List Of Courses Offered By KWASU

Kwara State University, also known as KWASU, is the 77th university to be registered by the Nigerian Universities Commission (NUC). The journey towards establishing a state university in Kwara State began in November 1990. In 2002, Kwara Polytechnic was converted into a university by the then Governor of Kwara State, Alhaji Mohammed Alabi.

On July 11, 2007 the Kwara State Governor Bukola Saraki inaugurated a Planning Committee under former Governor of Kwara State, Alhaji Mohammed Shaaba Lafiagi to prepare the ground for the establishment of the Kwara State University. The Bill for the Kwara State University was signed into law on 24 December 2008. The certificate and instrument to operate the university was obtained on 9 February 2009 from the National Universities Commission (NUC).

The pioneer Vice-Chancellor, Professor Abdul Rasheed Na’Allah, who until his appointment, was Chair of the African American Studies Department of the Western Illinois University, Macomb, United States of America, assumed office on Tuesday, 28 July 2009.
Below is the list of courses offered in Kwara State University


Actuarial Science

Agricultural Engineering


Arabic Studies

Banking and Finance (Mgt)


Business Administration

Business And Entrepreneurship Studies

Business Education


Christian Studies

Civil Engineering

Computer Engineering

Computer Science

Early Childhood and Primary Education

Early Childhood Education


Education and Science

Electrical / Electronic Engineering

English and Literary Studies

English Language


Food Science and Technology



Geology and Mineral Science

History and International Relation

Hospitality And Tourism

Human Kinetics

Islamic Studies

Languages and Linguistics


Mass Communication

Mass Communication

Material Engineering


Mechanical Engineering

Performing Arts

Physics / Material Science

Plant Biology

Political Science and Public Administration


Special Education



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