This page contains the list of Nigeria Universities / Schools that accept lower credit for direct entry admission. The list is obtained from JAMB Brochure stating the requirements of each university for direct entry admission.

Nigerian Universities that accept Lower credit for Direct Entry

If you are seeking Direct entry Admission and you were not lucky to make distinction or upper credit in your National Diploma (ND) or Higher National diploma program (HND) then may want to know the list of Universities in Nigeria that accept lower credit for direct entry admission.

Nigerian Universities that Accept Lower Credit for Direct entry (D.E) Admission

Admission requirements into Nigerian Universities differ from school to school, while some accept certain scores, others do not.

In Nigeria, some universities prefer upper credit to lower credit grade on your National Diploma (ND)/Higher National Diploma (HND) certificates for those applying for Direct Entry.

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However, there a few universities that accept a lower credit grade. Below are the lists of Nigerian Universities/schools that accept lower credit for direct entry admission based on JAMB brochure.

  1. All private universities – you may need upper credit for some courses.
  2. Ekiti State University (EKSU), Ado-Ekiti
  3. University of Nigeria Nsukka (UNN)
  4. Osun State University (UNIOSUN)
  5. Ahmadu Bello University (ABU)
  6. Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University formerly Anambra State University (ANSU)
  7. University of Calabar (UNICAL)
  8. University of Maiduguri (UNIMAID)
  9. Usman Dan Fodio University Sokoto (UDUSOK)
  10. Niger Delta University, NDU, Wilberforce
  11. Enugu State University of Science and Technology, ESUT
  12. Nasarawa State University (NSUK), Keffi
  13. University of Jos, UNIJOS
  14. Umaru Musa Yar’Adua University, UMYU
  15. Federal University of Technology, Minna, FUTMINNA
  16. The University of Ilorin, UNILORIN (accepts lower credit in history and performer art

And that is it on the list of universities that accept lower credit for direct entry admission in Nigeria. Please make sure you check the JAMB brochure given to you to confirm if the school you want to apply for accepting lower credit.

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JAMB direct entry is for those categories of students who have already obtained a diploma certificate and wish to go for a degree program in the university.

If offer admission, a direct entry candidate start from 200L (year two).

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