University of Portharcourt (Uniport): courses, admission requirements, school fees

University of Portharcourt, also known as Uniport was established in 1975. It is a Federal university with approximately 50,000 students. University of Portharcourt was formerly known as University College. It is one of the best Federal Universities in Nigeria and its Petroleum Engineers come out with a badge of pride.

Uniport is located in Rivers state, Portharcourt. It would also interest you to know that the school is blessed with many great alumni. The former President of Nigeria, Goodluck Jonathan , Rotimi Amaechi and so many other notable people are graduates of Uniport.


University of Portharcourt (Uniport) accredited courses


Faculty of Administration

Department of Banking And Finance

Department of Business Management

Department of Accountancy/Accounting

Department of Marketing

Department of Hospitality And Tourism

Department of Hospitality And Tourism Management

Faculty of Agriculture

Department of Agriculture

Department of Agric-Economics And Extension

Department of Animal Science

Department of Fisheries

Department of Forestry And Wildlife

Faculty of Arts And Humanities

Department of Creative Arts

Department of Drama/Dramatic/Performing Arts

Department of English Language

Department of Fine Arts And Design

Department of French

Department of History And Diplomatic Studies

Department of Languages And Linguistics

Department of Music

Department of Philosophy

Department of Religious And Cultural Studies

Department of Theatre And Film Studies

Faculty of Education

Department of Adult And Non-Formal Education

Department of Adult Education

Department of Education & Accountancy

Department of Education & Computer Science

Department of Education & Economics

Department of Education & Mathematics

Department of Education & Physics

Department of Education & Religious Studies

Department of Education & Social Science

Department of Education And Biology

Department of Education And Chemistry

Department of Education And English Language

Department of Education And French

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Department of Education And Geography/Physics

Department of Education And Political Science

Department of Education Arts

Department of Education Fine Art

Department of Education Foundations And Management

Department of Educational / Psychology Guidance And Counseling

Department of Human Kinetics And Health Education

Department of Physical Education

Department of Science Education

Faculty of Engineering/Tech/Env

Department of Chemical Engineering

Department of Civil Engineering

Department of Electrical /Electronics Engineering

Department of Electrical Engineering

Department of Environmental Technology

Department of Mechanical Engineering

Department of Petroleum And Gas Engineering

Faculty of Medicine/Pharmacy/Health Sciences

Department of Anatomy

Department of Dentistry And Dental Surgery

School of Medicine And Surgery

School of Nursing/Nursing Science

Department of Pharmacy

Department of Physiology

Faculty of Sciences

Department of Animal And Environmental Biology

Department of Biochemistry

Department of Chemistry

Department of Computer Science

Department of Computer Science And Mathematics

Department of Computer With Statistics

Department of Geology

Department of Industrial Chemistry

Department of Mathematics

Department of Mathematics With Computer Science

Department of Microbiology

Department of Physics

Department of Physics With Electronics

Department of Plant Science And Biotechnology

Department of Pure And Applied Mathematics

Department of Pure And Industrial Chemistry

Department of Science Laboratory Technology

Department of Zoology

Faculty of Social Sciences

Department of Economics

Department of Geography And Environmental Management

Department of Political And Administrative Studies

Department of Sociology

Faculty of Law

Jurisprudence and International Law

Commercial and Industrial law

Public Law

Private and Property Law

Legal Studies

Conflict Management

Uniport admission requirements

Requirements For Arts, Social Sciences and Administration

All art students looking for admission into Uniport are required to score at least,

5 Credits in Mathematics, English, Literature in English, Government, Economics and Biology either in WAEC (West African Examination Council) or NECO (National Examination Council) in not more than 2 sittings and can be combined, that is, WAEC and NECO but must not be more than 2 years apart.

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For Social Science and Administration Students

Art students are required to score at least, 5 Credits in Mathematics, English, Economics, Accounting and Biology, in WAEC/NECO. It should also not be more than 2 sittings. WAEC and NECO results can both be combined for admission process, However, the results should not be more than 2 years apart.

Requirements for Sciences and Engineering/Tech Students

Candidates must make the following results to be eligible for admission into Uniport;

All aspirants are required to have at least, 5 Credits in Mathematics, English, Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Technical drawing (Engineering Students) in WAEC/NECO. You must make these result in not more than 2 sittings. You can also combine your results, that is, WAEC and NECO, but they must not be more than 2 years apart.

Admission Requirements For Masters

Applicants are required to have a first degree from a University recognized by the University of Portharcourt’s senate in a related field of study. A Postgraduate Diploma in a related field from a University recognized by the school would also be an added advantage.State University

Admission Requirements For PhD.

Candidates applying for the Doctor of Philosophy degree programmes must possess a master’s degree with a minimum score of not less than 60% or a cumulative grade point average (CGPA) of 3.5 on a 5-point scale, in a relevant field of study from a University recognized by the Senate of UNIPORT

Uniport School Fees as at 2017/2018


People say that for a Federal institution, the school fees of University of Portharcourt seems to be on the high side. Other people argue that this is so because of the high standard of living of Rivers state, Portharcourt as a whole. Below is a list of the tuition/school fees per faculty and department in University of Portharcourt.



Crop and Soil Science 127,150

Animal Science  127,150

Agricultual Economics Extension     127,150

Forestry and WildLife Managemen  127,150

Fisheries    127,150


Human Kinetics And Health Education   97,950

Adult and Non-Formal Education      97,950

Educational Foundations              97,950

Educational Psychology 97,950

Educational Management and Planning 97,950

Curriculum Studies and Educational Technology 97,950

Library and Information Science                97,950


Theatre Arts       111,450

English Studies  111,950

Foreign Languages and Literature             111,950

History and Diplomatic Studies   121,450

Linguistics and Communication studies  111,950

Philosophy          111,450

Religious and Cultural Studies     111,950

Fine Art and Design         111,450

Music    113,450.


Physics 125,500

Biochemistry      116,500

Plant Science and Biotechnology               116,500

Animal And Environmental Biology          116,500

Microbiology- 115,500

Geology               125,500

Computer Science           115,500

Mathematics and Statistics          115,500

Pure And Industrial Chemistry   115,500


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Civil Engineering               114,600

Electrical Engineering     114,600

Electronic and Computer Engineering     114,600

Mechanical Engineering                117,100

Chemical Engineering     114,600

Petroleum Engineering 114,600

Gas Engineering               114,600

Environmental Engineering         114,600


Medicine and Surgery    97,750

Nursing 102,750

Human Anatomy              97,750

Human Physiology           97,750



Accounting         92,150

Finance and Banking       92,150

Management    92,150

Marketing           92,150

Hospitality and Management Tourism    92,150

PHARMACY        113,950


Economics   112,150

Geography and Environmental Management   112,150

Political And Administrative Studies    111,150

Sociology      111,150

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