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Have you been wondering what the JAMB cut-off mark of Benue State University is?

If you answered yes to the question above, then you have come to the right page. In this article, you will also learn the departmental cut-off marks BSU, and get the answers to some of those questions you have been asking about admission into this university.

Perhaps you do not know the importance of knowing the cut-off mark of your dream university.

I must clearly state it to you that with the knowledge of both the JAMB and departmental cut-off marks of your dream university and course respectively, you will better know what you are targeting and how to position yourself for that best.

What is the JAMB Cut-off Mark of Benue State University?

The official JAMB cut off mark of Benue State University is 180. Thus, if you must be admitted to BSU, you must make from 180 and above in your JAMB UTME.

BSU Makurdi Departmental Cut-off Marks

DepartmentCut-off Mark
English Language190 and above
History180 and above
Linguistics / Languages190 and above
Religion and Cultural Studies180 and above
Philosophy180 and above
Theatre Arts190 and above
Anatomy200 and above
Haematology220 and above
Physiology220 and above
Anatomic Pathology220 and above
Chemical Pathology220 and above
Microbiology & Parasitology200 and above
Pharmacology & Therapeutics220 and above
Medical Library200 and above
Medical and Biochemistry220 and above
Nursing230 and above
Medicine250 and above
Obstetrics / Gynaecology240 and above
Paediatrics230 and above
Surgery250 and above
Ophthalmology230 and above
Edip. & Community Health220 and above
Anaesthesia220 and above
Psychiatry240 and above
ENT220 and above
Radiology230 and above
Educational Foundation180 and above
Curriculum and Teaching180 and above
Vocational and Technical Education180 and above
Human Kinetics and Health Education180 and above
Geography180 and above
Urban and Regional Planning180 and above
Law240 and above
Private Law240 and above
Public Law240 and above
Commercial Law240 and above
International Law and Jurisprudence240 and above
Economics200 and above
Sociology180 and above
Mass Communication230 and above
Psychology200 and above
Political Science190 and above
Chemistry180 and above
Maths/Computer Science180 and above
Physics180 and above
Biology180 above
Accounting200 and above
Business Management190 and above

NB: Please note that the official departmental cut-off mark of the University has not been released.

However, we urge you to refer to the above list as a mere guide and not the actual list of cut-off marks. We shall update you when the necessary changes are made from the management.

Briefly About Benue State University

Benue State University, Makurdi is one out of the 41 State universities in Nigeria. It was established in 1992 by the Benue State government.

Currently, there are about 32, 000 students in the university and their motto is Scientia Liberatio Populurum.

Faculties and Courses Offered in BSUM

There are 9 faculties and 48 departments in Benue State University. Here listed are these faculties and their respective departments:

Faculty of Arts

  • English Language
  • History
  • Linguistics / Languages
  • Religion and Cultural Studies
  • Philosophy
  • Theatre Arts

College of Health Science

Under the College of Health Science, there are two faculties:

Faculty of Basic Medical Science

  • Anatomy
  • Haematology
  • Physiology
  • Anatomic Pathology
  • Chemical Pathology
  • Microbiology & Parasitology
  • Pharmacology & Therapeutics
  • Medical Library
  • Medical and Biochemistry
  • Nursing

Faculty of Clinical Sciences

  • Medicine
  • Obstetrics / Gynaecology
  • Paediatrics
  • Surgery
  • Ophthalmology
  • Edip. & Community Health
  • Anaesthesia
  • Psychiatry
  • ENT
  • Radiology

Faculty of Education

  • Educational Foundation
  • Curriculum and Teaching
  • Vocational and Technical Education
  • Human Kinetics and Health Education

Faculty of Environmental Sciences

  • Geography
  • Urban and Regional Planning

Faculty of Law

  • Law
  • Private Law
  • Public Law
  • Commercial Law
  • International Law and Jurisprudence

Faculty of Social Science

  • Economics
  • Sociology
  • Mass Communication
  • Psychology
  • Political Science

Faculty of Science

  • Chemistry
  • Maths/Computer Science
  • Physics
  • Biology

Faculty of Management Science

  • Accounting
  • Business Management

Frequently Asked Questions

Do BSUM accept second choice candidates?

No. Benue State University, Makurdi does not accept candidates who gave chosen the university as second choice of institution.

Admission in the university is competitive, as such more attention is payed to candidates who chose them as first choice.

What are admission requirements of BSUM?

To be admitted by BSUM, you will meet the following requirements:

  • You must be at least 16 years.
  • Have 5 credits in WAEC or NECO or their equivalents. English Language, Mathematics and 3 subjects relevant in your filed of study must be included.
  • You are also required to reach the cut-off mark of your course of choice.

Do Benue State University write post UTME?

Yes, BSUM write post UTME. The sales of the post UTME form usually starts between August to October.

How much is Benue State University school fees?

Students of Benue State University pay between N70, 000 to N120, 000 annually. This fee varies among indegene and non-indegenes.


If you have read from the beginning until this point, I will believe that you have known that the JAMB cut-off mark of BSU Makurdi is 180.

And you have also learned the different departmental cut-off marks of courses offered in the university.

However, if you have questions to ask, do not hesitate to drop them in the comment section. We will attend to it with the right answer.

If this post was helpful, I urge you to share it with your friends and classmates. That way, they will be well informed as you have been informed.

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