Salem University Lokoja Achieves Full NUC Accreditation for Seven Programmes

Salem University Lokoja has received full accreditation from the National Universities Commission (NUC) for seven academic programs, including Geology, Computer Science, and Biochemistry.

This achievement represents a noteworthy milestone for the university and signifies an expansion of its educational offerings for students.

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Salem University Lokoja NUC Accreditation

The Accreditation Process

An accreditation visit conducted by the NUC to Salem University took place in November and December of 2024, during which the academic programs submitted for accreditation were thoroughly assessed.

Following a comprehensive review, all seven courses were granted full accreditation, allowing the institution to operate as a comprehensive university.

The Newly Accredited Programmes

The Salem University Lokoja’s seven fully accredited programs include

  • MSc/MBA Business Administration
  • BSc Computer Science
  • BSc Information Technology
  • BSc Geology
  • BSc Microbiology
  • BSc Biochemistry
  • Salem University Lokoja can now admit many students to its diverse educational opportunities and career paths with these accredited courses.

Celebrating the Achievement

Upon receiving the news, Prof.Alewo Johnson-Akubo, the vice-chancellor of Salem University, expressed gratitude, highlighting the significant development of the institution with the accreditation of all its programs across the colleges.

He further emphasized that the university’s infrastructural facilities are well-equipped to accommodate many students.

Future Prospects

With the full accreditation of these seven programs, Salem University Lokoja is now positioned to admit more students for the academic year 2024/2025, providing them access to top-quality education.

The institution’s growth and development are anticipated to make valuable contributions to the nation’s overall progress and the advancement of Nigeria’s higher education sector.


As the University continues to grow and develop, it is set to become a leading educational hub in Nigeria, offering students diverse educational opportunities and shaping the nation’s future.

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