Do you wonder how much FUAM students pay?

Or, do you inquire how one could get admitted into the University?

Whichever your question is, in this post, you will learn all about the school fees of Federal University of Agriculture, Makurdi, and their admission guidelines.

Federal University of Agriculture, Makurdi (FUAM) is a top-rated agricultural institution in Nigeria. It is located in Makurdi, tye capital city of Benue State.

School Fees

Undergraduate

Undergraduates of Federal University of Agriculture, Makurdi pay school fees ranging from N18,000 to N20,000.

However, new students pay from N53,000 to N65,000 depending on the course of study.

New-Admitted Full-time Postgraduate Students

DescriptionPGD Master'sPhD
First Semester FeeN48,000N55,000N63,000
ICT ChargesN3000N3000N3000
Tech FeesN2000N2000N2000
Dept. ChargesN800N800N800
College ChargesN500N500N500
PG SchoolN1000N1000N1000
Health InsuranceN1600N1600N1600
Second Semester FeeN16,000N19,000N21,000
Tech fee (2nd Sem.)N1000N1000N1000
TotalN73,900N83,900N93,900

Returning Full-time Postgraduate Students

DescriptionPGD Master'sPhD
First Semester FeeN28,000N34,000N48,000
ICT ChargesN3000N3000N3000
Tech FeesN2000N2000N2000
Dept. ChargesN800N800N800
College ChargesN500N500N500
PG SchoolN800N800N800
Health InsuranceN1600N1600N1600
Second Semester FeeN15,000N12,500N17,000
ICT Charges (2nd Sem.)N1000N1000N1000
TotalN52,700N56,200N74,700

Executive Programmes (Newly Admitted Students)

DescriptionPGDMPGDAMPAMBA
First Semester FeeN90,000N75,000N90,000N112,000
ICT ChargesN3000N3000N3000N3000
Tech FeesN2000N2000N2000N2000
Dept. ChargesN800N800N800N800
College ChargesN500N500N500N500
PG SchoolN1000N1000N1000N1000
Health InsuranceN1600N1600N1600N160
Second Semester FeeN30,000N25,000N30,000N37,500
Tech Fees (2nd Sem.)N1000N1000N1000N1000
TotalN129,900N109,900N129,900N159,900

Executive Programmes (Returning Students)

DescriptionPGDMPGDAMPAMBA
First Semester FeeN54,750N34,500N52,750N75,000
ICT ChargesN3000N3000N3000N3000
Tech FeesN2000N2000N2000N2000
Dept. ChargesN800N800N800N800
College ChargesN500N500N500N500
PG SchoolN800N800N800N800
Health InsuranceN1600N1600N1600N160
Second Semester FeeN18,250N12,500N17,250N25,000
Tech Fees (2nd Sem.)N1000N1000N1000N1000
TotalN82,700N59,700N79,700N109,700

Admission Guidelines

Undergraduate

Candidates who wish to be admitted into University of Agriculture Makurdi (UAM) should purchase the UTME form and score up to 180 in the exam.

Also, such candidates must choose the University as their first choice of preferred institution.

They must seat for the University’s post UTME screening exercise and meet the O’ Level requirements.

Requirements

  • Applicants should have SSCE/GCE ordinary level credit passes in five subjects including Chemistry, Physics and Biology (for Sciences), and Mathematics, English, Economics, Commerce or Accounting, Government and Biology/Agric. Science (for Management Sciences)
  • Applicants with Grade II Teacher’s Certificate with Credit/merit passes in at least five subjects including English Language, Mathematics and Economics are eligible.
  • The candidates must have an acceptable score in the UTME as may be determined by the University from time to time.
  • Candidates’ JAMB combination MUST include Mathematics, Economics, and Accounting or Commerce.
  • Direct Entry candidates must have five (5) credit passes in GCE (or Equivalent) examination at not more than two sittings with at least two passes at the Advanced (‘A’) level GCE
  • They would also have four (4) credit passes at A’ Level or its equivalent.

Postgraduate Requirements

Generally, candidates for postgraduate studies must possess basic O’ Level requirements, which is credit in five relevant subjects, including English and Mathematics.

Postgraduate Diploma

  • Graduates of FUAM or other recognised Universities, in relevant areas are eligible.
  • Applicants could be holders of Higher National Diploma (HND) with minimum pass at credit level or equivalent in relevant areas from recognised Polytechnics.

Degree of Masters

  • Applicants who have a Bachelor’s Degree in relevant areas from a recognised university with a minimum of Second Class Honours.
  • Candidates with Third Class Honours Degree or HND (in relevant areas) plus an appropriate PGD with minimum CGPA of 3.5 (or at least Upper Credit in the Postgraduate Diploma).

Degree of Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

  • Candidates for PhD must be holders of Master’s Degree, with a minimum CGPA of 3.50 on a 5.0 scale. However, satisfactory research work must have formed a part of the degree.

How to Apply

  • Create an account with your email and desired password.
  • Generate your RRR code and pay an application fee of N20,500
  • Continue with your application after payment using a unique PIN you will be given.
  • Enter to begin https://entry.uam.edu.ng/pg/