JAMB subject combination for statistics

Studying statistics in Nigeria is a profitable course in Nigeria, and has ranked as one of the top 30 courses in Nigeria. This is a course that is studied in so many Nigerian universities with lots of job opportunities for its graduates. This is why aspirants that have chosen to study statistics have some requirements that must be satisfied, which include the JAMB subject combination for the course which is statistics.

WAEC/NECO requirements for statistics

There are some subject combinations that are required of any student that wants to study statistics at the university. Statistics aspirants require no less than credit in not less than 5 subjects that are relevant to their chosen course.

• English Language, 

• Mathematics

• At least three subjects from Physics, Statistics, Chemistry, Further Mathematics, Economics, and Geography.

JAMB subject combination for statistics

JAMB is the only channel where candidates are allowed to enter their ambitions to study in the university or any other higher institution in Nigeria. To study statistics in a Nigerian higher institution, you must sit for the following JAMB subject combination for statistics.:

1. Use of English

2. Mathematics 

3. Any two of Physics, Chemistry, and Economics.

Universities that offer statistics in Nigeria

For every statistics aspirant in JAMB, they need to apply to a university that offers their choice course. This is a very important part of the admission process, else they may risk forfeiting their original choice course for another. To help curb the mistake of picking a university that doesn’t offer a candidate’s dream course, we have come up with a list of universities that offer statistics in Nigeria. 

Check below for the full list:

  1. Abia State University–ABSU
  2. Achievers University
  3. Adeleke University
  4. Afe Babalola University
  5. Ahmadu Bello University–ABU
  6. Akwa Ibom State University–AKSU
  7. Al-Hikmah University
  8. Ambrose Alli University–AAU
  9. Anambra State University–COOU
  10. Bauchi State University–BASUG
  11. Benson Idahosa University–BIU
  12. Benue State University–BSU
  13. Bowen University
  14. Caleb University
  15. Cross River State University of Technology–CRUTECH
  16. Ekiti State University–EKSU
  17. Federal University of Technology Akure–FUTA
  18. Federal University of Technology, Owerri–FUTO
  19. Federal University, Birnin Kebbi–FUBK
  20. Federal University, Lafia-FUL
  21. Federal University, Ndufu-alike–FUNAI
  22. Federal University, Otuoke–FU-OTUOKE
  23. Federal University, Wukari–FUWUKARI
  24. Gombe State university–GSU
  25. Gregory University, Uturu
  26. Imo State University–IMSU
  27. Joseph Ayo Babalola University
  28. Kaduna State university–KSU
  29. Kano University Of Science And Technology–KSUT
  30. Kebbi State University Of Science And Technology
  31. Kwara State University–KWASU
  32. Kwararafa University
  33. McPherson University
  34. Michael Okpara University of Agriculture–MOUAU
  35. Modibbo Adama University of Technology–MAUTY
  36. Nasarawa State University–NSU
  37. Nigeria Turkish Nile University
  38. Nnamdi Azikiwe University–UNIZIK
  39. Obafemi Awolowo University–OAU
  40. Obong University
  41. Oduduwa University
  42. Olabisi Onabanjo University–OOU
  43. Redeemer’s University
  44. Renaissance University
  45. Rhema University
  46. Salem University
  47. Samuel Adegboyega University
  48. Taraba State University–TASU
  49. University of Abuja–UNIABUJA
  50. University of Agriculture, Abeokuta–FUNAAB
  51. University of Benin–UNIBEN
  52. University of Calabar-UNICAL
  53. University of Ibadan–UI
  54. University of Ilorin–UNIILORIN
  55. University of Jos–UNIJOS
  56. University of Maiduguri–UNIMAID
  57. University Of Mkar
  58. University of Nigeria–UNN
  59. University of Uyo–UNIUYO
  60. Usman Dan Fodio University –UDUSOK
  61. Wesley University Of Science And Technology
  62. Yobe State University

Frequently asked questions about Statistics in Nigeria.

Question: What job awaits a statistics graduate?

Answer: the graduates of the department of statistics have job opportunities in different sectors such as:

  •  business
  • industry
  •  agriculture
  •  government
  •  private
  •  computer 
  • science scientific
  •  health sciences & other disciplines.


 This article is meant to guide any aspirant of this course on the requirements needed to study this course in any Nigerian university, and the Nigerian universities that offer this course.

The requirements outlined in this article include the JAMB subject combination for statistics and the SSCE requirements for this course.

If you are out for this course, I hope all the information contained here is all you need.

Is there any other thing you need to know???

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