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Admission Requirements

General University Requirements for Undergraduate Programmes
  1. Admission into the University is open to all qualified candidates irrespective of religion, ethnic group, gender, race/creed, disability or political inclination

  2. Admission into the University is be only through either the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) or Direct Entry of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB).

  3. In order to be eligible for admission into the Obong University, all prospective students are expected to satisfy the following general requirements:


For admission through 100 level (UTME),

candidates must:

I. Possess five (5) credits at SSCE  or equivalence in relevant subjects at not more than 2 sittings;

         II. Score acceptable points in the UTME in relevant subjects.


For admission to 200 level (Direct Entry),

candidates should:

(in addition to 5 SSCE credits passes as in (3) i above), obtain a minimum of two (2) A’ level (or its equivalence) passes in relevant subjects, or possess NCE, GCE A/Level, OND or HND with credit/merit passes, or possess a good first degree in a relevant field as the case may be. 

  4. Credit passes in English Language and Mathematics is compulsory for admission into most courses.

  5. JAMB cut off mark for Obong University in the 2020/21 session is 140 points.


  • Specific Faculty and Departmental Admission Requirements – Please click on the Faculty and Department of interest above.


  • Candidates who have met entry requirements may click on the link to JAMB portal, follow the instructions to change your institution to Obong University.


  • If you have difficulties making the change, please call any of the contact numbers listed below.

Click here to log in to JAMB CAPS for candidates and change your first choice institution to Obong University (UTME/DE). You can also visit the Obong University CBT centre at our campus from 9am to 4pm Monday to Friday, or any JAMB CBT Center nearest to you.

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