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Federal University of Technology, Akure

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17

world rank

7054

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Overview

Founded in 1981, Federal University of Technology, Akure is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the the suburban setting of the small city of Akure (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), Ondo. Officially accredited/recognized by the National Universities Commission, Nigeria, Federal University of Technology, Akure (FUTA) is a large (enrollment range: 20,000-24,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Federal University of Technology, Akure (FUTA) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. This 36 years old H.E. institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. The admission rate range is 50-60% making this Nigerian higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. FUTA also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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General Information


Name
Acronym FUTA
Founded 1981
Motto Technology for Self Reliance
Colours Purple and blue
Screenshot Federal University of Technology, Akure Screenshot
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Location


Address PMB 704, Along Ilesa / Owo Expressway
Akure
2340001 Ondo
Nigeria
Population range 250,000-499,999
Phone +234 (0)803 5525662
Fax +234 (0) 806 4703688
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Course Levels and Areas of Studies


Undergraduate Postgraduate

Pre-Bachelor degrees
PreBachelor degrees

Bachelor degrees
Bachelor degrees

Master degrees
Master degrees

Doctoral degree
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Yearly Tuition Range


Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local students 0-1,000 US$ (0-750 Euro) 1,000-2,500 US$ (750-1,800 Euro)
International students 1,000-2,500 US$ (750-1,800 Euro) Not reported

Important: the above average yearly tuition ranges do not include room, board or other external costs; tuition may vary by area of studies, course level, student nationality or residence and other criteria. Please contact the appropriate Federal University of Technology, Akure's office for detailed information on yearly tuitions which apply to your specific situation and study interest; the above tuition range information is indicative only and may not be up-to-date or complete.

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Admissions


Gender Admission Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations
Admission Rate Admission Rate 50-60%
Admission Office Senate Matters & Admission Officer, Senate House The Federal University of Technology
Akure 2340001
Phone +234 (0)803 4729164

Important: admission policy and acceptance rate may vary by area of studies, course level, student nationality or residence and other criteria. Please contact the appropriate Federal University of Technology, Akure's Admission Office for detailed information on a specific admission selection policy and acceptance rate; the above University admission information is indicative only and may not be complete or up-to-date.

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Size and Profile


Student Enrollment Total Student Enrolment 20,000-24,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty and Academic Staff 2,500-2,999
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit

Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None
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Facilities and Services


Library University Library Yes Go to Federal University of Technology, Akure's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes

Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes

Important: please contact or visit the official website of Federal University of Technology, Akure for detailed information on facilities and services provided, including the type of scholarships and other financial aids offered to local or international students; the information above is indicative only and may not be complete or up-to-date.

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Accreditation and Recognition

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition Accreditation Seal

National Universities Commission, Nigeria


Year of first Accreditation

1999


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Council of Registered Engineers of Nigeria (COREN) / Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE)
  • Town Planners registration Council of Nigeria (TOPREC)
  • Council of Registered builders of Nigeria (CORBON)
  • Council of Mining Engineers and Geosciences (CORBON)



Important: this section is intended to include only those reputable organizations (e.g. Ministries of Higher Education) that have the legal authority to officially recognize, accredit and/or license the Federal University of Technology, Akure as a whole (institutional accreditation or recognition) or some of its specific courses/programs (programmatic accreditation). Memberships and affiliations to organizations which do not imply any formal, extensive and/or legal process of accreditation or recognition are included in a specific section below. Please report errors and inaccuracies taking into consideration the above criteria.

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Affiliations and Memberships

  • Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)
  • Committee of Vice Chancellors(CVC)
  • Committee of Registrars of Nigerian Universities (CORNU)
  • Committee of Bursars of Nigerian Universities (COBONU)
  • Nigerian Academy of Sciences (NAS)
  • Abdus- Salem Institute of Theorectical Physics
  • Alexander van Humboldt Fellows
  • Nigerian Institute of Physics(NIP)
  • Nigerian Institute of Plant Protection
  • Nigerian Institute of Chemists
  • Association of African Univerities (AAU)
  • Association of West African Universities (AWAU)
  • DAAD Germany
  • International Institute for Tropical Agriculture (IITA)
  • Association of Nigerian University Professional Adminstrators (ANUPA)
  • Association University Administrators (AUA UK)
  • Fisheries Society of Nigeria (FSN)
  • Nigerian Institute for Oceanography and marine Research


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