FUTO Department of Statistics Admission Requirement 2022/2023

This article is designed to help students who wish to study Statistics  Faculty of Sciences at the Federal University of Technology, Owerri (FUTO).

It is very important for all candidates who wish to apply for any of the courses offered at the Federal University of Technology, Owerri, to carefully confirm and see if the course they Selected is offered in the institution before registering for JAMB.

The Federal University of Technology Owerri (FUTO) is Nigeria’s premier University of Technology, established in October 1980.

Her mission is to operate practical and result-oriented programmes and training geared towards transforming the nation’s economy from consumer-oriented to production-oriented, with a sound technological base.

FUTO has evolved as the national leader in manpower development in engineering, science, and technology, Constituting the primary supply of skilled manpower to the industry.

Strategic Objectives

  • Identification of technological problems and needs of the society and finding solutions to these within the context of overall national development
  • Provision and promotion of sound basic scientific training as a foundation for developing technology and applied sciences, considering indigenous culture and the need to enhance national unity.
  • To act as an agent and catalyst for the effective and economic utilization, exploitation, and conservation of the country’s natural, economic and human resources, through training, research, and innovation.

To study Statistics, candidates must meet the following requirements.

O’Level Subject Combination

The O’level subject combination and requirements needed to study Statistics;

You require;

Five (5) SSC credit passes to include English Language, Mathematics, and at least three (3) subjects from Physics, Statistics, Chemistry, Further Mathematics, Economics, and Geography.

Special Requirements (Waiver) Remarks

  • FUTO requires five (5) ‘O’ level credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and any other Science subject at not more than two (2) sittings.

Jamb Subject Combination

In UTME, please note that English Language is Compulsory for this course. Therefore, the three (3) other JAMB UTME subject combination needed to study Statistics under the Faculty of Sciences in the above Universities include;

Mathematics and any two (2) of Physics, Chemistry and Economics.

Direct Entry Requirement

These are the conditions you need to fulfill to gain Direct Entry admission to study Statistics, if you don’t intend to use UTME.

You require;

Two (2) ‘A’ level passes to include Mathematics or Statistics. NCE credit in relevant subjects

Special Requirements (Waiver) Remarks

  • FUTO requires two (2) ‘A’ Level passes not below Grade C in Mathematics and any other Science subject.  It also accepts ND/HND upper credit in Physics, Mathematics, Statistics, Computer Science and Engineering.  Candidates must in addition meet the UTME  requirements.  It does not accept First Degree or NCE.

Jamb Score

All candidates interested in getting admitted to the Federal University of Technology, Owerri, for the 2022/2023 session should know that to be eligible for the screening, you must have scored 180 or above in your JAMB result.


We hope that this article is helpful to all aspirants and students of the Federal University of Technology (FUTO). We will update this article should the school authority make any changes.

We wish you the best of luck.

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