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The University of Benin was founded in 1970. It started as an Institute of Technology and was accorded the status of a full-fledged University by National Universities Commission (NUC) on 1 July 1971.
In his Budget Speech in April 1972, the then Military Governor of Mid-Western State, Col. S. O. Ogbemudia(then also Visitor to the University) formally announced the change of the name of the Institute of Technology to the University of Benin.
Optometry program was also founded (established) within the Faculty of Science in 1972 under the headship of Dr.Paul Ogbuehi (department of Physics). By 1976, Optometry program in UNIBEN had on its faculty qualified professional with practice licences from Canada, England, and United States of America.
The program had a faculty-student ratio of 2:1, many from College of Medicine and Medical Sciences earned its accredited On 1 April 1975 the University at the request of the State Government, was taken over by the Federal Government and became a Federal University.
Following NUC’s directives, the University experimented with the Collegiate System in 1991/92 and 1992/93.
However, in the light of new developments, the University reverted to the Faculty System except for the Schools of Medicine, Dentistry, Basic Medical Sciences, and Institute of Child Health which reverted to the Collegiate System in August, 1999, with a Provost as its administrative head.
The Faculties as presently constituted are those of Agriculture, Arts, Education, Engineering, Law, Life Science, Pharmacy, Physical Science, Social Science, and the College of Medical Sciences (which has three Schools: Basic Medical Sciences; Dentistry and Medicine; and the Institute of Child Health).
In January 2006, the Federal Government approved the take off of the College of Petroleum and Gas Engineering of the University of Benin at Effurun, near Warri, in Delta State, with the initial population of 100 students in two departments; Petroleum Engineering and Gas Engineering.
The University offers courses at various levels: Postgraduate, Undergraduate, Diploma and Certificate. Presently, the total student enrollment stands at over 40,000 made up of both full-time and part-time students shared among the various Faculties.
In 1985, Grace Alele-Williams became Nigeria’s first female Vice-Chancellor when she was appointed to head the University of Benin.
She served as its Vice-Chancellor until 1991.
The University collaborates with other universities around the world and with both local and international bodies such as USAID, Ford Foundation, UNCF (United Negro College Fund), RMRDC (Raw Materials Research & Development Council of Nigeria) amongst others in the areas of Agriculture, Public Health and Engineering.
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If you have been looking and searching for the most recent and updated list of courses to study at the university of Benin for the 2021/2022academic session as well as their admission requirements, then all of those can be found in the link below.
After the Joint and Matriculations exams had been completed, the next point of call will be the post utme form and provided you get all the required cut off marks for both JAMB, Post UTME and Department, you are good to go. Below is a an update concerning the 2020/2021 UNIBEN post utme form
The Academic Calendar has not been released but however, academic calendar is the calendar currently available of which we are going to be making use of right now. Below is the link to the academic calendar
Announcements for the Postgraduate admission has not been made but you can get a hold of the admission requirements and modalities right here on this page in the link below.
The 2018/2019 Admission list of the University of Benin has been released and can be accessed in both the school portal as well as the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board Central Admission Processing System. You can access that in the link below.
Likewise for those who have performed well in the post utme into the university of Benin and have not been admitted, it is quite advisable not give up on checking. You may just smile one day.
For all those who want to gain admission into the postgraduate School of the University of Benin can now access the school fees payable for both Masters and PH.d students in the link below
For all those who want to gain admission into the postgraduate School of the University of Abuja can now access the AVAILABLE LIST OF COURSES for both Masters and PH.d students in the link below
For the undergraduate students who must have taken the Joint admissions and Matriculation Board Examination or who are planning to take the exam and want to apply to the University Of Benin can now access the school fees schedule for the session.
For the undergraduate students who must have taken the Joint admissions and Matriculation Board Examination or who are planning to take the exam and want to aplly to the University Of BENIN can now access the cut off marks for both JAMB, Post utme and department
Of course after writing the Post utme into the University Of Benin, the next point of call is to check the Post UTME result and all of that has been made available in the link below.
Part time programmes in UNIBEN Are usually run during the weekends and incase you fancy to take part in those programs, you have to take the part time form and of course how to access your result is spelt out below.
To apply into the University Of Benin through Direct Entry has been made very easy in the links below.
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After you have been admitted into the university, the next point of call is to get your clearance done to truly certify that you are the person you are claiming to be as well as check all your documents and results to see you are the real owners and finally document your record in the Universities archive.
This process has been outlined below in the link.
The 2019/2020 JUPEB program has not yet kicked off but however we have completely done justice to all you need to know concerning the program below in the links.
The Uniben Diploma and Certificate admissions for both full time and part time students has been seriously dealt with in the link below.
For all those who have been contemplating on whether to stay in the Hostel or in any of the off campus locations can now take a tip from our pictures of Uniben Hostels.
Above are all the latest news on www.uniben.edu
The University Of Benin has two campus locations namely the Ugbowo Campus and the Ekenwan Campus Respectively.
However, the University Of Benin Ugbowo campus houses almost all faculties and regarded as the main campus as just a segment of the faculty of art is housed by the Ekenwan campus which has departments such as Mass communication and Theatre Arts.
Likewise, the University Of Benin Consultancy is also situated there.
www.uniben.edu | Mailing Address
University of Benin,
Benin City/Edo State
www.uniben.edu | Telephone:
VC’s Office : 07098811694
Registrar : 07098805057
Student Affairs: 07098811695
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