Federal University of Technology, Akure: Statistics



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#3157 of 14,131 In the World
#69 of 1,104 In Africa
#11 of 157 In Nigeria
#219 of 1,031 For Agricultural Engineering
Top50% For 85 other topics
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Highest Degree

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Acceptance Rate49%
Admissions RequirementsFor undergraduate programmes, Minimum 5 credits at GCE (General Certificate of Education), Ordinary ('O') level. Admission through Universities Matriculation Examinations conducted by Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) and qualification through the University Pre-degree Programme. For Postgraduate programmes, All candidates must possess five (5) 'O' level credits as required in relevant disciplines but must include English Language and Mathematics.
Academic CalendarOctober to July
Full time employee841
Student:staff ratio21:1

We've calculated the 49% acceptance rate for Federal University of Technology, Akure based on the ratio of admissions to applications and other circumstantial enrollment data. Treat this information as a rough guide and not as a definitive measure of your chances of admission. Different programs may have significantly varying admissions rates.

Research profile

Federal University of Technology, Akure has published 9,765 scientific papers with 80,563 citations received. The research profile covers a range of fields, including Environmental Science, Biology, Chemistry, Engineering, Physics, Organic Chemistry, Ecology, Liberal Arts & Social Sciences, Geology, and Geography and Cartography.


Federal University of Technology, Akure majors

by publication & citation count

Environmental Science
6,589 / 55,441
6,335 / 56,590
5,839 / 56,175
5,805 / 49,776
4,556 / 43,953
Organic Chemistry
3,951 / 43,467
3,845 / 33,968
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
3,544 / 23,215
3,539 / 27,573
Geography and Cartography
3,396 / 27,262
3,218 / 25,925
Computer Science
2,930 / 20,608
Materials Science
2,772 / 29,094
2,719 / 28,746
Quantum and Particle physics
2,500 / 24,968
2,105 / 14,213
2,085 / 20,535
1,788 / 11,876
1,765 / 13,300
1,741 / 10,792
Metallurgical Engineering
1,707 / 17,339
Nutrition and Food Science
1,695 / 19,860
1,655 / 10,438
Agricultural Science
1,588 / 12,631
1,574 / 9,093
Political Science
1,544 / 8,993
1,522 / 8,883
1,503 / 8,877
1,424 / 10,238
1,386 / 11,241
1,330 / 6,336
1,247 / 11,316
1,230 / 8,427
Environmental Management
1,211 / 10,497
Meteorology and Atmospheric Science
1,110 / 14,074
Machine Learning
1,102 / 9,211
1,091 / 8,766
Mechanical Engineering
974 / 7,088
Optical Engineering
966 / 7,599
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
932 / 5,867

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 19 38
1992 16 36
1993 18 44
1994 8 38
1995 16 44
1996 21 44
1997 21 75
1998 12 41
1999 21 65
2000 28 55
2001 20 62
2002 38 80
2003 28 91
2004 49 141
2005 89 202
2006 74 306
2007 77 413
2008 59 489
2009 90 653
2010 122 756
2011 186 1046
2012 224 1289
2013 269 1694
2014 322 1973
2015 378 2011
2016 502 2086
2017 606 2902
2018 722 4083
2019 919 5667
2020 1112 8657
2021 1310 12326
2022 1165 14893
2023 1053 16014
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International studetns 1,500 per session (USD)

The Federal University of Technology, Akure has financial aid programs and on-campus housing.

Programs and Degrees

The table below displays academic fields with programs and courses that lead to Bachelor's, Master's, and Doctorate degrees offered by Federal University of Technology, Akure.

Note that the table provides a general overview and might not cover all the specific majors available at the university. Always visit the university's website for the most up-to-date information on the programs offered.

Programs Bachelor Master Doctoral
Art & Design No No No
Biology Yes Yes Yes
Business Yes Yes Yes
Chemistry Yes Yes Yes
Computer Science Yes Yes Yes
Economics Yes Yes Yes
Engineering Yes Yes Yes
Environmental Science Yes Yes Yes
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences No No No
Mathematics Yes Yes Yes
Medicine No No No
Physics Yes Yes Yes
Psychology No No No
Postgraduate Diploma Agricultural Engineering, Agriculture, Animal Husbandry, Architecture, Biochemistry, Civil Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Environmental Management, Fishery, Food Science, Forestry, Geology, Industrial Chemistry, Industrial Design, Materials Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Metallurgical Engineering, Meteorology, Microbiology, Mining Engineering, Pest Management, Physics, Plant and Crop Protection, Regional Planning, Rural Planning, Statistics, Surveying and Mapping, Transport Management, Wildlife
Master's Degree Agricultural Economics, Agriculture, Animal Husbandry, Engineering, Farm Management, Technology
Master of Philosophy Architecture, Computer Science
Doctor of Philosophy Agricultural Engineering, Agriculture, Analytical Chemistry, Animal Husbandry, Biochemistry, Biology, Chemistry, Civil Engineering, Crop Production, Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Fishery, Food Science, Forestry, Geophysics, Industrial Chemistry, Industrial Design, Inorganic Chemistry, Materials Engineering, Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering, Metallurgical Engineering, Meteorology, Microbiology, Mining Engineering, Organic Chemistry, Pest Management, Physical Chemistry, Physics, Plant and Crop Protection, Soil Science, Statistics, Transport Management, Wildlife

Notable alumni

  1. Ndubuisi Ekekwe

    Ndubuisi Ekekwe
    Born in
    Nigeria Flag Nigeria
    1975-.. (age 49)

    Ndubuisi Ekekwe // is a Nigerian business person. He is the founder of First Atlantic Semiconductors & Microelectronics – West Africa's leading embedded systems company. His working experience includes Analog Devices Corp where he co-designed a generation accelerometer for the iPhone and created the company's first wafer level chip scale package for inertial sensor. He is a player in the U.S. semiconductor industry where he develops innovative microchip and invented a micro-controller for medical robots. Ndubuisi Ekekwe was named in 2020 by The Guardian (Nigeria) as one of 60 Nigerians In 60 Years Making “Nigerian Lives Matter”.

  2. Pepenazi

    1988-.. (age 36)
    Enrolled in the Federal University of Technology, Akure
    Graduated with Bachelor of Science in Estate management

    Opeyemi Gbenga Kayode, known by his stage name Pepenazi, is a Nigerian singer and songwriter.

  3. Pastor Taiwo Odubiyi

    Pastor Taiwo Odubiyi
    Born in
    Nigeria Flag Nigeria
    1965-.. (age 59)
    novelistchildren's writerwriter

    Taiwo Iredele Odubiyi is a Nigerian author, pastor, international speaker, a marriage and relationship counsellor. Married and blessed with children, Taiwo has written over 29 award-winning inspirational romance novels; 9 children's books; and self-help books on rape, relationships, and Christian living, with new novels/books being published every year. She is the founder of the Pastor Taiwo Odubiyi Ministries. She was a columnist in The Nigerian Canadian News, The National Mirror, and The US immigration Newspaper. She is the host of the podcast, It's All About You, and the YouTube program, TenderHeartsLink (teachings on relationships for the single and the married).

  4. Ernest Afiesimama

    Ernest Afiesimama

    Ernest Asi Afiesimama is a Nigerian environmental and climate scientist who has worked for the Nigerian Meteorological Agency and was a consultant in environmental and climate affairs at Stern Integrated Projects He was also the Coordinator of Save Nigerian Environment Initiative. He currently works with the World Meteorological Organization.

  5. Tolu Akinyemi

    Tolu Akinyemi
    Born in
    Nigeria Flag Nigeria
    1985-.. (age 39)

    Tolu Akinyemi, also referred to as Poetolu is a Nigerian writer and poet. His work is notable for its relatable insights and humorous take on everyday human experiences.

Federal University of Technology, Akure faculties and divisions

School : Agriculture and Agricultural Technology Agricultural Economics, Agriculture, Animal Husbandry, Aquaculture, Crop Production, Fishery, Food Science, Food Technology, Forestry, Soil Management, Tourism, Wildlife, Wood Technology
School : Earth and Mineral Sciences Computer Science, Earth Sciences, Geology, Geophysics, Marine Engineering, Marine Science and Oceanography, Meteorology, Surveying and Mapping
School : Engineering and Engineering Technology Agricultural Engineering, Civil Engineering, Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Engineering, Materials Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Metallurgical Engineering, Mining Engineering
School : Environmental Technology Architecture, Industrial Design, Real Estate, Regional Planning, Surveying and Mapping, Town Planning
School : Management Technology Information Management, Library Science, Management, Management Systems, Transport Management
School : Postgraduate Studies Agricultural Engineering, Architecture, Engineering, Technology
School : Sciences Biochemistry, Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Mathematics, Microbiology, Physics

General information

Alternative names FUTA
Founded 1981
Accreditation National Universities Commission (NUC)
Motto Technology for Self Reliance
Colors purple, blue

Location and contacts

Address PMB 704
Akure, Ondo State
City population 848,000

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