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Are you seeking admission into the Anambra State University—now called the Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University—thus wondering what the university’s JAMB cut-off mark is?

If your answer to the above question is YES, then I must assure you that you have arrived at the right page. In this post, we have not only shared with you all you should know about the COOU JAMB cut-off mark, but also the cut-off marks of courses offered in the University.

With the knowledge of these cut-off marks, you will be able to set your targets correctly, and also plan for success.

So I invite you to read along carefully, not to miss the important details;

What is the JAMB Cut-off Mark of Anambra State University?

The official JAMB cut-off mark of Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University is 180. Therefore, if you score up to 180 and more in your JAMB UTME, you have the chance of gaining admission to the school.

If on the other hand, you did not score up to this minimum score, you can either apply for change of course

You must note that it is not a guarantee for any candidate who has scored up to 180 to be admitted. Admission in ANSU is competitive and as such, you have to score high (say from 200 above) to stand a better chance of gaining admission.

COOU Departmental Cut-Off Marks

DepartmentCut-Off Mark
English Language200 and above
History180 and above
Igbo180 and above
Mass Communication200 and above
Music180 and above
Philosophy200 and above
Political Science180 and above
Psychology180 and above
Religious Studies180 and above
Sociology180 and above
Theatre Arts180 and above
Agricultural Economics and Extension180 and above
Agricultural Economics and Farm Management180 and above
Agriculture180 and above
Animal Science180 and above
Crop Science and Horticulture180 and above
Soil Science180 and above
Civil Engineering200 and above
Electrical and Electronic Engineering200 and above
Mechanical Engineering200 and above
Architecture200 and above
Environmental Management Technology180 and above
Urban and Regional Planning180 and above
Biochemistry200 and above
Biological Sciences180 and above
Computer Science200 and above
Geology200 and above
Industrial Physics190 and above
Information Resource Management190 and above
Mathematics180 and above
Microbiology200 and above
Pure and Industrial Chemistry180 and above
Statistics180 and above
Law220 and above
Accounting200 and above
Banking and Finance200 and above
Business Administration180 and above
Business Management180 and above
Economics200 and above
Entrepreneurial Studies180 and above
Marketing180 and above
Anatomy200 and above
Physiology200 and above
Medicine and Surgery240 and above
Education and Chemistry180 and above
Business Education180 and above
Education and Biology

180 and above
Education and Computer Science180 and above
Education and Economics180 and above
Education and English Language180 and above
Education and Igbo180 and above
Education and Integrated Science180 and above
Education and Mathematics180 and above
Education and Physics180 and above
Education and Political Science180 and above
Guidance and Counseling180 and above
Human Kinetics180 and above
Primary and Elementary Education180 and above

NOTE: The official list of COOU Departmental Cut-Off mark for 2020/2021 has not been published.

Therefore we urge you to threat the above list as a mere guide and not the actual list. We shall update you when the necessary changes are made.

Briefly About ANSU—Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University

Anambra State University which is currently known as Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University. It was established by the Anambra State government in the year 2000.

This university is located on three campuses:

  • Uli Campus which is the headquarters of the school
  • Igbariam Campus, and
  • Alor Campus

In September 2014, the State House of Assembly passed a bill that changed the name of the university to Chukwuemeka Ojukwu in honour of the Biafran veteran leader.

Frequently Asked Questions

Do COOU accept second choice?

Yes, Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University accepts second choice. Nonetheless, it is natural that preference will be given to candidates who have made it their first choice of institution.

Does the University write post UTME?

Yes, the Anambra State University which is currently known as Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University organizes a post UTME screening exercise for candidates seeking admission in the school.

Is the post UTME form out?

No. The Anambra State University post UTME form for the 2020/2021 session is not out yet. We shall update you when the form is out. Meanwhile, you can always check the application form website here.

How is the COOU cut-off mark calculated?

To calculate the COOU cut-off mark:

  • Divide your JAMB cut-off mark by 8
  • Now, divide your post UTME score by 2
  • Add the products of the two operations above, and there you have your ANSU cut-off mark.


The knowledge of the cut-off mark of your dream university will set you on the path of success. You will know what you should target, and it will boost your morale to work hard.

Therefore with this piece of information about the Anambra State University JAMB cut-off mark, I can say you are good to go. But nevertheless, if you have any questions, please do not hesitate to drop it in the comment box.

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