UNIBEN Department of Educational Administration Admission Requirement

This article is designed to help students who wish to study Educational Administration under the Faculty of Education in University of Benin  as it is very important for all candidates who wish to apply for any of the courses offered in UNIBEN  to  carefully confirm and see if the course they Selected is offered in the institution before registering for JAMB.

University of Benin is a federal government owned university, funded and managed by the federal government of Nigeria. The university was founded in 1970. University of Benin (UNIBEN) is a research university located in Benin City, Edo State, Nigeria. The university is one of the oldest in Nigeria and has a very large student and staff population. Resulting in a student staff ratio of about 10:1.The University has a diverse student population with student from different parts of the country and different age brackets. University of Benin courses cut across various levels in agriculture, science, etc. university of Benin admission is extremely competitive as Many candidates apply for admission into the university annually. University of Benin school fees is also very affordable and it provides its students with facilities and infrastructure, they have good hostels, roads electricity etc.The National Universities Commission (NUC) has accredited faculties and departments in the university.

Also see: Nigerian Universities And Courses They Offering


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

You require;

1. Five (5)’O’ Level credit passes to include English Language, Mathematics and Economics.

2. Five TC II merit passes including English and Mathematics.


1. UNILAG requires Five O/Level credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Economics and any two of Literature-in-English, History, Government, Economics, Geography, any Nigerian Language, CRS/IRS.

2.  FUDMA requires  Five ‘O’ level Credits to include English Language, Mathematics and  any three of Arts, Social Sciences or Science subjects


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

Any three(3) of Literature. In English, History, French, Geography/Physics, Economics and Mathematics.


1. UNILAG accepts English language and any three (3) of Literature in English, History, Government, Geography, any Nigerian Language, Christian Religious Studies/Islamic Studies, Economics.

2. FUDMA  English Language and any other three subjects of Arts, Social Science or Science subject


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

You require;

(i) Two (2)’A’ level passes from Literature in English, History, Christian Religious Studies/Islamic Studies, Hausa, Yoruba and Igbo with ‘O’ level pass in Mathematics.

(ii) NCE merit in the subjects listed above.


(i) UNILAG accepts

a. NCE credit/merit in Arts or Social Sciences.

b. very good passes in any three (3) JUPEB subject Economics, Literature in English, Christian Religious Studies/Islamic Studies, Government, History, Geography, Igbo/Yoruba and French.

c. two (2)’A’ level passes from English Language, History, French, Geography, Mathematics, Igbo/Yoruba, Christian Religious Studies /IRS, Economics and Government

(ii)   FUDMA accepts  Two ‘A’ level passes in Administration, Political Science or any other Arts and Social Science subjects from a recognized institution. ND/NCE with good grades from a recognized institution not below lower credit or nine (9) points.

JAMB Score

All candidates interested in getting admitted into UNIBEN for the 2019/2020 session, should know that to be eligible for the screening, you must have scored 200 or above in your JAMB result.

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