List Of Universities That Offers Agricultural Economics In Nigeria

What exactly is agricultural economics? Why do candidates choose agricultural economics? Why are more people looking for universities in Nigeria that offer agricultural economics? Many people still have the aforementioned questions in their thoughts nowadays.

In actuality, several students base their course selections on the JAMB-approved subject combination requirements and information they have gleaned from others about the schools that provide the particular course. Agriculture economics is picked in order to avoid any subject that involves arithmetic.

Numerous students opt for courses that don’t require math, such as those in Agricultural Economics, Sociology, Law, and some art-related fields. You may find a list of schools that offer agricultural economics courses here, along with information on the required subjects, the cutoff score, and the entry requirements.

Agricultural Economics

Agricultural economics is an applied area of economics that focuses on using economic theory to optimize the production and distribution of food and fiber products. When agricultural economics first emerged, it was a subfield of economics that focused on the use of land.

It placed a strong emphasis on increasing crop productivity while preserving a healthy soil ecology. There is a lot of crossover between agricultural economics and traditional economics nowadays in a range of application fields.

Admission Requirement Needed To Study Agricultural Economics

  • Must have earned a minimum of five (5) “O” level credits in the following subjects: English Language, biology, or chemistry, and three or four additional courses in no more than two sittings.
  • Meet the minimum requirements for admission to the university or polytechnic of his or her choosing. We suggest that you aim for a minimum score of 250 or higher as this will increase your chances of being admitted to the institution of your choice to study agricultural economics.

O-Level Requirement

A minimum of credit passes in the following courses are needed for O-Level certificates, such as WAEC, NECO, GCE, or NABTEB (if appropriate), for individuals who want to study agricultural economics.

  • English Language
  • Mathematics
  • Chemistry
  • Physics and
  • Biology
  • One other science Course.

List Of Accredited Universities That Offer Agricultural Economics In Nigeria

In universities, agricultural economics might be taught in a variety of ways. As a result, the list of naming conventions used by the various colleges included in this text is provided below.
  1. Agricultural Economics
  2. Agricultural Economic & Extension
  3. Agricultural Economics and Management
  4. Agriculture Economics and Rural Development
  5. Agricultural Extension
You shouldn’t be confused by the names above if you decide to enroll in this course through JAMB. They are equivalent in meaning or only slightly different.

List of Federal Universities Offering Agricultural Economics

  1. Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University, Bauchi, Bauchi State
  2. Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Kaduna State
  3. Bayero University, Kano, Kano State
  4. Federal University, Lafia, Nasarawa State
  5. Joseph Sarwuan Tarka University, Makurdi, Benue State
  6. Modibbo Adama University, Yola, Adamawa State
  7. Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Osun State
  8. University Of Benin, Benin City, Edo State
  9. University Of Calabar, Calabar, Cross River State
  10. University Of Ibadan, Ibadan, Oyo State
  11. University Of Ilorin, Ilorin, Kwara State
  12. University Of Jos, Jos, Plateau State
  13. University Of Nigeria, Nsukka, Enugu State
  14. University Of Port-Harcourt, Rivers State
  15. University Of Uyo, Akwa Ibom State
  16. Federal University Of Agriculture, Abeokuta, Ogun State
  17. Michael Okpara University Of Agriculture, Umudike, Abia State
  18. Federal University Of Technology, Akure, Ondo State
  19. Federal University Of Technology, Minna, Niger State
  20. Federal University Of Technology, Owerri, Imo State
  21. Nigerian Maritime University, Okerenkoko, Delta State
  22. The National Open University Of Nigeria, Jabi, Abuja-FCT
  23. College Of Animal Health & Pro. Tech. VOM, (Affl To ATBU, Bauchi), Plateau State

List of State Universities Offering Agricultural Economics

  1. Adamawa State University, Mubi, Adamawa State
  2. Akwa Ibom State University, Ikot-Akpaden, Akwa Ibom State
  3. Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma, Edo State
  4. Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University, Uli, Anambra State
  5. Delta State University, Abraka, Delta State
  6. Dennis Osadebay University, Asaba, Delta State
  7. Ebonyi State University, Abakaliki, Ebonyi State
  8. Ekiti State University, Ado-Ekiti, Ekiti State
  9. Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University, Lapai, Niger State
  10. Nasarawa State University, Keffi, Nasarawa State
  11. Niger Delta University, Wilberforce Island, Bayelsa State
  12. Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago-Iwoye, Ogun State
  13. Osun State University, Osogbo, Osun State
  14. Taraba State University, Jalingo, Taraba State
  15. Delta State University Of Science And Technology, Ozoro, Delta State
  16. Enugu State University Of Science And Technology, Enugu, Enugu State
  17. Ladoke Akintola University Of Technology, Ogbomoso, Oyo State
  18. Lagos State University Of Science And Technology, Ikorodu, Lagos State
  19. Rivers State University, Port Harcourt, Rivers State
  20. Abia State University, Uturu, Abia State

List of Private Universities Offering Agricultural Economics 

  1. Atiba University, Oyo, Oyo State
  2. Bowen University, Iwo, Osun State
  3. Claretian University, Nekede, Imo State
  4. Crawford University, Igbesa, Ogun State
  5. Igbinedion University, Okada, Benin City, Edo State
  6. Joseph Ayo Babalola University, Ikeji-Arakeji, Osun State
  7. Landmark University, Omu-Aran, Kwara State.

In conclusion, if you must choose a state or federal institution, pick the one in your state or the one closest to you to increase your chances of getting into the program of your choice, whether it be Agricultural Economics or another.

We hope the above explanation was clear. If you still have questions about the list of schools that offer agricultural economics and their admissions standards, please contact us using the comment box below, and we will react as necessary.