Universities That Accept NCE For Direct Entry 2022/2023

Federal, State and private Universities that accept NCE for Direct Entry in 2022.

In the past, NCE holders were mainly known for  becoming secondary and primary school teachers but recently, the story has changed and people’s perception has taken a different dimension.

Can you enter a University after College of Education?


You can use your college of education NCE qualification to apply for admission into many Nigerian universities to further their education.

Nowadays, NCE holders have variety of choices to further their education by applying for admission through direct entry which will enable them to start from year two in the University.

So right now, NCE holders can proceed to get a Bachelor’s degree in their preferred course without having to start as a fresher. All you need is to apply for direct entry admission into the university.

Chances of gaining Admission into a University with NCE

There is a high chance of NCE holders being easily accepted into a Nigerian university through direct entry admissions with little or no stress.

After graduating from the university, the NCE holders who is now a university graduate will  be qualified to go for NYSC.


Requirements for Switching from College NCE to University Degree Program

Meanwhile, NCE holders that wish to a university program may still be required to write JAMB direct entry exam to enable them gain admission into their institution of choice that offer education courses.

In the university, you will start from year two and may spend additional two years in most cases 3 years before completing your studies.

Additional requirements will include your O’level result (either WAEC, NECO or GCE) and a good NCE qualification.

List of 25 Universities that Accept NCE for Direct Entry 2022

Almost all universities accept NCE for direct entry but most universities have preferences for A’levels but for certain courses NCE direct entry applicants are widely not accepted

Below is the list of universities that accept NCE for direct entry admissions. So check below to see if your preferred institution accepts NCE holders for direct entry admissions;

  1. University of Nigeria, Nsukka
  2. University of Ibadan
  3. Imo state university
  4. University of Bénin
  5. Benson Idahosa university
  6. Federal university of Dutse, Jigawa state
  7. Federal university of Agriculture, Makurdi
  8. Edo state university, Uzairue
  9. Federal University Dutsin-Ma Katsina State
  10. University of Uyo
  11. University of Lagos
  12. Plateau state university
  13. Enugu State University of Science and technology
  14. Akwaibom state university
  15. Ajayi Crowther university
  16. University of Port Harcourt
  17. University of Abuja
  18. University of Maiduguri
  19. University of Birnin
  20. Abia state university
  21. Adamawa state university
  22. University of Illorin
  23. University of Calabar (Unical)
  24. Ahmadu Bello university
  25. Enugu state university

Universities that don’t Accept NCE for Direct Entry

  1. University of Jos (UNIJOS)
  2. Adekunle Ajasin University
  3. Federal university of Technology (FUTO)

With the above information,I believe you have known the federal, state and private Universities that accept NCE for Direct Entry admissions in 2022. Please share and drop your comments below.

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