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There are 4 universities in Bayelsa State; Federal University, Otuoke, Bayelsa Medical University, University of Africa and Niger Delta University.
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;
University of Africa, Toru-Orua is a Bayelsa State University established in 2016.
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.
Faculties in the university are listed below;
- Faculty of Agricultural Technology
- Faculty of Arts
- Faculty of Basic Medical Sciences
- Faculty of Clinical sciences
- Faculty of Engineering
- Faculty of Education
- Faculty of Law
- Faculty of Management Sciences
- Faculty of Nursing
- Faculty of Pharmacy
- Faculty of Sciences
- Faculty of Social Sciences
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.
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