The Department of Statistics offers a degree programme in Bachelor of Science (B.Sc), Postgraduate Diploma, Masters and Doctor of Philosophy degrees in Statistics.


The Department of Statistics was an arm of the then Mathematical Sciences Department established in 1988 at the inception of UNAAB. During the 2005/2006 session, the Department of Statistics evolved to become a unique academic division in the production of highly trained graduates and postgraduates in Statistics. The Department has obtained an NUC full accreditation up till the year 2010.




The programme is designed to give students opportunity to obtain broad knowledge in theory and applications of Statistics. The specific objectives are:

a To train students to become professional Statisticians with experience in problem solving in all sectors of the economy.


b To produce a strong disciplinary core of Statisticians to pursue the study of scientific and technological problems by using statistical techniques and to undertake research in various branches of statistics that is relevant to national planning.


c To produce graduates with wide horizon in statistics that will be relevant in research and academic development.


d To produce graduate who will be job creators through consultancy services in the area of statistical data analysis.