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Undergraduate Programmes

Apply now to any of our undergraduate degree courses and let’s shape a brighter future through education and contribute to our nation’s development.

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Prospective Students

Welcome to the Undergraduate programs page at Crescent University, Abeokuta, a private university established by the Islamic Mission for Africa (IMA). Our mission is to provide a university education that emphasizes personal discipline, integrity, and positive societal values. We aim to bridge the gap between potential students and the limited space in the Nigerian educational system.

Why CUAB?

At Crescent University, we strive to produce graduates who can contribute to the nation’s economic agenda. We are committed to maintaining high standards in our faculty, teaching environment, equipment support, infrastructure, and overall development. Apply now and embark on a journey of academic excellence at Crescent University, Abeokuta.

  • Admission Requirement
  • Courses & Fees
  • Graduation Requirements
  • Student Activities

UTME

To be eligible for admission at Crescent University, Abeokuta, candidates must meet the following general requirements:

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General Admission Requirements

  • A minimum of five credits in SSCE, GCE, NECO, or any approved equivalent.
  • The five credits must include English Language and Mathematics and any other 3 subjects as specified by each department. Please refer to the departmental requirements by going to the College page.
  • The five credits should be obtained in no more than two sittings and must have been obtained within the last five years. Candidates awaiting results may also apply.
  • Candidates who have chosen Crescent University as their preferred institution and have achieved an acceptable score in the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) will be offered admission through JAMB.
  • These candidates must also obtain the university’s screening form via the e-portal and pass the oral interview conducted as a prerequisite for admission.
  • All applicants must participate in Crescent University’s screening exercise as admission will not be offered without completing the screening process.

Changing First Choice to Crescent University

  • Interested candidates who have initially applied to JAMB and wish to change their first choice to Crescent University must:
  1. Apply for a change of institution through JAMB.
  2. Obtain the Crescent University, Abeokuta, screening form via the e-portal.
  3. Participate in the screening exercise.

At Crescent University, we are committed to ensuring a fair and thorough admissions process. We look forward to welcoming qualified candidates who meet our requirements and are ready to embark on a journey of academic excellence.

PROCEDURES FOR ADMISSIONS

To apply for admission at Crescent University, please follow these procedures

1

Obtain the UTME form for the current year and score a minimum of 180 marks.

2

Visit the e-Portal to make a payment of Ten thousand naira (N10,000) application fee and apply for admission via the portal.

3

Make a payment of One thousand naira (N1,000) as a Screening fee via the e-portal and wait to be invited for a screening exercise.

4

Accept the admission offer when you successfully pass the screening exercise and proceed with the registration exercise.

ADMISSION TO 200 LEVEL (DIRECT ENTRY)

For admission to the 200 level at Crescent University, the following criteria apply:

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Direct Entry Admission Requirements

  • NCE, OND, and their approved equivalents in relevant fields, with at least an Upper Credit level.
  • Advanced Level passes or their equivalents in relevant subjects are accepted.
  • The O’Level requirements stated above must also be fulfilled.
  • The Interim Joint Matriculation Board (IJMB) at acceptable grade levels is also considered.
  • In exceptional cases, holders of OND with lower credit from recognized institutions may be admitted to 200 level (Part II) in relevant degree programs.
  • Similarly, HND holders with lower credit from recognized institutions may be admitted to the 200 level in relevant degree programs.
  • Candidates must pass interviews conducted by the University.

Transfer Candidates

  • Make payment and submit an Application via our E-Portal page.
  • Hold the minimum entry requirements for admission into the university.
  • Ensure that the transcript of academic records and a special confidential report from appropriate officials of their current institution are received in the Admissions Office of Crescent University at least two months before the commencement of the intended session for which admission is sought.
  • Have a CGPA of not less than 1.5.

We welcome transfer students who meet these criteria to join Crescent University and continue their educational journey with us.

TRANSFER CANDIDATES

Candidates seeking to transfer from other universities to Crescent University must fulfill the following requirements:

General Admission Requirements

  • Make payment and submit an Application via our E-Portal page.
  • Hold the minimum entry requirements for admission into the university.
  • Ensure that the transcript of academic records and a special confidential report from appropriate officials of their current institution are submitted via the e-portal of Crescent University at least two months before the commencement of the intended session for which admission is sought.
  • Have a CGPA of not less than 1.5.

We welcome transfer students who meet these criteria to join Crescent University and continue their educational journey with us. For further information contact the admissions office today.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Here’s a list of common questions students ask us.

How are the lecturers and professors at Crescent University?

Crescent University has a team of highly qualified and experienced lecturers and professors who are committed to providing quality education and mentorship to students. They bring expertise from various fields and ensure a conducive learning environment.

How do I apply for admission to Crescent University?

To apply for admission, prospective students can visit the university’s official website and complete the online application form. Detailed instructions and admission requirements are provided on the website.

What are the facilities available on campus?

Crescent University boasts modern and well-equipped facilities, including state-of-the-art classrooms, libraries, laboratories, hostels, sports facilities, and recreational areas. The campus provides a conducive environment for academic and extracurricular activities.

Whether you’re an aspiring student or a returning one, here’s a list of courses we offer specially crafted to prepare you for real world success.

Classes start: 25th of October, 2023

Apply by: 20th of October, 2023

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From the Application fee to the Acceptance fee, even to the tuition fees, here’s a a table showing summary of the course fees. More information can be found in the e-Portal.

Accounting

New Students (UTME, DE, Transfer)

Application Fee: ₦10,000

Acceptance Fee: ₦50,000

Tuition Fee: ₦853,000

Returning Students

200LV: ₦800,000

300LV & above: ₦730,000

Anatomy

New Students (UTME, DE, Transfer)

Application Fee: ₦10,000

Acceptance Fee: ₦50,000

Tuition Fee: ₦853,000

Returning Students

200LV: ₦800,000

300LV & above: ₦750,000

Architecture

New Students (UTME, DE, Transfer)

Application Fee: ₦10,000

Acceptance Fee: ₦50,000

Tuition Fee: ₦853,000

Returning Students

200LV: ₦770,000

300LV & above: ₦730,000

Biochemistry

New Students (UTME, DE, Transfer)

Application Fee: ₦10,000

Acceptance Fee: ₦50,000

Tuition Fee: ₦733,000

Returning Students

200LV: ₦660,000

300LV & above: ₦630,000

Business Admin

New Students (UTME, DE, Transfer)

Application Fee: ₦10,000

Acceptance Fee: ₦50,000

Tuition Fee: ₦723,000

Returning Students

200LV: ₦650,000

300LV & above: ₦620,000

Computer Science

New Students (UTME, DE, Transfer)

Application Fee: ₦10,000

Acceptance Fee: ₦50,000

Tuition Fee: ₦753,000

Returning Students

200LV: ₦700,000

300LV & above: ₦630,000

Economics / OR

New Students (UTME, DE, Transfer)

Application Fee: ₦10,000

Acceptance Fee: ₦50,000

Tuition Fee: ₦703,000

Returning Students

200LV: ₦650,000

300LV & above: ₦620,000

Islamic Studies

New Students (UTME, DE, Transfer)

Application Fee: ₦10,000

Acceptance Fee: ₦50,000

Tuition Fee: ₦303,000

Returning Students

200LV: ₦280,000

300LV & above: ₦280,000

Law

New Students (UTME, DE, Transfer)

Application Fee: ₦10,000

Acceptance Fee: ₦50,000

Tuition Fee: ₦1,653,000

Returning Students

200LV: ₦1,500,000

300LV & above: ₦1,500,000

Mass Communication

New Students (UTME, DE, Transfer)

Application Fee: ₦10,000

Acceptance Fee: ₦50,000

Tuition Fee: ₦753,000

Returning Students

200LV: ₦700,000

300LV & above: ₦630,000

Microbiology

New Students (UTME, DE, Transfer)

Application Fee: ₦10,000

Acceptance Fee: ₦50,000

Tuition Fee: ₦703,000

Returning Students

200LV: ₦660,000

300LV & above: ₦630,000

Nursing

New Students (UTME, DE, Transfer)

Application Fee: ₦20,000

Acceptance Fee: ₦50,000

Tuition Fee: ₦1,653,000

Returning Students

200LV: ₦1,500,000

300LV & above: ₦1,300,000

Physiology

New Students (UTME, DE, Transfer)

Application Fee: ₦10,000

Acceptance Fee: ₦50,000

Tuition Fee: ₦853,000

Returning Students

200LV: ₦800,000

300LV & above: ₦750,000

Political Science & IR

New Students (UTME, DE, Transfer)

Application Fee: ₦10,000

Acceptance Fee: ₦50,000

Tuition Fee: ₦703,000

Returning Students

200LV: ₦650,000

300LV & above: ₦620,000

To be eligible for the award of the Bachelor’s Degree, a student must satisfy the following graduation requirements:

Eligibility:

  • A Student must register for a minimum of 15 or a maximum of 25 credit units in any one semester, provided that the total credit load does not exceed 48 in a  session.
  • A student must pass a minimum of 120 credit units for a 4 year programme and 150 credit units in 5-year programme including all the compulsory courses prescribed by the Departments and excluding the University based courses (GNS  and special elective).

The class of degree is determined by the student’s CGPA, calculated to two decimal places, at the end of the programme, as follows:

1st Class

2nd Class Upper

2nd Class Lower

3rd Class

4.50 – 5.00

3.50 – 4.49

2.40 – 3.49

1.50 – 2.39

It is to be noted that the degree for some professional programmes may not necessarily be classified as tabulated above.

Student Activities

Approved Students Societies

Approved clubs usually have all encompassing series of activities ranging from lectures, symposium, awards, excursion and so on for their Association Weeks usually in the second semester. Students are expected to join one or more of the following societies and clubs

Student Societies on Campus

  • Islamic Mission for Africa Student’s Association (IMASA- CUAB)
  • Crescent University Microbiology Student’s Association (CUMSA-CUAB).
  • National Association of Computer Science Student’s (NACOSS-CUAB).
  • National Economics Student’s Association (NESA-CUAB).
  • Nigerian Universities Accounting Student’s Association (NUASA-CUAB).
  • Banking and Finance Student’s Association (BAFSA-CUAB).
  • Mass Communication Student’s Association (MACOSA-CUAB).
  • The Nigerian Aid Group, Crescent University Detachment (NAGCUD).

Extra Curricular Activities

The following are some of the extracurricular activities:

Extra Curricular Activities on Campus

  • Dukelands Intercollegiate Sports Competition which comprises of staff and students games in Soccer, volleyball, basketball, chess and scrabble. This takes place in the first semester of the session.
  • Bola Ajibola Champions Cup which is a soccer competition for students. It takes place in the second semester of every session to mark the Founders Day of the University.
  • Alhaji Adelakin Table Tennis Champions Cup for students in second semester.
  • Excursions are usually organized by the students’ association.
  • Student’s Seminar/Symposia are also organized by the students’ associations.
  • Awards and Dinner are also organized by the associations on campus.
  • Annual Weeks are organized by the associations on campus.