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Bayero University: School Fees, Courses, Cut-off Mark, and More

Bayero University Kano: An Overview

Bayero University Kano, popularly known as BUK, is situated in Kano State, Nigeria. Founded in 1975, BUK is the first university situated in Kano State. It was upgraded from university college to a university and was renamed Bayero University College.

Bayero University was initially called Ahmadu Bello College. It was named after Ahmadu Bello; the former Premier of Northern Nigeria.

In January 1960, the Northern Nigeria Ministry of Education founded Ahmadu Bello College to prepare senior secondary certificate holders for A-level and G.C.E in Arabic, Islamic History, English Literature, Hausa, and Islamic Studies.

It was renamed Abdullahi Bayero College after the then Emir of Kano, Abdullahi Bayero. This was done after the establishment of Ahmadu Bello University in Zaria, Kaduna State.

Faculties in Bayero University include Agriculture, Education, Law, Allied Health Sciences, Faculty of Computer Science and Information Technology, Earth and Environmental Science, Management Science, Pharmacy, Engineering, Arts and Islamic Studies, Social, and Clinical Sciences.

BUK also established the first International Institute of Islamic Banking and Finance (IIIBF) in Nigeria.

 Bayero University Kano Post UTME 2020

The 2020/2021 session application form for Post UTME screening is out.

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Bayero University Kano School Fees

Faculties of Arts and Islamic Studies, Law Social Sciences and Management Sciences

Fresh Students: 33,500

Returning Students: N30,500

Banking and Finance

Fresh Students: N35,500

Returning Students: N32,500

Faculties of Computer Sciences and IT, Agriculture, Education and Engineering, and Earth and Environmental Sciences

Fresh Students: N36,500

Returning Students: N33,500

Geology, Urban and Regional Planning, and Architecture

Fresh Students: N41,500

Returning Students: N37,500

Faculties of Medical Sciences, Pharmaceutical Sciences, Physical Sciences, and Life Sciences

Fresh Students: N37,500

Returning Students: N34,500


Fresh Students: N43,500

Returning Students: N40,500

Faculties of Allied Health Sciences

Fresh Students: N41,500

Returning Students: N38,500

Faculties of Clinical Sciences and Dentistry

Fresh Students: N42,500

Returning Students: N39,500

Bayero University Kano Cut Off Mark

180 is the cut-off mark for the 2020/2021 academic session.

Bayero University Kano Courses

Below are some of the courses offered at Bayero University.


Adult Education

Agricultural Economics and Extension

Applied Biology

Arabic Studies



Banking and Finance


Biological Science(s)



Business Administration

Chemical Engineering


Civil Engineering

Common and Islamic Law

Computer Engineering

Computer Science

Dentistry and Dental Surgery


Education and Arabic

Electrical Engineering


English Language


Environmental Management

Estate Management

Food Science & Technology

Forest and Wildlife Management






Hospitality and Tourism Management

Industrial Chemistry

Information Science and Media Studies

International Relations

Irrigation Engineering

Islamic Studies

Library and Information Science


Mass Communication


Mechanical Engineering

Mechatronics Engineering

Medical Laboratory Technology/Science

Medicine and Surgery


Nursing/Nursing Science

Petroleum Engineering


Quantity Surveying

Bayero University Kano

Bayero University Kano Direct Entry

Registration for direct entry screening is still ongoing. Below are the guidelines for online registration:

  • Using your Direct Entry number, gender, and state of origin, login to the portal.
  • Update your profile by providing your email address used for JAMB registration, phone number used for JAMB registration, date of birth, next of kin, contact address, LGA, phone number of next of kin, alternate email address, and alternate phone number.
  • Upload your O’ Level results.
  • Upload your A’ Level results.
  • Generate the BUK Personalised Payment Form (BUKPPF).
  • Proceed to payment
  • Print your acknowledgement slip.

Bayero University Kano Postgraduate School

To access the BUK postgraduate school, click on the following link:  http://buk.edu.ng/sps/

This page will provide information regarding the academic calendar, student handbook, registration procedure, examination regulations, fees and charges, and myBUK postgraduate registration portal.

Bayero University Kano Courses and Requirements

  • Candidates must have a minimum of 5 credit passes in relevant subjects at O’ Level. These subjects must include Mathematics and English Language and must be obtained at not more than 2 sittings.
  • Candidates must score at least 180 in JAMB.

Bayero University Kano Address

Bayero University, Kano, is located at BUK Along new site, Bayero University Kano, Kano around, Janbulo Second Gate Road.


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