Benson Idahosa University (BIU), previously named Christian Faith University, is a private university located in Benin City, Nigeria.
The university was renamed Benson Idahosa University in 1998, in honour of a charismatic Pentecostal minister from Benin City, named Archbishop Benson Idahosa.
In 2002, the National Universities Commission (NUC) presented the required license to BIU, to operate as a private university in the country. BIU is the only African university that has international membership with the United States National Academy of Investors.
In 1993, Benson Idahosa commenced operations as Christian Faith University-Institute of Continuous Learning at the Ugbor Campus. Candidates who successfully got admitted into the institution were admitted into Management Sciences and Basic Sciences Faculties.
Benson Idahosa University School Fees
School Fees for 2020/2021 Session
100 Level & DE: N1,184,000
200 Level: N1,134,500
300 Level: N1,159,500
400 Level: N1,159,500
500 Level: N1,110,500
Accounting, Business Admin, Economics, Banking and Finance, Political Science, and Mass Communication
100 Level & DE: N645,500
200 Level: N596,000
300 Level: N621,000
400 Level: N621,000
100 Level & DE: N476,300
200 Level: N426, 800
300 Level: N451,800
400 Level: N451,800
International Studies and Diplomacy
100 Level & DE: N488,300
200 Level: N438,800
300 Level: N463,800
400 Level: N463,800
English, Science and English Education, Education and Library & Info Science
100 Level & DE: N370,600
200 Level: N321,100
300 Level: N346,100
400 Level: N346,100
Faculty of Agriculture
100 Level &DE: N348,400
200 Level: N298,900
300 Level: N323,900
400 Level: N323,900
500 Level: N323,900
Faculty of Engineering (Electrical, Mechanical, and Civil)
100 Level &DE: N776,000
200 Level: N726,500
300 Level: N751,500
400 Level: N751,500
500 Level: N751,500
Faculty of Science (Computer Science)
100 Level &DE: N616,300
200 Level: N566,800
300 Level: N591,800
400 Level: N591,800
Faculty of Science (Physics, Chemistry, Microbiology, Biophysics, Biochemistry & Mathematics)
100 Level &DE: N556,300
200 Level: N506,800
300 Level: N531,800
400 Level: N531,800
100 Level &DE: N902,500
200 Level: N952,500
100 Level: N655,000
200 Level & DE: N605,500
Benson Idahosa University Dress Code
Benson Idahosa University, as a faith-based institution, strictly adheres to decent dressing. Students are meant to wear proper fitting and tidy clothing.
Their clothing should not be excessively large or too tight. Students should cover the appropriate parts of their body and avoid wearing clothing that will reveal their shape.
Benson Idahosa University Courses
Below are the top five courses offered at Benson Idahosa University:
Banking and Finance
Benson Idahosa University Cut Off Mark
The UTME cut-off mark for the 2020/2021 academic session is 180. This means that all candidates seeking admission into Benson Idahosa University must score 180 and above in JAMB UTME.
Benson Idahosa University Hostel
Benson Idahosa University provides affordable and conducive accommodation facilities for students.
Each room has a minimum of 3 and a maximum of 8. The choice of room will depend on the category a student can afford.
Below are the prices of various hostels: N50,000, N75,000, N100,000 to N175,000.
Benson Idahosa University Address
Benson Idahosa University is located at Private Mail Bag 1100, University Way, Off Upper Adesuwa Road, Government Reservation Area (GRA), Benin City, Nigeria.
Benson Idahosa University Hostel Pictures
To view pictures of hostels in BUI, kindly visit the official website: https://www.biu.edu.ng/
Benson Idahosa University New Site
Here is the official website of the private university: https://www.biu.edu.ng/
Benson Idahosa University Portal
To access the university’s portal, kindly visit: https://www.biuportal.net/LogIn.aspx#
Benson Idahosa University Application Form
To apply for a programme in BIU, candidates need to obtain the admission form from the university’s Admission Office or any contact points in Lagos, Abuja, or Port-Harcourt.
Admission forms can also be completed online.
Benson Idahosa University Law
Candidates seeking admission to study law at BIU can apply through JAMB or Direct Entry.
Candidates, applying through JAMB, must fulfill the following requirements:
- Must possess 5 credits in General Certificate of Education (including Mathematics, English Language, and Economics). This must be obtained at not more than 2 sittings.
- Must possess 5 credits in NECO in relevant subjects; including English Language, Mathematics, and Economics. This must be obtained at not more than 2 sittings.
- Must possess 5 credits in WASC/SSCE in relevant subjects; including English Language, Mathematics, and Economics. This must be obtained at not more than 2 sittings.
- A credit pass in Commerce can be accepted in replacement of Economics.
In addition to the requirements under JAMB, candidates should also possess any of the following requirements:
- A minimum of Upper Credit in a relevant discipline for Ordinary National Diploma (OND). This should be obtained from a recognized College of Technology or Polytechnic.
- Diploma Certificate from a recognized university. Candidates should possess a minimum of Lower Credit or Merit in a relevant discipline.
- Higher School Certificate or General Certificate of Education with a minimum of two papers obtained in one sitting. One of these papers should be Mathematics, Economics, or Business Management.
Benson Idahosa University Admission List
To view the admission list, kindly visit the following link: https://www.biu.edu.ng/admission-list/