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List of Universities In Nigeria That Accept 180 In JAMB

Did you write this year’s Unified Tertiary Matriculation Exam (UTME) by the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB)? Did you score 180? If ‘yes’, there are still popular universities in Nigeria that accept 180 as their cut off mark for admission. In this piece, we shall look at the list of universities in Nigeria that accept 180 in JAMB.

The Nyscinfo administrators have taken it upon themselves to compiled the list of universities in Nigeria that accept 180 in UTME. Also, we have also compiled the list of universities that accept 160 in JAMB.

Therefore, if you scored up to 180 in the last concluded UTME conducted by JAMB, you should not loose hope of going to the university.

Kindly note that your Jamb score is not an automatic ticket to gain admission into the University. There is another exam you would be required to write called POST-UTME.

Those who scored 180 in UTME, need to perform extremely well in POST-UTME in order to increase their chances of admission.

List of Universities that accept 180 as Cut off Mark

Below is the list of universities in Nigeria that accept 180 in JAMB as their general cut of mark;

1. Ebonyi State University (EBSU)

EBSU is one of the state universities in Nigeria that accepts 180 as JAMB cut off. So, if you scored up to 180, you might be lucky to get admission into this university.

2. Federal University, Otuoke, Bayelsa State

This is also among the universities that Jonathan’s administration established in 2011. Candidates who reach 180 in UTME will be considered for admission into this university.

3. Federal University Dutsin-Ma, Katsina

This is one of the institutions established by Goodluck Jonathan’s government in 2011. This University create and impart knowledge through student centred approach learning.


4. Federal University Oye-Ekiti

This university also accept candidates who scored up to 180 in UTME. And it has admitted over 10,000 undergraduates since its inception in 2011.

5. TAI Solarin University of Education (TASUED)

If you write JAMB and scored 180, TAI Solarin University of Education is one of the universities that will accept you. TASUED has been amongst the most preferred institution for UTME candidates.

6. Federal University of Technology Owerri, (FUTO)

FUTO is a federal university popularly known to be science inclined. Some departments in FUTO accept 180 as their JAMB cut off mark while professional courses go as high as 250. You can check FUTO’s official website to learn more.

7. Niger Delta University (NDU)

If you choose this university as your first or second choice and you score 180 in UTME, you might be lucky to get admission into the school.

8. University of Jos (UNIJOS)

This University is a federal university, and it always accepted students who scored 180 in UTME.

9. Rivers State University of Science and Technology (RSUST)

RSUST is among the universities in Nigeria that accept 180 as JAMB cut-off mark for its candidates. As long as you meet the requirements of the institution, you would be qualified to sit for POST UTME.

10. Delta State University, Abraka (DELSU)

DELSU is a top state university in Nigeria. It accepts candidates who scored 180 to 200 sit for its POST- UTME.

11. Abia State University, Uturu, (ABSU)

ABSU is another state owned universities in Nigeria with accredited courses. In a bid to facilitate admissions and bring professional skills, lecturing expertise backed up with modern research facilities to aid students to obtain higher education, the school has admits students who scored 180 or more in JAMB.

12. Kogi State University, (KSU)

KASU is located in Kogi state and offers postgraduate, undergraduate, pre-degree and even part-time courses and programmes.

13. Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma

This university is in Edo State, it accepts candidates who scored 180 in UTME. But be informed that this institution is strict in their minimum age requirement which is set at 16 years. If you are not up to 16 years they might not admit you.

14. University of Calabar (UNICAL)

The University of Calabar is one of Nigeria’s second generation federal universities. The campus has also been the preferred choice for candidates looking for universities that accept 180 in JAMB 2020.

15. Federal University of Petroleum Resources, Effurun

The JAMB cut-off for this institution is 200, but some department admits those who scored 180 for in UTME. Go to the ABSU official website for more Information.

16. Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike

MOUAU applicants seeking admission into first year 100 semester of any degree course in this university have to be qualified through meeting the requirements before they apply for Admission.

17. Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University (COOU)

This is another state university that accept 180 in JAMB 2020. Although, it varies depending on the course you choose during your UTME.

18. University of Maiduguri (UNIMAID)

This school is located in the north and they offer quality education to their students. They also accept the same cut-off marks apart from professional courses.

19. Usmanu Danfodiyo University, Sokoto

This is one of the topnotch universities in Nigeria that accept 180 in UTME as cut off mark.

20. Imo State University (IMSU)

IMSU is another Nigerian university that accepts 180 in JAMB exam. If you put this tertiary institution as your school of choice, you can also get admission but they use quota system a lot here.


21. University of Uyo (UNIUYO)

UNIUYO is also listed among universities that accepts candidates who scored below 200 in their JAMB exams.

22. Kaduna State University, (KASU)

KASU accepts candidates who score less than 200 in JAMB exam. You can check the institution’s official website for more details.

23. Enugu State University (ESUT)

ESUT is one of the notable universities in Nigeria that accepts 180 and above as JAMB cut-off. If you score 180 in UTME, you have chances to gain admission into the university.

The list above are universities in Nigeria that accept 180 in JAMB 2020 examination. Other institutions like the University of Nigeria (UNN), Nnamdi Azikiwe University (UNIZIK), Abafemi Awolowo University (OAU), University of Lagos (UNILAG) normally set their cut off from 200 upwards and use 250 for their professional courses.

Source: Nyscinfo

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  1. Oluwatunmininu


    Very helpful

  2. Oluwatunmininu


    Very helpful, am also a bit confused.

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