Nigerian Universities Offering Geology [Year]

Geology studies the Earth’s structure, evolution, dynamics, and natural mineral and energy resources.

In this article, we will share The subject combinations needed to study Geology, JAMB UTME Subjects and Requirements, O’Level Subjects Requirements, and other information you require to gain admission to study Geology successfully.

List of Universities that offer Geology as a course

The following are the list of universities that offer Geology as a course:

  • Achievers University Owo
  • Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba-Akoko
  • Afe Babalola University , Ado-Ekiti
  • Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria
  • Ajayi Crowther University, Oyo
  • Akwa Ibom State University, Ikot-Akpaden
  • Al- Hikmah University, Ilorin
  • Anambra State University, Uli
  • Bayero University, Kano
  • Delta State University, Abraka
  • Ekiti State University, Ado-Ekiti
  • Federal University Of Petroleum Resources, Effurun
  • Federal University Of Technology Minna
  • Federal University Of Technology, Owerri
  • Federal University, Birnin-Kebbi, Kebbi State
  • Federal University, Gusau, Zamfara State
  • Federal University, Lokoja, Kogi State
  • Federal University, Ndufu-Alike, Ebonyi State
  • Federal University, Oye-Ekiti, Ekiti State
  • Gombe State University, Tudun Wada, Gombe
  • Gregory University, Uturu, Abia State
  • Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University, Lapai
  • Kaduna State University, Kaduna
  • Kano University Of Science And Technology, Wudil
  • Kogi State University, Anyigba
  • Modibo Adama University Of Technology, Yola
  • Niger Delta University, Wilberforce Island
  • Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife
  • Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago-Iwoye
  • Ondo State University Of Science And Technology, Okitipupa
  • Osun State University, Osogbo
  • Salem University, Lokoja
  • University Of Benin, Benin City
  • University Of Calabar, Calabar
  • University Of Ibadan, Ibadan
  • University Of Ilorin, Ilorin
  • University Of Lagos
  • University Of Maiduguri
  • University Of Nigeria Nsukka
  • University Of Port-Harcourt
  • Usmanu Danfodio University, Sokoto
  • Wesley University Of Science And Technology. Ondo

School Options

FUTO Offers the course with options in:

  • Geology
  • Geophysics
  • Geochemistry
  • Remote Sensing
  • Mineralogy
  • Meteorology
  • Hydrology

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 combinations needed to study Geology under the Faculty of Sciences in the above Universities include;

Any three of Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics, Biology, and Geography.

Special Requirements (Waiver) Remarks:

  • UNIBEN accepts Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, or Biology. Does not accept Geography.
  • UNILAG, FUTO, UNIPORT, DELSU, UNILORIN, and UNICAL require Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics.
  • OOU – Chemistry is compulsory and does not accept Geography as UTME subject instead of Biology.
  • )AJAYI requires Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics or Biology.
  • ABU requires Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, or Biology.
  • OSUSTECH requires Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, or Geography.
  • SALEM requires Chemistry, Physics and of Biology, Geography, or Mathematics.
  • UNN requires any three of Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics, and Biology.
  • NDU requires the five ‘O’ level credit passes in not more than two sittings.

O’Level Requirements

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

You require; Five (5)  SSCE credit passes in English Language, Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics, and any other subject.

Direct Entry Requirements

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

You require;

Two (2) ‘A’ level passes from Geology, Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics, Biology, and Geography.

You require; Five (5)  SSCE credit passes in English Language, Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics, and any other subject.


We have provided the universities that will give you an optimal experience in the study of geology.

We wish you success in your academic success.

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