Amazing Citadels of Learning in Benue State.

Benue State is one of the north central area states in Nigeria, and it is named after Benue River. The state whose capital is Makurdi, is blessed with mineral resources, some of which are Limestone, Kaolinite, Baryte, Gypsum, Feldspar, Wolframite, Kaolinite, mineral salts and Gemstone. There are 2 Universities in Benue State; University of Agriculture in Makurdi and Benue State University

Benue State University

Benue State University is a state-owned university in Makurdi, and was established in 1992.
It offers graduate and undergraduate programs across 8 faculties namely;

  • Faculty of Arts
  • College of Health Science
  • Faculty of Education
  • Faculty of Environmental Sciences
  • Faculty of Law
  • Faculty of Social Science
  • Faculty of Science
  • Faculty of Management Science

Joseph Sarwuan Tarkaa University, Makurdi

Joseph Sarwuan Tarkaa University formerly University of Agriculture is a Federal owned higher education institution in Makurdi, which was established in 1988. Visit the school website link Joseph Sarwuan Tarkaa University. The university offers undergraduate and post-graduate studies and has 10 colleges and over 30 departments.

  • College of Agronomy
  • College of Agricultural Economics and Extension
  • College of Engineering
  • College of Animal Science
  • College of Food Technology and Human Ecology
  • College of Sciences
  • College of Agricultural and Science Education
  • College of Veterinary Medicine
  • College of Forestry and Fisheries
  • College of Management Science

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