Established in 1988, University of Agriculture, Makurdi is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the large town of Makurdi (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Benue. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the National Universities Commission, Nigeria, University of Agriculture, Makurdi (UAM) is a coeducational higher education institution. University of Agriculture, Makurdi (UAM) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. UAM also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, as well as administrative services.