The objectives of our programmes are to:

  • give academic and professional training in all areas of Statistics for the development of the individual’s power of thinking and the growth of the nation with an emphasis on technological growth; 
  • give practical and theoretical training in Statistics as a foundation for excellent application of statistics and statistical principles in Nigeria;
  • provide a platform for cutting-edge research in Statistics and identifying the scientific, technological, social, political and economical problems requiring statistical solutions and finding appropriate solutions to them;
  • give world-class training to students in Statistics for global competitiveness and top-level performance in industry, commerce and research for solving and real life problems requiring statistical solutions;
  • give industrial exposures to student through the Students Industrial Work Experience Scheme (SIWES) for good understanding of the relevance of Statistics to the economy and other aspects of the society; provide opportunities for post graduate studies in Statistics;  
  • offer service courses in Statistics to other Departments in the University and provide a Statistics consulting platform for the university community and the larger society on statistics-related problems arising from researches, management and government; and 
  • offer short-term training programmes in Statistics to individuals and organizations in the society.


We offer the following degree programmes

Bachelor of Technology (B.Tech) degree in Statistics

Master of Technology (M.Tech) degree in Statistics

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degree in Statistics



 We also run the following programmes

Postgraduate diploma in Statistics and

Short-term training programmes in Statistics