Federal University of Technology, Akure

country rank  8
world rank  3719

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University Overview

Founded in 1981, Federal University of Technology, Akure is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the small city of Akure (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), Ondo. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the National Universities Commission, Nigeria, Federal University of Technology, Akure (FUTA) is a large (EduListing enrollment range: 20,000-24,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Federal University of Technology, Akure (FUTA) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the EduListing degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 39 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. The admission rate range is 50-60% making this Nigerian higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Acronym FUTA
Founded 1981
Motto Technology for Self Reliance
Colours Purple and blue

University Location

Address Along Ilesa / Owo Expressway; PMB 704
Akure (population range: 250,000-499,999)
2340001 Ondo
T +234 (803) 552 5662
F +234 (806) 470 3688

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
Not reported

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations
Admission Rate 50-60%
Admission Office Senate Matters & Admission Officer, Senate House The Federal University of Technology
Akure 2340001
+234 (0)803 4729164

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 20,000-24,999
Academic Staff 2,500-2,999
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Federal University of Technology, Akure's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported


Institutional Accreditation

National Universities Commission, Nigeria

Year of first Accreditation


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Council of Registered Engineers of Nigeria COREN Nigerian Society of Engineers NSE
  • Town Planners registration Council of Nigeria TOPREC
  • Council of Registered builders of Nigeria CORBON
  • Council of Mining Engineers and Geosciences CORBON

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)
  • Committee of Vice Chancellors (CVC)
  • Nigerian Academy of Sciences (NAS)
  • Alexander von Humboldt-Stiftung (AvH)
  • Institute of Chartered Chemists of Nigeria (ICCON)
  • Association of African Universities (AAU)
  • Association of West African Universities (AWAU)
  • International Institute for Tropical Agriculture (IITA)
  • Association of Nigerian University Professional Adminstrators (ANUPA)
  • Association University Administrators (AUA)

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Site last updated: Monday, 18 May 2020