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Introduction

There are Ten (10) Universities in Oyo State of which one(1) is a Federal University, Two(2) are state Universities and Seven(7) are Private Universities.

Oyo State is popularly known as an inland state in southwestern Nigeria. Its capital is Ibadan, the third most crowded city in the nation and previously the second most crowded city in Africa. Oyo State is lined toward the north by Kwara State, toward the east by Osun State, and toward the southwest by Ogun State and the Republic of Benin. With an extended populace of 7,840,864 in 2016, Oyo State is the fifth most crowded in Nigeria.

Federal University in Oyo State

Only one federal university exists in Oyo State. The university is regarded as one of the best in the nation, and we shall soon go into more detail about it.

University of Ibadan

The University of Ibadan, or UI as it is known simply, was founded in 1948 and was the first university in Nigeria. It was a College of the University of London in a special partnership plan until 1962 when it became a fully independent university. The University, which began with academic programs in the arts, sciences, and medicine, has grown into a comprehensive citadel of learning with academic programs offered by sixteen faculties.  A college of medicine is organized around the faculties of basic medical sciences, clinical sciences, public health, and dentistry.

The university’s aim and objective are to be a top-tier institution for academic achievement that is focused on addressing social needs and pushing the boundaries of knowledge by offering top-notch learning and research environments.

Professor K. O Adebowale is the Vice-Chancellor of the University of Ibadan. The University offers both Undergraduate and postgraduate programs.

Faculties at the University of Ibadan

  • Faculties of arts
  • Faculty of Science
  • Faculty of Basic medical sciences
  • Faculty of clinical sciences
  • Faculty of Agriculture
  • Faculty of social sciences
  • Faculty of Education
  • Faculty of veterinary medicine
  • Faculty of Pharmacy
  • Faculty of Technology
  • Faculty of Law
  • Faculty of Public health
  • Faculty of Dentistry
  • Faculty of Economics
  • Faculty of renewable natural resources
  • Faculty of environmental design and management

Admission Requirements for University of Ibadan

The UTME entry and the Direct Entry are the two main entry methods for enrolling in an undergraduate program at UI.

UTME criteria for UI admission
  • Candidates for the University of Ibadan’s UTME must fulfill the following criteria to be admitted:
  • Candidates’ O’level results must include at least 5 (five) “Cs (Credits)” (s). English language, math, and three other subjects related to their area of study must be included.
  • Candidates must get a minimum score of 200 on the JAMB UTME.
  • Admission to the University of Ibadan only accepts results from ONE sitting (UI).
  • For their courses, candidates must select the appropriate subject combination.
  • Finally, to be admitted to the university, applicants must achieve the required cutoff scores for their respective courses.
Prerequisites for UI admission with Direct Entry
  • Candidates must fulfill the following conditions to be admitted directly into the University of Ibadan (UI):
  • The minimum number of credits a candidate must have in their O-level score is five (5). Most importantly, Mathematics and English. Two sitting results are not permitted, nevertheless.
  • Applicants must obtain a JAMB Directly entrance form from JAMB to apply.
  • The following credentials are required for candidates: OND, ND, NCE, IJMB, Cambridge A level, BSc, HND, or ICAN.

State Universities in Oyo State

There are two state universities in Oyo State. This is a fantastic alternative for students (particularly indigenous students) who struggle to get accepted into the country’s government institution.

Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Ogbomoso

The primary purpose of Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH), a premier institution of higher learning, is to provide liberal higher education and research in Nigeria. It is a self-governing public institution.

On April 23, 1990, the university was founded in the former Oyo State under the name the Oyo State University of Technology, Ogbomoso (OSUTECH). Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Ogbomoso was the new name of the institution when the Old Oyo State was split off to become the Osun State in 1991. (LAUTECH).

Faculties in Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Ogbomoso (LAUTECH)

Currently, LAUTECH has twelve faculties that provide a variety of degree programs in:

  •  Faculty of Agricultural Sciences, 
  • Faculty of Basic Medical Sciences
  • Faculty of Basic Clinical Sciences
  • Faculty of Clinical Sciences 
  • Faculty of Nursing Sciences 
  • Faculty of Computing and Informatics
  • Faculty of Environmental Sciences 
  • Faculty of Engineering and Technology 
  • Faculty of Food and Consumer Sciences
  • Faculty of Pure and Applied Sciences 
  • Faculty of Management Sciences.
  • Faculty of Renewable Natural Resources

Admission Requirements for LAUTECH

  • Students that apply through the U.T.M.E./Pre-Degree Sciences Program are admitted to the university.
  • Performance in the University Matriculation Examination (U.M.E.) administered by the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) or strong results in the Pre-Degree Science Program final test are the primary criteria for admission to the 100 level.
  • To be eligible for admission to any of the faculties, a candidate must also have earned at least five credit passes in English, mathematics, chemistry, physics, and biology at the S.S.C.E./G.C.E. O’Level or its equivalent. For this reason, a combination of “0” Level credit passes in no more than two sittings in five science courses is allowed.
  • Additionally, candidates must satisfy any departmental and faculty entry requirements that may occasionally be set forth.
Entry through Direct Entry

Performance on the G.C.E. “A” Level Examination or its equivalent is used to determine admission to the 200 level through Direct Entry. Candidates who meet any of the following requirements may be considered for admission through Direct Entry, provided they complete all five ‘0’ Level subjects in no more than two sittings.

Oyo State Technical University Ibadan

Nigeria’s top technical university, Tech-U, is built on sustainable practices, innovations, and entrepreneurial principles. Through a blend of theory, practical, and hands-on experiences, the University was founded by the Oyo State Government to close the skill gap between university graduates’ competencies and industry requirements.

The University is ideally situated to lead a good technical educational system based on innovations and technology to drive growth in Nigeria in general and Oyo State in particular.

Faculties in Oyo State Technical University Ibadan

More than 15 academic programs have been approved by the National Universities Commission(NUC) for the university. Faculties in Oyo State Technical University are stated below;

  • Faculty of Engineering
  • Faculty of Natural Sciences
  • Faculty of Environmental Sciences

Admission Requirements for Oyo State Technical University

Entry will be available to everyone, regardless of race, tribe, religion, sex, or political inclinations. Any one of the following three procedures may be used to accept candidates to degree programs:

UTME Requirements
  • Candidates must obtain credit level passes in at least five subjects, including Mathematics, English Language, Physics, and Chemistry, in the Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination (SSCE) final year examination or the West African School Certificate (WASC)/GCE ‘0’ Level in addition to acceptable UTME scores. In addition to the previously mentioned basic admission requirements, an applicant also needs to satisfy any program-specific requirements.
Direct Entry Requirements

Candidates must have passing grades in mathematics, physics, and chemistry at the GCE “A” level or equivalent to be eligible for Direct Entry into programs in the Faculty of Engineering and Technology. The 200- and 300-levels, respectively, are open to applicants with an OND or HND with a minimum upper credit level. Candidates for the programs in the Faculty of Natural and Applied Sciences must have at least two appropriate GCE Advanced Level passes (Graded A-E).

Inter-University Transfer Requirements

If a student has the necessary credentials, they may transfer into 200-Level courses. The Faculty must determine for itself whether the grades received by such candidates are appropriate.

Private Universities in Oyo State

In Oyo State, there are seven private universities. For students who struggle to get admitted into federal and state universities.

Ajayi Crowther University, Ibadan

The Supra Diocesan Board (West) of the Church of Nigeria (Anglican Communion) founded the Ajayi Crowther University in Oyo.

The University was founded in 1853 in Abeokuta as the CMS Training Institution, and it was later moved to Lagos (1868 to 1896). It was moved retroactively to Oyo in March 1896 in 1920.

The goal of Ajayi Crowther University is to be a world-class university that advances learning, scholarship, and teaching via excellent human service and research.

Faculties in Ajayi Crowther University

  • Faculty of Agriculture
  • Faculty of Law
  • Faculty of Education
  • Faculty of Engineering
  • Faculty of Basic Medical Sciences
  • Faculty of Communication and Media Studies
  • Faculty of Environmental studies
  • Faculty of Natural Sciences
  • Faculty of Management Sciences
  • Faculty of Social Sciences
  • Faculty of Humanities

Admission Requirements for Ajayi Crowther University

The UTME entry and the Direct Entry are the two main entry methods for admission to an undergraduate program at ACU.

UTME requirements for admission to Ajayi Crowther University (ACU)
  • Candidates for the UTME must fulfill the requirements listed below to be admitted to Ajayi Crowther University:
  • Candidates’ O’level results must include at least 5 (five) “Cs (Credits)” (s). It must include mathematics, English language, and three other topics pertinent to their area of study.
  • Candidates must receive a minimum score of 180 on the JAMB UTME.
  • Candidates must take the Ajayi Crowther University (ACU) post-UTME screening test, and they must do well on it (Depending on the course of study)
  • Ajayi Crowther University only accepts results from ONE sitting for admission to Ajayi Crowther University (ACU).
  • Candidates must select the appropriate subject combination related to their courses.
  • Finally, to be admitted to the institution, applicants must achieve the required cutoff scores for their respective courses.
Direct Entry requirements for Ajayi Crowther University (ACU) admission
  • Candidates must fulfill the following conditions to be admitted directly into Ajayi Crowther University (ACU):
  • Candidates must have a minimum of 5 credits in their O-level. Including English and Mathematices.
  • To apply, candidates must obtain a JAMB Direct entry form from JAMB.
  • Any of the following certificates should be held by candidates: OND, ND, NCE, IJMB, A level Cambridge, BSc, HND, and ICAN

Lead City University, Ibadan

Established in 2005. Lead City University offers services for both working-class adults and young adults. It does acknowledge the necessity to take into account people’s time constraints and offers flexibility by allowing students to choose between part-time and full-time study plans. Specialized faculties that include top academics, practitioners, and experts offer programs. To keep the University abreast of the most recent advancements in the fields of applied science and information technology, social sciences and entrepreneurship, education, and law, appropriate practical and relevant programs are continuously developed and delivered in an engaging and vibrant learning environment where ideas are shared and vigorously debated.

Faculties in Lead University

  • Faculty of Basic Medical and Applied Sciences
  • Faculty of Law
  • Faculty of Engineering
  • Faculty of Communication and Information Science
  • Faculty of Management Sciences
  • Faculty of Art and Education
  • Faculty of Environmental Design & Management

Admission Requirements for Lead University

The minimal requirements for admission to Lead City University are a GCE O/L, SSCE, NABTEB, NECO, or equivalent credit level pass in five (5) courses, including English Language and Mathematics, earned at not more than two sittings. Those having extra (Direct Entry) credentials like a university diploma, an NCE, an IJMB, an OND, an A-level in GCE, or another professional credential, etc., will be admitted to the 200 level. Candidates who are awaiting results may apply as long as results documentation is available before the session’s restart.

Kola Daisi University Ibadan, Oyo State

Koladaisi University is a private University in Ibadan, Oyo State. Chief Kola Daisi, CON, Bashorun of Ibadan founded the university as its proprietor. It is connected to the Kola Daisi Foundation (KDF). After receiving approval from the Federal Executive Council, KolaDaisi University (KDU) received a license from the National Universities Commission in November 2016 to function as a private university.

Faculties In Kola Daisi University

  • Faculty of Arts, Management and Social Sciences
  • Faculty of Applied Sciences
  • Faculty of Law

Admission Requirements for Kola Daisi University

  • Candidates must have a minimum of five (5) “O” Level Credit passes from the SSCE, GCE, WAEC, NECO, NABTEB, or an equivalent exam in not more than two (2) sittings to be eligible for the 100-Level Undergraduate Program at KolaDaisi University, Ibadan. Applicants with pending results are welcome.
  • All applicants must have taken the  Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) and have obtained the minimum score required by the universities.
  • Candidates for the Cambridge moderated School of Basic Studies, Joint Universities Preliminary Examination Board, or Interim Joint Matriculation Board (IJMB) must have at least two A’ Level passes in the pertinent disciplines.
  • Applicants must take part in the screening exercise at KolaDaisi University in Ibadan.

Dominican University Ibadan Oyo State

Dominican University, Ibadan was founded in 2016 and is situated in the populous city of Ibadan, Oyo. Dominican University, Ibadan (DU), a coeducational higher education organization, is officially accredited and/or recognized by the National Universities Commission, Nigeria. It follows the Christian-Catholic faith. 

In numerous fields of study, Dominican University, Ibadan (DU) offers courses and programs leading to bachelor’s degrees that are officially recognized as higher education degrees. Additionally, DU offers students housing, sports facilities, and/or activities, as well as administrative services, among other academic and non-academic facilities and services.

Faculties At Dominican University

Dominican University has two faculties and seven departments, which are;

  • Faculty of Humanities
  • Faculty of Science

Admission Requirements for Dominican University

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) will be the sole source of admission;

UTME Requirements
  • To be eligible for admission to the 100 level (UTME), prospective students must:
  • Obtain five (5) credit passes at SSCE (or its equivalent) in relevant subjects, including English and Mathematics, in no more than two (2) sittings;
  • Obtain a passing grade in the UTME for the required courses.
  • To obtain an additional five (5) credit passes at the SSCE (or its equivalent) in pertinent subjects like English and mathematics at no more than two (2) sittings.
Direct Entry Requirements
  • A candidate must also meet one of the following requirements to be considered for direct entry admission (into the 200 level):
  • Hold a GCE with a pass at “A” level in a minimum of two subjects; or
  • Hold an Ordinary National Diploma (OND) with a credit-level pass or a National Certificate in Education (NCE) with a merit pass from a college or polytechnic that has been approved, or a first degree or a Higher National Diploma (HND) from a university or polytechnic that has been approved.

Precious Cornerstone University, Oyo

Precious Cornerstone University is a private institution of higher learning in Ibadan, Oyo State, Nigeria that was established in 2017. The college was founded by the sword of the Spirit Ministries, a well-known Pentecostal congregation in Ibadan, Oyo State, which is also home to Precious Cornerstone University’s Chancellor Francis Wale Oke.

Departments in Precious Cornerstone University

  • Accounting
  • Actuarial Science
  • Banking and Finance
  • Biochemistry
  • Business Administration
  • Computer Science
  • Economics
  • Industrial Chemistry
  • Industrial Mathematics
  • Marketing
  • Microbiology
  • Physics with Electronics

Admission Requirements for Precious Cornerstone University

  • The UTME entry and the Direct Entry are the two main entry methods for admission to an undergraduate program at Precious Cornerstone University (PCU).
  • UTME criteria for Precious Cornerstone University (PCU) entry
  • Candidates for the Precious Cornerstone University’s UTME program must fulfill the following criteria to be admitted:
  • Candidates’ O’level results must include at least 5 (five) “Cs (Credits)” (s).
  • Candidates must receive a minimum score of 180 on the JAMB UTME.
  • Candidates must take the PCU post-UTME screening test, and they must do well on it (Depending on the course of study)
  • Admission to Precious Cornerstone University is based only on the outcomes of ONE sitting (PCU) at Precious Cornerstone University.
  • Finally, to be admitted to the institution, applicants must achieve the required cutoff scores for their respective courses.
Prerequisites for Precious Cornerstone University (PCU) admission with Direct Entry

Candidates must fulfill the following prerequisites to be admitted directly into Precious Cornerstone University (PCU):

  • Candidates must have a minimum of 5 credits in their O-level. It should include English language and Mathematics in One sitting.
  • To apply, candidates must get a JAMB Direct Entry form from JAMB.
  • Any of the following certificates should be held by candidates: OND, ND, NCE, IJMB, A level Cambridge, BSc, HND, and ICAN

Atiba University Oyo

Atiba University was founded in December 2017 as both a repository producer and a disseminator of knowledge.

On December 6, 2017, the National Universities Commission (NUC) in Abuja officially registered Atiba University. On December 19, 2017, a provisional license authorizing it to operate as a private university was issued.

The academic program and extracurriculars at Atiba University Oyo are founded on and characterized by a practical egalitarian educational philosophy. This philosophy guides both our vision and mission statement, which also serve as the foundation for the university’s strategic operational goals.

Faculties in Atiba University

  • There are only four faculties at Atiba University, which are;
  • Faculty of Law
  • Faculty of Art, Management and Social Sciences
  • Faculty of Natural and Applied Sciences
  • Faculty of Allied Health Sciences

Admission Requirements for Atiba University

UTME Requirements
  • Candidates must meet the prerequisites listed in the JAMB booklet for each program in addition to the five credit passes required by WAEC/NECO SSCE, GCE, and NABTEB, which must include English Language and other related disciplines.
  • Candidates who are expecting the results of the SSCE or a comparable exam may still apply for admission as long as the results will be available at the start of the admission year.
Direct Entry Requirements
  • Passing two Advanced-level exams with a GCE or authorized equivalent in three more topics in no more than two sittings.
  • Three Advanced Level Passes (GCE A-Level, HSC, JUPEB Diploma) plus GCE O’Level or Credit Passes with Approved Equivalents
  • Two recognized NCE subjects passed, and three other subjects have GCE O’Level credit equivalent.

Dominion University Ibadan, Oyo State

Excellent instruction, learning, and cutting-edge research form the foundation of Dominion University. It seeks to offer generational leaders intuitive interdisciplinary development that is applicable in all global areas.

The University, which is situated at City of Faith, KM 24, Ibadan-Lagos Expressway, Ibadan, Oyo State, Nigeria, takes pride in its rigorous academic program, an eco-friendly environment that is conducive to learning, amiable and professional staff, sound character, and values intended to create a culture of academic and social excellence.

Faculties in Dominion University Ibadan, Oyo State

Only two faculties are in Dominion University, which are;

  • Faculty of Computing and Applied Sciences
  • Faculty of Art, Social and Management Sciences

Admission Requirements for Dominion University

Applicants must meet the following requirements to be eligible:

  • Must have passed JAMB’s basic requirements and taken the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examinations (UTME).
  • Must have received at least five (5) credit passes in no more than two (2) sittings of WAEC (SSCE), NECO (SSCE), GCE O’LEVEL, or its equivalent.
  • English language proficiency and other disciplines pertinent to the study plan must be included in the needed credit passes.

Conclusion

Having tried to get admitted to universities in other states and your efforts proved abortive. Do not Give up so soon, try applying to Universities in Oyo State because Giving up is our worst weakness. Always give it one more shot; that’s the surest way to succeed.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

How much Is the acceptance fee of the University of Ibadan?

  • The University of Ibadan’s (UI) academic session admittance fee ranges between N25,000 and N30,000. Every new 100L student is required to pay this charge, which is not refundable.

What is the LAUTECH cutoff mark for Nursing?

  • The cut-off mark for Nursing in LAUTECH is 170

Is Oyo State Technical University accredited?

  • A non-profit, public school of higher learning, First Technical University was established in 2012 and is situated in the city of Ibadan, Oyo. First Technical University is a coeducational higher learning institution in Nigeria that has received official recognition from the National Universities Commission of Nigeria.

How much is Ajayi Crowther University Application form?

  • The fee of the Post-UTME form for Ajayi Crowther University is N7,000 (Seven Thousand Naira Only), and it is not refundable.

How can I get admission to Lead City University?

  • The application form should be downloaded and filled out by the prospective candidate. After that, the application form must be sent to the admissions office together with the necessary paperwork and a processing fee of N10,000 (ten thousand five hundred only) made payable to Guarantee Trust Bank.

How much is the School fee of KolaDaisi University?

  • The school fee of KolaDaisi University ranges from #450000-#500000 depending on your course of study.

What is Dominican University known for?

  • The academic excellence, purposeful affordability, and values- and relationship-based learning environment of Dominican University are well respected.

Is Precious Cornerstone University accredited?

  • The National Universities Commission (NUC), a body in Nigeria, has formally certified and/or recognized Precious Cornerstone University (PCU).

Where is Atiba University in Oyo?

  • Atiba University is located in Owode Oyo – Iseyin Road, Oyo. Plot 59 Lobito Crescent, Wuse 2 Abuja.

Who owns Dominion University Ibadan?

  • Bishop Taiwo Adelakun of Victory International Church, Ibadan owns Dominion University.

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