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Bayelsa, whose capital is Yenagoa is a state in southern Nigeria in the core Niger Delta region, between Delta State and Rivers State.

There are 4 universities in Bayelsa State; Federal University, Otuoke, Bayelsa Medical University, University of Africa and Niger Delta University.

Federal University, Otuoke

The federal government-owned University located in Otuoke, a town in Ogbia local government area was established in 2011 and started with 282 pioneer students.

 It offers degree courses at undergraduate levels and the faculties in the university are listed below;

Federal University, Otuoke

University of Africa

University of Africa, Toru-Orua is a Bayelsa State University established in 2016.

University of Africa

The university offers undergraduate studies and a foundation programme.

  1. Faculty of Sciences
  2. Faculty of Social Sciences
  3. Faculty of Art and Education
  4. Faculty of Agriculture

Niger Delta University

NDU is a state-government owned and operated university located in Wilberforce Island, Bayelsa State and it was established in 2000 by Chief DSP Alamieyeseigha, then governor of Bayelsa state.

It has two main campuses, one in the state capital, Yenagoa, which contains the law faculty, and the other in Amassoma. It also has its teaching hospital known as Niger Delta University Teaching Hospital (NDUTH) in Okolobiri.

Niger Delta University

Faculties in the university are listed below;

  1. Faculty of Agricultural Technology
  2. Faculty of Arts
  3. Faculty of Basic Medical Sciences
  4. Faculty of Clinical sciences
  5. Faculty of Engineering
  6. Faculty of Education
  7. Faculty of Law
  8. Faculty of Management Sciences
  9. Faculty of Nursing
  10. Faculty of Pharmacy
  11. Faculty of Sciences
  12. Faculty of Social Sciences

Bayelsa Medical University

Bayelsa Medical University, founded in 2018 is a specialised medical university established to raise crops of professionally competent personnel in the multi-disciplinary study of medicine and allied medical sciences that are capable of identifying health needs and challenges of society and proffering solutions to such issues for the well-being of mankind.

Bayelsa Medical University

The university offers foundation programme, undergraduate and also accomodates international students.

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