Federal University of Petroleum Resources (FUPRE) Location + Admission Requirements

Filed in School News Update by on November 30, 2019

The Federal University of Petroleum Resources, Effurun is a top university in terms of technology and knowledgeable advanced in the oil and gas sector, that makes them to be a petroleum inclined institution.
Let’s look at the school’s location; history; courses/programs; admission requirements, fees and all what you should know about the university.

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About The Federal University of Petroleum Resources (FUPRE)

The Federal University of Petroleum Resources, Effurun(FUPRE), Delta State, Nigeria was established in March 2007 under a Federal Government of Nigeria initiative to build a specialized University to produce unique high level manpower and relevant expertise for the Oil & Gas sector in Nigeria and the world at large.

The motto of the Federal University of Petroleum Resources is Excellence and Relevance.
Excellence is to be reflected in every aspect of activities/sectors of FUPRE – excellent students, quality staff, excellent graduates, quality working and living environment.
Relevance connotes the commitment of the University to the task of meeting the needs of the community, the nation and the world.

Motto Excellence and Relevance
Established March 2007
Vice Chancellor Professor Akaehomen Okonigbon Akii Ibhadode
Location Effurun, Delta State, Nigeria
Website https://www.fupre.edu.ng/

FUPRE is an uncommon university itself and is destined to be the premier international institution-of-choice with the state-of-the-art facilities to provide the petroleum and allied sectors, world class education, training, research, consultancy and extension service.

Where It’s Located

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The Federal University of Petroleum Resources, Effurun is located at Effurun Town in Delta State, Niger Delta region of Nigeria.
Initially when the university began, it occupied the PTI Conference centre, Effurun Delta state, which is few kilometres away from the permanent site.
The new site covers large hectares of land generously leased by the people of Uviwe kingdom for development of the institution. This location in Ugbomro, Uviwe local government is the main campus and permanent site of the university.

How The School Started

Federal University of Petroleum Resources popularly nicknamed as FUPRE was established and approved by the Federal Executive Council meeting which was held on 14 March 2007.

The College of science was the foundational College of the University with 113 foundation students at inception. The students began their courses at FUPRE, on May, 2007.
The College not only enrols its own students but serves as support for other colleges to be established. The General Studies and Entrepreneurship Unit was also established in the College to coordinate all programmes of the University aiming at producing rounded graduates with good entrepreneurial skills.

Federal University of Petroleum Resources, FUPRE Courses And Admission Requirements

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The Federal University of Petroleum Resources, Effurun has it’s courses accredited and recognized by the National Universities Commission (NUC). These programmes are on technology-based which range from science, engineering and technology inclined courses.

The general requirement of the university into any of the departments in the Undergraduate programmes is that applicants must apply through the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) body and score 180 and above, having met the minimum 5 credit O’Level required by the department of interest in not more than two sittings.

Below are the list of high-quality courses and their entry requirements at the Federal University of Petroleum Resources, Effurun (FUPRE).

S/N PROGRAMME O’LEVEL REQUIREMENTS UTME SUBJECT COMBINATION DIRECT ENTRY (A/L) REQUIREMENTS
1 B.Eng. CHEMICAL ENGINEERING Five credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and any other subject from either Agricultural Science, Biology, Technical Drawing, Further Mathematics, Geography, Economics, Dying & Bleaching/Leather Goods Manufacturing. Mathematics, English, Physics and Chemistry. ‘A’ Level passes in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics
2 B.Sc. CHEMISTRY Five credit passes including English Language, Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics and any other one from Biology, Agricultural Science, Computer Studies, Cosmetology or Dying & Bleaching English Language, Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics or Biology. Two ‘A’ Level passes in Chemistry and one of Physics, Mathematics or Biology.
3 B.Sc. COMPUTER SCIENCE Five credit passes including English Language, Mathematics, Physics and any other two subjects from Computer Studies, Chemistry, Biology/Agricultural Science or Data processing/GSM Maintenance. English Language, Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry/Biology or Agricultural Science. Two ‘A’ Level passes in Science subjects including Mathematics
4 B.Eng. ELECTRICAL/
ELECTRONICS ENGINEERING
Five credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, and any other subject from either Agricultural Science or Biology, Technical Drawing, Further Mathematics, Geography, Economics, Electrical Installation & Maintenance Works, Auto Electrical Work. Mathematics, English, Physics and ‘A’ Level passes in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics
5 B.Sc. ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT AND TOXICOLOGY Five credit passes including English Language, Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry and Physics or a pass in Physics and a credit pass in Geography, Agr icultural Science, Computer Studies /Health Education, Fisheries/Tourism. English Language, Chemistry, Biology, Mathematics or Physics. Two ‘A’ Level passes in Chemistry and Biology
6 B.Sc. GEOLOGY Five credit passes including English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry, Physics and any other one from Biology, Geography, Computer Studies, Agricultural Science, Data Processing/Mining English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry and any of Physics, Biology and Geography. Two ‘A’ Level passes from Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics, Biology and Geography
7 B.Sc. GEOPHYSICS Five credit passes including English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry, Physics and any other one from Biology, Geography, Computer Studies, Agricultural Science, Data Processing/Mining. English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry and Physics. Two ‘A’ Level passes in Chemistry and Physics or Mathematics
8 B.Sc. INDUSTRIAL CHEMISTRY Five credit passes including English Language, Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics and any other one from Biology, Agricultural Science, Computer Studies, Cosmetology or Dying & Bleaching English Language, Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics or Biology. Two ‘A’ Level passes in Chemistry and Mathematics or Biology
9 B.Eng. MARINE ENGINEERING Five credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and any other subject from either Agricultural Science or Biology, Technical Drawing, Further Mathematics, Geography, Economics, Auto Mechanical Work, Welding & Fabrication, Air Conditioning &Refrigeration. Mathematics, English, Physics and Chemistry. ‘A’ Level passes in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics
10 B.Sc. MATHEMATICS Five credit passes including English Language, Mathematics, Physics and any other two subjects from Computer Studies, Chemistry, Biology/Agricultural Science or Data processing/GSM Maintenance. English Language, Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry/Biology or Agricultural Science. Two ‘A’ Level passes in Mathematics and any other Science Subject
11 B.Eng. MECHANICAL ENGINEERING Five credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry , and any other subject from either Agricultural Science, Biology, Technical Drawing, Further Mathematics, Geography, Economics, Auto Mechanical Work, Welding & Fabrication, Air Conditioning &Refrigeration. Mathematics, English, Physics and Chemistry. A’ Level passes in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics.
12 B.Eng. PETROLEUM ENGINEERING Five credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and any other subject from either Agricultural Science, Biology, Technical Drawing, Further Mathematics, Geography, Economics, Data Processing, Mining, Plumbing & Pipe Fitting. Mathematics, English, Physics and Chemistry. ‘A’ Level passes in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics.
13 B.Sc. PHYSICS Five credit passes including English Language, Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and any other subject from Agricultural Science, Biology, Computer Studies, Data Processing, Electrical Installation & Maintenance Work, Radio, TV & Electrical Work. English Language, Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry. Two ‘A’ Level passes in Physics and Mathematics

FUPRE Cut off Mark

The Federal University of Petroleum Resources Effurun does not really have a specific cut off mark set aside for its courses for admission. However, candidates who have scored a minimum of 180 in UTME examination are eligible to apply for admission into any of their choice courses.

We’d rather advice candidates that, due to the high number of aspirants wishing to study FUPRE, the admission processes is competitive and admissions is given based on the higher the jamb scores, the higher the chances of being admitted.

FUPRE School Fees

The fees paid at the Federal University of Petroleum Resources, Effurun is not that much and it’s affordable. We’ve got to you the total of what to pay as a new or returning student. It’s the total of fees like Library, Laboratory, Caution, Maintenance, Sports and Medical charges.
Here is the snippets of the school fees at the university.

  • New Students – N120,000
  • Returning Students – N57,050

Accommodation

Accommodation in the school campus is available for interested students who wish to, at a fee of N30,000 (Thirty Thousand Naira) only.

What You Should Know About FUPRE

Here is the few things you may not have known about the university:

  1. The Federal University of Petroleum Resources, Effurun, due to its location in a region rich in oil and gas was established and is the first petroleum university in Africa and sixth in the world.
  2. The university has as its chancellor, a prolific monarch in person of the Emir of Zamfara, H.R.H. Alhaji Attahiru Mohammad Ahmad CON.
  3. FUPRE is highly recommended for students to go because the university promotes advancement of knowledge and produce graduates who are technopreneurs with concern for the promotion of environmentally friendly technological solutions in the practice of their profession.

If you have a question or enquiry about the university, just logon to the school’s website at fupre.edu.ng for more information about the university.
We’ll as well attend to your questions by using the comments box below.

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