • Gombe State University, Tudun Wada, Gombe
  • Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University, Lapai
  • Ignatius Ajuru University Of Education, Port Harcourt
  • Jigawa State College Of Education, Gumel (Affiliated To Bayero University, Ka
  • Kano University Of Science And Technology, Wudil
  • Kebbi State University Of Science And Technology, Aliro
  • Kogi State University, Anyigba
  • Kwara State College Of Education, (Technical), Lafia (Affliated To Ahmadu Bello
  • Lead City University , Ibadan
  • Michael Okpara University Of Agriculture, Umudike
  • Modibo Adama University Of Technology, Yola
  • Nasarawa State University, Keffi
  • National Open University Of Nigeria
  • Niger State College Of Education, Minna (Affliated To Ahmadu Bello University
  • Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka
  • Northwest University, Kano, Kano State
  • Nwafor Orizu College Of Education, Nsugbe (Affliated To University Of Nigeria
  • Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife
  • Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago-Iwoye
  • Osun State University, Osogbo
  • Rivers State University Of Science And Technology, Port Harcourt
  • Saadatu Rimi College Of Education, Kumbotso (Affiliated To Bayero University
  • Sokoyo State University, Sokoto
  • Sule Lamido University, Kafin Hausa, Jigawa State
  • Tai Solarin University Of Education, Ijagun
  • Tansain University, Oba, Anambra State
  • Umar Ibn Ibrahim El-Kanemi College Of Education, Science And Technology, B
  • Umar Suleiman College Of Education, Gashua, Yobe State (Affliated To Universi
  • Umaru Musa Yaradua University, Katsina
  • University Of Abuja,Abuja
  • University Of Benin, Benin City
  • University Of Calabar, Calabar
  • University Of Ilorin, Ilorin
  • University Of Jos, Jos
  • University Of Lagos
  • University Of Nigeria Nsukka
  • University Of Port-Harcourt
  • University Of Uyo
  • Usmanu Danfodio University, Sokoto
  • Yaba College Of Technology, Yaba (Affliated To University Of Nigeria, Nsukka, E
  • Yobe State University, Damaturu

Subject Combination / JAMB UTME Requirements

In UTME, please note that English Language is Compulsory for this course. Therefore, the three (3) other JAMB UTME subject combination needed to study Education and Chemistry under the Faculty of Education in the above Universities include;

Chemistry and two other subjects chosen from Physics, Biology and Mathematics.


(i) UNIBEN requires Chemistry, Mathematics and either Physics or Biology.

(ii) EBSU requires Mathematics and Physics as other two (2)subjects.

(iii) UNIOSUN requires Chemistry, Mathematics plus one (1) other Science subject.

(iv) UNILAG requires Chemistry, and two (2) other subjects from Physics, Biology and Agricultural Science.

(v) IAUED requires two(2)other science subjects to include Mathematics and any of Physics, Geography or Biology.

(vi) UNN requires Chemistry and any two(2) from Biology, Physics, Health Science and Agricultural Science.

(vii) FUAM requires Chemistry, Mathematics and Physics.

(viii) UI accepts Chemistry,PhysicsandBiology or Mathematics.

(ix) FED-DUTSINMA requires Chemistry and two(2) of Physics, Biology and Mathematics.

O’Level Requirements

The O’level subject combination and requirements needed to study Education and Chemistry;

You require;Five SSCE credits in Mathematics, Chemistry, English Language and two of Physics, Biology and Agricultural Science.


(i) AAUA requires five (5) ‘O’ level credit passes including English Language, Chemistry, Mathematics and any two (2) of Physics , Biology and Agricultural Science.

(ii) ABU accepts

(a) two (2) ‘A’ level/NCE/IJMB with ‘C‘grade in Chemistry and any other Science subject

(iii) BAYERO requires five (5) ‘O’ level credit passes in Chemistry, Mathematics, English language and two (2) other Science subjects.

(iv) OOU, MAUTECH, ABU and LASU accept TC II at merit level.

(v) CRUTECH, DELSU, ABU, UDU and IAUED accept a pass in English Language.

(vi) FUTMINNA requires ‘O’ level credit in Mathematics,Chemistry, Biology/Agricultural Science or Geography and other Science subjects.

(vii) RSUST accepts ‘O’ level pass in English Language.

(viii) IBBU and IMSU do not accept AgriculturalScience.

(ix) LASU and IAUED require credit pass in Biology.

(x) TASUED requires five (5) ‘O’ level credit passes at one (1)sitting or six (6) ‘O’ level credit passes at two (2) sittings including English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry, and any other two (2) or three (3) subjects from Biology, Geography, Physics, Agricultural Science, Further Mathematics and Economics.

(xi) UNIOSUN accepts five (5)’O’ level credit passes or its equivalents in English Language, Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry to form the core subjects, with ‘O’ level credit in one (1) other relevant Science subject at not more than two (2) sittings.

(xii) OAU requires five (5)O’level credit passes in Mathematics, Chemistry, English Language and two (2) of Physics, Biology and Agricultural Science.

(xiii) UNN requires five (5) ‘O’level credit passes including English Language, Chemistry, Mathematics or Physics and two (2) other Science subjects.

(xiv) UNILAG requires ‘O’ level credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry and any two (2) of Physics, Biology, Agricultural Science, Integrated Science and Fisheries/Animal Husbandry.

(xv) TASUED requires five (5) ‘O’ level credit passes at one (1) sitting or six (6) ‘O’ level credit passes at two (2) sittings to include English Language, Mathematics,Chemistry and others from Physics, Biology, Agricultural Science, and Geography.

(xvi) FED-DUTSINMA requires five(5) ‘O’ level credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and Biology.

Direct Entry Requirements

These are the conditions you need to fulfill to gain Direct Entry admission to study Education and Chemistry, if you don’t intend to use UTME.

You require;

Two ‘A’ level/NCE passes including Chemistry and one other Science subject.


(i) OAU, UNIILORIN, UDU, EKSU, UNICAL, and UNIJOS require ‘A’ level passes in either Physics or Mathematics. EKSU- Mathematics only. UNICAL accepts NCE credit or merit in Chemistry and one (1) other subject.

(ii) EKSU, FUTMINNA, MAUTECH, UNIBEN, DELSU, OAU and UNN, accept NCE in Science subjects.

(iii) RSUST, FUTMINNA and MAUTECH accept NCE meritand ND/HND lower credit.

(vi) UNILAG accepts

(a) very good passes in the following JUPEB subjects: Chemistry, Physics, and Biology and ‘O’level requirementsforDirectEntry.

(b) NCEcredit/meritin Chemistry and any other science subject.

(v) EKSU and UNIJOS accept ‘O’ level credit passes in Mathematics and English language.

(a NCE merit

(b) Passin General English at NCE as equivalent to ‘O’ level credit pass in English.

(c) UNOJOS does not accept NCE Integrated Science.

(vi) IMSU accepts NCE merit in Education and the two (2) subjects to be combined with education into 300 level and below merit into 200 level. IMSU requires ‘O’ level pass in English Language

(vii) ADSU same as in Biology Education.

(viii) BAUCHI accepts NCE pass with five( 5 ) -years teaching experience

(ix) UMYUK accepts two (2)’A’ level passes in Chemistry and any one (1) ofPhysics, Mathematics or Biology. A credit in NCE is also acceptable

(x) MAUTECH accepts two (2) ‘A’ level/NCE passes/NCE merit including Chemistry and one (1) of Physics, Mathematics, and Biology. ND/HND with upper credit in the following areas;

a) Applied Chemistry

b) Science Laboratory Technology with Chemistry option

c) Chemistry.

(xi ) TASUED accepts ND/HND upper credit in Chemistry and Science Laboratory Technology with option in Chemistry.

(xii) UNIOSUN accepts NCE and approved equivalents with a lower credit pass

(xiii) IAUED accepts ‘O’ level credit pass in any one (1) of Physics, Mathematic or Biology in that order.

(xvi) UNN accepts

(a) ND in other programme at distinction, credit or merit level who possess the University requirement s plus credit in the teaching subject may be considered for direct entry admission but will run the four( 4 ) -Year programme.

(b) NCE credit/merit passes in addition to TCII merit or ‘O’ level credit passes in relevant subjects.

(xv) FUAM accept

(a) two (2)’A’ level passes in physics

(b) Holders of the U TME requirements plus’A’ level passes in the relevant science subjects.

(c) ND holders with upper credits in relevant programme who posses s the UTME requirements.

(d) NCE holders with two ( 2 ) credit passes in relevant subjects who possess the UTME requirements may be admitted into 200 level.

(xvi) SSU also accepts

a. NCE passes in Chemistry and any other Science subject;Physics, Biology, Mathematics or Computer Science or a double major subject with O’ level requirement.

b. IJMB passes in Chemistry and one (1) Science subject Physics, Biology, Mathematics or Computer Science with the’O’ level requirements.

c. ND/HND with ‘O’ level pass in Chemistry or any relevant subject into 100 level.

(xvii) AAUA Accepts NCE merit including Chemistry, Education and one (1) other relevant teaching subject.

(xvii) FED-DUTSINMA accepts two (2) ‘A’ level passes in Chemistry and any one (1) of Physics, Mathematics or Biology.



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