FUTO: Courses Offered, Admission, School Fees & Student Portal

The Federal University of Technology, Owerri (FUTO), is a public University located in Owerri, specifically in Ihiagwa municipal, Owerri, in Imo state, Eastern Nigeria. It is the first tertiary educational institution to be established in the south-south and south-eastern regions of Nigeria.

Also known as FUTO, the Federal University of Technology, Owerri was founded in the year 1980, and was committed to the care and leadership of Professor U.D. Gomwalk, who was the first Vice-chancellor of the institution. The current vice-chancellor of the school is a one-time Dean of the University’s School of Agriculture and Agricultural Technology, Professor Francis Chukwuemeka Eze.

Currently, the university boasts of a total student population of well over 22,000 persons; while the academic and administrative staff strength stands at close to 1,000 persons, including some 50 professors.

 

Courses Offered in FUTO and Academic Structure

The academic structure of the Federal University of Technology Owerri consists of seven different schools or faculties, each overseen by a Dean.

 

FUTO has 7 different colleges and they are highlighted below:

  1. School Of Environmental Sciences
  2. School Of Health
  3. School Of Management And Management Technology
  4. School Of Biological Sciences
  5. School Of Physical Sciences
  6. School Of Engineering And Engineering Technology
  7. School Of Agriculture And Agricultural Technology

 

List of Courses Available for Study at FUTO.

If you are a prospective student and you are not sure of what course to choose, this information is for you. Below, the list of all courses available at FUTO has been given, as well as to the schools/colleges. Here goes:

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  1. School of Environmental Sciences

Urban & Regional Planning

Surveying & Geo-Information

Quantity Surveying

Building Technology

Environmental Technology

Architecture

 

  1. School Of Health Technology

Public Health Technology

Prosthesis And Orthopedics

Physiology

Optometry

Dental Technology

Biomedical Technology

Anatomy

 

  1. School Of Management and Management Technology

Transport Management Technology

Project Management Technology

Maritime Management Technology

Management Technology

Financial Management Technology

Information Management Technology

 

  1. School Of Biological Sciences

Science Laboratory Technology

Microbiology

Biotechnology

Biological Sciences

Biochemistry

 

  1. School Of Physical Sciences

Statistics

Physics

Mathematics

Geology

Computer Sciences

Chemistry

 

  1. School Of Engineering and Engineering Technology

Polymer & Textile Engineering

Petroleum Engineering

Mechanical Engineering

Food Science & Technology

Electrical And Electronics Engineering

Civil Engineering

Chemical Engineering

Agricultural Engineering

 

  1. School Of Agriculture And Agricultural Technology

Soil Science Technology

Forestry & Wild Life Technology

Fisheries And Aquaculture Technology

Crop Science Technology

Animal Science Technology

Agricultural Extension

Agricultural Economics

 

FUTO Admissions:

At FUTO, academic excellence is high priority. The university seeks enthusiastic, confident and creative applicants with a rich sense of moral values, who are willing to break new grounds and are committed to high academic performance.

 

FUTO Admission Requirements

Students seeking admission into FUTO are required to follow the instructions provided by JAMB in the brochure, an annual publication by the organization. All information related to admission requirements are made available in this document.

Generally, under normal circumstances, an ideal candidate is required to have the satisfactory examination scores (e.g. minimum of 180 for UTME), as well as a minimum of 5 credits in related subjects before he/she can be offered admission. He or she must also meet the requirements of the department being applied to.

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Once all is settled, the applicant will then be invited to apply for admission, and during the season of admissions intake, the procedure is usually published on either the school’s website (www.futo.edu.ng), or in national dailies, or in both and more outlets.

 

FUTO POST UTME Application Information

Candidates who choose Federal University of Technology, Owerri as First Choice University in the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) are usually invited to apply for an aptitude test, provided such candidates scored a minimum of 180 in their UTME. Those who did not choose FUTO as First Choice University but scored a minimum of 180 in their UTME are also eligible to apply.

As part of the application, candidates are usually required to pay a token fee for registration and then fill in their details on the school portal, after which they will be informed of the date to come for an admissions’ screening exercise.

 

FUTO Students School Portal:

Every university has an online portal where their students can carry out basic enquiries, registrations and other necessary transactions that are relevant to their stay in the institution. Federal University of technology, Owerri has a fully-functional online portal that caters for the needs of students; much unlike in previous years when students had to wait in long queues and under the most undesirable circumstances to get things done.

The school portal can be accessed via the following link:

http://portal.futo.edu.ng

All the available services can be accessed once the candidate provides his/her correct username and password.

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For prospective students, the following link is applicable:

http://portal.futo.edu.ng/ApplicationsInfo.aspx

Services available on the portal for prospective students include:

 

FUTO Applications:

All applications for entry into the university, which include the following:

  1. JUPEB Application
  2. POST-UTME/ Direct Entry Application
  3. Postgraduate Application
  4. Centre for Human Resource Development
  5. Supplementary Application
  6. Pre Degree Application Form
  7. Check 2017/2018 POST UTME Results
  8. Check 2017/2018 Direct Entry Screening Results
  9. CCE Weekend Programme Application
  10. Admission Status
  11. Check Admission Status
  12. Direct Entry Olevel Details Update
  13. Supplementary Admission Olevel Details Update

 

FUTO School Fees

Current school fees for the Federal University of Technology, Owerri has been released. If you are a current student, or you are just seeking admission into the university, this piece of information is very valuable to you. Below is the fee structure to guide your decisions and budget for your academic year:

 

Federal University of Technology Owerri School Fees Structure For 2017/2018

s/no Department 100 Level 200 Level 300 Level 400 Level 500 Level
1. Geology School Fee: 50,800

Acceptance fee: 40,000

Total school fees: 90,800

School fees: 35,800 School fees: 35,800 School fees: 30,800 School fees: 30,800
2. Other departments School fees: 48,300

Acceptance fee: 40,000

Total school fees: 88,300

33,300 33,300 28,300 28,300

 

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