Federal University of Technology, Akure

country rank  10
world rank  4462

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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 (uniRank 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 uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 37 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

Degree Levels & Study Areas

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student 0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
Int'l student 1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
Not reported

University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations
Admission Rate 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 Total Enrolment Range 20,000-24,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 2,500-2,999
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

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


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
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)


  • 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)

Academic Structure


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Site last updated: Wednesday, 14 November 2018