Federal University of Technology, Akure: Statistics

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Rank Ranking
#3486 of 14,131 In the World
#83 of 1,104 In Africa
#14 of 157 In Nigeria
#276 of 1,514 For Nutrition and Food Science
Top50% For 12 other topics

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
55%
Enrollment
17,672
Type
Non-profit
Funding
Public-private
partnership
Highest Degree
Doctorate
Website
futa.edu.ng
Languages
English

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Acceptance Rate55%
Admissions RequirementsFor undergraduate programmes, Minimum 5 credits at GCE (General Certificate of Education), Ordinary ('O') level. Admission through Universities Matriculation Examinations conducted by Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) and qualification through the University Pre-degree Programme. For Postgraduate programmes, All candidates must possess five (5) 'O' level credits as required in relevant disciplines but must include English Language and Mathematics.
Academic CalendarOctober to July
Enrollment17,672
Full time employee841
Student:staff ratio21:1

Publications & Citations

Publications
3,839
Citations
33,788

Federal University of Technology, Akure majors

by publication & citation count

Biology
1,199 / 14,975
Chemistry
1,096 / 15,276
Environmental Science
1,085 / 8,926
Engineering
877 / 7,278
Physics
434 / 4,463
Materials Science
421 / 4,377
Medicine
384 / 2,379
Nutrition and Food Science
361 / 6,675
Business
258 / 1,843
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
257 / 1,338
Geography and Cartography
219 / 1,014
Computer Science
218 / 836
Agricultural Science
208 / 3,530
Meteorology and Atmospheric Science
180 / 1,662
Geology
177 / 824
Environmental Management
176 / 1,136
Mathematics
174 / 1,128
Economics
172 / 1,302
Metallurgical Engineering
133 / 1,322
Animal Science
132 / 642
Demography
131 / 856
Biochemistry
131 / 3,763
Pharmacology
114 / 1,335
Hydrology and Water resources management
112 / 1,050
Botany
100 / 2,305
Horticulture
96 / 750
Radiochemistry
88 / 739
Environmental Chemistry
75 / 490
Development Studies
70 / 605
Ecology
67 / 406
Statistics
67 / 436
Forestry
59 / 258
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
58 / 312
Public Health
57 / 122
Petrology and Geochemistry
54 / 187
Veterinary
51 / 96
Management
49 / 497
Marketing
45 / 149
Toxicology
41 / 229
Political Science
39 / 219

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 7 17
1992 8 21
1993 11 31
1994 7 24
1995 8 20
1996 9 22
1997 8 39
1998 5 20
1999 6 39
2000 17 30
2001 6 27
2002 18 47
2003 14 65
2004 27 95
2005 40 190
2006 52 272
2007 32 380
2008 40 433
2009 49 586
2010 58 683
2011 73 940
2012 142 1219
2013 147 1665
2014 195 2137
2015 203 1992
2016 287 2144
2017 352 3067
2018 489 3626
2019 645 5182
2020 767 7880
2021 893 11772

Tuition

International studetns 1,500 per session (USD)

The Federal University of Technology, Akure has financial aid programs and on-campus housing.

Programs and Degrees

Programs Associate's degree Bachelor's Master's Doctoral
Design | Arts | Humanities
Business | Politics | Social Sciences ++++
Languages | Culture | Linguistics
Nursing | Health | Pharmacy | Medicine +++
Engineering | IT ++++
Maths | Natural Sciences ++++
Postgraduate Diploma Agricultural Engineering, Agriculture, Animal Husbandry, Architecture, Biochemistry, Civil Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Environmental Management, Fishery, Food Science, Forestry, Geology, Industrial Chemistry, Industrial Design, Materials Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Metallurgical Engineering, Meteorology, Microbiology, Mining Engineering, Pest Management, Physics, Plant and Crop Protection, Regional Planning, Rural Planning, Statistics, Surveying and Mapping, Transport Management, Wildlife
Master's Degree Agricultural Economics, Agriculture, Animal Husbandry, Engineering, Farm Management, Technology
Master of Philosophy Architecture, Computer Science
Doctor of Philosophy Agricultural Engineering, Agriculture, Analytical Chemistry, Animal Husbandry, Biochemistry, Biology, Chemistry, Civil Engineering, Crop Production, Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Fishery, Food Science, Forestry, Geophysics, Industrial Chemistry, Industrial Design, Inorganic Chemistry, Materials Engineering, Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering, Metallurgical Engineering, Meteorology, Microbiology, Mining Engineering, Organic Chemistry, Pest Management, Physical Chemistry, Physics, Plant and Crop Protection, Soil Science, Statistics, Transport Management, Wildlife

Notable alumni

  1. Pastor Taiwo Odubiyi

    Pastor Taiwo Odubiyi
    Born in
    Nigeria Flag Nigeria
    Years
    1965-.. (age 57)
    Occupations
    writernovelistchildren's writer
    Biography

    Taiwo Odubiyi is a Nigerian author, international speaker, a marriage and relationship counsellor. She is the senior associate pastor, alongside her husband, Reverend Sola Odubiyi, of The Still Waters Church International with headquarters in Ikorodu, Lagos, Nigeria. Taiwo has written over 20 award-winning inspirational romance novels; children's books; and self-help books on rape and relationships, with new novels/books being published every year. She is the president of TenderHearts Family Support Initiative and the founder of the Pastor Taiwo Odubiyi Ministries. She is also a televangelist; a columnist in The Nigerian Canadian News, The National Mirror, and The US immigration Newspaper; and the host of the Nigerian radio and television programme It's All About You.

  2. Ernest Afiesimama

    Ernest Afiesimama
    Occupations
    climatologist
    Biography

    Ernest Asi Afiesimama is a Nigerian environmental and climate scientist who has worked for the Nigerian Meteorological Agency and was a consultant in environmental and climate affairs at Stern Integrated Projects He was also the Coordinator of Save Nigerian Environment Initiative. He currently works with the World Meteorological Organization.

General info

Alternative names FUTA
Founded 1981
Accreditation National Universities Commission (NUC)
Motto Technology for Self Reliance
Colors purple, blue
Academic structure School of Agriculture and Agricultural Technology
School of Earth and Mineral Sciences
School of Engineering and Engineering Technology
School of Environmental Technology
School of Postgraduate Studies
School of Science
School of Management Technology
Centre for Continuing Education
Centre for Entrepreneurship and Gender Issues in Sciences and Technology
Centre for Space Research and Applications
Centre Research and Development
Skills Acquisition and Talent
Incubation Centre, Computer Resource Centre
Affiliations and memberships Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)
Committee of Vice Chancellors (CVC)
Nigerian Academy of Sciences (NAS)
Alexander von Humboldt-Stiftung (AvH)
Institute of Chartered Chemists of Nigeria (ICCON)
Association of African Universities (AAU)
Association of West African Universities (AWAU)
International Institute for Tropical Agriculture (IITA)
Association of Nigerian University Professional Adminstrators (ANUPA)
Association University Administrators (AUA)

Location and Contacts

Address Along Ilesa / Owo Expressway; PMB 704
Akure, Ondo, 2340001
Nigeria
City population 848,000
Phone +234 (803) 552 5662
Fax +234 (806) 470 3688

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