Universities that Accept ND for Direct Entry 2023 (Upper & Lower)

Wonderful things happen to wonderful people and here is a wonderful information on the universities that accept ND for Direct Entry admission in Nigeria in 2023.

This includes both universities that accept ND with upper and lower credit and the listing covers both private, federal and state universities.

Can I gain Direct entry Admission with ND?


Candidates with ND results are eligible for direct entry admission into Nigerian institutions. But it is not all universities that will accept it and that is why I make this list to inform you of the ones that accept it.

Note: Getting a direct entry admission into universities requires a good ND grade, usually distinction or an upper credit.

Meanwhile, some private, federal and state universities also accept ND students with lower credits for direct entry admission.

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Universities that Accept ND for Direct Entry

Below is the list of some state, private and federal universities in Nigeria that accept ND for Direct Entry admissions:

  1. University of Lagos
  2. Federal University of Technology
  3. University of Benin
  4. University of Ibadan
  5. University of Illorin
  6. Ambrose Alli University
  7. University of Nigeria Nsukka (UNN)
  8. Osun State University (UNIOSUN)
  9. Ahmadu Bello University (ABU)
  10. Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University formerly Anambra State University (ANSU)
  11. University of Calabar (UNICAL)
  12. University of Maiduguri (UNIMAID)
  13. Usman Dan Fodio University Sokoto (UDUSOK)
  14. Niger Delta University (NDU)
  15. Enugu State University of Science and Technology (ESUT)
  16. Nasarawa State University (NSUK), Keffi
  17. Umaru Musa Yar’Adua University (UMYU)
  18. Federal University of Technology, Minna (FUTMINNA)
  19. University of Ilorin (UNILORIN) for History and Performing Arts
  20. Ajayi Crowther univerity
  21. Babcock university
  22. Benson Idahosa university
  23. Abia state university
  24. University of Bénin
  25. Kano state University of Technology
  26. University of Benin
  27. All private universities

Note: some of the universities listed above will accept lower credit for direct entry admission into some courses while some may need upper credit for admission into some courses.

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