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Obafemi Awolowo University: A Comprehensive Guide

Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU) is one of the three universities established between 1961 and 1962. Formerly known as the University of Ife, OAU is a higher institution owned by the Federal Government of Nigeria and situated in the ancient city of Ile-Ife, Osun State.

OAU is remarkable as one of the prestigious universities in Nigeria.

Obafemi Awolowo University Courses

Below are some of the courses offered at Obafemi Awolowo University:

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  • Anatomy and Cell Biology
  • Agricultural Economics
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Computer Science and Engineering
  • English Language
  • International Law
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Estate Management
  • Management and Accounting
  • Mechanical Engineering

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Obafemi Awolowo University School Fees (Per Session)

New Students

Social Sciences/Law/Edu. Arts/Arts/Admin: N43,700

Science/Agric/EDM/Tech/Educ. Science: N54,700

Medicine/Health Sciences/Pharmacy: N57,700

A Development Levy of N18,000 is required to be paid by all new students. This payment is made once throughout the period spent as a student of OAU.

Returning Students

Social Sciences/Law/Edu. Arts/Arts/Admin: N20,100

Science/Agric/EDM/Tech/Educ. Science: N28,100

Pharmacy/Basic Medical Science/Dentistry/Clinical Science: N31,100

Obafemi Awolowo University Notable Alumni

Obafemi Awolowo University has produced several prominent personalities that are making marks in the world. Some of these notable alumni include:

Dele Momodu

Lai Mohammed

Afeez Oyetoro

Femi Branch

Akinwumi Adesina

Abike Dabiri

Oluremi Tinubu

Rotimi Akeredolu

Olusegun Mimiko

Ibukun Awosika

Obafemi Awolowo University Cut Off Mark

The cut off mark for the 2020/2021 academic session is 200. To qualify for the Post UTME screening, applicants must score 200 or above in JAMB UTME.

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Obafemi Awolowo University Post UTME 2020

The sale of the Post UTME form for the 2020/2021 academic session at Obafemi Awolowo University has been postponed until further notice.

The Post UTME screening exercise, which was scheduled to commence on November 21, 2020, and end on December 5, 2020, has been postponed. The screening exercise was postponed until further notice due to the directive of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), targeted at accommodating candidates that registered for the NECO. NECO was rescheduled and this might have affected candidates who applied for admission in OAU.

The management of OAU has promised to announce the new date via their official website and authorized social media handles.

To qualify for the Post UTME screening at OAU, candidates must:

  • Have chosen Obafemi Awolowo University as their first choice of institution.
  • Must have scored 200 and above in their JAMB UTME.
  • Must possess a minimum of 5 credits, in relevant subjects in O’ Level. This must be obtained in not more than two sittings.

To apply for the Post UTME Form at Obafemi Awolowo University:

  • Visit the admission portal: admissions.oauife.edu.ng
  • Using your registration number as Username and surname as Password, log on to the admission portal.
  • Complete the details required in the biodata form and click ‘Continue.’
  • Use the RRR obtained to make payment at the bank or online.
  • The system automatically logs out when the payment has been successful. Re-login.

In line with the preventive guidelines issued by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic, the screening exercise will be held at the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife and JAMB CBT Centre, Bwari, Abuja.

Candidates are also required to participate in the Post UTME computer-based aptitude test. Before proceeding to the screening venue, they should take along with them their JAMB UTME registration slips and a printed copy of the OAU Post UTME online registration slip.

Applicants are required to pay a non-refundable fee of two thousand naira.

For more enquiries, kindly send a mail to [email protected] or [email protected]

Obafemi Awolowo University Address

Obafemi Awolowo is located at Ile-Ife, Osun State.

Obafemi Awolowo University Ranking

The Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, is one of the most notable and oldest universities in Nigeria. It ranks 4 in Nigeria and 1,742 worldwide.

Obafemi Awolowo University Portal

To access the OAU portal, kindly visit: https://eportal.oauife.edu.ng/

Obafemi Awolowo University Recruitment 2020

Kindly visit credible employment websites for job listings, such as www.jobmag.com, for the latest vacancies at Obafemi Awolowo University.

OAU ePortal

The ePortal at Obafemi Awolowo University provides details on Undergraduate, Postgraduate, and Executive MBA programmes for students, transcript application, and a host of others.

To access the ePortal, kindly visit: https://eportal.oauife.edu.ng/

Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU) News

To be updated with the latest events at Obafemi Awolowo University, kindly visit the news segment on their official website: https://oauife.edu.ng/news-events

Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU) Admission

The Post UTME screening for the 2020/2021 academic session, which was scheduled to hold between November 21- December 5, 2020, has been postponed until further notice. This is due to directives from JAMB.

This postponement will halt the admission process.

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