Sited in the heartland of the Ancient Benin Kingdom which is present day Ogogubo area of Edo State is a higher institution of repute, by the name Benson Idahosa University. Established in 2002 and licensed by the National Universities Commission (NUC) same year, Benson Idahosa University also popularly called BIU which is a privately owned Christian Iniversity in Benin City was renamed after Popular Pentecostal minister Archbishop Benson Idahosa and he was the first president of the institution. Worthy of note is the fact that Benson Idahosa University is the only university in Africa accredited with an international membership of the American National Academy of Inventors (NAI).
Below Are The List Of Faculties And Courses Offered By Benson Idahosa University To Prospective Candidates:
Hotel and Tourism Management
Agriculture & Agricultural Technology – N320,000 (N30,000 Discount for CGMi Members & Staff Children)
Agricultural Economics & Extension Services
Agronomy & Environmental Management
Arts and Humanities
Christian Religious Knowledge
Education – N335,800 (N30,000 Discount for CGMi Members & Staff Children)
Agricultural Science and Education
Education & Accountancy
Education & Mathematics
Education & Christian Religious Studies
Education & Computer Science
Education & Economics
Education and English Language
Education and Political Science
Library and Information Studies
Engineering Technology – N770,000 (N50,000 Discount for CGMi Members & Staff Children)
Banking And Finance
Law (Legal Studies)
Law – 850,000 per session (N52,000 Discount for CGMi Members & Staff Children)
Sciences – N550,300 per session (N41,000 Discount for CGMi Members & Staff Children)
Social Sciences – N639,500 per session (N42,200 Discount for CGMi Members & Staff Children)
Finance & Acounting
Conflict And Peace Resolution
International Studies And Diplomacy – N482,300 (N37,000 Discount for CGMi Members & Staff Children)
Sociology And Anthroplogy – N470,000 (N42,000 Discount for CGMi Members & Staff Children)
Admission Procedure And Requirements
Admission into Benson Idahosa University starts by picking up an admission form which goes for seven thousand naira (7000) from any of the contact points either in Lagos, Abuja, Port Harcourt, Warri or at the Admissions office at the school capus on Ugbor Road, GRA area of Benin City, the seven thousand is to be paid into the school’s UBA Bank 1016105176 Account.
Prospective candidates who seek admission into Benson Idahosa University need a minimum admission entry requirement of 5 O’Level credit including English and Mathematics at not more than two sittings in any of the following examinations NECO, WASSCE, GCE or an equivalent qualification.
Worthy of note is the fact that, prospective candidates who never picked Benson Idahosa University during their UTME may apply. The university provides an assimilation process, to help candidate in switching over at no cost to the prospective candidate.
Prospective student should carry it at the back of their minds that a non-refundable fee of N5000 is to be paid on admission as Matriculation fee. Also students who get transferred from other faculties to the faculty of law are mandated to pay the sum of N100,000.