Countries that that Accept JUPEB 2022 – UK, China & Full list

To add to our previous series on JUPEB admission, I have decided to list and explain the International countries that that accept JUPEB for undergraduate admission.

Recently, the JUPEB program has become one of the most popularly entry examinations after JAMB, IJMB, Cambridge A’level, ND and their likes.

But one the common problems with JUPEB program is that, it is not all international countries that accept it for admission, as such, it becomes limited.

Nevertheless, I have a good news to share with you right now and I am sure it is something that will interest you. It is the list of countries that accept JUPEB for international admission.

Do Foreign Countries Accept JUPEB?


Foreign countries accept JUPEB as entry exam. In fact, both tier 1 countries also accept JUPEB since the JUPEB program is administered inline with the Nigerian Government guidelines.

Meanwhile, some countries do not accept JUPEB but accept other A-level or foundation programs which are most times equivalent to JUPEB.

What is JUPEB Equivalent to?

In Nigeria, we can say that the Joint Universities Preliminary Examinations Board (JUPEB) is equivalent to JAMB, IJMB, pre-degree programs, etc., since they serve the same purposes.


Nevertheless, in foreign countries, the Joint Universities Preliminary Examinations Board (JUPEB) can be assumed to be an equivalent to the Cambridge Exam, A’level, Foundation programs, etc.

Note: there many entry exams, qualification exams and foundation programs that are equivalent to JUPEB but the differences always lies in how generally accepted it is.

Is JUPEB Accepted in UK?


Some U.K universities accept JUPEB for Nigerian students that wish to apply for admission. Meanwhile some universities in UK do not accept it. Some of the universities in UK that accept JUPEB are;

  1. University of Bedfordshire
  2. University of Central Lancashire
  3. University of the West of England Bristol
  4. University Of Birmingham
  5. De Montfort University United Kingdom

List of Countries that Accept JUPEB in 2022.

While there may be more countries that are not listed here, the following are some of the well known countries that accept JUPEB for admission:

  1. United Kingdom (U.K)
  2. England (in UK)
  3. China
  4. South Africa
  5. United States (U.S)
  6. Canada
  7. United Arab Emirates (UAE)
  8. Ghana
  9. Cameroon
  10. Nigeria

Recommended: check the full list of Foreign Universities that accept JUPEB here

Countries and Their Schools that Accept JUPEB

Below is the comprehensive list of countries that accept JUPEB with the list of schools in the country, that accept JUPEB.

Country Schools in the Country
China Soochow University
England University of The West of England (affiliated with UNILAG)
United Kingdom University of Bedfordshire
United Kingdom University of Central Lancashire
United States University of Chicago (with Cambridge A’level)
United Kingdom University of the West of England Bristol
United Kingdom University Of Birmingham
United States Yale University (with Cambridge A’level)
United Kingdom De Montfort University

Is JUPEB Recognized internationally?



JUPEB is recognized internationally by some countries and foreign universities, especially in some universities in UK and few affiliated universities in other countries.

Meanwhile, most of the international universities that accept JUPEB are affiliated to Nigerian universities and are very friendly.

Note: we do not work with, nor affiliate with the Joint Universities Preliminary Examinations Board (JUPEB). All information provided here are for educative purposes only and are subject to validation on the JUPEB website via

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