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UNILAG 2024/2025 Admission into School of Foundation Studies

UNILAG 2024/2025 Admission into School of Foundation Studies; The University of Lagos, in partnership with esteemed international institutions such as the University of Bedfordshire, University of Central Lancashire, University of the West of England, de Montfort University, Leicester, University of Birmingham, University of Nottingham, University of Surrey, University of Salford, Southampton (United Kingdom), University of Aberdeen, University of Dundee (Scotland), and Soochow University, Suzhou, P.R. China, proudly presents:


UNILAG 2024/2025 Admission into School of Foundation Studies

Admission into School of Foundation Studies (Formerly Foundation Programmes) for the 2024/2025 Session

Applications are now open for qualified candidates to join the School of Foundation Studies at the University of Lagos for the 2024/2025 Academic Session. Successful candidates, upon completion of an approved examination by the Joint Universities Preliminary Examination Board (JUPEB), will be eligible for Direct Entry admission into the 200 Level of Degree Programmes at the University through JAMB (Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board), or admission into partner universities listed above. It’s important to note that the programme currently does not accommodate visually impaired individuals and is strictly non-residential.

Subject Combinations and Designations:

S/N       SUBJECT COMBINATION                                              DESIGNATION

1.          CRS/IRS – Music – Visual Arts                                                   SFS001

2.          CRS/IRS – French – Literature in English                                     SFS002

3.          CRS/IRS – Igbo/Yoruba – Literature in English                            SFS003

4.          CRS/IRS – History – Literature in English                                    SFS004

5.          CRS/IRS – Music – Literature in English                                      SFS005

6.          Economics – History – Literature in English                                 SFS006

7.          CRS/IRS – Igbo/Yoruba – Visual Arts                                         SFS007

8.          CRS/IRS – History – Visual Arts                                                 SFS008

9.          CRS/IRS – Government – Visual Arts                                          SFS009

10.        CRS/IRS – Government – Music                                                 SFS010

11.        CRS/IRS – Government – Igbo/Yoruba                                        SFS011

12.        CRS/IRS – Economics – Government                                          SFS012

13.        CRS/IRS – French – Government                                                SFS013

14.        Literature – Government – French                                               SFS014

15.        CRS/IRS – Government – Literature in English                             SFS015

16.        Literature In English – Music – Visual Arts                                  SFS016

17.        French – Igbo/Yoruba – Literature in English                                SFS017

18.        Government – Music – Visual Arts                                              SFS018

19.        Economics – Government – Literature in English                          SFS019

20.        Business Studies – Economics – Mathematics                               SFS020

21.        Government – Music – Literature in English                                 SFS021

22.        Accounting – Business Studies – Economics                                 SFS022

23.        Accounting – Economics – Geography                                         SFS023

24.        Accounting – Economics – Government                                       SFS024

25.        Business Studies – Economics – Government                                SFS025

26.        Business Studies – Economics – Geography                                  SFS026

27.        Economics – Geography – Government                                        SFS027

28.        Biology – Chemistry – Physics                                                    SFS028

29.        Biology – Mathematics – Physics                                                SFS029

30.        Biology – Economics – Government                                            SFS030

31.        Biology – Chemistry – Mathematics                                             SFS031

32.        Biology – Chemistry – Economics                                               SFS032

33.        Chemistry – Physics – Mathematics                                             SFS033

34.        Chemistry – Economics – Mathematics                                        SFS034

35.        Economics – Mathematics – Physics                                            SFS035

36.        Mathematics – Physics – Visual Arts                                            SFS036

37.        Mathematics – Economics – Geography                                       SFS037

38.        Mathematics – Geography – Physics                                            SFS038

39.        Mathematics – Economics – Government                                     SFS039

Admission Requirements:

Candidates must have a minimum of FIVE credits (including English Language, Mathematics, and three relevant subjects) obtained at one sitting in SSCE/WASSC, GCE/O/L, NECO, with results obtained before registration.

Application Procedure:

  1. Visit the School of Foundation website at and familiarize yourself with the sales of application forms.
  2. Visit the School of Foundation Studies application site on
  3. Navigate to the prospective student’s menu and click on the School of Foundation Studies.
  4. Complete the Pre-Application Form to obtain a payment reference number (PRN) using the correct applicant’s names as stated in the birth certificate and other relevant documents.
  5. Make payment at any Commercial bank in Nigeria with the payment reference number (PRN).
  6. The cost of the Application Form (excluding bank charges) is N35,000.00 (non-refundable).
  7. Return to the applications site on
  8. Log in with PRN as the username and the applicant’s surname in lowercase as the password.
  9. Complete the application form and print two copies for yourself.
  10. Examination pass will be available online a week before the examination date. Print a copy for yourself.

Important Dates:

  • Application opens: Monday, May 13, 2024
  • Application closes: Friday, August 9, 2024
  • Entrance examination: Saturday, August 17, 2024, at the Distance Learning Institute (DLI) in the University of Lagos.

Mode of Examination:

  • Computer-Based Tests.
  • All Questions are Multiple Choice.
  • Examination subjects include Mathematics, English Language (20 questions each), and 3 other relevant subjects according to the candidate’s choice of subject combination (15 questions each), making a total of 85 questions to be answered in forty-five (45) minutes. Candidates with Mathematics as one of the three subject combinations would need to choose Further Mathematics as a subject in the entrance examination combination.


Results and merit admission will be released on

Terms and Conditions:

  • Admission into undergraduate programmes is based on approved capacity for each programme.
  • The University may conduct or adopt other measures of testing in cases where there are more successful candidates than the approved capacity for some courses.
  • University of Lagos has zero tolerance for various forms of misconduct and anti-social behavior.

For further inquiries, please contact the Director, School of Foundation Studies at +2348056253631; +2348020758995 (office hours: 8am-6pm) or

Olakunle E. Makinde (Mrs.), MNIM, fisn
Acting Registrar

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