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Ambrose Alli University
The University was established in 1981 by the then Governor of Bendel State (now Edo and Delta States) Professor Ambrose Folorunsho Alli. Formerly known as Bendel State University, and then Edo State University, following the creation of the state in 1992, the institution was finally renamed Ambrose Alli University in 1999, in memory of the founder. AAU as the University is fondly called was established based on the need to foster knowledge for the advancement of society, and create an indigenous institution in the state. Featuring 12 faculties, with a revered College of Medicine and a postgraduate school, it is an all-around institution providing the best of education to its students.
Ambrose Alli University Faculties And Courses Offered
The University has about twelve (12) faculties offering accredited departmental courses. Care to know what course falls under what faculty? Find a list below:
Faculty of Engineering
Electrical Electronics and Computer Engineering
Industrial and Production Engineering, e.t.c
Faculty of Education
Educational Foundations and Management
Guidance and Counselling
Physical and Health Education, e.t.c.
Faculty of Arts
Theatre and Media Arts...
Faculty of Agriculture
Agricultural Economics and Extension
Crop Science, and
Faculty of Management Sciences
Banking and Finance
Faculty of Law
Commercial and Industrial Law
International Law and Jurisprudence
Private and Property Law
Faculty of Environmental Studies
Fine and Applied Arts, e.t.c.
Faculty of Social Sciences
Library and Information Science
Political Science, e.t.c.
Faculty of Physical Sciences
Mathematics and Statistics...
Faculty of Life Sciences
College of Medicine; consists of the following faculties and courses
Faculty of Basic Sciences
Faculty of Clinical Sciences
Community Health and Primary Health Care
Pathological Sciences, e.t.c.
The University also has a number of institutes and research centres offering certificate programmes in various fields.
Ambrose Alli University Admission Requirements
Although there are specific admission requirements based on faculties or prefered course. There are still some general requirements set by the institution for prospective applicants in various levels. We’ve compiled useful details about the general admission requirements. Find them below:
AAU Admission Requirements For Undergraduates
100 Level Entry Students:
Applicants must possess a minimum of five (5) credit passes in SSCE/GCE O’LEVEL/NECO/NABTEB or equivalents at no more than two (2) sittings obtained in subjects relevant to the proposed field of study. The 5 credits must compulsorily be in Mathematics, English and 3 other related subjects.
In addition, candidates must register, sit for and attain the prescribed cut-off mark (usually 180/200) in UTME, and also prepare for a screening process organized by the school.
200 Level (Direct-entry) Students:
Prospective students must have a National Diploma, which should come from a recognized institution in Nigeria.
Candidates are required to have a Nigerian Certificate in Education (NCE) in a subject(s) related to the proposed field of study with a minimum of one unit and two (2) advanced level passes.
Applicants must also register with JAMB for Direct-entry registration.
AAU Admission Requirements For Postgraduates (PG)
Ambrose Alli University has only 33 available postgraduate programmes across all its faculties. The types of PG programmes available include, Postgraduate Diplomas, Masters degree and Doctor of Philosophy. Although admission requirements differ across these levels, here a few general requirements for prospective applicants.
Bachelor’s degree/ HND certificate from the University, or one recognized by the University’s Senate.
Masters degree certificate for candidates proposing to pursue M.Phil or PhD.
NYSC Discharge/Exemption certificate.
Marriage certificate or evidence of a change of name (if applicable).
Any other certificate or document(s) relevant to the mode of application.
Academic transcript(s) and reference letters from previous University lecturers.
It’s also important to note that the College or department, may also require additional conditions such as oral interview, or entrance examination.
The University website is a tool which provides up to date information targeted at verified students and members of the institution and can be found at aauekpoma.edu.ng.
Facilities At the University
In addition to the magnificent structures at the University, the University boasts of other well-structured facilities and service centres, such as an admirable library for research and study, hostel accommodation for students, staff quarters, a medical centre, recreational and sporting facilities, guest houses, cafeteria's, science laboratories, faculty buildings, lecture halls and theatres, a student transport system, a mail office, and lots more.
Things To Know About Ambrose Alli University
AAU is situated in a secure location.
Things To Do
Don’t know what to do when you get to the University? Here are a few tips to help:
You can enrol in a full-time or part-time programme.
Make inquiries and explore the environment.
You can also choose to attend educational functions.
Best Time To Visit
During office hours on weekdays, AAU is open to study and inquiries
Most Common Visitors
Students and staffs are the most common faces around.
AAU School Fees
The School fees for the 2017/2018 academic session has been released by the school authorities for both fresh and returning students in all the faculties. Find a list of the school fees schedule below:
Arts, Social Sciences, and Fine Arts
Old Students: N40,000
New Students: 97,750
Economics, and Management Sciences
Old Students: N40,000
New Students: N111,500
Natural Science, Agriculture, Education, Physiology
Old Students: N41,000
New Students: N113,500
Old Students: N47,000
New Students: N161,000
Basic Medical Sciences and Clinical Sciences
Old Students: N47,000
New Students: N129,000
Fresh students should also take note of the fact that they would be required to pay an acceptance fee and other miscellaneous fees. A break down of the school fees schedule can be found on the University’s website.
The University over the year has produced quite a number of prominent Nigerians holding it down in their various fields. Amongst them are; Tony Elumelu, Alibaba Akporobome, Omawunmi, Samuel Oboh, Festus Keyamo, and a host of others.
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