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Igbinedion University: Everything You Need To Know

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Igbinedion University

Are you considering studying at Igbinedion University, or do you want to learn more about the institution? 

In this post, we will provide you with all the information you need to know about Igbinedion University courses, school fees, portals, and more.

A Short Introduction To Igbinedion University

Igbinedion University is a private university located in Okada, Edo State, Nigeria. It was founded in 1999 by Sir Gabriel Osawaru Igbinedion, the Esama of Benin and is the first private university in the state of Edo. 

The university is named after its founder and is also known as IU, and has a diverse student body, with over 10,000 students from all over Nigeria and beyond. 

It offers a wide range of undergraduate and postgraduate programs in various fields such as law, engineering, medicine, arts, and sciences. 

The university is known for its high-quality education and state-of-the-art facilities. 

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Igbinedion University School Fees For New Students

Tuition fees at IUO can vary depending on several factors, including the program of study, the level of study (undergraduate or postgraduate), and the student’s residency status.

The amount is solely based on the specific program of study and the student’s level of study. For example, tuition fees for engineering and medicine programs may be higher than other programs in the arts or social sciences.

In addition to tuition fees, students at IUO may also be required to pay other fees, such as a registration fee, a hostel fee, and a library fee. Students are to pay these fees on a semester-by-semester basis.

Medicine (100 Level (Basic Medical Science)

Tuition – N610,000

Accommodation – N175,000

Other Charges – N110,000

Total – N895,000

200 Level and above (for those that qualify for Medicine)

Tuition – N2,450,000

Accommodation – N250,000

Other Charges – N300,000

Total – N3,000,000


Tuition – N550,000

Accommodation – N175,000

Other Charges – N110,000

Total – N835,000

Pharmacy, Law, and Engineering

Tuition – N610,000

Accommodation – N175,000

Other Charges – N110,000

Total – N895,000

Computer Science & Nursing

Tuition – N550,000

Accommodation – N175,000

Other Charges – N110,000

Total – N835,000

Chemical Sci., Microbiology, Economics, Sociology, International Relations, Mass Comm, Political Sci., Theatre Arts, English, Geography & Regional Planning, Physiology, Anatomy, Med. Lab. Science, Biochemistry, Business Admin., Banking & Finance

Tuition – N430,000

Accommodation – N175,000

Other Charges – N110,000

Total – N715,000

Igbinedion University List Of Courses

  1. Accounting/Accountancy
  2. Agricultural Economics
  3. Agriculture
  4. Anatomy
  5. Banking and Finance
  6. Biochemistry
  7. Business Management
  8. Chemical Engineering
  9. Chemistry
  10. Chemistry and Industrial Chemistry
  11. Civil Engineering
  12. Computer Engineering
  13. Computer and Information Technology
  14. Economics and Development Studies
  15. Electrical/Electronics Engineering
  16. English Language
  17. Environmental Management
  18. Food Science and Technology
  19. French
  20. Geography and Regional Planning
  21. International Relationship & Strategic Studies
  22. Law
  23. Linguistic
  24. Mass Communication
  25. Mechanical Engineering
  26. Medical Laboratory Science
  27. Medicine and Surgery
  28. Microbiology
  29. Nursing/Nursing Science
  30. Petraleum Engineering
  31. Pharmacy
  32. Physics
  33. Physiology
  34. Political Science and Public Administration
  35. Public Relations and Advertising
  36. Sociology and Anthropology
  37. Theatre Arts
  38. Zoology

IUO Cut-Off Mark

The BU JAMB general cut-off mark for all courses is 180. And the Post-UTME cut-off mark is a minimum of 50/100. 

That means you must score at least 180 in your JAMB exam and a minimum of 50 over 100 in the BU Post-UTME screening to be eligible for admission.

Igbinedion University Admission Requirements For All Candidates

Admission Requirements For UTME Candidates

1. Candidates must have reached the age of 16.

2. Candidates must have at least 6 (six) “Cs (Credits)” grades in their O’level result (s). That must include English Language, Mathematics and three other subjects related to their course of study. 

For instance, a Candidate that wants to study law must have a “C” in English Language, Mathematics, Government/History, Economics and Literature in English.

3. Candidates must score at least 180 in the JAMB UTME examination.

4. Candidates must take the IUO Post-UTME screening examination and perform well.

5. Not more than TWO sitting result is accepted for admission into Igbinedion University (IU). 

6. Candidates must choose the correct subject combination for their courses.

7. Lastly, candidates must meet the stipulated cut-off marks for their courses to gain admission into the university.

Admission Requirements For Direct Entry Candidates

1. Candidates must possess at least five (5) Credits in their O-Level results. 

That must include English Language and Mathematics. However, no more two sitting result is not allowed.

2. Candidates must have also reached the age of 16.

3. Candidates are expected to get the JAMB Directly entry form from JAMB to apply.

4. Candidates should have one of the following certificates: OND, ND, NCE, IJMB, Cambridge A level, BSc, HND, and ICAN.

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Igbinedion University Post UTME form fee is N2,000 (Two Thousand Naira), and you must pay via the school portal.

Please also note that the fee is non-refundable. However, you will be required to pay appropriate bank charges.

IU Student Portal

You can create an account and log in to the Bingham University portal as a prospective candidate. 

Does IU Accept Second Choice Candidates?

No, the school does not accept second-choice candidates.

Does Igbinedion University Allow Phones?

Yes, the school allows students to use phones on campus. 

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