The Federal University of Petroleum Resources, Effurun (also known as FUPRE), is an indigenous federal university located in Delta state, in the Niger Delta area of Nigeria. It is he first Petroleum University in Nigeria and the whole of Africa, while it is only the sixth in the world.
It was founded in year 2007 as part of the plan of the Federal Government of Nigeria to set up and develop at least one university in the then troubled Niger-Delta region, in order to produce skilled manpower and labour for the oil and gas sector activities predominant in the region. It would also lead to the reduction of unemployment among youths.
FUPRE is an affiliate member of the National Universities Commission, NUC. The university’s campus is located in Ugbomro, in Uvwie local government area of Delta state.
Presently, the university has a total of seven fully-functional colleges. They include:
College of Technology
College of Basic Studies and Foundational Programme
College of Science
Centre for Safety Education
Post HND program
Centre for Maritime and Offshore studies.
International Project Management Professionals
FUPRE COURSES AND PROGRAMMES:
The university’s main area of specialization is Petroleum Engineering. However, other courses that can be studied there include:
Marine Engineering, Petroleum Engineering, Industrial Chemistry, Physics, Computer Science, Mathematical science, Geophysics, Geography, Electrical/Electronics, Environmental Management and Toxicology, Geology, Mechanical Engineering, and Chemical Engineering.
FUPRE offers admission to students of the greatest intellectual potential, irrespective of social, racial, religious and financial considerations. During the annual admissions/intake season, suitably qualified candidates are usually invited to apply for admission into full-time degree programmes in the following Colleges:
Each applicant is expected to satisfy the following general requirements:
(a) Satisfactory UTME score. Admissions into the FUPRE is ONLY through Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) for now. A minimum UTME score of 180 is required.
(b) Candidates must possess five (5) credits in O’Level or its equivalent as required by the department of interest in not more than two sittings.
(c) All candidates who score above 180 in UTME and choose FUPRE as either first or second choice are further invited to a Post Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination or Screening exercise (PUTME) of the Federal University of Petroleum Resources Effurun.
(d) Candidate must sit for the University PUTME and must obtain the required minimum score.
Please note that FUPRE currently do not offer Post Graduate Programmes and also do not accept Direct Entry Students.
FUPRE SCHOOL FEES AND CHARGES
- UNDERGRADUATE PROGRAMME
Students charges for 2016/2017 academic session are as follows:
|S/N||ITEM||NEW STUDENTS||RETURNING STUDENTS|
|7.||National Health Insurance (TISHIP)||2,000||2,000|
|13.||Laboratory/Workshop Practical Levy||10,000||5,000|
ACCEPTANCE FEE: (for fresh students only)
N45,000 (Forty Five Thousand Naira) Only
N15,000 (Fifteen Thousand Naira) only – to be paid by the concerned students
Accommodation is only available for Undergraduate students.
N30,000 (Thirty Thousand Naira) only for accommodation per student.
Allocation of bed space is strictly on first come, first served basis for female students and final year students only.
- BASIC STUDIES (PRE-DEGREE) PROGRAMME
School Fees – N95,000 naira only.
- FOUNDATION PROGRAMME
School Fees – N254,000 naira only.
- INTERNATIONAL PROJECT MANAGEMENT PROFESSIONALS (IPMP)
Course Fees – N40,000 naira only.
BANK: FIRST BANK PLC
ACCOUNT NAME: INTERNATIONAL PROJECT MANAGEMENT PROFESSIONALS (IPMP)
ACCOUNT NUMBER: 2024849410
- CENTRE FOR SAFETY EDUCATION (CSE):
The following are the approved schedule of fees/charges for the various programmes under the Centre for Safety Education (CSE):
|s/n||ITEMS||NATIONAL DIPLOMA (N)||POST-GRADUATE DIPLOMA (N)|
|FULL TIME||PART TIME|
|2.||PROFESSIONAL BODY REGISTRATION||20,000||20,000||20,000|
|3.||STUDENT REGISTRATION FEES||3,000||6,000||7,000|
BANK: FIRST BANK PLC
ACCOUNT NAME: CENTRE FOR SAFETY EDUCATION.
ACCOUNT NUMBER: 2028871437
- POST HND PROGRAMME
|S/NO||ITEM||NEW STUDENTS||RETURNING STUDENTS|
|2.||VERIFICATION OF CERTIFICATE||5,000||—|
|7.||USE OF LIBRARY/LIBRARY CARD||5,000||5,000|
|9.||LABORATORY PRACTICAL LEVY||10,000||—|
The school has one central portal for all students. However, depending on the status of the candidate or student, the pages differ. For returning undergraduates and post-HND students, the link to the ‘Undergraduate/Post-HND Student’ page on the portal is: www.fupre.edu.ng/student/
Newly-admitted undergraduate and post-HND students of the university can access online services ranging from registration of personal biodata to payment of fees, course registrations and result checking on this portal. Student registration Portal: Fupre.edu.ng/sors/panel/
GUIDELINE ON REGISTRATION PROCESS (for new students)
– Carefully fill your Bio-Data and O’Level Results.
– Use a functional Email for your registration otherwise notifications cannot be sent to you.
– Upload a standard passport not less than 500 X 500 resolution in JPEG or PNG format. You cannot change passport uploaded throughout your stay in the University.
STEP 1 – Acceptance Fee
Login to pay Acceptance Fee either at the Bank or using your Debit Card online.
STEP 2 – Registration
Carefully fill all the required fields, submit and print out your confirmation page.
STEP 3 – Student Portal
Login to Student Portal for Fees Payment and Course Registration
For students of Basic Studies and Foundation, log o