There is only one Federal University of Petroleum Resources in Nigeria and it is this one I have talked about in this post.

A lot of students have the dream of studying in this University and I am glad I have the opportunity to walk through some points of setting target and making decisions.

In this article, I have clearly given you all you would want to know about the JAMB cut-off mark of FUPRE. I have also stated some facts about this university that will help you be on ground when you finally arrive in the school as a student.

Therefore I urge you to read with keen interest as we unwrap the wholesome package we have for you here.


The JAMB cut-off mark of Federal University of Petroleum Resources, Effurun is 180. The point you should know is that the JAMB cut-off mark of every university in Nigeria is 180.

That means if you score from 180 and above, you will eligible to buy the post UTME form of your dream school a thus stand and chance to gain admission.

If on the other hand you made lower than 180, definitely, you will have to settle for other tertiary institutions like Polytechnic or Colleges of Education or wait till the following year when you will try harder.

You can also apply for JAMB change of course or institution to effect these changes your preferences.


DepartmentCut-off Mark
Chemical Engineering220 and above
Chemistry190 and above
Computer Science220 and above
Electrical / Electronic Engineering220 and above
Environmental Management And Toxicology190 and above
Environmental Science190 and above
Geology200 and above
Geophysis200 and above
Industrial Chemistry190 and above
Marine Engineering220 and above
Mathematics190 and above
Mechanical Engineering220 and above
Petroleum Engineering220 and above
Physics190 and above

N/B: I would like to note that the Federal University of Petroleum Resources Effurun (FUPRE) has not released an official cut-off mark for the 2020/2021 Academic Session.

The scores below are the ones that were used in the 2019/2020 academic session and they serve as a guide on what to expect.


The Federal University of Petroleum Resources, Effurun (FUPRE), Delta State, Nigeria was established in March 2007.

It was established in the bid by the Federal Government of Nigeria to build a specialized University, to produce unique high level manpower and relevant expertise for the Oil & Gas sector in Nigeria and worldwide.

At first, it occupied the PTI Conference center, Effurun, Delta State, which is few kilometers away from the permanent site.

The new site covered large hectares of land generously leased by the chiefs and people of Uviwe kingdom.

FUPRE is the first of its kind in Africa and it is destined to be the premier international institution-of-choice with the state-of-the-art facilities to provide the petroleum and allied sectors, world class education, training, research, consultancy and extension services.

The motto of the Federal University of Petroleum Resources is Excellence and Relevance.

Excellence is to be reflected in every aspect of activities/sectors of FUPRE – excellent students, quality staff, excellent graduates, quality working and living environment.

Relevance connotes the commitment of the University to the task of meeting the needs of the community, the nation and the world at large.

The Mission Statement is to take the leadership role in promoting the economic development of the immediate community and the society at large through specific education, training and outreach activities.

Its Philosophy is to promote the advancement of knowledge and produce graduates who are technopreneurs with concern for the promotion of environmentally friendly technological solutions in the practice of their profession.


Are there faculties in FUPRE?

The Federal University of Petroleum Resources does not have faculties, rather they have

Administrative Units:

  • Information and Communication Technology
  • Counselling Center
  • Academic Planning Unit
  • Centers:
  • Center for Maritime and Offshore Studies
  • Center for Safety Education
  • Center for Research Innovation


  • College of Science
  • College of Technology.

What are the Programs that FUPRE has?

The Federal University of Petroleum Resources currently has three (3) educational programs

  1. College for Basic Studies and Foundation Program
  2. Center for Safety Education
  3. Center for Maritime and Offshore Studies.

How do I get admission in FUPRE?

The requirements for Admission in FUPRE differ from department to department.

Direct Entry Requirements

A’ Level passes in two (2) or more relevant subjects to your course of interest.

UTME Requirements

Five (5) SSC credit passes including Mathematics, English Language and Three (3) relevant subjects to your course of interest.

JAMB Requirements.

If seeking for admission in Federal University of Petroleum Resources, Effurun, ensure to have the right subject combination and endeavor to score well above 180.

Can FUPRRE accept me if they were my second choice?

Seeing that FUPRE is a Federal University, and Federal Universities do not consider candidates who put them as their second choice, the answer is NO.

Its preferable to put them as your First Choice for you to be considered for possible admission.


Having reached this point in this article, I believe that it has been an informative ride for you hence you have come to know the JAMB cut-off mark of FUPRE and that for different departments.

Do you have more questions? If you do, or you have suggestions to make please feel free to use the comment box below.

With this I believe that you would be able to set your targets and work towards them so that in the end you could be considered for possible admission.

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