Nigerian Universities Offering Soil Science 2022

Soil science studies the Earth’s outer shell, where vegetable life can develop with the right nutrients. You will learn how different types of soil form, how to measure fertility, soil chemistry, and which soil types are best for growing different plant life.

The following is the list of universities that offer Soil Science as a course:

  • Abia State University, Uturu
  • Akwa Ibom State University, Ikot-Akpaden
  • Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma
  • Anambra State University, Uli
  • Delta State University, Abraka
  • Federal University Of Agriculture, Makurdi
  • Federal University Of Technology Minna
  • Imo State University, Owerri
  • Michael Okpara University Of Agriculture, Umudike
  • Modibo Adama University Of Technology, Yola
  • Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife
  • Rivers State University Of Science And Technology, Port Harcourt
  • Salem University, Lokoja
  • University Of Benin, Benin City
  • University Of Calabar, Calabar
  • University Of Nigeria Nsukka
  • University Of Uyo

Entry Requirements

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 Soil Science and Land Management under the Faculty of Agriculture in the above Universities include:

  • Chemistry
  • Biology or Agricultural Science
  • Mathematics or Physics.

O’Level Requirements

The O’level subject combination and requirements needed to study Soil Science and Land Management; You require;

  • Five SSCE credit passes in English Language
  • Mathematics
  • Chemistry
  • Biology/Agricultural Science, and any other Science subject.


Soil science is an important career! A soil scientist contributes directly to the health of our environment through proper management of this essential resource.

Soil scientists enjoy a variety of options for employment, as well as opportunities for advancement through additional education.

Goodluck to all students aspiring to major in Soil Science. RealMina wishes you well in your academic journey.

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