Afe Babalola University Admission Requirements

Afe Babalola University (ABUAD) is a private university which is located in Ado-Ekiti, Ekiti State, Nigeria. The university was founded by a lawyer and philanthropist, Afe Babalola, in 2009 and has grown to be acknowledged as one of the best in the country. As of 2013, ABUAD was reported as the second best private university in Nigeria.

Reasons, why the school stands out, includes its history of turning out the best students especially in the fields of Law and engineering, for example, a best overall student at the Law school of 2018. Another is its insistence on modern facilities, for example, it’s engineering college which is built on a large expanse of land and equipped with sophisticated state-of-the-art equipment. The engineering college is reputed to be one of the largest in Africa. In order to gain admission into this school for qualitative learning, you should be well aware of what is required of you. This article borders on the admission requirements into Afe Babalola University.

Afe Babalola University Admission Requirements

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Afe Babalola University runs 47 programs fully accredited by NUC and professional bodies across the following fields: Engineering, Law, Medicine and Health Sciences, Accounting, Computer science, Media & communication, International relations and Social justice.

Admission Requirement for Undergraduate Programmes at Afe Babalola University

  • Candidates must have sat for the current year’s Unified Tertiary Matriculations Examination (UTME)
  • At the Post-UTME for ABUAD, candidates must have met the cut off mark of 180.  Only those candidates who have 180 or above will be allowed to undertake the screening examination
  • Candidates must possess five credit passes at O’ level examinations (WAEC, NECO, GCE, NABTEB and IGCSE or their equivalent. This result must be obtained at one sitting. Admission into the college of Law requires that candidate has credit passes in the following subjects: English Language, Mathematics, Literature in English, and two other Social sciences or Arts subjects
  • Admission for MBBS (Medicine) and Nursing science programmes requires that the candidate has five credit passes at WAEC, NECO, GCE, NABTEB and IGCSE or their equivalent in the following subjects: English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry, Physics and Biology. The result must be obtained at one sitting
  • For other programmes offered by the school, a candidate must possess five credit passes at WAEC, NECO, GCE, NABTEB and IGCSE or their equivalent in English language, Mathematics and three other subjects relevant to the proposed course of study. The result must be obtained at not more than two sittings
  • Results of past (UTME) Unified Tertiary Matriculations Examinations are not accepted. Only the result for the current admission year can be submitted.
  • All applicants who selected ABUAD in their UTME form must buy the admission application form at a sum of N2000 and a screening fee for N5000
  • Candidates via direct entry and who intend transferring from another university to the school will pay for a different application fee that goes for the sum of N10,500
  • Candidates who did not choose Afe Babalola University (ABUAD) in the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) are also eligible to participate in the Post UTME screening of the University. He/she must purchase a Change of Institution form from JAMB and another from ABUAD at a cost of N3,500
  •  Candidates awaiting their O level examination result are also eligible to apply for admission as long as the result will be available before the resumption date of the academic year
  • Applicants via direct entry to ABUAD cannot apply for some courses, such as Law, Nursing, Surgery, and Medicine.

Below is a list of accredited undergraduate colleges and programmes offered by Afe Babalola University

College of Law

  • LL.B Law (5years)

College Of Medicine and Health Sciences

  • Medicine and Surgery (M.B.B.S)- (6 years)
  • B.NSC. Nursing Sciences (5 years)
  • B.MLS. Medical Laboratory Science (5 years)
  • B.Sc. Anatomy (4 years)
  • B.Sc. Physiology (4 years)
  • B.Sc. Human Nutrition and Dietetics (4 years)
  • B.Sc.  Pharmacology (4 years)
  • B.Sc. Public Health (4 years)
  • B.Pharm. Pharmacy (5 years)
  • B. DS. Dentistry (6 years)
  • OD. Optometry (6 years)

College of Engineering     (5 years)

  • B.Eng. Mechanical Engineering
  • B.Eng. Mechatronic Engineering
  • B.Eng. Electrical/ Electronic Engineering
  • B.Eng. Petroleum Engineering
  • B.Eng. Civil Engineering
  • B.Eng. Chemical Engineering
  • B.Eng. Computer Engineering
  • B.Eng. Agricultural Engineering
  • B.Eng. Biomedical Engineering
  • B.Eng. Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering
  •  B. Arch Architecture (4 years)

College of Sciences (4 years)

  • B.Sc. Microbiology
  • B.Sc. Human Biology
  • B.Sc. Biotechnology
  • B.Sc. Biochemistry
  • B.Sc. Chemistry
  • B.Sc. Industrial Chemistry
  • B.Sc. Computer Science
  • B.Sc. Mathematics
  • B.Sc. Geology.
  • B.Sc. Physics with Electronics
  • B.Sc. Physics
  • B.Sc. Petroleum Chemistry

College of Social and Management Sciences (4 years)

  • B.Sc. Economics
  • B.Sc. Accounting
  • B.Sc. Banking and Finance
  • B.Sc. Business Administration
  • B.Sc. Tourism and Events Management.
  • B.Sc. Political Science
  • B.Sc. International Relations and Diplomacy
  • B.Sc. Peace and Conflict Studies
  • B.Sc. Intelligence and Security Studies
  • B.Sc. Social Justice
  • B.Sc. Communication and Media Studies
  • B.Sc. Marketing
  • B.Sc. Entrepreneurship
  • B.Sc. Sociology

College of Arts and Humanities (4 years)

  • B. A. Performing & Theater Arts
  • B. A. English
  • B. A. History and International Studies
  • B. A. Linguistics

College of Agriculture (5 years)

  • B. Agric. Animal Science
  • B. Agric. Agricultural Economics
  • B. Agric. Extension Education
  • B. Agric. Crop Science
  • B. Agric. Soil Science

New programmes
ABUAD has added the following programmes to its learning schedule

  • Pharmacy
  • Dentistry
  • Architecture
  • Optometry
  • Performing & Theater Arts

Programmes at Afe Babalola University

Pre-degree Programme

Pre-degree Programme runs for 9 months. On completion of the program, applicants gain admission into 100 Level. Candidates are to visit Afe Babalola International Study Centre at Ibadan, Oyo State to collect the application form.

Degree Foundation Programme

The degree foundation programme runs for 18 months. This is also known as direct entry. Upon completion, students gain admission into 200 Level.
Candidates are to visit Afe Babalola International Study Centre at Ibadan, Oyo State to collect the application form.