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Bayero University

World University Rankings 2023
Kano, Kano State, Nigeria

About Bayero University

Bayero University is located in Kano, a city in northern Nigeria and the capital of Kano State. It is the second largest city in Nigeria after Lagos.

The first university in the state, it was founded in 1975 when it was upgraded from Bayero University College to a fully accredited university.

There are two colleges within the university: the colleges of health science and natural and pharmaceutical sciences. Between them there are 11 faculties including the faculties of arts and Islamic studies, agricultural sciences, computer science and information technology, communication, engineering, earth and environmental sciences, education, law, management sciences, social sciences and veterinary medicine.

The university also has a strong focus on research with centres including the Centre for Advanced Medical Research, Centre for Infectious Diseases, African Centre for Excellence in Population Health and Policy and many more.

The university library was established in 1964 and has a range of departments including multimedia and e-books Arabic and Islamic resources.

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Key statistics

  • 33 : 67
    Student Ratio of Females to Males
  • 0%
    Percentage of International Students
  • 25.9
    No. of students per staff
  • 44,410
    Number of FTE Students
Based on data collected for the (1) 2023 World University Rankings

Subjects taught at Bayero University

  • Physical sciences

    • Geology, Environmental, Earth & Marine Sciences
    • Chemistry
    • Mathematics & Statistics
    • Physics & Astronomy
  • Engineering & technology

    • Electrical & Electronic Engineering
    • Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering
    • General Engineering
    • Chemical Engineering
    • Civil Engineering
  • Business & economics

    • Accounting & Finance
    • Economics & Econometrics
    • Business & Management
  • Social sciences

    • Communication & Media Studies
    • Politics & International Studies (incl Development Studies)
    • Geography
    • Sociology
  • Clinical, pre-clinical & health

    • Medicine & Dentistry
    • Other Health
  • Life sciences

    • Veterinary Science
    • Biological Sciences
    • Agriculture & Forestry
    • Sport Science
  • Arts & humanities

    • Languages, Literature & Linguistics
    • Architecture
    • Art, Performing Arts & Design
    • History, Philosophy & Theology
  • Law

    • Law
  • Education

    • Education
  • Computer science

    • Computer Science