Rivers State College of Arts and Science is one of the Polytechnics in Rivers State. The College has a long and eventful history. Its pedigree and role in the educational advancement of Rivers States and the nation cannot be over emphasized.
The College was established in 1977 as a School of Basic studies to offer Higher School Certificate/Advanced level GCE, Interim Joint Matriculation Board Examination (IJMBE) moderated by Ahmadu Bello University, Matriculation Examination Programme (MEP) moderated by Rivers State University of Science and Technology and the Remedial Programmes, UTME, JAMB/GCE preparatory classes.
In 1992 due to its success and educational relevance the School of Basic Studies was converted to Rivers State College of Arts and Science to award College Diploma and Certificates in addition to its original programmes. This conversion provided the opportunities to those who otherwise would have been denied access to tertiary education.
You are welcome to the official website of the Rivers State College of Arts and Science (RIVCAS).
The College is a state-owned tertiary educational institution located in the heart of Port Harcourt metropolis, Nigeria.
These web pages provide brief history, vision and mission statements of the College. You will also find relevant and useful information on various Schools and Departments, as well as details about the academic programmes offered.
It is hoped that you will avail yourself of the rich resources contained herein.
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