College of Natural and Applied Sciences

The Sciences at WDU

There is a lot to learn at WDU’s College of Natural and Applied Sciences. Whether you’re interested in matter too huge to comprehend or something as infinitesimal as the electron, WDU’s CNAS is a terrific platform to fulfil your dreams!

The College of Natural and Applied Sciences encompasses the entire spectrum of scientific teaching and research, from pure and fundamental discovery that advances our understanding of the world around us to direct application of science and technology that transforms and improves lives while also sustaining the environment.

Featured Programmes

Nothing in life is to be feared, it is only to be understood. Now is the time to understand more, so that we may fear less. – Marie Curie

Our programmes are designed to prepare you to succeed in your selected discipline. Our graduates bring a solid educational foundation to their chosen professions, but they stand out even more because they have acquired practical hands-on training which gives them confidence and helps them persevere.

  • Physics with Electronics
  • Microbiology
  • Mathematics and Computer Science
  • Biochemistry
  • Basic and Industrial Chemistry
  • Pure and Industrial Mathematics
  • Geology and Petroleum Studies
  • Environmental Management and Toxicology
Professor Festus Otajevwo, Dean, College of Natural and Applied Sciences

College Contacts

College of Natural and Applied Sciences

Western Delta University, Oghara
P.M.B 10, Oghara, Delta State, Nigeria

[email protected]


Mon – Fri 9:00A.M. – 4:00P.M.

Social Info

Download prospectus


Why Choose WDU?

Western Delta University offers affordable qualitative education under the most conducive of environments. The University prioritizes standards over profit. Students are even allowed to pay their tuition fees in installments!

Our students also get assistance with scholarships and grant applications. You are sure to graduate at the stipulated time when you study at WDU.


Western Delta University publishes a number of international journals in different disciplines. The African Journal of Policy and Security Development (AJPSD) for example, is a peer-reviewed, internationally recognized publication of the Institute of Delta and Development Studies  (IDDS) of the Western Delta University, Oghara.

The schools also publish the Journal of Global South Research on Security and Development which is a scholarly peer-reviewed open-access publication in the field of security and development.


Western Delta University, Oghara is home to the Institutes of Delta and Development Studies (IDDS).  Through equitable and sustainable partnerships, the Institute of Delta and Development Studies delivers world-class training and research needed for sustainable development globally. It aims to become a first-rate Institute of its kind, pursuing excellence and applying critical skills, knowledge and alternative methods in resolving local and global deltaic challenges in Nigeria, Africa and the world.


Western Delta University Alumni are professionals in their various fields of endeavor. Proud of their alma mater, they actively support indigent students and developmental projects in the school. 

Why Study Here?

WDU is the place of choice if you desire well-rounded affordable education in a school with stable academic calendar and a supportive community.

Western Delta University does not only help you acquire the practical skills required to transition seamlessly into the workforce upon graduation, but we also assist you in developing a healthy self-image and a strong sense of social justice so that you can make that transition responsibly.

Western Delta University, Oghara invites application from suitably qualified candidates who obtained a minimum score of 120 from the last UTME, for admission in the 2021/2022 session. Candidates who did not choose this University but want to change to Western Delta University can also apply.