Federal University of Technology, Akure

country rank  16
world rank  6348

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University Overview

Founded in 1981, Federal University of Technology, Akure is a non-profit public higher-education institution located in the suburban setting of the medium city of Akure (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), Ondo. Officially recognized by the National Universities Commission of Nigeria, Federal University of Technology, Akure (FUTA) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 20,000-24,999 students) coeducational Nigerian 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), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 39 years old Nigerian higher-education 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, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name
Acronym FUTA
Founded 1981
Motto Technology for Self Reliance
Colours Purple and blue

University Location

Address Along Ilesa / Owo Expressway; PMB 704
Akure
2340001 Ondo
Nigeria
Tel +234 (803) 552 5662
Fax +234 (806) 470 3688

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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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

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University Admissions

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

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 20,000-24,999
Academic Staff 2,500-2,999
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Federal University of Technology, Akure's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported
Academic Counseling Not reported
Career Services Not reported
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

National Universities Commission of 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)


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Memberships and Affiliations

  • Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)
  • Committee of Vice Chancellors (CVC)
  • Nigerian Academy of Sciences (NAS)
  • Alexander von Humboldt-Stiftung (AvH)
  • Institute of Chartered Chemists of Nigeria (ICCON)
  • Association of African Universities (AAU)
  • Association of West African Universities (AWAU)
  • International Institute for Tropical Agriculture (IITA)
  • Association of Nigerian University Professional Adminstrators (ANUPA)
  • Association University Administrators (AUA)

Academic Structure


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Site last updated: Tuesday, 2 February 2021