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UTME eBrochure for Statistics Under Faculty of Sciences



This part of the UTME brochure shows you the requirements to apply for Statistics under the Faculty of Sciences in Nigeria. You will see the UTME subject combination needed to apply for the course, O’level requirements for UTME candidates, requirements such A’level, ND, HND, NCE, etc for Direct Entry candidates, as well as other information you require to successfully apply for the course.

List of Degree Awarding Institutions that Offer Statistics

  • Abia State University
  • Achievers University
  • Adeleke University
  • Afe Babalola University
  • Ahmadu Bello University
  • Akwa Ibom State University
  • Al-Hikmah University
  • Ambrose Alli University
  • Anambra State University
  • Bauchi State University
  • Benson Idahosa University
  • Benue State University
  • Bowen University
  • Caleb University
  • Cross River State University of Technology
  • Ekiti State University
  • Federal University of Technology Akure
  • Federal University of Technology, Owerri
  • Federal University, Birnin Kebbi
  • Federal University, Lafia
  • Federal University, Ndufu-alike
  • Federal University, Otuoke
  • Federal University, Wukari
  • Gombe State university
  • Gregory University, Uturu
  • Imo State University
  • Joseph Ayo Babalola University
  • Kaduna State university
  • Kano University Of Science And Technology
  • Kebbi State University Of Science And Technology
  • Kwara State University
  • Kwararafa University
  • McPherson University
  • Michael Okpara University of Agriculture
  • Modibbo Adama University of Technology
  • Nasarawa State University
  • Nigeria Turkish Nile University
  • Nnamdi Azikiwe University
  • Obafemi Awolowo University
  • Obong University
  • Oduduwa University
  • Olabisi Onabanjo University
  • Redeemer’s University
  • Renaissance University
  • Rhema University
  • Salem University
  • Samuel Adegboyega University
  • Taraba State University
  • University of Abuja
  • University of Agriculture, Abeokuta
  • University of Benin
  • University of Calabar
  • University of Ibadan
  • University of Ilorin
  • University of Jos
  • University of Maiduguri
  • University Of Mkar
  • University of Nigeria
  • University of Uyo
  • Usman Dan Fodio University
  • Wesley University Of Science And Technology
  • Yobe State University

UTME Subject Combination

In UTME, note that English Language is mandatory for all courses. The other three subjects required to study Statistics under the Faculty of Sciences in the institutions listed above are:

Mathematics and any two of Physics, Chemistry and Economics.

Special Requirements (Waiver) Remarks

(i) MAUTECH, OAU and UNIBADAN – do not accept Economics.

(ii) BIU, BOWEN and KUST accept Mathematics and any two of Chemistry, Physics and Biology.

(iii) UNIBADAN – Mathematics and any two science subjects.

(iv) IMSU – Mathematics and Physics are compulsory.

(v) UNILORIN – Mathematics and any two of Physics, Chemistry, Economics and Geography.

(vi) UDUSOK accepts Mathematics and any Two of Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Geography and Economics.

(vii) UNIPORT does not accept Geography.

(viii) ABU requires Mathematics and any two of Physics, Chemistry Geography, Biology.

(ix) UNN requires Physics, Mathematics/Chemistry/ Economics/Biology/Geography.

(x) FUTA requires Physics, Mathematics and one of Chemistry, Geography, Economics or Biology.

(xi) FED-LAFIA, LAUTECH FUTO and UNAAB require Mathematics, Chemistry and Physics.

(xii) NTNU accepts any Science subjects.

(xiii) ABU requires Mathematics and any two of Chemistry, Physics, Biology and Geography.

(xiv) UNIBEN requires Mathematics, Economics and any other Science subject.

(xv) FUAM require Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry.

(xvi) UNIABUJA also accepts Biology and Geography.

(xvii) BASU accepts Agricultural Science in lieu of Biology.

O’Level Requirements for UTME Candidates

To apply for Statistics as a UTME candidate, you require: Five SSCE credit passes to include English Language, Mathematics and at least three subjects from Physics, Statistics, Chemistry, Further Mathematics, Economics and Geography.

Special Requirements (Waiver) Remarks

(i) UNIZIK and AAU accept a pass in English Language.

(ii) BIU accepts any Science subject in addition to Mathematics and Physics.

(iii) UNN requires five O’ level credit passes to include English Language, Mathematics and at least two subjects from Physics, Statistics, Chemistry, Further Mathematics, Economics and Geography.

(iv) ABSU requires Five SSCE passes to include English Language, Mathematics and any three of Physics, Chemistry, Economics, Biology, Geography and Additional Mathematics.

(v) IMSU requires a credit in Physics and accepts a pass in English Language.

(vi) MOUAU requires five SSCE credit passes in not more than two sittings to include English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry, Physics and any other relevant Science subject.

(vii) UNIBADAN does not accept Economics as a Science Subject.

(viii) UNIBADAN requires 5 or 6 credit passes to include English Language, Mathematics and any other 3 Science subjects at one or two sittings.

(ix) UNIPORT requires Chemistry, Physics and any one of Biology, Geography or Economics.

(x) BASU and OAU do not accept Economics and Geography.

(xi) MOUAU requires at least O’ Level credit passes in Physics/Mathematics, Chemistry and Biology.

(xii) AAU requires subjects listed for UTME in addition to English and Mathematics.

(xiii) KWARARAFA requires credit pass in Physics.

(xiv) RENAISSANCE requires Further Maths.

(xv) UNAAB requires Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry. The University does not accept Economics as UTME subject.

(xvi) ABU requires Five ‘O’ level credit passes to include English Language, Mathematics three other subjects, two of which must be from two subjects from Physics, Statistics, Chemistry, Further Mathematics, Economics and Geography.

(xvii) UNICAL requires in addition to the general entry requirements approved for admission to Nigerian Universities; candidates must have passed SSCE/GCE O/level in Mathematics, Physics. Chemistry and Biology in addition to an acceptable pass in UTME. A credit in Further Mathematics will be an advantage.

(xviii) EKSU does not accept NCE for Direct Entry.

(xix) FUTA requires English Language, Mathematics, Physics and any two of Chemistry, Economics, Geography and Biology.

(xx) ABSU requires five SSCCE credit passes in English Language, Mathematics and any three of Physics, Chemistry, Economics, Biology, geography and Additional Mathematics.

(xxi) ADELEKE requires three other credit passes from Physics, Chemistry and Biology or Agricultural Science.

(xxii) KSUSTA does not accept Statistics and Further Mathematics.

(xxiii) FED-LAFIA and LAUTECH require five SSCCE credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and Biology.

(xxiv) FUTO requires at least five ‘O’ Level credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and any other Science subject in not more than two sittings.

(xxv) FUAM require five O/L credit passes in English Language, Physics, Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry.

Requirements for Direct Entry Candidates

To apply for Statistics as a Direct Entry candidate, you require: Two ‘A’ level passes to include Mathematics or Statistics. NCE (credit) in relevant subjects.

Special Requirements (Waiver) Remarks

(i) OAU requires Physics or Chemistry in addition to Mathematics.

(ii) RHEMA and UNILORIN accept NCE merit in Mathematics or National Diploma in Statistics.

(iii) MCPHERSON and UNIUYO accept ND (upper credit)/HND (lower credit) and NCE merit in relevant field plus UTME requirements.

(iv) MCPHERSON accepts Lower Credit ND.

(v) UNIBADAN accepts:
a) Two ‘A’ level subjects to include Mathematics (plus five ‘O’ level credit passes including English Language.

(vi) UNILORIN accepts ND with UTME requirements. Also accepts two A’ level courses in Mathematics, and any of Physics, Chemistry, Economics and Geography.

(vii) BIU accepts Physics NCE (Credit) in related field.

(viii) UNIPORT and ABSU -No Direct Entry.

(ix) IMSU accepts two ‘A’ levels including Mathematics/Statistics, ND in Statistics from recognized institution.

(x) KUST accepts ND/HND in Statistics or relevant subject.

(xi) UNIJOS does not accept Diploma in Computer Science.

(xii) FUTO requires at least two ‘A’ Level passes not below Grade C in Mathematics and any other Science subject. It also accepts ND/HND (Upper Credit) in Physics, Mathematics, Statistics, Computer Science and Engineering. Candidates must in addition meet UTME ‘O’ Level requirements. It does not accept First Degree or NCE.

(xiii) MAUTECH accepts Two `A’ level passes or equivalent in Maths and any one of Physics/Chemistry/Statistics/ Economics/Geography.

(xiv) UNAAB accepts:
a) ND (Upper Credit) in Statistics, Computer Science, Mathematics or related fields.
b) NCE (Credit) in relevant subjects plus UTME requirement.
c) Two A’ level credit passes in Statistics, Physics and Mathematics.

(xv) FUTA accepts:
a)Two “A” level Passes in Mathematics and at least one subject from Physics, Economics, Geography, Chemistry and Biology.
b) ND in Statistics at Upper Credit from recognized institution
c) NCE in Mathematics and any other Physical Science subject with at least a merit pass.

(xvi) UNN accepts:
a) two A’ level passes to include Mathematics or Statistics plus UTME requirements.
b) NCE (Credit) in relevant subjects plus UTME requirement. c) UNN accepts ND (Upper credits), HND (lower credit) and NCE merit in relevant field plus UTME requirement.

(xvii) KSUSTA accepts A’ level passes in relevant fields such as Mathematics, Statistics, Computer Science, Physics in addition to O’ level credit passes in English language, Mathematics and either of Physics, Chemistry, Economics or Geography. It also accepts ND/HND in relevant fields at credit level in addition to O’ level requirements.

(xviii) NTNU accepts any two A’ level passes in Science subjects, ND/HND (lower credit) or NCE (merit) in relevant fields.

(xix) LAUTECH accepts a. Two “A” level Passes in Mathematics and at least one subject from Physics, Economics, Geography, Chemistry and Biology.
a) ND in Statistics at Upper Credit from recognized institution.
b) NCE in Mathematics and any other Physical Science subject with at least a Credit pass.

(xx) ABU accepts:
a) ‘A’ level/IJMB passes in Mathematics and any two of Chemistry, Physics, Biology, Geography and Geology.
b) NCE Mathematics/ Statistics with any of Chemistry, Physics, Biology, Geography and Geology.

(xxi) UNIBEN in addition to UTME requirements may in consider:
a) At least two Advanced Level passes in the General Certificate of Education (GCE) or the Higher School Certificate (HSC) or any of the recognized equivalent by the Senate of the University of Benin at not more than two sittings. The subjects should include Mathematics/Statistics and any other Science or relevant Social Science (Economics, Accounting, Geography, Business Studies) subjects.
b) National Diploma (ND) with at least an Upper credit level passes in Mathematics/Statistics and other Science or relevant Social Science subjects in B(i) above from any recognized Polytechnic or Colleges of Technology by the Senate of the University of Benin.
c) Higher National Diploma (HND) with at least a lower credit level passes as in B (b) above.
d) Nigeria Certificate of Education (NCE) with at least a merit level pass in Mathematics/Statistics and other Science or relevant Social Science subject from a recognized College of Education by the Senate of the University of Benin. In addition, candidates should have at least overall merit level pass grade.

(xxii) FUAM accept NCE, ND/HND in relevant fields at credit level plus UTME requirements.

(xxiii) UNIABUJA accepts two A level Credit passes in Mathematics and either Physics and/or Chemistry OR NCE (minimum 10 points) with Credit Passes in Mathematics and another Science subject OR ND (upper credit) in Mathematics, Statistics or Computer science.

Credit: JAMB Interactive Brochure and Syllabus System (JAMB IBASS)


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