University of Agriculture, Makurdi - Departments


The University of Agriculture, Makurdi has over 30 departments in ten Colleges. They are:

  • College of Agronomy
  • College of Agricultural Economics and Extension
  • College of Agricultural Engineering and Engineering Technology
  • College of Animal Science
  • College of Food Technology
  • College of Science
  • College of Agricultural and Science Education
  • College of Veterinary Medicine
  • College of Forestry and Fisheries.
  • College of Management Science.

For outreach and public service support, the University has established a Co-operative Extension Centre (CEC) and a Centre for Food and Agricultural Strategy (CEFAS) which focus on practical agricultural extension liaison support and public policy support services, respectively.

The philosophy of research at the University of Agriculture, Makurdi stresses research that is issues oriented, mission oriented and problem solving. To achieve this research mission, research is multi-disciplinary, as contrasted with traditional conventional approaches in general universities in which research is mainly along disciplinary lines within academic units. Researchers in the University are encouraged and supported to conduct research that cuts across disciplines and academic units.

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