Nigerian Universities Offering Mass Communcation

This is a compilation of the List of Universities Offering Mass Communicationin Nigeria.

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

List of Universities that offer Mass Communication as a course

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

Number of Universities: 64

  • Abia State University, Uturu
  • Achievers University Owo
  • Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba-Akoko
  • Adeleke University, Ede, Osun State
  • Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria
  • Ajayi Crowther University, Oyo
  • Akwa Ibom State University, Ikot-Akpaden
  • Al- Hikmah University, Ilorin
  • American University Of Nigeria , Yola
  • Anambra State University, Uli
  • Babcock University, Ilishan-Remo
  • Bayero University, Kano
  • Benson Idahosa University, Benin City
  • Benue State University, Makurdi
  • Bingham University, Karu
  • Bowen University, Iwo
  • Caleb University, Imota
  • Caritas University, Amorji-Nike, Enugu
  • Covenant University, Canaan Land, Ota
  • Crawford University,Faith City, Km 8, Atan-Agbara Road, Igbesa
  • Crescent University, Abeokuta
  • Cross Rivers University Of Technology, Calabar
  • Delta State University, Abraka
  • Ebonyi State University, Abakaliki
  • Elizade University, Ilara-Mokin, Ondo State
  • Enugu State University Of Science And Technology, Enugu
  • Fountain University, Osogbo
  • Godfrey Okoye University, Urgwuomu- Nike
  • Gregory University, Uturu, Abia State
  • Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University, Lapai
  • Igbinedion University, Okada, Benin City
  • Imo State University, Owerri
  • Joseph Ayo Babalola University, Ikeji-Arakeji
  • Kaduna State University, Kaduna
  • Kogi State University, Anyigba
  • Kwara State University, Malete, Ilorin
  • Madonna University, Okija
  • Nasarawa State University, Keffi
  • National Open University Of Nigeria
  • Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka
  • Novena University Ogume
  • Oduduwa University, Ipetumodu
  • Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago-Iwoye
  • Pan-Atlantic University, Ahmed Onibudo Street, Victoria Island, Lagos
  • Plateau State University, Bokkos
  • Redeemers University
  • Renaissance University, Ojiagu-Agbani, Enugu
  • Rhema University , Obeama, Rivers State
  • Rivers State University Of Science And Technology, Port Harcourt
  • Samuel Adegboyega University, Ogwa, Edo State
  • Southwestern University, Okun-Owa, Ogun State
  • Tansain University, Oba, Anambra State
  • Taraba State University, Jalingo
  • University Of Benin, Benin City
  • University Of Ilorin, Ilorin
  • University Of Jos, Jos
  • University Of Lagos
  • University Of Maiduguri
  • University Of Mkar, Gboko
  • University Of Nigeria Nsukka
  • University Of Uyo
  • Wellspring University, Irhihi/Ogbaneki, Benin City
  • Wesley University Of Science And Technology. Ondo
  • Western Delta University, Oghara, Delta State

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 Mass Communication under the Faculty of Arts & Humanities in the above Universities include;

Any three (3) Arts and Social Science subjects.


(i) BINGHAM and UNIJOS require Literature in English.

(ii) UNN and UNIBEN require Literature in English and any two (2) subjects out of which one must be in the Arts or Social Sciences.

O’Level Requirements

The O’level subject combination and requirements needed to study Mass Communication;You require;

Five (5) SSCE credit passes to include English Language.


(i) AJAYI requiresfive (5) ‘O’ level credit passesto include English Language, Literature in English and three other subjects from Arts or Social Sciences.

(ii) UNIBEN requires five (5) ‘O’ level credit passes or TC II or equivalent qualification at not more than two (2) sittings. Subjects should include English Language and any two (2)Arts subjects. 

(iii) COVENANT requires five (5) ‘O’ level credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Literature in English, one (1) Science subject from Biology, Health/General Science, Agricultural Science, Physics and Chemistry one (1) from Social Sciences or Arts. Social Science subject such as Geography, Economics, Government, Commerce, Principle of Account, Book Keeping. Arts such as CRS, History. etc

(iv) UNIJOS and UNN require ‘O’ level credit pass in Literature in English.

(v) PLASU – Same as in English Language.

(vi) UNN requires credit level passes in Literature in English and an approved science subject plus ‘O’ level pass in Mathematics.

Direct Entry Requirements

These are the conditions you need to fulfill to gain Direct Entry admission to study Mass Communication, if you don’t intend to use UTME.You require;

Two (2) ‘A’ level passes in relevant subjects.


(i) AJAYI requires two (2) ‘A’ level passes or their equivalent in LiteratureinEnglish and one (1) other Arts or Social Science subject, plus three (3) ‘O’ level credit passes.

(ii) UNIBEN accepts
a) ND Mass Communication upper credit or its equivalent.
b) ‘A’ level or HSC with passes in Literature in English, History and CRS or any other Arts or Social Science subjects.
c) NCE credit in Theatre Arts or relevant subject.

(iii) BINGHAM accepts ND upper credit in Public Administration and other related programmes. It also requires two (2) ‘A’ level passes to include Government or History.

(iv) For UNN, candidates must posses HSC/GCE ‘A’ level with passes in two (2) Arts subjects plus the UTME requirements.

(v) UNIJOS accepts same in Mass Communication plus ‘O’ level pass in Mathematics.


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