Federal University of Technology, Akure: Statistics

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#3526 of 14,160In the World
#75 of 1,103In Africa
#10 of 157In Nigeria
#366 of 1,621For Nutrition and Food Science
Top50%For 11 other topics

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
60%
Enrollment
17,672
Type
Non-profit
Funding
Public-private
partnership
Highest Degree
Doctorate
Languages
English

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Acceptance Rate60%
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
4,008
Citations
34,844

Federal University of Technology, Akure majors

by publication & citation count

Biology
1,226 / 14,714
Chemistry
1,186 / 15,483
Environmental Science
1,136 / 8,209
Engineering
954 / 8,117
Physics
495 / 5,015
Materials Science
481 / 4,937
Medicine
398 / 2,708
Nutrition and Food Science
360 / 5,913
Business
262 / 1,812
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
253 / 1,090
Meteorology and Atmospheric Science
220 / 2,355
Geography and Cartography
218 / 1,012
Computer Science
217 / 939
Agricultural Science
212 / 2,668
Geology
198 / 831
Mathematics
183 / 1,332
Economics
182 / 1,391
Environmental Management
181 / 1,224
Biochemistry
158 / 4,108
Metallurgical Engineering
152 / 1,490
Pharmacology
132 / 1,489
Demography
128 / 666
Botany
125 / 2,581
Animal Science
121 / 595
Hydrology and Water resources management
120 / 932
Horticulture
104 / 645
Radiochemistry
92 / 865
Development Studies
82 / 529
Environmental Chemistry
74 / 415
Statistics
70 / 471
Ecology
63 / 347
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
61 / 445
Petrology and Geochemistry
59 / 198
Public Health
55 / 115
Management
52 / 545
Veterinary
50 / 101
Forestry
48 / 222
Geotechnical Engineering
46 / 286
Marketing
46 / 126
Applied Mathematics
42 / 439

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
1990149
1991717
1992921
19931132
1994725
1995820
1996922
1997838
1998419
1999638
20001729
2001528
20021842
20031366
20042787
200538185
200651238
200728362
200836395
200950550
201058647
201167859
20121351088
20131431504
20141881918
20151921859
20162671974
20173302779
20184533011
20196174286
20207406807

Tuition

International studetns1,500 per session (USD)

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

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++++
Postgraduate DiplomaAgricultural 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 DegreeAgricultural Economics, Agriculture, Animal Husbandry, Engineering, Farm Management, Technology
Master of PhilosophyArchitecture, Computer Science
Doctor of PhilosophyAgricultural 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

    Photo
    Pastor Taiwo Odubiyi
    Born in
    Nigeria Flag Nigeria
    Years
    1965-.. (age 56)
    Occupations
    writernovelistchildren's writer
    Biography

    Taiwo Odubiyi is an author, international speaker, a marriage and relationship counsellor, and the senior associate pastor, alongside her husband Reverend Sola Odubiyi, of The Still Waters Church International with headquarters in Ikorodu, Lagos, Nigeria. With three daughters and a ministry, 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

    Photo
    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 namesFUTA
Founded1981
AccreditationNational Universities Commission (NUC)
MottoTechnology for Self Reliance
Colorspurple, blue
Academic structureSchool 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 membershipsAssociation 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

AddressAlong Ilesa / Owo Expressway; PMB 704
Akure, Ondo, 2340001
Nigeria
City population485,000
Phone+234 (803) 552 5662
Fax+234 (806) 470 3688

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