FUTA: Courses Offered, Student Portal & School Fees (Official)

The Federal University of Technology Akure (FUTA) is ranked as one of the best federal universities in Nigeria. The location of this school is at Akure, in Ondo state, Nigeria.

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Popularly known as Federal University of Technology Akure, FUTA was established by the federal government in 1981 to provide quality education to science students through comprehensive practical and theoretical knowledge of technologies.

This tertiary institution has dully 40 accredited departments that is grouped into seven faculties. An achievement of this citadel of learning is that they have produced first class graduates in technology that are currently top stake holders in that sector. FUTA is currently an affiliate member of the Association of Commonwealth Universities, and has been dully accredited by the National Universities’ Commission, NUC.

Other federal technological institutions in the country that were established in other parts of Nigeria as FUTA includes the Federal University of Technology Owerri (FUTO), Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta (UNAAB, formerly known as the Federal University of Technology, Abeokuta (FUTAB), the Federal University of Technology Minna, the Federal University of Technology Yola , and the Federal University of Technology Bauchi (now Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University, Bauchi).

Approved Courses Offered in FUTA & Faculties

Find below  the  various academic faculties available in FUTA and their corresponding departments:

  1. School of Agriculture and Agricultural Technology;

Departments under this faculty include:

Agricultural Extension & Communication Technology,

Agricultural & Resource Economics ,

Animal Production & Health,

Crop, Soil & Pest Management,

Fisheries & Aquaculture Technology,

Ecotourism & Wildlife Management,

Forestry & Wood Technology and

Food Science & Technology.

  1. School of Engineering & Engineering Technology;

Departments under this faculty include:

Agricultural Engineering,

Civil Engineering,

Electrical & Electronics Engineering ,

Mechanical Engineering ,

Metallurgical & Materials Engineeering and

Mining Engineering .

  1. School of Earth & Mineral Sciences:

Departments under this faculty include:

Applied Geophysics,

Applied Geology,

Metereology,

Marine Science & Technology and

Remote Sensing & Geoscience Information Systems.

  1. School of Environmental Technology:

Departments under this college include:

Architecture,

Building Technology,

Estate Management,

Industrial Design,

Quantity Surveying,

Urban & Regional Planning,

Surveying and Geoinformatics

  1. School of Management Technology:

Departments under this faculty include:

Project Management Technology,

Transport Management Technology,

Library Management Technology and

Entrepreneurship Management Technology.

  1. School of Sciences:

Departments under this faculty include:

Biochemistry,

Biology,

Chemistry,

Computer Science,

General Studies,

Mathematical Sciences,

Microbiology,

Physics and

Statistics.

  1. School of Health and Health Technology (SHHT)

Currently, FUTA runs short-term courses, pre-degree science programs and University Advanced Basic Science programs respectively.

FUTA Admission Process

To gain admission into FUTA just like other federal or state schools is very competitive. We have listed the requirements and criteria to enter the school below:

  1. Candidate must have a minimum of five O’level credit passes in relevant subjects for department he or she is applying for admission into.
  2. The minimum cut off mark for UTME in FUTA is 200 as proscribed by JAMB. Since the school admits via UTME and Direct Entry, candidates must have satisfactory scores to enter the academic institution.
  3. If you are a prospective candidate that really want to join FUTA, you must choose the university as your first choice when registering your JAMB form online.

Every year, the school opens their admission registration portal for prospective students who wish to join the school. If you are seeking admission in FUTA, you should purchase the form from the various designated bank selling it, and fill it.

There is also some basic registration and authentication processes on the school portal you are to fill for the schools’ post-UTME. If you pass the requirements, you would be shortlisted for the post-UME and if you pass the cut-off mark, results are pasted online and prospective students are admitted to the departments of their choice.

Steps on How To Check FUTA Admission Status Online Easily:

  1. Visit https://www.futa.edu.ng/firars/welcome/admissions.
  2. Put in your JAMB Registration Number in the space provided.
  3. Proceed by clicking the “Submit” button on your screen to check your admission status.

FUTA Portal

The portal was created for all queries related to registration, making various payments, and other basic information about the school. To access the FUTA portal, visit the school official website at www.futa.edu.ng.

For post graduate students, their website is different from that of the regular student. Visit the FUTA post-graduate website at http://portal.spgs.futa.edu.ng.

FUTA School Fees.

While the Federal University of Technology, Akure is tuition-free, there are some charges that students are expected to pay. We have listed these fees below:

FUTA Accommodation

S/N ITEM OLD HOSTEL NEW HOSTEL
1. BED SPACE 90 90
2. STUDENTS’ HOSTEL MAINTENANCE 8,000 18,000
  TOTAL 8,090 18,090
S/N ITEM FRESH STUDENTS         RETURNING STUDENTS
    100 LEVEL 400 LEVEL 300 LEVEL 200 & 500 LEVEL
1
1. TUITION FEE
OTHER CHARGES
2. ONLINE REGISTRATION (1ST and 2nd Semesters) 1,000 1,000 1,000 1,000
3. DEED OF UNDERTAKING 500
4. LABORATORY CHARGES 2,250 2,250 2,250 2,250
5. EXAMINATION CHARGES 1,000 1,000 1,000 1,000
6. ELECTRONIC CHARGES 1,000
7. CERTIFICATE VERIFICATION 2,000
8. CAUTION FEE (REFUNDABLE) 2,500
9. IDENTITY CARD 1,000 1,000 1,000 1,000
10. STUDENT HANDBOOK (REVISED EDITION) 500
11. SPORT SERVICES 750 750 750 750
12. MEDICAL EXAMINATION 1,500
13. ENDOWMENT 1,000 1,000 1,000 1,000
14. MEDICAL (TISHIP) 1,600 1,600 1,600 1,600
15. MATRICULATION CHARGES 1,000
16. LIBRARY CHARGES 500 500 500 500
17. UNIVERSITY CALENDAR 1,500
18. INDUSTRIAL TRAINING (400 level students only) 1,700
19. ICT DEVELOPMENT 2,000 2,000 2,000 2,000
20. SCHOOL DUES 500 500 500 500
21. MUNICIPAL CHARGES 1,000 1,000 1,000 1,000
22. STUDENTS’ WELFARE INSURANCE SCHEME 400 400 400 400
23. STUDENTS’ UNION FEE 600 400 400 400
24. ENTREPRENEURSHIP (300 level students only) 4,500
25. DEVELOPMENT LEVY 25,000
26. FACILITY ETHICS AND STUDENT CONDUCT MAUAL 500
TOTAL 49,600 15,100 17,900 13,400

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  1. i got 189 and my course is metallurgical and material engineering please will i be admitted??

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