Latest News on ABU Admission And School Fees

Ahmadu Belo University is commonly known and referred as ABU Zaria. It was established in the year 1962 and is one of the most prestigious universities in Nigeria. Furthermore, the institution boasts of  a number of alumni such as former vice president of Nigeria; Atiku Abubakar, former Nigerian president; Umaru Musa Yaradua, Senator Dino Melaye, former INEC Chairman; Attahiru Jega and Nuhu Ribadu. Also, Donald Duke and Sanusi Lamido are alumni of ABU.

Ahmadu Bello University ABU Courses

ABU offers several interesting courses. With about eighty two departments distributed under twelve faculties. These include;

Faculty of Administration

Accounting                                   Local Government and Development Studies

Public Administration                   Business Administration

Faculty of Agriculture

Agronomy            Agricultural Economics and Rural Sociology

Soil Science          Animal Science

Plant Science        Crop Protection

Faculty of Arts

Arabic                        African Languages and Culture

English                       Archaeology

French                       Theatre and Performing Arts

Hausa                        History

Faculty of Education

Library/Information Science          Arts and Social Science Education

Physical/Health Education             Educational Foundation/Curriculum

Science Education                          Educational Psychology/Counselling

Vocational and Technical Education

Faculty of Engineering

Civil Engineering                             Agricultural engineering

Chemical engineering                    Electrical and Computer Engineering

Mechanical Engineering                Metallurgical Engineering

Water Resources and Environmental Engineering

Faculty of Environmental Design

Architecture                 Industrial Design                Geomatics

Building                       Quantity Surveying

Fine arts                       Urban and Regional Planning

Faculty of Law

Civil Law                     Commercial Law

Private Law                 Public Law                Sharia Law

Faculty of Medicine

Anesthesia                            Chemical Pathology

Dental Surgery                     Community Medicine

Human Anatomy                 Hematology and Blood Transfusion

Human Physiology               Medical Microbiology

Medicine                              Obstetrics and Gynecology

Nursing Science                   Ophthalmology

Pediatrics                              Psychiatrics

Surgery                                 Traumatic and Orthopedic Surgery

Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences

Clinical Pharmacy and Pharmacy Practice

Pharmaceutical and medicinal Chemistry

Pharmaceutics and pharmaceutical Microbiology

Pharmacognosy and Drug Development

Pharmacology and Therapeutics

Faculty of Science

Biochemistry                       Biological Science                            Geography

Botany                                   Mathematics                                   Geology

Chemistry                             Microbiology                                   Physics

Tactile Science and technology

Faculty of Veterinary Medicine

Veterinary Anatomy                             Theriogenology and Production

Also, Veterinary Medicine                     Veterinary Parasitology and Entomology

Veterinary Physiology                           Veterinary Pathology and Microbiology

then Veterinary Pharmacology and Toxicology

Veterinary Public Health and preventive Medicine

finally Veterinary Surgery and Medicine

Faculty of Social Science

Economics                                      Mass Communication

Political Science                              Sociology

ABU Admission

Basically, candidates seeking admission into ABU must score at least 180 in their UTME exam. Also, such candidates must have selected ABU as their first choice institution. Then the candidates are also expected to have at least five O’level credits including English and mathematics.

Finally, prospective students are expected to pay a sum of N2, 000 as screening fee. Students should visit the admission screening page here for more information.

Ahmadu Bello University ABU School Fees

Typically, the School management generates a schedule of fees. So for ABU Zaria, this is about N23, 000 for undergraduate full time students

Ahmadu Bello University ABU Portal

Additionally, prospective students are advised to visit the ABU website at to get more information about the school.

One thought on “Latest News on ABU Admission And School Fees

  • April 12, 2020 at 10:58 pm

    I must to recommend and honored Abu zaria as my best choice of university after uni Ibadon, I should havery mention that first.


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