Kwara State has both private and government owned higher universities which is in addition to already existing primary and secondary schools. Like other states, Kwara State recognizes that education is key to development hence the need for collaboration with the private sector for more higher educational institutions (Universities) to meet the educational demands of the already teeming population in the state.
Every academic session, students apply for admission so the need for schools that fall within their catchment area becomes necessary. This means that if you are from Kwara state, you will most often choose schools that fall within your catchment area because this gives you an edge in the admission selection process hence the increase in the search for schools in Kwara state.
In this article, I will briefly discuss the application process for each university on the list of schools in Kwara state that has been licensed and authorized by the National Universities Commission (NUC). If you’re searching for universities in Kwara State, a generic search for “universities in Kwara State” won’t do.
Here you’ll find both public and private Kwara State universities, as well as any Federal universities in the state. For the simple reason that the federal government has implemented a catchment area policy, which means that residents of a state who live outside of the catchment area cannot attend a federal university located within their own state, not all states have federal universities. As an illustration of the foregoing as indicated above, you should consider reading about the Kwara State university catchment region.
So, let me go you over the schools that can be found in Kwara State. While freshmen applying to Universities in Kwara state would benefit the most from this data, people from many walks of life may find it useful for a variety of reasons.
What you should take away from this post are the following;
- Familiarity with the whole directory of KwaraState’s private universities.
- List if Licensed universities in KwaraState, Nigeria
- List of any and all federal universities in Kwara
- List of state owned universities in Kwara
- Links to the list of courses that are currently offered in all Universities sited in Kwara
- You must have at least 5 credit passes that are related to your course of study.
- To be able to take part in their post-UTME screening exercise, you must get at least the minimum cut-off score.
According to the Joint Admissions and Matriculations Board, this is the standard criteria for entry into all higher education institutions in Kwara State, even those that are publicly funded (JAMB).
LIST OF KWARA STATE UNIVERSITIES, BOTH PUBLIC AND PRIVATE
In order of hierarchy, I will be listing the list of schools in Kwara State till date and embed in each list is the courses currently offered in the university.
FEDERAL UNIVERSITY IN KWARA STATE
STATE UNIVERSITY IN KWARA STATE
- Kwara State University, Ilorin
LIST OF PRIVATE UNIVERSITIES IN KWARA STATE
- Al-Hikmah University, Ilorin
- Landmark University, Omu-Aran.
- Summit University
- Crown Hill University Eiyenkorin, Kwara State
- Thomas Adewumi University, Oko-Irese, Kwara State
- Ahman Pategi University, Kwara State
- University of Offa, Kwara State
In summary, there are currently nine (9) universities in Kwara state, including one (1) federal institution, one (1) state university, and seven (7) privately held university. Each has unique strengths and limitations in their respective disciplines. Visit their application portal to apply if you satisfy their requirements.
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