Ahmadu Bello University: Ranking & Review

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Zaria Rank Nigeria Rank World Rank
1 9 3953
Top 24%

Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Acceptance rate95%
Admission selectionYes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Total enrollment27,500
Academic calendarSemesters


In-state students$500$1,750
International students$1,750$3,750

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoral
Design | Arts | Humanities++++
Business | Politics | Social Sciences++++
Languages | Culture | Linguistics++++
Nursing | Health | Pharmacy | Medicine++++
Engineering | IT-+++
Maths | Natural Sciences++++

General info

Alternative namesABU
AccreditationNational Universities Commission, Nigeria
Affiliations and membershipsAssociation of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)
Association of African Universities (AAU)
Academic structureFaculty of Administration
Faculty of Agriculture
Faculty of Arts
Faculty of Education
Faculty of Engineering
Faculty of Environmental Design
Faculty of Law
Faculty of Medicine
Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences
Faculty of Science
Faculty of Social Sciences
Faculty of Veterinary Medicine
Colorsblue, green
Entity typeNon-profit
Control typePublic-private partnership
HousingProvides housing
Financial aidsOffers financial aids
Total FTE staff7,500
Student/staff ratio4
Religious affiliationNone

Location and Contacts

Official Websiteabu.edu.ng
AddressSokoto Road, Samaru-Zaria
Zaria, Kaduna, 2222
Urbanization levelUrban
City population1,000,000 - 5,000,000
Phone+234 (69) 50 691
Fax+234 (69) 50 022

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