Northwest University, Kano Admission Requirements and Courses Offered
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NU Admission Requirements and Courses Offered 2024

NU Admission Requirements and Courses Offered – The Northwest University, Kano (NU) Admission Requirements and courses offered in 2024/2025 are what we will be talking about in this article.

The school Management of Northwest University Kano has made it clear to all aspirants who wish to get admitted into Northwest University, that they are to take notes of the Requirements needed for admission before Applying for Admission.

In that case, for every Northwest University Kano (NU) aspirant for the 2024/2025 academic year, the first thing they should look out for is the admission requirements before they apply.

Northwest University, Kano Admission Requirements and Courses Offered

Northwest University Admission Requirements

Here are the requirements for candidates who wish to gain admission into Northwest University, Kano(NU) through JAMB (UTME)

  • Candidates must have at least a minimum of 5 credits passed in the Senior Secondary Certificate Examinations (SSCE/GCE) or an Ordinary Level Credits not more than a maximum of 2 sittings.
  • Aspirants must score at least 180 in the JAMB UTME examination to be offered admission into Northwest University, Kano.
  • While applying for Jamb, make sure the JAMB subject combination is correct for your course.
  • Another requirement is You Must Participate in Northwest University  Post UTME SCREENING test to be considered for admission 
  • As an aspirant of Northwest University, you must at least reach the age of 16.

Northwest University Direct Entry Requirements

Here are the requirements for candidates who wish to gain admission into Northwest University, Kano(NU) through Direct Entry (UTME):

  • Candidates must have at least a minimum of 5 credits passed in the Senior Secondary Certificate Examinations (SSCE/GCE) or an Ordinary Level Credits not more than a maximum of 2 sittings.
  • Having JUPEB/A Level passes in departmental-related subjects is very necessary.
  • Direct entry candidates who want to gain admission into Northwest University are to purchase the Direct Entry form through the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) And UMYU Portal.
  • Direct Entry candidates should have a minimum Merit Pass in the National Certificate of Education (NCE), National Diploma (ND), and other Advanced Level Certificates.
  • Aspirants must have First Class/Second Class Upper Degrees in their related fields of course of their choice.

General Admission Requirements for the Candidate

The general requirement for Candidates who seek admission must have SSCE (WAEC and NECO), and NABTEB with a minimum of four credit passes in subjects which include English Language and Mathematics

Candidates who are awaiting their results in their ‘O’ level will be considered; but in such cases,  candidates are to get their original result before the 2024/2025 admission exercise.

Below are the Faculties and courses offered at Northwest University, Kano 

  1. Economics and Management 
  2. Education
  3. Health Science
  4. Engineering
  5. Law
  6. Humanities
  7. Theology
  8. Natural and Agriculture

Let’s find out the courses they offer under those faculties

Economics and Management 
  • Economic science school
  • Tourism
  • Management Science
  • Accounting
  • NWU Business School
  • Industrial Psychology and Human Resource Management 
  • Language Education
  • Commerce and Social Studies In Education
  • Professional Studies in Education
  • Psycho-Social Education
  • Mathematics, Science, and Technology Education
Health Science
  • Nursing
  • Nutrition
  • Human Movement
  • Physiology
  • Pharmacy
  • Psychological Health
  • Consumer Science
  • Occupational Hygiene
  • Kinderkinetics
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Electrical, Electronic, and Computer Engineering
  • Chemical and Minerals Engineering
  • Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering
  • LLD
  • Research Unit and Research Projects
  • Bursaries for Legal Studies
  • Undergraduate Studies
  • Postgraduate Studies
  • LLM Course Work
  • Philosophy
  • Language
  • Government Studies
  • Communication Studies
  • Social Studies
  • Music
  • Ancient Language and Text Studies
  • Christian Ministry and Leadership
Natural and Agriculture
  • Agricultural Sciences
  • Biological Sciences
  • Computer Science and Information Systems
  • Geo- and Spatial Sciences
  • Business Mathematics and Information
  • Mathematics and Statistics Sciences
  • Physical and Chemical Sciences


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Northwest University Department 
  • Accounting
  • Anatomy
  • Arabic studies
  • Biochemistry
  • Biology
  • Business Administration
  • Chemistry
  • Computer science
  • Economics
  • Education and Arabic
  • Education and Biology
  • Education and Chemistry
  • Education and Computer Science
  • Education and Economics
  • Education and English Language
  • Education and Geography
  • Education and History
  • Education and Islamic Studies
  • Education and Mathematics
  • Education and Physics
  • English Language
  • Entrepreneurial Studies
  • Geography
  • Hausa 
  • History
  • History and International Studies
  • Information and Communication Tech.
  • International Studies
  • Islamic Studies
  • Library and Information Science
  • Mathematics
  • Medical and Surgery
  • Physics
  • Physiology
  • Teacher Education Science
  • Information and Communication Technology

Frequently Asked Questions About Northwest University

Is the admission list for Northwest University Kano out for 2024/2025?

The officials of the Northwest University, Kano (NU), have released the admission list which contains the names of candidates who have been offered admission into the university.

What are the school fees for Northwest University?

The school fees of Northwest University, Kano ranges from ₦250,000 to ₦300,000 for new students and ₦200,000 to ₦250,000 which is for old students.

What is Northwest University’s cut-off mark for 2024?

The cut-off mark for Northwest  University, Kano(NU) is 180. Only candidates who score 180 at least are eligible to apply for the professional degree.

How much does Northwest University’s post-UTME form cost?

To apply for Northwest University, Kano  Post UTME Screening Form 2024, simply click on the school’s portal. so you can begin your registration. Northwest Univesity UTME Form price is N2,000. 

What is the minimum score for post-UTME?

Post-UTME Examination questions always vary for every candidate. Candidates have to put every effort to get scores above 250, with 250 they will gain merit admission by JAMB into the institution of choice. candidates with a score of 280 and above, may be awarded Scholarships for a 4-year degree program by Jamb.

Does JAMB give scholarships to students with the highest scores?

The top three (3) candidates with the highest score will receive NGN 100,000 cash as a scholarship each. Two months after the last exam day of UTME, the award will be given to the candidate with the highest score.


I  want to believe this article has provided you with what you need to know about Northwest University Admission Requirements for the 2024/2025 Academic Session. If you have any questions, do not hesitate to drop your questions in the comment section, and we will make sure to attend to your questions and concerns. 

Laurel Okon
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