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Admission Requirements

A minimum of FIVE credits (English Language, Mathematics and three relevant subjects) obtained in one sitting at the SSCE/WASSC, GCE/O/L, NECO with results obtained before registration.

Procedure for completing School of Foundation Studies e-Application Form

Visit the School of Foundation Studies application website 

On the prospective students menu, click on the School of Foundation Studies

Go through the information on subject combinations relevant to your proposed choice of course of study for Direct Entry admission.

Complete the Pre-Application Form to obtain a payment reference number (PRN) using the applicant’s names as obtained in the birth certificate and other relevant documents.

Make payment at any Commercial bank in Nigeria with the payment reference number (PRN)

Cost of Application Form (including on-line practice tests (excluding Bank Charges)) is N25, 000.00 (non-refundable).

Return to the applications site on

Log in with PRN and applicant’s surname in lowercase as password. 

Complete the application form and print two copies for yourself

Examination pass will be available online a week before the examination date. Print a copy and bring to the examination venue.

N.B.: Please read the information on the subject combination relevant to your course of study before completing the application forms online  

Mode of Examination

Computer-Based Testing (Please check the Unilag Website a week before examination to verify your examination date).

- All questions are Multiple Choice.

- Examination subjects are: Mathematics, English Language (20 questions each) and 3 other relevant subjects (according to candidates choice of subject combination (15 questions each), making a total of 85 questions to be answered in (1) hour.

- All candidates must be at the designated venues (according to the schedule on the Examination Pass) two hours before the scheduled Examination time.

University of Lagos has zero tolerance for drug abuse, sexual harassment, examination malpractice and other anti-social behavior.

Please refer all enquiries to the Director, School of Foundation Studies 

+234-09093621958 (Please call during office hours only, 8am - 6pm) 


Prof. T. G Nubi
Director, School of Foundation Studies

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085 888 5555