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OAU Admission Requirements for 2024/2025 (UTME & Direct Entry)

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What are the requirements to gain Admission to OAU 2024? OAU admission requirements and Criteria for Admission into Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU).

Do you want to Study at Obafemi Awolowo University, OAU and you want to know the Admission Requirements and Criteria to meet before studying there? If yes, then this post is for you, Before then you may want to check OAU Departmental and JAMB Cut-Off Mark and Also Check if OAU Post UTME/DE Form is out online.

However, This post is for OAU Aspirants and anyone who wishes to know the correct admission requirements for Obafemi Awolowo University.


OAU Admission Requirement for UTME Candidates

1. The student must choose Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU) as his/her first choice

2. Candidate must have chosen the correct JAMB subject combination for your course

3. Candidate must have scored at least 200 in their UTME/JAMB examination.

4. Candidates must have a Minimum of Credit passes in Five (5) subjects including English Language at any of the O’level examinations (WAEC, GCE, etc ) and nothing more than two

5. Lastly, you must have reached the age of 16 by October this year and also beat OAU departmental cut-off mark for your chosen course.

OAU Admission Requirement for Direct Entry Candidates

1. Minimum of credit passes in five (5) subjects including English Language at SSCE, GCE O’Level or equivalent qualification at not more than two sittings.

2. Must possess an HND, OND, or NCE in the relevant programme to be undertaken in OAU.

3. As a Direct Entry candidate, you must purchase the Direct Entry form through the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) and OAU.

4. An acceptable score is prescribed for admission at the Direct Entry Screening Exercise.

5. Final selection is a combination of the candidate’s certificates and the direct entry screening result.


If you want to gain admission to study your course of choice at OAU, then all you need to do is follow the admission requirements as listed in this article.

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  1. Goodday

    I studied Environmental Sciences and Resources Management in the National Open University of Nigeria and I aspire to study Pharmacy in Obafemi awolowo University… am I eligible and what are the things I am required to do?

  2. Is it possible to gain admission into OAU to through direct entry to study Architectural Technology with a gp of 3.12?

  3. Hello, is it possible to be given admission if I apply for direct entry to oau with my Nd CGPA of 2.54, computer engineering.

  4. Can I apply for direct entry into OAU to study MLT with a CGPA of 2.89 in ND as an SLT student?

  5. Good day, I graduate last year from federal college of education special Oyo. in the department of theater art and I wish to change my course into special education and I was told to visit jamb office for the direct entry form firsts. my question is is there special education course and when will the school form for direct entry candidate will be out

  6. Hi, I got BSC in Edu/History at Adeyemi college of education OAU branch , can study law in OAU with direct entry?

  7. Goodday, i registered for the direct entry 2024 to study fine and applied art OAU, please when will the admission start… Please


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