JAMB Cut-off Mark For State Universities In Nigeria 2019

In our previous post, we gave a detailed information about JAMB Cut-off Mark For Federal Universities In Nigeria, this time around, we have searched for and made a comprehensive list of the cut-off marks for state universities in Nigeria this 2019.

This information is provided to enlighten the many prospective students of various state universities on the way forward.

Below is the list of cut-off marks for state varsities 2019:

1. Abia State University, Uturu (ABSU) – 120

2. Adamawa State University Mubi (ADSU) – 120

3. Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba (AAUA) – 120

4. Akwa Ibom State University of Technology, Uyo (AKUTECH) – 120


5. Ambrose Alli University (AAU), Ekpoma – 120

6. Anambra State University of Science & Technology, Uli – 120

7. Bauchi State University, Gadau (BASUG) – 120

8. Benue State University, Makurdi (BSUM) – 120, Medicine – 200

9. Bukar Abba Ibrahim University, Damaturu – N/A

10. Cross River State University of Science & Technology, Calabar (CRUTECH)- 120

11. Delta State University Abraka (DELSU) – 120

12. Ebonyi State University (EBSU), Abakaliki – 120

13. Ekiti State University (EKSU) – 120

14. Enugu State University of Science and Technology (ESUT), Enugu – 120

15. Gombe State Univeristy (GSU), Gombe – 120

16. Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University, Lapai (IBBUL) – 120 & above for Sciences, Agriculture, Languages, Education & Arts; 120 & above for Management and Social Science Courses

17. Ignatius Ajuru University of Education (IAUE), Rumuoumeni – 120

18. Imo State University (IMSU), Owerri – 120

19. Kaduna State University (KASU), Kaduna – 120

20. Kano University of Science & Technology (KUST), Wudil – 120

21. Kebbi State University, Kebbi (KSUSTA)- 120

22. Kogi State University (KSU), Anyigba – 120

23. Kwara State University (KWASU), Ilorin – 120

24. Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH), Ogbomoso – 120

25. Lagos State University (LASU), Ojo, Lagos – 120

26. Nasarawa State University, Keffi (NSUK) – 120

27. Niger Delta Unversity (NDU), Yenagoa – 120

28. Northwest University (NU), Kano – 120

29. Olabisi Onabanjo University (OOU), Ago-Iwoye – 120

30. Ondo State University of Science & Technology, Okitipupa – 120

31. Osun State University (UNIOSUN), Oshogbo – 120

32. Plateau State University, Bokkos (PLASU) – 120

33. Rivers State University of Science & Technology (RSUST) – 120

34. Sokoto State University, Sokoto (SSU) – 120

35. Tai Solarin University of Education, Ijebu-Ode (TASUED) – 120

36. Taraba State University, Jalingo (TSU) – 120

37. Technical University, Ibadan – 120

38. Umaru Musa Yar’Adua University, Katsina (UMYU) – 120

There you have it, a comprehensive list of state universities in Nigeria and their cut-off marks.

Update January 2019: The above cut-off marks is subject to change as the JAMB registrar pegged the universities cutoff at 120 recently. But with the current way things are going in the country, universities might be forced to write post-ume to reduce candidates.

Best States Universities In Nigeria & Their Cut-Off for 2019

Abia State University (ABSU)

This school was established in 1981 and it is one of the best state university to attend in the country.  It has a college of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine.

Abia state university offers both undergraduate, graduate and doctorate degree programmes currently. Cut-off for this school is 120.

Borno State University

Cut off for Borno State University is pegged at 120 and this school is one of the state universities to be accredited by the NUC.  Courses like Law, Medical Science, Arts and Veterinary medicine are just a few courses offered at the institution.

Kebbi State University of Science and Technology

Another top state university in the north with low cut off is Kebbi State University which has 120 as its cut off.

Founded in 2006, this educational institution is meant to reduce illiteracy in the state by providing admission to Kebbi indigenes.

Those intersted in Science, Education, Engineering and Agriculture related courses may find this university useful.

Nasarawa State University

Nasarawa State University cut-off is 120 and it is one of the popular state schools in Northern Nigeria. Courses offered at NSU include Agronomy, Agriculture, Accounting, Finances and others.

Eastern Palm University (EPU)

Cut off for this school is also 120 but we can’t ascertain whether they are accredited by the NUC or not. Located in Ogboko in Imo State, this academic institution was created by the Imo state government with the sole purpose of promoting quality education for Nigerians.

List of courses offered at EPU include: Physics, Biochemistry, Sociology, Philosophy and Logic, Literary studies, Computer science, etc.

Northwest University

This is a state university with cut off pegged at 120. The school is located in Kano State with the following faculties:

  • Faculty of Agriculture
  • Faculty of Basic Medical Sciences
  • Faculty of Clinical Sciences
  • Faculty of Education
  • Faculty of Engineering
  • Faculty of Environmental Sciences
  • Faculty of Humanities
  • Faculty of Information and Communication Technology
  • Faculty of Law
  • Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences
  • Faculty of Science
  • School of General
  • Entrepreneurial and Remedial Studies
  • School of Postgraduate Studies

Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University

Gaining admission into IBB University is easy as long as you meet up with the school’s requirements.

Located in Niger State, the accredited courses offered at the Ibrahim Badamasi University include:

  • Management
  • Religious studies
  • Economics
  • Agriculture
  • Animal science
  • Psychology
  • Arabic studies
  • Medical college

Kaduna State University (KSU)

Kaduna State University is one of the best state universities in Nigeria which was established in 2004. The school has 7 accredited faculties and 39 departments.

Umaru Musa Yar’Adua University (UMYU)

UMYU now has a postgraduate school that now offers Masters and Postgraduate Diploma degrees.

The school has five accredited faculties namely:

  • Faculty of Education
  • Faculty of Humanities
  • Faculty of Law
  • Natural and Applied Sciences
  • Social and Management Sciences.
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  1. Oluwakemi

    I am a 18year old girl….and I would love to study in unilag, but I scored 212 in my jamb and in my o’levels i had credit all through

  2. Oluwakemi, your result is nice. There is every possibility that you will enter school.

  3. precious

    pls,I scored 173…which state university will take that score?

    1. There are some universities and polytechnics in Nigeria that takes less than 180. We are still waiting for JAMB to release them to the public

  4. Oladotun

    I Have 240 Which Uni Can I Go

    1. You have a good result and You can go to any university of your choice but it depends on the kind of course you want to study

  5. Akaka

    I have 172 in my jamb pls is’t possible that I will be admitted this year in nun or amsu or yabatech

    1. there is a possibility but it depends on the course you choose to study

  6. dorathy

    pls wat z d cut off mark for anambra state university

    1. 180 to 200 and above depends on the department. but the general cut off is pegged at 180

  7. Godspower

    What is the cut off for (rsust) this year

  8. chinonso

    i registered for jamb 2018 and i got below 180 in jamb and i did not put any state university pls which state can accept me and what do i need to do

    1. There are some state universities that can accept you but it depends on the course you chose to study.

  9. Saidu Jamiu

    Can I Be Admitted To Kebbi State Univ, With 160 jamb score?

    1. The general cut off mark for JAMB is pegged at 180. It depends on the course you want to study

  10. edeh uchechi

    i got 172 in jamb will i be able to get computer science in state university or poly

  11. jaabir manne

    I want to study mechanical eng at kano state University with jamb score 160 can they accept me

    1. i dont think so

  12. Ibrahim Taofiq Olayinka

    I had 160 in my jamb. can I enter kwasu

    1. It depends on the course of study

  13. domkur ponkur

    Plateau state university i score 163 i want to study microbiology

  14. sanmi

    give us list of state u know that accept cut off less than 180

  15. emma

    I score 177 in my jamb and I want to study psychology in Delta State University can I be admitted

    1. Don’t think so

  16. Grace Monday

    Pls I scored 177 in jamb, which state or private university can I be admitted and please this my mail:Joychukwu247@gmail.com

  17. Grace Monday

    Please sir I need a quick reply before is too late for me, I went for Post UTME/ interview today, 24/7/2018 in a private university and everything was successful but because of my jamb score(177) I was not given admission. It’s really painful, please which institution can acept me with the score?

    1. Truth be told, the least cut-off mark set by JAMB is 180

  18. Olua emmanuel

    I scored 176 can i be admitted to study mass com in ebsu

  19. francis ,terver

    dear sir ,pls I,m able to sturdy this cause for life .

  20. Rilwanu

    just find 180

  21. Imrana

    I have 154 score which university should i go

    1. Try polytechnics or lesser courses that are not competitive

  22. Blessing

    Can i enter ksu with 172

  23. Ojochegbe

    can I studied at Benue State University Makurdi with jamb score 157?

  24. moses

    pls sir,will i be admitted at nasarawa state university with 173

  25. Joy ehigha

    Please I score 170 in my jamb and I want to study accountancy which school will addmit me??

  26. oluwakemi

    please i score 167 in my jamb and i want to study human kinetics please will i be admitted at abu zaria state university

    1. 180 is the cut off

  27. MGBENU ikedinachukwu

    Jamb cut off mark should be 180 for mainly engineering course like chemical or computer

  28. Joyce udeme

    Pls i score 185 in jamb and i want to study FST in unical do i have any chance.thank u

  29. halimat

    i scored 167 pls can i be admitted to study human kinectics in university of unilorin

    1. That score is too low for the course, but it depends on the university

  30. halimat

    please i score 167 in my jamb and i want to study human kinetic will i be admitted to study in unilorin

  31. A'ishah

    i scored 255 in my UTME, and i want to study Law in ABU Zaria university, do i stand a chance of getting admission?
    And please, when will the Post UTME for ABU Zaria be out?

  32. A'ishah

    please i scored 255 in my UTME; as a Law aspirant, do i stand a chance of getting admission in ABU Zaria university?
    And please, when will their post UTME form be out?

    1. You can get it o. Congrats thats a high Jamb score

  33. Deborah

    Which federal university will accept 242 for law

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