Abia State University (ABSU) 


top General Information


Street:P.M.B. 2000


Province:Abia State

Tel.:+234(803) 6811-454

Fax:+234(805) 2610-681



Other Sites

Also campus in Umuahia.

Institution Funding



Founded 1981. The University operates a collegiate system with related disciplines clustered into Schools and Schools grouped into Colleges. Interdisciplinary in structure and mission, each school is flexible in function.

Academic Year

October to July (October-March; April-July)

Admission Requirements

Universities Matriculation Examination (UME) following secondary school education



Student Body


top Officers

Head : E. Uchenna Ikonne

Job title:Vice-Chancellor

Senior Administrative Officer : Elekwa Iheanyichukwu

Job title:Deputy Vice Chancellor

Senior Administrative Officer : Evelyn Nkemdi Iheukwumere

Job title:Registrar

top Divisions

College : Medicine and Health Sciences

Fields of study:Dentistry, Medicine, Nursing, Optometry, Surgery

Faculty : Agriculture

Fields of study:Agricultural Economics, Agriculture, Animal Husbandry, Crop Production, Fishery, Food Science, Food Technology, Plant and Crop Protection, Soil Science

Faculty : Biological and Physical Sciences

Fields of study:Applied Physics, Biochemistry, Biological and Life Sciences, Biology, Biotechnology, Industrial Chemistry, Mathematics, Microbiology, Physics, Statistics

Faculty : Business Administration

Fields of study:Accountancy, Banking, Business Administration, Economics, Finance, Management, Marketing, Public Administration

Faculty : Education

Fields of study:Accountancy, Agricultural Education, Art Education, Biology, Business Education, Chemistry, Economics, Education, Educational and Student Counselling, English, Fine Arts, Foreign Languages Education, Geography, Government, History, Home Economics Education, Human Rights, International Relations, Library Science, Literature, Management, Mathematics, Native Language Education, Physics, Political Sciences, Psychology, Religion, Science Education, Social Studies

Faculty : Environmental Sciences

Fields of study:Architecture, Building Technologies, Environmental Management, Environmental Studies, Geography, Natural Resources, Real Estate, Regional Planning, Rural Planning, Town Planning

Faculty : Humanities and Social Sciences

Fields of study:Arts and Humanities, Communication Studies, English, French, Government, History, Information Sciences, International Relations, Library Science, Linguistics, Literature, Mass Communication, Modern Languages, Native Language, Philosophy, Political Sciences, Public Administration, Religious Studies, Social Sciences, Sociology, Translation and Interpretation

Faculty : Law

Fields of study:Civil Law, Commercial Law, Constitutional Law, International Law, Law, Private Law, Public Law

School : Postgraduate Studies

Fields of study:Architecture, Arts and Humanities, Biological and Life Sciences, Business Administration, Education, Environmental Studies, Law, Social Sciences

top Degrees

Bachelor's Degree

Postgraduate Diploma

Master's Degree

Fields of study:Accountancy, Agricultural Economics, Animal Husbandry, Architecture, Astrophysics, Banking, Biochemistry, Chemistry, Economics, Education, Environmental Management, Finance, Fishery, Food Science, Health Sciences, History, Law, Library Science, Linguistics, Management, Marketing, Mass Communication, Mathematics, Microbiology, Modern Languages, Physics, Plant Pathology, Public Administration, Regional Planning, Religious Studies, Sociology, Soil Science, Town Planning

Doctor of Philosophy

Fields of study:Accountancy, Agricultural Economics, Animal Husbandry, Biochemistry, Chemistry, Crop Production, Economics, Education, Environmental Management, Environmental Studies, Finance, Food Science, Health Sciences, Law, Library Science, Linguistics, Management, Marketing, Mass Communication, Mathematics, Microbiology, Modern Languages, Physics, Plant Pathology, Political Sciences, Regional Planning, Sociology, Soil Science, Town Planning, Zoology


Statistics Year:2011-2012



Updated on 07-07-2016