Nigeria, Africa's most populous nation, is committed to progress through education. The country currently counts 18 million students through all levels of education, more students than Britain, France, or Spain. Rigorous universities aiming to improve the country and continent through academics exist throughout the city of Abuja, Nigeria's capital.
University of Abuja
The University of Abuja is an extension of the University of Nigeria. The school offers pre-degree, undergraduate, and graduate coursework. Undergraduate fields of study include languages (Arabic, English) to sciences (botany, zoology), and religious studies (Islamic studies, philosophy and religious studies). Departments include Agriculture, Arts, Educations, Engineering, Law, Medicine, Management Science, Science, Social Science, Veterinary Science, and Remedial Studies. Within each faculty are sub-departments offering specialized courses.
University of Abuja PMB 117, Gwagwalada Abuja Federal Capital Territory Nigeria unibujaportal.com/ste/default.asp
African University of Science and Technology
The African University of Science and Technology (AUST) is a pan-African institution. The goal of the school is to educate students and advance knowledge in fields such as science and technology so as to best serve Africa in the coming century. AUST looks to develop new modes of higher education in Africa by maintaining autonomy from the government in its daily operations while still being an arm of, for, and by the state. Departments within AUST are Computer Science, Materials Science and Engineering, Petroleum Engineering, Pure and Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics.
African University of Science and Technology P.M.B 681, Garki, Abuja F.C.T, Nigeria 011-234-0-704-204-9701 aust.edu.ng
Also known as the Catholic University of Nigeria, Veritas University nurtures morality, self-reliance and an entrepreneurial spirit, not solely for the benefit of the graduate, but for Nigerian society at large. Two colleges exist within the university: the College of Management and Social Sciences, Arts and Theology Studies and the College of Natural and Applied Sciences. Departments within the colleges include Economics, Sociology, Biology, and Pure and Applied Chemistry, through which programs various bachelor's degrees are awarded.
Veritas University, Abuja (The Catholic University of Nigeria) Abuja: Plot 1, Block 1, By Urban Planning Way Gwarinpa Abuja P.M.B. 5171 Wuse GPO, Abuja Nigeria veritas.edu.ng
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