University of LagosUNILAG admission cut-off mark for 2020/2021 academic session has been released by the school management and is now available on our site. Continue reading to see more details below.

UNILAG Cut Off Mark

The management of the University of Lagos (UNILAG) has released the departmental cut-off marks for the 2020/2021 academic session admission exercise.

The University of Lagos (UNILAG) is a federal government research university in Lagos State, southwestern Nigeria. The university has remained one of the most competitive in the country in terms of admissions. UNILAG has one of the largest student populations of any university in the country.


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What to Know About UNILAG

The University of Lagos, popularly known as UNILAG, is a public research university in Lagos, Nigeria. It is one of the five first generation universities in Nigeria and was founded in 1962. It is ranked among the top universities in the world in major education publications.

The University presently has three Campuses in the Mainland of Lagos. Whereas two of its Campuses are located in Yaba (the main campus in Akoka and the recently created campus at the former School of Radiography), its College of Medicine is located in Idi-Araba, Surulere.

More Facts About UNILAG

Its main campus is largely surrounded by the Lagos lagoon and has 802 acres of land. The University of Lagos currently admits over 9,000 Undergraduate students annually and enrolls over 57,000 students.

The university has remained one of the most competitive in the country in terms of admissions. With approximately 57,000 students as of 2013, the University of Lagos has one of the largest student populations of any university in the country.

The University of Lagos is one of the twenty-five federal universities which are overseen and accredited by the National Universities Commission.

A recent publication of Forbes magazine ranked the school as the 3rd best university in Africa for entrepreneurship after the University of Cape Town and Makerere University, tagging the University of Lagos as the “startup powerhouse” college for Nigerian students.

The university has been called “the University of First Choice and the Nation’s Pride.

The university’s research activity was one of the major criteria used by the National Universities Commission (NUC) in adjudging the university as the best university in Nigeria at the Nigerian University System Annual Merit Award (NUSAMA) in 2008.

The University of Lagos College of Medicine is associated with Lagos University Teaching Hospital. On the 29th of June, 2020, the university received robots,CRZR, from platform capital as a donation to fight the spread of COVID-19.

List of Faculties of the University of Lagos

Basic Medical Sciences
Management Sciences
Clinical Sciences
Dental Sciences
Environmental Sciences
Social Science

List of Notable UNILAG Alumni

Adewale Ayuba, Singer

Wale Babalakin, lawyer and businessman

Akin Babalola Kamar Odunsi, Politician and businessman

eLDee, former Nigerian-American rapper, singer and record producer

Abisoye Ajayi-Akinfolarin, Activist, CNN Heroes Top 10 Awardee for 2018

Fabian Ajogwu, lawyer and SAN

Lola Akande, author and academic

Funke Akindele, award-winning actress and producer

Rilwan Akiolu, current Oba of Lagos

Mary Akpobome, director of Heritage Banking Company Limited of Nigeria (HBCL)

Yemi Alade, award-winning Musician

Akinwunmi Ambode, former Governor of Lagos State

Daré Art-Aladé, singer

Wande Abimbola, Yoruba Professor

Niyi Adebayo, first Executive Governor oEkiti State and current Minister of Industry, Trade, and Investment

Enoch Adeboye, professor and clergyman

Olamilekan Adegbite, minister of Mines and Steel Development

Wale Adenuga, publisher and film producer

Kunle Adeyemi, Principal of NLÉ, an Architecture, Design, and Urbanism Firm, Amsterdam

Francis Agu, actor

Emilia Asim-Ita, co founder of The Future Awards Africa.

Regina Askia-Williams, nurse practitioner, actress, and former Miss Unilag

Bolanle Austen-Peters, lawyer and businesswoman

Teju Babyface, Comedian

Reekado Banks, singer and songwriter

Kaycee MaduNigerian-Canadian lawyer and current Minister of Justice and Solicitor General of Alberta

George Magoha, surgeon and academic

Seyi Makinde, electrical engineer, businessman and current Governor of Oyo State

Toke Makinwa, Award-winning radio and television personality

Bekeme Masade-Olowola, social entrepreneur

UNILAG Cut Off Mark

UNILAG Cut Off Mark

UTME Cut-Off Mark:

Candidates who made University of Lagos their first choice in the last UTME and scored 200 and above are eligible for screening. In addition, candidates must possess five (5) credit passes at one sitting in relevant O/level subjects including English Language and Mathematics.

Post UTME Cut-Off Marks:


UNILAG Nature of Admission Screening

The University of Lagos holds her admission screening exercises within a week or couple of weeks and it usually comes in two phases. Students who applied to study in the school are to proceed for the pre-screening exercise when once it is being announced.

Documents required for the pre-screening exercise are: SSCE result and JAMB registration print out only.

It is often important that a candidate arrive early and locate his/her screening venue early. Candidates will be screen on the JAMB scores and their SSCE results.

The second phase of the screening is after the admission lists might have been released. Candidates who have merited admission will be invited for another screening exercise. Here all documents such as;


  • Original copies of their educational qualifications (Statements of Results/Certificates).
    N/B: Cases of awaiting results will NOT be accepted.
  • Birth Certification/Age Declaration.
  • A letter of good conduct from your Village Head or a responsible member of your
    community/or civil servant not below Grade Level 10 or equivalent in the private sector.
  • Certificate of Local Government of origin; and this notification of admission status

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