American University of Nigeria Admission Requirements – 2024

Are you interested in gaining admission to the American University of Nigeria (AUN)? Here’s a straightforward guide on the admission requirements for both undergraduate and postgraduate programs.

Undergraduate Admission Requirements:

  1. JAMB Score: Aspirants must have a minimum JAMB score of 160 or meet JAMB’s official cut-off score for the year.
  2. O’ Level Results: Candidates should have at least five credits, including English Language and Mathematics, in no more than two SSCE sittings or an equivalent qualification from a country with different exit exams. Exceptions are considered case by case.
  3. Engineering and Technology Disciplines: Aspirants must obtain at least a credit level in Mathematics, English Language, Physics, and Chemistry. Additional credits in Mathematics and Technical Drawing are advised for candidates in these disciplines.
  4. Law Program (LLB Honors): Aspirants must possess at least a credit in Literature-in-English.

Application Process:

  • Interested candidates can apply online or send a filled hard copy application to the provided addresses.
  • Admissions & Financial Aid American University of Nigeria P.M.B. 2250 Lamido Zubairu Way Yola Adamawa State Nigeria


  • Abuja Liaison Office Shehu Musa Yar’Adua Center, No,1 Memorial Drive, Wuse Zone 4, Abuja, FCT Nigeria

O’ Level Candidates:

In addition to the general requirements, O’ level candidates need to submit:

  • Completed Application form
  • Transcripts from high school (SS1-3)
  • Letter of Recommendation
  • JAMB result (Minimum score of 160)
  • ID card (International passport/Drivers’ license/National ID card)
  • Personal Essay on why AUN and future ambitions

Direct Entry/Transfer Candidates:

Additional requirements for Direct Entry/Transfer candidates include:

  • Completed Application form
  • Diploma result (NCE/OND/HND) or ‘A’ Level
  • Official Transcripts
  • Direct entry JAMB or IJMB
  • Recommendation letter

International Students:

Required documents for international students include:

  • End of High/Secondary School External Examination Grades (IGCSE, SSCE, or equivalent)
  • High/Secondary School transcripts for the last three years
  • Letter of Recommendation/Attestation
  • Personal Statement about choosing AUN and future ambitions
  • Photocopy of ID card, Valid Passport & appropriate Visa
  • Four personal Passport Photographs

Travel & Residency Requirements:

Prospective enrollees must fulfill travel and residency requirements before studying at AUN:

  • Possess a valid national passport
  • Secure valid travel visas
  • Present documents on arrival at AUN
  • Ensure passports and visas have more than six months validity
  • Encouraged to reside on campus; hostel accommodation is available

Note: Meeting these requirements does not guarantee admission. Applications are carefully scrutinized, and the best-qualified candidates are admitted.

For More Information:

Visit AUN’s official website: or for AUN and educational updates.


Q1: What is the minimum JAMB score for AUN admission? A: Aspirants must have a minimum JAMB score of 160 or meet JAMB’s official cut-off score for the year.

Q2: How many credits are required for O’ level candidates? A: O’ level candidates need at least five credits, including English Language and Mathematics, in no more than two sittings.

Q3: Are international students required to live on campus? A: Prospective students are encouraged to reside on campus, and advanced booking for housing can be made with the Bursar.

Q4: Does meeting the requirements guarantee admission? A: No, meeting the requirements qualifies candidates for admission consideration. Admission is based on careful scrutiny, and the best-qualified candidates are accepted.

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