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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 site on

Click on Start a Fresh Application

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 N35, 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.  

Ensure you have passed the three (3) subjects’ combination at O/Level with minimum of credit.

Mode of Examination

- The Application opens on Monday, May 13, 2024 and closes on Friday, August 9, 2024.

- The entrance examination shall hold on Saturday, 17, August 2024 at the Distance Learning Institute (DLI) in the
University of Lagos.

  • Mode of Examination: Computer-Based Testing
  •    All Questions are Multiple Choice.
  •    Examination subjects are: Mathematics, English Language (20 questions each) and 3 other relevant subjects according to candidate’s choice of subject combination (15 questions each), making a total of 85 questions, to be answered in one (1) hour. Please note that candidates with Mathematics as one of the three subject combinations would need to choose Further Mathematics as a subject in the entrance examination combination.


Results: Results and merit admission will be released on

Terms and conditions guiding admission into undergraduate programmes in the University.

Applicants are to note very importantly that admission into undergraduate programmes of the University is based on approved capacity for each programme and therefore success at JUPEB examination does not always translate into admission for preferred course of choice.

The University, may at its discretion conduct or adopt other measures of testing to ascertain students to admit in cases where there are more successful candidates than the approved capacity for some courses.

University of Lagos has zero tolerance for drug abuse, sexual harassment, cultism, cybercrime, examination misconduct, indecent dressing and other anti-social behaviour.

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

+2348056253631; +2348020758995 (Please call during office hours only, 8am-6pm) or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Olakunle E. Makinde (Mrs.), MNIM, FISN


Ag. Registrar

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085 888 5555