FUNAAB Admission Requirements And List Of Courses Offered
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FUNAAB Admission Requirements And Courses Offered 2024

FUNAAB Admission Requirements And Courses Offered – The Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta which is more popularly known by the acronym ‘FUNAAB’ is a Federal University sited in Abeokuta, the capital city of Ogun State.

The University was founded by the Nigerian Federal Government on 1st January 1988 when four universities of technology, earlier merged in 1984, were split leading to the creation of the nation’s first two universities of agriculture in Makurdi and Abeokuta.

On the same date (1st January 1988), the University’s pioneer Vice was appointed in the person of Professor Nurudeen Olorun-Nimbe Adedipe. Professor Adedipe, however, officially assumed office on 28th January 1988.

FUNAAB Admission Requirements And List Of Courses Offered

However, after due diligence was done and the documentation leading to the founding of the University was duly consulted at its 53rd statutory meeting in June 2010, this was duly reverted to the date stipulated by the laws establishing the university – 1st January 1988.

The Federal University of Technology, Abeokuta (FUTAB), had, prior to the founding of FUNAAB been established in 1983. 

However, in 1984, FUTAB was merged with the University of Lagos which led to its name change to the “College of Science and Technology, Abeokuta, (COSTAB)” before the aforementioned split that took place in 1988.

The Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta kicked off its operations from the Abeokuta Grammar School’s old campus in Isale-Igbein and subsequently completed its permanent relocation to its permanent site along Alabata Road in the year, 1997

The Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta (FUNAAB) is one of the three Universities of Agriculture currently running in the country with the other two at Umudike (Abia State) and Makurdi (Benue State).

FUNAAB commenced academic activities at its mini campus in Isale-Igbein at the heart of the town of Abeokuta which is the capital city of Ogun state.

It wasn’t until December 1997 that FUNAAB moved to its permanent 100-hectare sized permanent site situated next to the Ogun-Oshun River Basin Development Authority along the Abeokuta-Ibadan Road.

The University’s current vice Chancellor is Professor Olusola Kehinde

FUNAAB currently runs both Undergraduate and postgraduate programs as well as other associate programs.

FUNAAB Admission Requirements And List Of All Courses Offered

Do you wish to pursue an Academic Programme at the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta but do not know what option of Academic programs are open to you?

Read on as we will, in the course of this article list out FUNAAB’s Admission Requirements and list of offered Courses.

Courses Offered by The Federal University of Agriculture Abeokuta (FUNAAB)

Below listed are all the Courses offered by FUNAAB:

  • Agricultural Administration
  • Agricultural Economics & Farm Management
  • Agricultural Engineering
  • Agricultural Extension And Rural Development
  • Animal Physiology
  • Animal Breeding And Genetics
  • Animal Nutrition
  • Animal Production And Health Services
  • Aquaculture And Fisheries Management
  • Biochemistry
  • Biological Science(s)
  • Botany
  • Chemistry
  • Civil Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Crop Protection
  • Electrical/Electronics Engineering
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Environmental Management And Toxicology
  • Food Science And Technology
  • Forestry And Wildlife Management
  • Home Economics
  • Home Science And Management
  • Horticulture
  • Hospitality And Tourism Management
  • Mathematics
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Mechatronics Engineering
  • Microbiology
  • Nutrition And Dietetics
  • Pasture And Range Management
  • Physics
  • Plant Breeding & Seed Technology
  • Plant Physiology & Crop Production
  • Soil Science And Land Management
  • Statistics
  • Veterinary Medicine
  • Water Resources Management And Agrometeorology
  • Zoology


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Admission Requirements For Admission Into FUNAAB 

All Individuals seeking to pursue any of the available programs at FUNAAB should meet the following requisite conditions.

For those seeking admission to FUNAAB through JAMB UTME:

  • Possession of at least 5 O’Level credits (GCE/SSCE) which must be obtained at a number of sittings not exceeding two.
  • Also, all candidates must have made the correct ‘course combination’ selection needed for the intended course during their UTME Registration.
  • To be eligible for admission consideration, all candidates must have obtained the university’s minimum cut-off mark of 160 in the just concluded UTME exam.
  • All Candidates to be considered must have registered FUNAAB,  as their first-choice Institution
  • Prospective Candidates must duly undergo the FUNAAB  Post-UTME Screening Exercise in order to be considered eligible for admission into the University.

For Direct Entry (DE) 2024/2025 Students

To be qualified for admission consideration into any of FUNAAB’s academic programs through Direct Entry (DE), you must meet the following requirements:

  • Possession of at least 5 O’Level credits (GCE/SSCE) which must be obtained at a number of sittings not exceeding two.
  • Prospective Candidates must have duly passed two ‘A’ level/IJMB Subjects that are closely related to their planned field of study. 
  • Also, to be considered for Admission into the university through DE, all applicants must have also obtained passes in JUPEB/A subjects related to the intended field of Study. 
  • A Degree (first class/second class upper) in a closely related discipline may be needed depending on your choice of course of study
  • All applicants must also have purchased the FUNAAB Direct Entry Form from JAMB. They also must have been duly registered and made all requisite payments on the FUNAAB Portal.
  • Any prospective candidates who wish to enroll at FUNAAB through DE must have passed the National Diploma, National Certificate of Education, or any other recognized Advanced certificate with a minimum grade of a merit pass.

Frequently Asked Questions About FUNAAB 

Is FUNAAB conducting Post-UTME Screening in 2024?


The Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta shall conduct a Post-UTME Screening Exercise to sort out and subsequently admit qualified Candidates.

At the moment, FUNAAB’s post-UTME screening form goes for N2000 only. 

What is FUNAAB’s cut-off point for 2024/2025?

The Governing Council of FUNAAB has set the cut-off point at 160 for the current session. 

This implies that all candidates vying for admission at the university through UTME who scored 160 are eligible to apply for the university’s post-UTME screening exercise.

Does FUNAAB accept second choice Admission Applications?


The Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta does not accept second-choice applications. 

What is the cost of Acceptance Fees at FUNAAB?

At FUNAAB, newly admitted students are mandated to pay their acceptance fees upon admission into the Institution.

The Acceptance fee cost at FUNAAB is N35,700 only and is a one-time, compulsory, and non-refundable payment for newly admitted students at the university.


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