University of Abuja Undergraduate Admission Requirements For All Courses

Talking about the University of Abuja undergraduate admission requirements, If you have chosen the University of Abuja, upon admission, certain requirement must be met by all prospective students in order to be eligible for admission. As usual, admission into the University of Abuja is based on merit therefore no compromise is accepted therefore all documents to be submitted must be intact and must be of acceptable value by the university.

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We have fully discussed the University of Abuja undergraduate admission requirements for all students who wish to gain admission though you could still send your questions via the comment section below if need be.

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University of Abuja Undergraduate Admission Requirement For All Courses

General Admission Requirements for First Degrees

An applicant to the University of Abuja for a first degree must satisfy all faculty and departmental requirements as stated below. In addition, the applicant must possess the following minimum qualifications for admission:

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100 level: Candidate must possess Senior Secondary School Certificate or equivalents with credits in five subjects in not more than two sittings. A candidate must in addition have an acceptable score in the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Examination or a  Diploma, NCE with at least lower credit.

200 level: a candidate must possess two A’Level passes or equivalents in addition to credits in three other subjects at the Senior Secondary School Certificate Examinations or equivalents or a Diploma, NCE with at least Upper Credit

In all cases, O’Level credit in English Language is required. In addition, a credit in Mathematics is required for all science-based specializations, Accounting, Sociology, Geography, and Economics.

Uniabuja Remedial Science Programme Admission Requirements

Candidates for admission into the Remedial Science programme must have attempted Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and Biology in the Senior Secondary School Certificate examination and must have at least three credits, two of which must be in the above-named subjects.  However some faculties may differ in their requirements See requirements based on faculties.
The Remedial Science programme has duration of one academic session.


The university operates a semester System. There are two semesters in a session with each lasting about 17 weeks. The University operates course credit system. One credit unit is attached to 15 hours of lecture or tutorial; other equivalents of 15 hours of lecture are: 5 hours of laboratory or field work one semester of teaching practice One year of industrial attachment for agric students; six months for other students.

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A full-time student is required to register for a minimum of 15 to 16 and a maximum of 24 credit units per semester.


To qualify for the award of a degree, a candidate must have earned not less than 120 credit units for programmes that last four years. A student whose academic performance as measured by the cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) falls below 1.00 at the end of any year of study is considered to be on probation. A student whose (CGPA) falls below 1.00 at the end of probation is required to withdraw from the university. Academic programmes like, Law Agriculture, Engineering, Medicine and Veterinary Medicine, run for between 5 to 6 years and are therefore assessed based on the requirements at various stages of the progress of the students.

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As at today, a total number of 63,117 students are studying into various programmes of the University, out of which 15,931 are regular undergraduates engaged in full-time studies, 3,664 are Postgraduate students, 38,260 are distance learning students while 5,262 are students of the Institute of Education.

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