JAMB and WAEC (O’Level) Subject Combination for Statistics

Statistics is a very interesting course and also among the most competitive course to study in Nigeria. The JAMB and WAEC Subject Combination for Statistics are important for students who want to study this course. This is to help them avoid the combination of wrong subjects in their examination.

The reason for this is that some students are denied admission due to the combination of wrong subjects in JAMB and WAEC. This page will tell you what you need t know about Statistics. It would bring the JAMB and WAEC Subject Combination for Statistics and also the universities offering this course.

What You Need to Know About Statistics

It would take students about four years to study Statistics at the university and this is only possible if there are no carryovers. Like earlier, Statistics is a very competitive course and students might find the entrance difficult. Statistics involves the science of collecting and analyzing numerical data. It is a science course and so might be only suitable for this et of students.

Job opportunities available for one who studied this course are much and also very competitive. So, you would need to graduate with a good degree. The list below contains the careers available for one who studied this course

  • Economist
  • Mathematician
  • Statistician
  • Computer Scientist
  • Database Administrator
  • Data Scientist
  • Lecturer
  • Professor
  • Social Scientist
  • Actuary

JAMB and WAEC Subject Combination for Statistics

The JAMB and WAEC Subject Combination for Statistics would come from science class because of the field of the course. In WAEC (West African Examination Council) students need five credits. Subject in WAEC can be applied to any O’level examination like NECO (National Examination Council). Below is the Subject Combination for Statistics in WAEC

  • English Language
  • Mathematics
  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Economics

In JAMB (Joint Admission and Matriculation Board) students need only four subject and English Language is compulsory. This examination is the one responsible for students admission into the university. Below is the Subject Combination for Statistics in JAMB

  • English Language
  • Mathematics
  • Physics
  • Chemistry or Economics

List of Universities Offering Statistics in Nigeria

Below I will be providing the List of Universities Offering Statistics in Nigeria as it is also important for students

State Universities

  • AMBROSE ALLI UNIVERSITY, EKPOMA, EDO STATE
  • ABIA STATE UNIVERSITY, UTURU, ABIA STATE
  • AKWA IBOM STATE UNIVERSITY, IKOT-AKPADEN, AKWA IBOM STATE
  • BAUCHI STATE UNIVERSITY, GADAU, BAUCHI STATE
  • BENUE STATE UNIVERSITY, MAKURDI, BENUE STATE
  • CHUKWUEMEKA ODUMEGWU OJUKWU UNIVERSITY, ULI, ANAMBRA STATE
  • CROSS RIVERS UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY, CALABAR, CROSS RIVERS STATE
  • EKITI STATE UNIVERSITY, ADO-EKITI, EKITI STATE
  • EASTERN PALM UNIVERSITY, OGBOKO, IMO STATE
  • EDO UNIVERSITY, IYAMHO, EDO STATE
  • GOMBE STATE UNIVERSITY, TUDUN WADA, GOMBE, GOMBE STATE
  • KADUNA STATE UNIVERSITY, KADUNA, KADUNA STATE
  • KOGI STATE UNIVERSITY, ANYIGBA, KOGI STATE
  • KEBBI STATE UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY, ALIERO, KEBBI STATE
  • KANO UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY, WUDIL, KANO STATE
  • KWARA STATE UNIVERSITY, MALETE, ILORIN, KWARA STATE
  • NASARAWA STATE UNIVERSITY, KEFFI, NASARAWA STATE
  • OLABISI ONABANJO UNIVERSITY, AGO-IWOYE, OGUN STATE
  • ONDO STATE UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY, OKITIPUPA, ONDO STATE
  • TECHNICAL UNIVERSITY, IBADAN, OYO STATE
  • TARABA STATE UNIVERSITY, JALINGO, TARABA STATE
  • UMARU MUSA YARADUA UNIVERSITY, KATSINA, KATSINA STATE
  • YOBE STATE UNIVERSITY, DAMATURU, YOBE STATE

Federal Universities

  • AHMADU BELLO UNIVERSITY, ZARIA, KADUNA STATE
  • ABUBAKAR TAFAWA BALEWA UNIVERSITY, BAUCHI, BAUCHI STATE
  • UNIVERSITY OF ABUJA, ABUJA, FCT
  • BAYERO UNIVERSITY, KANO, KANO STATE
  • UNIVERSITY OF BENIN, BENIN CITY, EDO STATE
  • UNIVERSITY OF CALABAR, CALABAR, CROSS RIVER STATE
  • FEDERAL UNIVERSITY, BIRNIN-KEBBI, KEBBI STATE
  • FEDERAL UNIVERSITY, LAFIA, NASARAWA STATE
  • ALEX EKWUEME FEDERAL UNIVERSITY, NDUFU-ALIKE, EBONYI STATE
  • FEDERAL UNIVERSITY, OTUOKE, BAYELSA STATE
  • FEDERAL UNIVERSITY, WUKARI, TARABA STATE
  • FEDERAL UNIVERSITY OF AGRICULTURE, ABEOKUTA, OGUN STATE
  • FEDERAL UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY, AKURE, ONDO STATE
  • FEDERAL UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY, OWERRI, IMO STATE
  • UNIVERSITY OF IBADAN, IBADAN, OYO STATE
  • UNIVERSITY OF ILORIN, ILORIN, KWARA STATE
  • UNIVERSITY OF JOS, JOS, PLATEAU STATE
  • UNIVERSITY OF LAGOS, LAGOS STATE
  • UNIVERSITY OF MAIDUGURI, BORNO STATE
  • FEDERAL UNIVERSITY OF AGRICULTURE, MAKURDI, BENUE STATE
  • FEDERAL UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY, MINNA, NIGER STATE
  • UNIVERSITY OF MKAR, GBOKO, BENUE STATE –
  • OBAFEMI AWOLOWO UNIVERSITY, ILE-IFE, OSUN STATE
  • USMANU DANFODIO UNIVERSITY, SOKOTO, SOKOTO STATE
  • NNAMDI AZIKIWE UNIVERSITY, AWKA, ANAMBRA STATE
  • UNIVERSITY OF NIGERIA NSUKKA, ENUGU STATE
  • UNIVERSITY OF UYO, AKWA IBOM STATE

Private Universities

  • AFE BABALOLA UNIVERSITY, ADO-EKITI, EKITI STATE
  • ACHIEVERS UNIVERSITY, OWO, ONDO STATE
  • AJAYI CROWTHER UNIVERSITY, OYO, OYO STATE
  • AL- HIKMAH UNIVERSITY, ILORIN, KWARA STATE
  • BOWEN UNIVERSITY, IWO, OSUN STATE
  • CALEB UNIVERSITY, IMOTA, LAGOS STATE
  • COAL CITY UNIVERSITY, ENUGU, ENUGU STATE
  • GREGORY UNIVERSITY, UTURU, ABIA STATE
  • JOSEPH AYO BABALOLA UNIVERSITY, IKEJI-ARAKEJI, OSUN STATE
  • KOLADAISI UNIVERSITY, IBADAN, OYO STATE
  • KWARARAFA UNIVERSITY, WUKARI, TARABA STATE
  • LADOKE AKINTOLA UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY, OGBOMOSO, OYO STATE
  • MODIBO ADAMA UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY, YOLA, ADAMAWA STATE
  • McPHERSON UNIVERSITY, SERIKI SOTAYO, OGUN STATE
  • OBONG UNIVERSITY, OBONG, NTAK, AKWA IBOM STATE
  • ODUDUWA UNIVERSITY, IPETUMODU, OSUN STATE
  • REDEEMERS UNIVERSITY, OSUN STATE
  • RHEMA UNIVERSITY, ABA, ABIA STATE
  • SALEM UNIVERSITY, LOKOJA, KOGI STATE
  • SAMUEL ADEGBOYEGA UNIVERSITY, OGWA, EDO STATE
  • MICHAEL OKPARA UNIVERSITY OF AGRICULTURE, UMUDIKE, ABIA STATE
  • WESLEY UNIVERSITY, ONDO, ONDO STATE

Admission Requirements

Students need five credits in WAEC (West African Examination Council) or in NECO (National Examination Council). JAMB cut of mark for Statistics is 160 but some schools are 180 and 200. Students are to pass the universities Post-UTME cut-off mark and score above 200 in JAMB for a better chance of admission.

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