UNILAG Cut-Off Marks for 2023/2024 Admission

What are the cut-off marks you need to meet for gaining admission into the University of Lagos for the 2023/2024 academic session, and why do they matter? The answer lies in the university's recent announcement, shedding light on the rigorous academic criteria candidates must meet across various departments and faculties.

University of Lagos Cut-Off Mark

The University of Lagos (UNILAG), esteemed as a pinnacle of academic excellence and a prominent federal research institution in southwestern Nigeria, has officially disseminated pivotal data concerning the admission cut-off marks for the upcoming 2023/2024 academic term. Renowned for its competitive nature on a nationwide scale, UNILAG is committed to upholding rigorous criteria to preserve the calibre of its matriculating student body.

️ University University of Lagos (UNILAG)
️ Academic Session 2023/2024
Cut-Off Marks Vary by department and faculty
Faculty of Arts Ranges from 49.025 to 71.8
College of Medicine Ranges from 69.45 to 84.675
Faculty of Education Ranges from 49.025 to 68.7
️ Faculty of Engineering Ranges from 64.35 to 81.95
Faculty of Pharmacy 77.3 for Pharmacy

UNILAG Post UTME Cut-Off Marks

For those aiming to gain admission into various faculties within UNILAG, the departmental cut-off marks have been meticulously outlined and are accessible via a downloadable PDF file through the link below.

UNILAG Departmental Cut-Off Marks (PDF 65KB)

Contained within this document are the distinct cut-off marks for each available programme. These are partitioned based on merit and catchment areas—namely, EKITI, LAGOS, OGUN, ONDO, OSUN, and OYO. Notably, the catchment area scores are marginally lower than the merit-based cut-off marks.


The University of Lagos management has determined that candidates must score 200 and above in the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) to qualify for the screening process. This eligibility criterion applies only to candidates who made UNILAG their first choice during the UTME application process.

Additionally, admission into UNILAG requires possessing five (5) credit passes at one sitting in relevant O/level subjects, including English Language and Mathematics. Consequently, the cut-off mark for all degree courses offered by the University of Lagos stands at 200. Therefore, only candidates who achieved a minimum score of 200 are eligible to apply for these degree programs.

SEE ALSO: Cut-off Marks for Other Universities, Polytechnics and Colleges.

Extensive Array of Degree Courses

UNILAG offers a wide range of degree courses, all with a cut-off mark of 200. Here is a comprehensive list of available courses for the 2023/2024 academic session:

  1. Accountancy/Accounting
  2. Actuarial Science
  3. Adult Education
  4. Architecture
  5. Banking and Finance
  6. Biochemistry
  7. Biology
  8. Biomedical Engineering
  9. Botany
  10. Building
  11. Business Administration
  12. Business Education
  13. Cell Biology & Genetics
  14. Chemical Engineering
  15. Chemistry
  16. Chinese Studies
  17. Christian Religious Studies
  18. Civil Engineering
  19. Computer Engineering
  20. Computer Science
  21. Creative Arts
  22. Dentistry and Dental Surgery
  23. Early Childhood Education
  24. Economics
  25. Education (Various specializations such as Biology, Chemistry, Christian Religious Studies, Economics, English Language, French, Geography, History, Igbo, Integrated Science, Islamic Studies, Mathematics, Physics, and Yoruba)
  26. Educational Administration
  27. Electrical/Electronics Engineering
  28. English Language
  29. Estate Management
  30. Finance
  31. Fisheries
  32. Fisheries Management
  33. French
  34. Geography
  35. Geology
  36. Geophysics
  37. Guidance and Counselling
  38. Health Education
  39. History and Strategic Studies
  40. Home Economics and Education
  41. Human Kinetics
  42. Igbo
  43. Industrial Chemistry
  44. Industrial Mathematics
  45. Industrial Relations and Personnel Management
  46. Insurance
  47. Islamic Studies
  48. Law
  49. Linguistics, Igbo and other African Languages
  50. Marine Biology
  51. Mass Communication
  52. Mathematics
  53. Mechanical Engineering
  54. Medical Laboratory Science
  55. Medicine and Surgery
  56. Metallurgical and Material Engineering
  57. Meteorology and Climate Change
  58. Microbiology
  59. Nursing/Nursing Science
  60. Petroleum and Gas Engineering
  61. Pharmacology
  62. Pharmacy
  63. Philosophy
  64. Physics
  65. Physiology
  66. Physiotherapy
  67. Political Science
  68. Psychology
  69. Quantity Surveying
  70. Radiography
  71. Russian
  72. Russian with French/German
  73. Social Work
  74. Sociology
  75. Statistics
  76. Surveying and Geoinformatics
  77. Systems Engineering
  78. Teacher Education Science
  79. Technical Education
  80. Urban and Regional Planning
  81. Yoruba
  82. Zoology

This extensive array of degree courses allows UNILAG to cater to a wide range of academic interests, enhancing its appeal to prospective students.

Applicants should note that while the application process may be competitive, meeting the cut-off mark and fulfilling the course requirements significantly improve the chances of admission. Here’s wishing every aspirant the very best in their quest for a spot in the University of Lagos, one of Nigeria’s most prestigious institutions.


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