UNIVERSITY OF NIGERIA NSUKKA (UNN)- Everything you need to know about UNN

One of the most popular universities in the southern part of Nigeria and one of the oldest universities in the country, the University of Nigeria Nsukka (UNN) is a dream tertiary institution for many Nigerian youths.

The University of Nigeria Nsukka, popularly known as UNN was established in 1955, sits on 871 hectares of land, lies 80 kilometres from Enugu, and currently boasts of staff strength of about 1,500.

The school is home to many campuses, many of which are still existing in cities such as Enugu and Aba, while others have been upgraded to full-fledged universities such as University of Calabar, which was a campus of UNN till 1977.

Resumption date  

According to reports, new students of UNN are expected to be in the school on/or before the 24th of October 2024.

All courses offered in UNN

Every candidate seeking a place in UNN must ensure that UNN offers the course they want to study. This possible error can only be checked by looking at the courses offered at UNN, and we have it compiled for you below:

AgricultureAgricultural Economics
Agricultural Extension
Soil Science
Animal Science
Nutrition and Dietetics
Home Science and Management
Food Science and Technology
Crop Science
ArtsHistory and International Studies
Mass Communication
Archaeology and Tourism
English and Literary Studies
Fine and Applied Arts
Linguistics, Igbo and other Nigerian Languages
Theatre Arts and Films Studies
Foreign Languages and Literature
Basic Medical SciencesHuman Anatomy
Medical Biochemistry
Biological SciencesBiochemistry
Molecular Biology
Plant Science and Biotechnology
Zoology and Environmental Biology
Business AdministrationAccountancy
Finance Management
DentistryChild Dental Health
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Oral Pathology and Oral Medicine
Preventive Dentistry
EducationAdult Education
Arts Education
Computer Education
Educational Foundation
Library Science
Human Kinetics and Health Education
Science Education
Social Science
EngineeringAgric and Bio-resources Engineering
Civil Engineering
Electrical Engineering
Electronic Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Metallurgical and Materials Engineering
Environmental StudiesEstate Management
Urban and Regional Planning
Geoinformatics and Surveying
Health SciencesRadiography
Medical Rehabilitation
Nursing Science
Medical Laboratory Science
LawInternational and Comparative Law
Commercial and Corporate Law
Customary and Indigenous Law
Jurisprudence and Legal Theory
Property Law
Public Law
Private Law
Medical ScienceMedicine
Pharmaceutical SciencesPharmaceutical and Medicinal Chemistry
Pharmacology and Toxicology
Pharmaceutical Technology and Industrial Pharmacy
Pharmacognosy and Environmental Medicine
Clinical Pharmacy and Pharmacy Management
Pharmaceutical Microbiology and Biotechnology
Social SciencesPublic Administration and Local Government
Political Science
Social Work
Religion and Cultural Studies
Sociology and Anthropology
Physical SciencesPure and Industrial Chemistry
Computer Science
Mathematics Department
Physics and Astronomy
Science Laboratory Technology
Veterinary MedicineVeterinary Pathology and Microbiology
Veterinary Obstetrics and Reproductive Diseases
Veterinary Physiology and Pharmacology
Veterinary Anatomy
Veterinary Medicine
Veterinary Animal Health and Production
Veterinary Parasitology and Entomology
Veterinary Public Health and Preventive Medicine
Veterinary Surgery
Veterinary Teaching Hospital
Vocational Technical EducationAgricultural Education
Business Education
Computer Education
Industrial Technical Education
Home Economics and Hospitality Management Education

Admission requirements

There are certain requirements that must be satisfied before a candidate can stand a chance of getting a place in this highly competitive university, and we have compiled them for you. Check below:

For UTME candidates:

  • Candidates must have at least, 5 (five) Credit grade in five subjects (English and Mathematics inclusive) in their O’level result(s). In this case, the O’level result could be WAEC/NECO/GCE or any other equivalent result.
  • Candidates must make the University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN) their first choice of institution during JAMB registration. UNN does not accept second-choice candidates for admission.
  • Candidates must be 16 years of age at the time admission is offered.
  • Candidates are required to score at least, 160 in JAMB UTME examination as that will make them eligible to take UNN post-UTME examination.
  • Candidates must participate in UNN post-UTME examination and must perform very well in the examination in order to be admitted.

For Direct Entry candidates:

  • For Direct Entry admission, candidates must possess two passes at the IJMB Advanced Level Examination, Cambridge moderated Schools of Basic Studies Terminal Examination, JUPEB or Institute of Baccalaureate from recognized institutions with SSCE/GCE, NTS/NBC credits equivalent in three other subjects.
  • Direct entry candidates who wish to gain admission into the prestigious University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN) must purchase the university’s DE form through the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB).
  • Direct entry candidates are also expected to make the University of Nigeria, Nsukka their first choice of institution during registration. This is a very important requirement because UNN does not consider second-choice candidates for admission.

School fees

Currently, the school fees for UNN is ₦61,340 for the new students, while the and old students are to pay ₦45,340. How cheap is that?

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