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.
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.
- All private universities – you may need upper credit for some courses.
- Ekiti State University (EKSU), Ado-Ekiti
- University of Nigeria Nsukka (UNN)
- Osun State University (UNIOSUN)
- Ahmadu Bello University (ABU)
- Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University formerly Anambra State University (ANSU)
- University of Calabar (UNICAL)
- University of Maiduguri (UNIMAID)
- Usman Dan Fodio University Sokoto (UDUSOK)
- Niger Delta University, NDU, Wilberforce
- Enugu State University of Science and Technology, ESUT
- Nasarawa State University (NSUK), Keffi
- University of Jos, UNIJOS
- Umaru Musa Yar’Adua University, UMYU
- Federal University of Technology, Minna, FUTMINNA
- 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).