As an aspirant seeking admission in FULafia or other Nigerian universities, one thing you must do is proper research. With a proper research about your dream school, you will come to understand better, the ways you will position yourself for admission in the school.

The above stems into finding out the JAMB cut-off mark and the various departmental cut-off mark of your dream university. In this post, I have clearly and carefully given you everything you should know about the JAMB cut-off mark of FULafia.

I have also taken some time to give you some facts about FULafia and have also answered some of those questions you might have about FULafia and their admission processes.

So, read along carefully in order not to miss important details.


The JAMB cut-off mark of the Federal University of Lafia (FULafia) is 170. This means that as an aspirant, you will have to score up to 170 in your UTME in order to be eligible to purchase the university’s Post UTME form.

When you score from 170 upwards, it is not yet a guarantee that you will be granted admission into the university. You will also need to beat the departmental cut-off mark and other admission requirements of the school.


DepartmentCut-off Mark
English180 and above
French170 and above
History and International Studies180 and above
Creative and Visual Arts170 and above
Philosophy180 and above
Theatre and Media Arts180 and above
Agricultural Economics and Extension Services170 and above
Aquaculture and Fisheries170 and above
Forestry and Wildlife Management170 and above
Library and Information Science170 and above
Special Needs and Rehabilitation Education170 and above
Business Education170 and above
Botany180 and above
Chemistry170 and above
Biochemistry180 and above
Mathematics170 and above
Statistics170 and above
Physics170 and above
Microbiology180 and above
Computer Science180 and above
Zoology170 and above
Geology180 and above
Science Laboratory Technology180 and above
Economics180 and above
Social Work170 and above
Political Science180 and above
Sociology170 and above
Anatomy200 and above
Physiology200 and above
Medical Laboratory200 and above
Medicine and Surgery230 and above

NOTE: The official list of departmental cut-off mark for FULafia has not been released at the time of publishing this.

So we expect you treat the above list as a mere guide and not taken as the actual figures. We shall keep you updated when the official list is released.


The Federal University of Lafia is federal government owned university, located in Lafia, the capital city of Nasarawa State. It was established in the Goodluck Ebele led administration and it was formerly known as Federal University, Lafia.

The University began academic activities in 2012 when Prof Ekanem Ikpi Braide was the Vice Chancellor. As a young university, FULafia has not produced any prominent Nigerian, but they have graduated a good number of students who hold a lot of potentials for Nigeria and the world at large.


There are six faculties in the Federal University of Lafia. Listed below are these faculties and the various departments under each:


  • English
  • French
  • History and International Studies
  • Creative and Visual Arts
  • Philosophy
  • Theatre and Media Arts


  • Agricultural Economics and Extension Services
  • Aquaculture and Fisheries
  • Forestry and Wildlife Management


  • Library and Information Science
  • Special Needs and Rehabilitation Education
  • Business Education


  • Botany
  • Chemistry
  • Biochemistry
  • Mathematics
  • Statistics
  • Physics
  • Microbiology
  • Computer Science
  • Zoology
  • Geology
  • Science Laboratory Technology

Social Sciences

  • Economics
  • Political Science
  • Sociology
  • Social Work

Basic Medical Sciences

  • Anatomy
  • Physiology
  • Medical Laboratory


Does FULafia offer Medicine?

Yes, the Federal University of Lafia, FULafia offers Medicine. The course was recently accredited by the National Universities Commission (NUC).

When was Federal University Lafia established?

FULafia was established in 2010 by President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan, but they began full academic activities in 2012.

Does FULafia offer Law?

No. There is no Law faculty yet in the Federal University of Lafia. Maybe you should exercise more patience. You can check out the best law schools in Nigeria; maybe that would be an alternative.

How can I gain admission in FULafia?

Sincerely, there are no tricks to how you can gain admission into the Federal University of Lafia. We can only advice you do the following:

The first step to securing admission in University of Lafia is purchasing the JAMB form and registering.

Then you must choose the university as your first choice of institution. If you fail to do that, you may wait till the JAMB change of course/Institution is out in order to effect any change.

Study well and score high in JAMB. If you are not sure of hoe to score high in JAMB, this guide on how to pass JAMB would be of help.

Perform well in the university’s post UTME screening exercise

Make sure you have the O’ Level requirements: at least 5 credits in WAEC or NECO, among which are English and Mathematics and three other subjects relevant in your field of study.


Knowing the JAMB cut-off mark of your dream university, as well as their departmental cut-off mark will help you prepare and know what mark you should be targeting. If you have carefully followed this post from the beginning, I am sure you have gotten all you should know about the JAMB cut-off mark of FUTLafia.

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