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A Review of the College of Education Akwanga

The College of Education, Akwanga (COEAKWANGA), is a state-owned institution established as the Advanced Teachers College Akwanga (ATCA) in 1976. The Advanced Teachers College was founded to resolve the gross inadequacy of primary and secondary school teachers in then Plateau Province, which was part and parcel of the present-day Nasarawa State.

Located in Akwanga town in Nasarawa State, the institution commenced academic activities at a temporary site in Jos town. A campus was, however, situated in Akwanga. On the 1st of September, 1985, the institution relocated to its permanent location in Akwanga.

The College of Education’s mission is “to produce highly qualified teachers for primary and post primary schools in Nasarawa State and Nigeria at large.”

The college is aimed at offering courses that lead to the award of the Nigeria Certificate in Education. Upon completion, candidates will qualify as teachers in teachers training colleges and primary and secondary schools.

 College of Education Akwanga Courses

Some of the courses offered at the College of Education, Akwanga, include:

Computer Science Education/ Mathematics

Agricultural Science

Biology/Integrated Science

Education and Language Arts

Physical and Health Education (Double Major)

Fine and Applied Arts (Double Major)

Technical Education

Home Economics and Education

Christian Religious Studies/ History

Education and Geography

A building in the College of Education, Akwanga

College of Education Akwanga School Fees

College of Education, Akwanga school fees ranges between N25,000 and N35,000 per session. It does not include the acceptance fee.

College of Education Akwanga News

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 College of Education Akwanga Cut-Off Mark

College of Education, Akwanga cut off mark is 120. To qualify for the Post UTME screening and be considered for admission, candidates must score a minimum of 120 in the 2020/2021 UTME.

 College of Education Akwanga Post UTME 2020/2021

The College of Education, Akwanga, invites qualified candidates to apply for its Post UTME for the 2020/2021 academic session.

Candidates seeking admission for NCE programmes should meet the following requirements:

  • Candidates should have scored a minimum of 120 in 2020 UTME and chose College of Education, Akwanga as their first institution choice.
  • Candidates who did not choose the college as their first choice should apply for a change of institution with JAMB.

Steps for applying:

Candidates wishing to apply for the Post UTME screening should visit the official portal:

Candidates are required to pay a screening fee of two thousand naira using their ATM cards or by visiting any commercial bank of their choice. Payment can be made after generating the RRR code.

After successfully completing and printing out the online form, candidates should bring a copy of the online application form, along with other credentials, to the aptitude test venue.

Candidates will be communicated regarding the entrance examination. It makes it essential to submit valid phone numbers and email addresses.

The image below is the logo of the College of Education, Akwanga:

Logo of the College of Education, Akwanga
College of Education, Akwanga: Logo

 College of Education Akwanga Resumption Date

College of Education, Akwanga resumed academic activities on the 18th of January, 2021. The management approved this date following a directive from the Federal Ministry of Education.

The Federal Government announced that schools should resume on this said due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Students are advised to adhere to the guidelines given by Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC). They should maintain social distancing, wear face masks at all times and wash their hands regularly.


Maryam A

Maryam AbdulWahab is a creative writer and lifestyle blogger. She is also a graduate of Economics from Al-Hikmah University. She lives and breathes literature. When she isn’t writing prose or blog posts, she is reading a fiction work or studying events around her. She writes from Lagos, Nigeria. You can find more of her works on her handles.

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