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Introduction 

The Universities in Delta State are accredited by the National Universities Commission (NUC) and these universities (whether federal, state and private owned) offer admission to all qualified  candidates annually. Among the list of Universities in Delta State, eight universities exist in Delta  State, of which two are federal Universities, one is a state University while five are private  Universities. 

Delta State was created from the then Bendel State on the 27th August 1991 by the then system of  General Ibrahim Babangida. Delta State is named after the delta area of the River Niger. Its capital  is Asaba. Warri is the greatest business city in the state. Other significant towns are Agbor, Ughelli,  Oleh, Ozoro, Oghara, Sapele, Koko, Burutu, Okpanam and Ogwashi-ukwu. Delta State can be  viewed as a miniature version of Nigeria, with different ethnic gatherings. 

Federal Universities in Delta State 

There are two (2) Federal Universities in Delta State, which are; 

Federal University of Petroleum Resources, Effurun 

The Federal University of Petroleum Resources Effurun (FUPRE) in Delta State, Nigeria was  established and endorsed by the Federal Executive Council meeting of 14 March 2007 and  admitted its first set of students in 2008. The college was established under the Federal  Government of Nigeria drive to build a specialized University in the Niger Delta to deliver labor  and mastery for the oil and gas area. The National Universities Commission(NUC) endorsed  dividing of offices among the Petroleum Training Institute Effurun and Federal University of  Petroleum Resources Effurun until it moved to its permanent site on the advancement of its main  campus at Ugbomro, Uvwie Local Government Area in 2010. FUPRE is the first petroleum University in Africa. 

Professor Akpofure Rim-Rukeh is the Vice chancellor of Federal University of Petroleum Resources,  Effurun. 

Courses offered in Federal University of Petroleum Resources, Effurun 

  • Chemical Engineering 
  • Chemistry 
  • Computer Science 
  • Electrical/Electronics Engineering 
  • Environmental Management and Toxicology 
  • Geology 
  • Geophysics 
  • Industrial Chemistry 
  • Marine Engineering 
  • Mathematics 
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Petroleum Engineering 
  • Physics 
  • Science laboratory Technology 
  • Petrochemical Engineering 
  • Statistics 

Admission Requirements for Federal University of Petroleum Resources, Effurun 

Getting admitted into Federal University of Petroleum Resources, Effurun (FUPRE) is basically  under 2 entry methods which includes the UTME entry and the Direct Entry. 

Federal University of Petroleum Resources, Effurun (FUPRE) admission requirements through UTME 
  • Candidates must have probably reached the age of 16. 
  • Candidates should have no less than 5 (five) “Cs (Credits)” grades in their O’ level result  (s). This should incorporate English Language, Mathematics and three different subjects  connected with their course of study.  
  • Candidates should score at least 200 for Engineering courses and 180 for Science courses  in JAMB UTME examination 
  • Candidates should accept FUPRE post UTME screening assessment and should perform  very well in the assessment (Depending on the course of study) 
  • Not more than one sitting result is acknowledged for entrance into the Federal University  of Petroleum Resources (FUPRE) 
  • Candidates should pick the right subject mix for their courses. 
  • Candidates should meet the specified cut-off marks for their courses to gain admission into  the University. 
Federal University of Petroleum Resources, Effurun (FUPRE) admission requirements through Direct Entry 
  • Applicants should have something like five (5) Credits in their O’ level result. This should  incorporate English Language and Mathematics. However, two sittings are not allowed. 
  • Applicants should have arrived at the age of 16. 
  • Applicants are to get JAMB Direct form from JAMB to apply. 
  • Candidates should have any of the following certificates: OND, ND, NCE, IJMB,  Cambridge A level, BSc, HND, ICAN 

Nigerian Maritime University Okerenkoko, Delta State 

The Nigerian Maritime University (NMU), is owned and established by the Federal Government  of Nigeria, and is situated in Okerenkoko with its campus at Kurutie Warri South-West Local  Government Area of Delta State. The Nigerian Maritime University (NMU) has been accredited  by the National Universities Commission (NUC), Nigeria. 

Faculties in The Nigerian Maritime University (NMU) 

There are three faculties in The Nigerian Maritime University (NMU) which are stated below;

  • Faculty of Transport 
  • Faculty of Engineering 
  • Faculty of Environmental Management 

Admission Requirements for The Nigerian Maritime University (NMU) 

  • Candidates should have the JAMB UTME result before applying. 
  • Candidates should have no less than 5 (five) “Cs (Credits)” grades in their O’level result  (s). This should incorporate English Language, Mathematics and three different subjects  connected with their course of study.  
  • Candidates should meet the specified cut-off mark for the Nigerian maritime university  (NMU) which is 180. 

State University in Delta State 

Delta State University Abraka 

The Delta State University, Abraka, known as “DELSU”, was established on the 28th of April,  1992 to provide university education to Deltans specifically and all who looked for a phenomenal  tertiary opportunity for growth. The University began as a Government Teacher Training College,  offering Grade II Certificate (TC II) before Nigeria acquired her freedom in 1960. It transformed  into a College of Education for the honor of the Nigerian Certificate of Education (NCE). The  College was partnered to both the Universities of Benin, Benin City and Temple University, in the  United States of America offering certificate and Postgraduate Degree Programs up to the mid 1990s. Both undergraduate and postgraduate programs are offered in the school. 

Faculties in Delta State University Abraka 

There are eleven (11) faculties in Delta State University Abraka which are stated below; 

  • Faculty of Agriculture 
  • Faculty of Engineering 
  • Faculty of Arts 
  • Faculty of Education 
  • Faculty of Law 
  • Faculty of Management Science 
  • Faculty of Pharmacy 
  • Faculty of Basic Medical Sciences 
  • Faculty of Clinical Sciences
  • Faculty of Science 
  • Faculty of Social Science 

Admission Requirements for Delta State University Abraka 

Getting admitted into Delta State University Abraka is basically under 2 entry methods which  includes the UTME entry and the Direct Entry. 

Admission Requirements for Delta State University Abraka through UTME 
  • Candidates must have probably reached the age of 16. 
  • Candidates should have no less than 5 (five) “Cs (Credits)” grades in their O’ level result  (s). This should incorporate English Language, Mathematics and three different subjects  connected with their course of study.  
  • Candidates should score at least 160 in JAMB UTME examination 
  • Candidates should accept Delta State University Abraka post UTME screening assessment  and should perform very well in the assessment (Depending on the course of study) ∙ Not more than one (1) sitting result is acknowledged for entrance into the Delta State  University Abraka 
  • Candidates should pick the right subject mix for their courses. 
  • Candidates should meet the specified cut-off marks for their courses to gain admission into  the University. 
Delta State University Abraka admission requirements through Direct Entry 

Applicants should have something like five (5) Credits in their O’ level result. This should  incorporate English Language and Mathematics. However, two sittings are not allowed. 

  • Applicants should have arrived at the age of 16. 
  • Applicants are to get JAMB Direct form from JAMB to apply. 
  • Candidates should have any of the following certificates: OND, ND, NCE, IJMB,  Cambridge A level, BSc, HND, ICAN 

Private Universities in Delta State 

There are five (5) private Universities in Delta State, which are; 

Edwin Clark University 

Edwin Clark University, is a private university and the 60th Private University in Nigeria, started  academic activities in 2015 following its approval by the Federal Government. 

Edwin Clark University is ready to offer an academically rigorous education in an imaginative  community where learning and values meet, cultivating in students the characteristics of mind and  heart that are creative, setting them up to arrive at their maximum capacity as informed citizens of  their communities, Nigeria and the world at large.

Professor T. O. Olagbemiro B.Sc. (Stetson, USA); M.A. (Fisk, USA); PhD (Howard, USA),  FCSN, FICCON is the vice chancellor of Edwin Clark University 

Faculties in Edwin Clark University 

There are four (4) faculties in Edwin Clark University which are stated below; 

  • Faculty of Sciences 
  • Faculty of Law 
  • Faculty of Agricultural Sciences 
  • Faculty of Humanities, Social and Management Sciences 

Admission Requirements for Edwin Clark University 

  • Candidates must have taken part in the JAMB UTME and have met JAMB’s minimum  requirements. 
  • Candidates must have at least five (5) credit passes at not more than two (2) sittings in  WAEC (SSCE)/NECO (SSCE)/GCE O’LEVEL or its same. 
  • Candidates for direct entry are expected to acquired JAMB direct entry form and have any  of the following degree. 
  • JUPEB/GCE Advanced level passes in applicable subjects, OND/NCE with least grade of  upper credit/credit separately 
  • All direct entry applicants, notwithstanding the above mentioned, should fulfill the O’ level  prerequisites.  

Michael and Cecilia Ibru University(MCIU) 

The Michael and Cecilia Ibru University(MCIU) was established to create excellent graduates of  international standard, who can contend well with their partners anyplace, whenever on the planet.  The programs and academic calendar are intended to empower students to graduate within the specified period and duration of the study. students will graduate with quality head information,  abilities, skills and high upright trustworthiness. Hard working attitudes of steadiness and energy  for greatness are instilled into students. The University offers both undergraduate and graduate  programs. Prof. (Mrs.) Ibiyinka Fuwape is the vice chancellor of Michael and Cecilia Ibru University(MCIU).

Faculties in Michael and Cecilia Ibru University(MCIU) 

Michael and Cecilia Ibru University(MCIU) has five (5) faculties and offers twenty-four (24)  degree courses. 

  • Faculty of Arts and Humanities 
  • Faculty of Law
  • Faculty of Computing 
  • Faculty of Natural and Applied Sciences 
  • Faculty of Management and Social Sciences 

Admission Requirements for Michael and Cecilia Ibru University(MCIU) 

Getting admitted into Delta State University Abraka is basically under 2 entry methods which  includes the UTME entry and the Direct Entry. 

Admission requirements for Michael and Cecilia University through UTME
  • Candidates must have probably reached the age of 16. 
  • Candidates should have no less than 5 (five) “Cs (Credits)” grades in their O’ level result  (s). This should incorporate English Language, Mathematics and three different subjects  connected with their course of study.  
  • Candidates should score at least 160 in JAMB UTME examination 
  • Candidates should accept Michael and Cecilia Ibru University(MCIU) post UTME  screening assessment and should perform very well in the assessment (Depending on the  course of study) 
  • Not more than one (1) sitting result is acknowledged for entrance into the Michael and  Cecilia Ibru University(MCIU) 
  • Candidates should pick the right subject mix for their courses. 
  • Candidates should meet the specified cut-off marks for their courses to gain admission into  the University. 
Michael and Cecilia Ibru University(MCIU) admission requirements through Direct Entry 
  • Applicants should have something like five (5) Credits in their O’ level result.This should incorporate English Language and Mathematics. However, two sittings are not allowed. 
  • Applicants should have arrived at the age of 16. 
  • Applicants are to get JAMB Direct form from JAMB to apply. 
  • Candidates should have any of the following certificates: OND, ND, NCE, IJMB,  Cambridge A level, BSc, HND, ICAN 

Novena University, Ogume 

Novena University was established to meet the desires and goals of our young people who can’t  get potential open doors for schooling since the spaces available in existing Universities can’t  take in a good percentage of those who seek admission each year in Nigeria. The interest of the university is to make a pathway for a life journey, which is a time of  extraordinary self-improvement.

Colleges and Departments in Novena University, Ogume 

There are 6 Colleges and 27 Departments in Novena University, Ogume, stated below are the  colleges in Novena University, Ogume; 

  • College of Medical and Health Sciences 
  • School of Basic Medical Sciences 
  • College of Law 
  • College of Management and Social Sciences 
  • College of Natural and Applied Sciences 
  • College of Computing and Telecommunications 

Admission Requirements for Novena University, Ogume 

All entrance into the University will be through the Joint Admission and Matriculation  Board (JAMB). 

For admission through 100 level (UTME), applicants must: 

  • Get five (5) credits at SSCE (or same) in pertinent subjects at not multiple sittings; ∙ Score at least 160 points in UTME in important subjects. 
  • For admission to 200 level (direct entry), applicants ought to (notwithstanding SSCE  credits as in (a) in above), get something like two (2) A’ level (or its same) passes in  significant subjects, or have NCE, OND or ATS with credit passes, or have a decent first  degree in one more field all things considered. 
  • Credit passes in both English Language and Mathematics are necessary for admission into any course in the University. 

Western Delta University, Oghara Delta State 

Western Delta University (WDU) was established by a gathering of Urhobo Scholars under the  sponsorship of the Urhobo Advancement Foundation (UAF) who saw the requirement for a  privately financed college in the wetlands of Delta State, Nigeria. Since its foundation in 2007,  western Delta University (WDU) has offered access to a wide scope of academic opportunities. 

The university cultivates a community of researchers and students who are focused on the quest  for exploration and expert practice for the progression of society. It is likewise determined by an  enthusiastic longing to maintain the most noteworthy beliefs of public service, incredible skill and  generosity. 

The vice chancellor of Western Delta University is Professor Augustine Ikelegbe.

Colleges in Western Delta University 

Western Delta University has five college courses in different fields of study. Which are; 

  • The College of Natural and Applied Sciences
  • The College of Law 
  • The college of Social and Management Sciences 
  • The College of Applied Health Sciences, and 
  • The Post Graduate College. 

Admission Requirements for Western Delta University 

Admission Requirements through UTME 

The minimum academic requirement is credit level passes in five (5) subjects at O’ Level in  nationally recognized examinations obtained at not multiple sittings; such applicants must furthermore  have a satisfactory score in the UTME. 

Admission Requirements through Direct Entry 

Candidates ought to have one of the accompanying: 

  • A diploma certificate and credit passes in five (5) papers at O’ Level 
  • Two (2) papers at Principal or Advanced Level in HSC or GCE notwithstanding the above O’ Level necessity. 
  • An accepted first degree. 
Inter school Transfer 

Students with important qualifications can transfer from a recognized University, having finished  their first year with satisfactory grades and satisfied other criteria set by our University. 

Admiralty University, Ibusa Delta state 

The Admiralty University of Nigeria (ADUN) was established as a Public-Private-Partnership  (PPP) through the cooperative endeavors of Nigerian Navy Holdings (an auxiliary association of  the Nigerian Navy) and Hellenic Education Nigeria – (a confidential consultancy, with worldwide  teachers) as principal accomplices. 

The goals of the University are complex: to extend the outskirts of information in different  academic disciplines in Nigeria; to involve University training as an instrument towards  improvement and the upgrade of human government assistance; to address the difficulties of  country working in Nigeria; and to address the intense deficiency of staff in different areas of the  economy in Nigeria. The main campus of the University is situated in Ibusa – Ogwashi-Uku  Expressway, Delta State, around 20km from Asaba, the Delta State capital. The University has  another campus situated on 203 sections of land at the current site of the Nigerian Navy 

Engineering College, in Sapele (Sapele Local Government Area). Both campuses of the University  are advanced for academic exercises. 

Faculties in Admiralty University 

  • Faculty of Art, Management and Social science 
  • Faculty of Law 
  • Faculty of Science 

Admission Requirements for Admiralty University 

  • All admissions into the University should be through the Joint Admissions and  Matriculation Board (JAMB); 
  • For admission to 100 Level courses (by means of UTME), applicants must: get five (5)  credits at SSCE (or same) in significant subjects, at not more than two (2) sittings,  incorporating credit passes in English and Mathematics; and achieve attainable points in  UTME in applicable subjects; 
  • For admission by Direct Entry (200 Level), applicants will, as well as having five (5) SSCE  credits, get something like two (2) A’ level (or its same) passes in important subjects, or  have ND with credit passes, or have a decent first degree in one more field as the case may  be. 
  • The individuals who meet the fundamental prerequisites for admission will have to go  through a screening interview exercise to be led by the University.  

Conclusion 

Above is a list of Universities in Delta state. There are eight (8)  Universities in Delta State of which two (2) Universities are owned by the Federal Government,  one is a State owned University while five (5) Universities are Privately Owned. All Universities  listed above are approved and accredited by the National University commission (NUC). So it is  left for those interested in obtaining a degree in a University in Delta State to pick from the list  of Universities above. 

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) 

How many universities are in Delta State? 

  • There are Eight universities in Delta State, of which two belong to the federal government, one belong to the state government and five are privately owned. 

Is FUPRE a University or Polytechnic? 

  • The Federal University of Petroleum Resources, Effurun (FUPRE) is a universally recognized  Nigerian college and is situated in Delta State. It’s the petroleum University in Africa and 6th on  the planet.

Can I get Admission into Delta State University without JAMB? 

  • No, one can’t get Admission into Delta State University without partaking in the JAMB UTME  Examination. 

Does DELSU give Admission easily? 

  • Obviously, being admitted into DELSU these days is very competitive. Lots of applicants  are applying for admission while just a limited quota is available. Yet, the uplifting news is,  some of the applicants that apply for entrance into DELSU generally gain admission. 

Which University is in Oghara Delta State? 

  • Western Delta University is situated in Oghara, Delta State, Nigeria. The University was  established in 2007 and it is a private university. Western Delta University WDU is officially  approved by the National Universities Commission NUC, Nigeria. 

Is Novena a Federal University? 

  • Novena University is a private university in Nigeria that offers different undergraduate  programs. The university is situated in Ogume, Delta State.

You can also check out List of Universities in Cross River State if you are considering schooling in the south-south region.

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