What are the subjects required in WAEC and NECO to study Statistics? if you are interested in NECO and WAEC (O level) subjects required for Statistics then am happy to inform you that this post contains all the WAEC as well as NECO subject requirements to study Statistics under the faculty of Sciences in the university.
This is to inform all aspirants who wish to apply for admission in Nigeria into any of federal, state or private owned universities to study Statistics under the faculty of Sciences that the NECO and WAEC requirements which includes the compulsory subjects needed for Statistics has been published here in this post.
If you are interested in JAMB subject combination for Statistics also, you can start by checking out JAMB subject combination for Statistics here or use the general approach by checking JAMB subject combination for all courses here.
Other Useful Resources
You can also check out other JAMB and WAEC resources below:
- WAEC Syllabus for All Subjects
- JAMB Syllabus For All Subjects
- JAMB Recommended Textbooks For All Subjects
- WAEC Result Released Date
- How To Check Your WAEC Result
- JAMB Form | JAMB Registration Form Procedures
- JAMB News | Latest News From JAMB Today
WAEC And NECO Subject Requirements for Statistics
The subjects required to study Statistics in both WAEC and NECO are as follows:
Five SSCE credit passes to include English Language, Mathematics and at least three subjects from Physics, Statistics, Chemistry, Further Mathematics, Economics and Geography.
Special Requirements (Waiver) Remarks
(i) UNIZIK and AAU accept a pass in English Language.
(ii) BIU accepts any Science subject in addition to Mathematics and Physics.
(iii) UNN requires five O’ level credit passes to include English Language, Mathematics and at least two subjects from Physics, Statistics, Chemistry, Further Mathematics, Economics and Geography.
(iv) ABSU requires Five SSCE passes to include English Language, Mathematics and any three of Physics, Chemistry, Economics, Biology, Geography and Additional Mathematics.
(v) IMSU requires a credit in Physics and accepts a pass in English Language.
(vi) MOUAU requires five SSCE credit passes in not more than two sittings to include English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry, Physics and any other relevant Science subject.
(vii) UNIBADAN does not accept Economics as a Science Subject.
(viii) UNIBADAN requires 5 or 6 credit passes to include English Language, Mathematics and any other 3 Science subjects at one or two sittings.
(ix) UNIPORT requires Chemistry, Physics and any one of Biology, Geography or Economics.
(x) BASU and OAU do not accept Economics and Geography.
(xi) MOUAU requires at least O’ Level credit passes in Physics/Mathematics, Chemistry and Biology.
(xii) AAU requires subjects listed for UTME in addition to English and Mathematics.
(xiii) KWARARAFA requires credit pass in Physics.
(xiv) RENAISSANCE requires Further Maths.
(xv) UNAAB requires Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry. The University does not accept Economics as UTME subject.
(xvi) ABU requires Five ‘O’ level credit passes to include English Language, Mathematics three other subjects, two of which must be from two subjects from Physics, Statistics, Chemistry, Further Mathematics, Economics and Geography.
(xvii) UNICAL requires in addition to the general entry requirements approved for admission to Nigerian Universities; candidates must have passed SSCE/GCE O/level in Mathematics, Physics. Chemistry and Biology in addition to an acceptable pass in UTME. A credit in Further Mathematics will be an advantage.
(xviii) EKSU does not accept NCE for Direct Entry.
(xix) FUTA requires English Language, Mathematics, Physics and any two of Chemistry, Economics, Geography and Biology.
(xx) ABSU requires five SSCCE credit passes in English Language, Mathematics and any three of Physics, Chemistry, Economics, Biology, geography and Additional Mathematics.
(xxi) ADELEKE requires three other credit passes from Physics, Chemistry and Biology or Agricultural Science.
(xxii) KSUSTA does not accept Statistics and Further Mathematics.
(xxiii) FED-LAFIA and LAUTECH require five SSCCE credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and Biology.
(xxiv) FUTO requires at least five ‘O’ Level credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and any other Science subject in not more than two sittings.
(xxv) FUAM require five O/L credit passes in English Language, Physics, Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry.
The O level (WAEC and NECO) requirements posted above may only apply to Statistics under the faculty of Sciences. If the Statistics you intend in studying is in another faculty, the subject requirements may be different from the one on this page. You can check JAMB brochure for all faculties here.
List of Schools That Offer Statistics
This section contains the list of universities that offer Statistics in Nigeria. These are basically schools that accepts the WAEC and NECO requirements for Statistics posted above.
The following are the list of schools that offer Statistics:
- Abia State University, Uturu
- Achievers University, Owo
- Adeleke University
- Afe Babalola University, Ado-Ekiti
- Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria
- Akwa Ibom State University
- Al-Hikmah University
- Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma
- Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University
- Bauchi State University, Gadau
- Benson Idahosa University
- Benue State University, Makurdi
- Bowen University
- Caleb University
- Cross River State University of Technology
- Ekiti State University, Ado-Ekiti
- Federal University of Technology, Akure
- Federal University of Technology, Owerri
- Federal University, Birnin Kebbi
- Federal University, Lafia
- Federal University, Ndufu-Alike
- Federal University, Otuoke
- Federal University, Wukari
- Gombe State University
- Gregory University, Uturu, Uturu
- Imo State University, Owerri
- Joseph Ayo Babalola University
- Kaduna State University
- Kano University of Science and Technology
- Kebbi State University of Science and Technology of Science and Technology
- Kwara State University, Ilorin
- Kwararafa Universityy
- McPherson University
- Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike
- Modibbo Adama University of Technology, Yola
- Nasarawa State University, Keffi
- Nigeria Turkish Nile University
- Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka
- Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife
- Obong University
- Oduduwa University
- Olabisi Onabanjo University
- Redeemers University
- Renaissance University
- Rhema University
- Salem University
- Samuel Adegboyega University
- Taraba State University
- University of Abuja
- Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta
- University of Benin, Benin City
- University of Calabar
- University of Ibadan
- University of Ilorin, Ilorin
- University of Jos
- University of Maiduguri
- University of Mkar
- University of Nigeria, Nsukka
- University of Uyo
- Usman Danfodiyo University, Sokoto, Sokoto
- Wesley University of Science and Technology
- Yobe State University