I will assume that you’re on this page because you are seeking the right information concerning the JAMB cut-off mark for the Nigeria Maritime University, Okerenkoko, Delta State, popularly known as NMU.

In this article, I have taken the liberty of giving you the JAMB cut-off mark of NMU and listing out all the departments in the university and their respective cut-off marks. I do hope you find them useful.

Besides that, I have also given an articulated synopsis of the school, in order to get you familiar with the grounds before you apply.

I have also been able to find out a few questions that usually pop up in the minds of NMU applicants and have been able to proffer answers to them.

So I advise you to take your time to read through this article so that you do not miss out even the most minute of details.


The JAMB cut-off mark of Nigeria Maritime University, Delta State is 180. This score however cuts across all universities in Nigeria.

This means that students who made up to 180 and above in their JAMB UTME can proceed to purchase the university’s post UTME form and stand a chance of gaining admission.

Be that as it may, the cut-off mark of different departments in the school differs. And the major attention is paid to the departmental cut-off mark of NMU when giving admission.

Let us now find out what these departmental cut-off marks are.


DepartmentCut-off Mark
Civil Engineering240 and above
Electrical Engineering240 and above
Marine Engineering240 and above
Mechanical Engineering240 and above
Petroleum & Gas Engineering240 and above
Marine Economics and Finance220 and above
Nautical Science220 and above
Ports Management220 and above
Transport & Logistics200 and above
Marine Geology220 and above
Environmental Management & Pollution Control200 and above
Fisheries & Aquaculture200 and above
Meteorology & Climate Change200 and above

N/B: Please note that the official departmental cut-off mark of the Nigerian Military University has not been released at the time of publishing this article.

However we advice you treat the aboulve list as a mere guide and not be taken as the actual figure.


The Nigeria Maritime University, Okerenkoko is a military institution of Higher learning located in Delta State, Nigeria. Its establishment was first proposed by the Federal Ministry of Transport, through the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA).

This proposal was in response to the short supply of professionals in the field and general world-class technical know-how in the country’s maritime industry.

It wasn’t until 2018, however, that the National Universities Commission (NUC), gave approval to the school to start taking students on degree programmes. For now, the university is still in its temporary site at Kurutie Town while their permanent site is still being worked on.


The Nigeria Maritime University is composed of three (3) faculties of learning:

  1. Faculty of Engineering
  2. Faculty of Marine Transport
  3. Faculty of Environmental Management

These faculties have a total of thirteen (13) departments between them: five departments in the Faculty of Engineering, offering a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering (B. Eng.).

The other two faculties have four (4) departments each and both offer Bachelor’s degrees in Science (B. Sc.)


In order to gain provisional admission in NMU, it is important to first note the following:

  • You must have at least 5 Credit Passes in your O’ Level examinations including English Language, Mathematics and three other courses relevant to your field
  • Make sure you beat the JAMB cut-off mark for the department you wish to apply. You can score high in JAMB if you carefully gp through this guide on how to pass JAMB.
  • Your O’ Level results must not be in more than two (2) sittings. This means that you are only allowed to combine a maximum of two results.
  • Make sure you choose NMU as your first or second choice when filling your JAMB form. If you didn’t, be sure to apply for the JAMB change of institution before it is too late.

The application form can be obtained from the university’s website: www.nmu.edu.ng


Is Nigeria Maritime University Accredited?

Yes, the Nigerian Maritime University, Okerenkoko has been officially accredited by the NationalUniversities Commission (NUC). It was given leave to start operations in 2018

Is Nigeria Maritime University a Private University?

No. The Nigerian Maritime University is a public university. In fact, it is a Federal university, owned and funded by the Federal Government of Nigeria. But like other military schools in Nigeria, it is run under the jurisdiction of the military.

Is Nigeria Maritime University a Federal University?

Yes, the Nigeria Maritime University, Delta State is listed among the federal universities in Nigeria. Thus, it is a federal government owned university.

How do I apply for Nigeria Maritime University, Delta State?

Application into the Nigeria Maritime University Delta State is made during the JAMB registration. So, make sure you choose it as your school of choice when making your JAMB registration.


I hope you had a good read? If you made it to this point, I can assure you that you have gotten the necessary information regarding the JAMB cut-off mark of the Nigeria Maritime University and those for the various departments in the university. With this, you can aim for the stars while you prepare to apply.

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