UNIUYO Courses, School Fees, Cutoff Marks, And  Requirements

UNIUYO Courses, School Fees, Cutoff Marks, And  Requirements
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The University of Uyo is located in Uyo, the capital of Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria. The university was formerly known as the University of Cross River State, Uyo.

On 1 October 1991, the Federal government of Nigeria established it as a Federal University, and the name was changed to the University of Uyo. The university inherited students, staff, academic programmes, and the entire facilities of the erstwhile University of Cross River State.

Academic activities commenced during the 1991/92 academic session. The University of Uyo has 13 faculties, the postgraduate school and the school of Continuing Education. Established by Cross River State in 1983.


The faculties are as follows:


  • Faculty of Agriculture
  • Faculty of Arts
  • Faculty of Basic Medical Sciences
  • Faculty of Business Administration
  • Faculty of Clinical Sciences
  • Faculty of Education
  • Faculty of Engineering
  • Faculty of Environmental Studies
  • Faculty of Law
  • Faculty of Science
  • Faculty of Social Sciences
  • Faculty of Pharmacy
  • Faculty of Communication and Media Studies
  • Faculty of Vocational Education



Courses / Departments in UNIUYO

  • Accountancy / Accounting
  • Agricultural Economics and Extension
  • Agricultural Engineering
  • Agricultural Science and Education
  • Agriculture
  • Animal and Environmental Biology
  • Animal Science
  • Architecture
  • Banking and Finance
  • Biochemistry
  • Botany And Ecological Studies
  • Building
  • Business Education
  • Business Management
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Chemistry
  • Civil Engineering
  • Communication Arts
  • Computer Education
  • Computer Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Crop Science
  • Curriculum Studies
  • Dentistry And Dental Surgery
  • Economics
  • Education / Fine Art
  • Education and Biology
  • Education and Chemistry
  • Education and Economics
  • Education and Efik / Ibibio
  • Education and English Language
  • Education and French
  • Education and Geography
  • Education and History
  • Education and Integrated Science
  • Education and Mathematics
  • Education and Music
  • Education and Physics
  • Education and Political Science
  • Education and Religious Studies
  • Education and Science
  • Education and Social Science
  • Education and Social Studies
  • Education Arts
  • Efik-Ibibio
  • Electrical / Electronics Engineering
  • English Language
  • Estate Management
  • Fine And Industrial Arts
  • Fisheries and Aquaculture
  • Fisheries And Aquatic Environment Management
  • Food Engineering
  • Food Science and Technology
  • Forestry And Wildlife
  • French
  • Geography and Regional Planning
  • Geology
  • Geophysics
  • Guidance and Counseling
  • Health Education
  • History and International Studies
  • Home Economics
  • Home Economics and Education
  • Human Anatomy
  • Human Nutrition and Dietetics
  • Human Nutrition and Dietetics
  • Industrial Technology Education
  • Insurance
  • Land Surveying And Geo-Informatics
  • Law
  • Library Science
  • Linguistics
  • Marketing
  • Mass Communication
  • Mathematics
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Medical Laboratory Science
  • Medicine and Surgery
  • Microbiology
  • Music
  • Nursing / Nursing Science
  • Petroleum Engineering
  • Pharmacy
  • Philosophy
  • Physical Education
  • Physics
  • Physiology
  • Physiotherapy
  • Political Science
  • Pre-Primary and Primary Education
  • Psychology
  • Quantity Surveying
  • Religious and Cultural Studies
  • Sociology and Anthropology
  • Soil Science
  • Special Education
  • Statistics
  • Teacher Education Science
  • Technical Education
  • Theatre Arts
  • Urban and Regional Planning
  • Educational Technology
  • Doctor of Pharmacy
  • Radiography And Radiation Science
  • Agricultural Education



UNIUYO Cutoff Marks

The JAMB cut-off mark at the University of Uyo for the 2023/2024 academic session is 180.

Eligible applicants who get up to 180 are automatically eligible for the UNIUYO internal screening exercise, but you have to know, that the higher your JAMB score, the higher your chances of clinching the course registered in your UTME.


UNIUYO Departmental Cut-Off Mark

The departmental cut-off mark is the minimum cut-off mark for admission into various departments in a particular University.

The University of Uyo management has not yet released her departmental cut-off marks. However, the UNIUYO cut-off mark for all departments will be available later after the screening exercise for the school has been conducted.


N/B: It is very easy to obtain admission if one has met the required cut-off mark for admission into a particular course.


Below are the Faculty/Department of the school as well as their required JAMB Cut-Off Mark;

A) Faculty of Management Sciences

Accounting         260 and above

Insurance            230 and above

Marketing           230 and above


B) Faculty of Agriculture

Agric-Economics And Extension 240 and above

Agriculture          240 and above

Animal Science  240 and above

Fisheries And Aquaculture           240 and above

Fisheries And Aquatic                   240 and above

Environment Management         240 and above

Food Science And Technology    240 and above

Forestry And Wildlife      240 and above

Home Economics              220 and above

Soil Science        240 and above


C) Faculty of Arts

Efik-Ibibio            140 and above

English Language              200 and above

Fine And Industrial Arts 180 and above

French  140 and above

History And International Studies              240 and above

Linguistics            220 and above

Music    140 and above

Philosophy          140 and above

Religious And Cultural Studies    140 and above

Theatre Arts       200 and above


D) Faculty of Education

Accounting Education     220 and above

Agricultural Science And Education           220 and above

Business Education          220 and above

Computer Education       220 and above

Curriculum Studies          220 and above

Education & Economics 220 and above

Education & Mathematics            220 and above

Education & Music           220 and above

Education & Physics        220 and above

Education & Religious Studies     220 and above

Education & Social Science           220 and above

Education And Biology   220 and above

Education And Chemistry             220 and above

Education And Efik/Ibibio             220 and above

Education And English Language               220 and above

Education And French    220 and above

Education And Geography           220 and above

Education And History    220 and above

Education And Integrated Science            220 and above

Education And Political Science  220 and above

Education And Science   220 and above

Education And Social Studies       220 and above

Education Arts   220 and above

Education Fine Arts         220 and above

Guidance & Counseling 220 and above

Health Education              220 and above

Home Economics And Education                220 and above

Library Science  220 and above

Physical Education           220 and above

Pre-Primary And Primary Education         220 and above

Special Education             220 and above

Technical Education        220 and above

Vocational Education      220 and above


E) Faculty of Engineering/Tech/Env

Agricultural Engineering 230 and above

Architecture       230 and above

Chemical Engineering     260 and above

Civil Engineering               260 and above

Computer Engineering   260 and above

Electrical /Electronics Engineering            260 and above

Food Engineering             250 and above

Geography And Regional Planning            220 and above

Land Surveying And Geoinformatics        220 and above

Mechanical Engineering 265 and above

Petroleum Engineering  270 and above

Quantity Surveying         230 and above


F) Faculty of Law

Law       260 and above


G) School of Medical/Pharmaceutical and Health Sciences

Human Anatomy              260 and above

Medicine And Surgery    270 and above

Pharmacy            260 and above

Physiology          260 and above


H) Faculty of Sciences

Biochemistry      240 and above

Botany And Ecological Studies    240 and above

Chemistry           240 and above

Computer Science           240 and above

Mathematics     240 and above

Microbiology      240 and above

Physics 240 and above

Statistics              240 and above

Zoology 240 and above


I) Faculty of Social Sciences

Economics           250 and above

Mass Communication     250 and above

Political Science 220 and above

Psychology         200 and above

Sociology And Anthropology       200 and above



UNIUYO School Fees


The University of Uyo Acceptance Fee for the 2023/2024 Academic Session is N25,000 [Twenty-Five Thousand Naira Only]. This fee is non-refundable and mandatory for every UNIUYO 100L student.

UNIUYO School Fees for Fresh and Returning Students 2023/2024

4.Tertiary Institution Social Health Insurance Programme (TISHIP)N2,000N2,000
5.Student HandbookN 500NIL
6.Student Union DuesN 500N 500
7.Games/SportN 700N 700
9.General Studies Registration HandbookN3,250N1,000
10.Student Union Constitution/BooksN 400NIL
11.X-Ray/Lab TestN2,500NIL
12.Personal Accident Insurance SchemeN 400N 400
13.Identity CardN1,000NIL
14.Laboratory (For Science and Science Related Courses students)N2,000N2,000
16.Screening/Verification of ResultsN1,000NIL
17.University CalendarN 500NIL
18.Clinical Fees (Pharmacy/Medical Students)N5,000N2,500
19.Workshop fees (Engineering and Environmental Studies)N2,000N2,000
20.Production Fees/Studio (Communication Arts, Theatre Arts, Music)N5,000N5,000
21.Finance ChargeN1,000N1,000
22.Database ChargeN2,000N2,000
23.ICT ProjectN3,000N3,000
24.Development LevyN20,000N20,000
25.Facility ManagementN5,000N5,000

Accommodation/Bed Space *

N 500N 500
Entrepreneurial Studies I 8i II **N2,000N2,000
Hostel Maintenance *N8,000N8,000
Clinical Students Hostel Charges ***NILN20,000
*Payable by those given hostel accommodation.
**Payable by 200 Level UTME students and new Direct Entry students only.
***Payable by Clinical students given hostel accommodation.

In Summary

UNIUYO school fees for newly admitted students add up to about N70,000 (Seventy thousand naira only). N60,000 (Sixty thousand naira only) for returning students.


UNIUYO Admission Requirements

University of Uyo as specified by JAMB with regards to the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) and Direct Entry (DE). The University of Uyo Admission Requirements for candidates seeking admission into Undergraduate Programmes and other key points such as Deferment of Admission and Suspension of Studies, will also be outlined in this article.


A) Admission Criteria For Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) Candidates:

Prospective candidates seeking admission into the University of Uyo through the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) are expected to meet the following requirements;


»West African School Certificate, General Certificate of Education (Ordinary Level) or Senior Secondary School Certificate with at least credit passes in five subjects, including the English Language at not more than two sittings or equivalent qualifications (e.g. Merit in Teacher’s Grade II Certificate in approved subjects is recognized as equivalent to credit in the Senior Secondary School Certificate).

»A satisfactory performance in the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination conducted by the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB).

» A satisfactory performance in the Post-UTME Screening Exercise conducted by the University of Uyo (Uniuyo).


B) Admission Criteria for Direct Entry (DE) Candidates:

Prospective candidates seeking admission into the University of Uyo through Direct Entry are expected to possess, in addition to ordinary-level requirements, one of the following;


  • »General Certificate of Education at Advanced Level in at least two relevant subjects.
  • »Ordinary National Diploma (OND) at Upper/Lower Credit level from recognized institutions.
  • »Higher National Diploma (HND) at Upper/Lower Credit level from recognized institutions.
  • »Nigeria Certificate in Education (NCE) with a minimum of merit in the relevant subject(s) from recognized institutions.
  • »Bachelor’s degree from recognized institutions.



Joint Action and Matriculation Board (JAMB) must be met by prospective candidates.


Admission Criteria for Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MB.BS) Degree In Uniuyo

Admission into the MB.BS Degree Programme is done either through the competitive JAMB examination, using accepted JAMB criteria for a six-year programme; or by Direct Entry for a given year programme for candidates with AI Level GC/HSC or a good class degree in the Sciences.


Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination:

Prospective candidates seeking admission through the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME), should possess a credit pass in five subjects in the SSCE/equivalent examination at not more than 2 sittings of each or any combination of the examinations; in Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Mathematics and English Language are mandatory requirements.


Direct Entry Candidates

Prospective candidates seeking admission through the Direct Entry option should possess good grades in the following subjects: Chemistry, Physics, Biology, or Zoology, plus a credit pass in the English Language at WASCE or an equivalent examination; or a good class degree in the Sciences plus a credit pass in the English Language at WASCE or an equivalent examination.


Admission Criteria For the University of Uyo (Uniuyo) Sandwich Programme

Only holders of the following qualifications are eligible to apply for admission into the University of Uyo Sandwich Programme:


  • »NCE with a minimum of seven (7) points and above in Education and the teaching subjects.
  • »OND in relevant programmes.
  • »General Nursing and Midwifery and Psychiatry Nursing with at least three (3) years post-qualification experience may be eligible for admission for Health Education.
  • »Candidates with (i) or (ii) above must, in addition, possess five (5) subjects at GCE (O/L), NECO/WASC/TC II, SSC including English Language at not more than two sittings and any other specific departmental requirement.
  • »Programmes in Sciences, Vocational Education, and Library Science require a credit pass in Mathematics. Holders of Diploma in Library Science with at least Lower Credit are also eligible for admission into BLIS Library & Information Science


Note: A credit pass in Chemistry is a requirement for candidates intending to offer Home Economics Education and Agricultural Education.


Duration of the programme

Candidates will complete the programme in five years (slots) of nine (9) weeks each.


Admission Criteria Into University of Uyo School of Continuing Education Part-Time Undergraduate Programmes

  • »Candidates should possess (WASC/NECO/GCE) or their equivalent with credit passes in five (5) subjects at not more than two sittings, including English Language and other specific Departmental and Faculty requirements as specified in the JAMB brochure.
  • »Candidates are expected to score a minimum of 180 and above in the 2017 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME).
  • »All candidates applying for admission into any of the Undergraduate Programmes must possess the academic qualifications specified by the Joint Admissions and Matriculations Board for the subject of choice.
  • »Candidates are expected to undergo the University of Uyo qualification screening exercise.
  • »Undergraduate programmes run for five (5) years for UTME candidates and four (4) years for Direct Entry candidates, except in the Department of Agricultural Economics and Extension which runs for six (6) years for UTME and five (5) years for Direct Entry candidates, respectively.


Criteria for Deferment of Admission to the University of Uyo (Uniuyo)

A candidate who seeks to defer his/her admission for whatever shortcomings must meet the outline requirement for the request/application to be approved by the University Senate.


The Candidates:

1) Must have appeared for screening and was found qualified for registration in the Department into which he was offered admission;

2) Must have formally accepted the admission and paid the Acceptance fee;

3) Must have one of the following reasons for deferment:

(a) financial constraint

(b) ill-health, in which case, he must submit a Medical Report authenticated by the Director of Health Services of the University.

(c) Non-release by employer

(d) family problem



The University of Uyo stipulates that under no circumstance should a candidate defer admission to make up for deficiency in admission requirements.


Criteria for Suspension of Studies In the University of Uyo

A registered and matriculated student of the University of Uyo can suspend his/her studies under the following conditions:


1) The student must have undergone screening, got registered and commenced studies for a period of time;

2) The student must have proffered the following reasons:

(a) financial constraint

(b) ill-health

3) The suspension of studies should normally be for a maximum period of one academic year in the first instance.

4) The application for suspension of studies should be submitted through the Head of Department to the Dean of Faculty.

5) The Faculty Board should deliberate on it and make a recommendation to the Senate through the Business Committee of the Senate.

That’s all we have for you on the topic of UNIUYO Courses, School Fees, Cutoff Marks, And  Requirements. If you want additional, you can visit the school website.

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