AAU Kofa: About, Admission, courses, School fees.

This is an good review about Ambrose Ali university in Ekpoma which is also known as AAU Kofa. This article was written in order to answer all the questions any student aspiring to study in this university might have.

However, we at Vast learners are here to give answers so that you will not make any mistake while making a choice of institution.

Areas that will be explained in this article are as follows:

  • Brief description of A A U Kofa
  • Courses being offered in the school.
  • The admission process of AAU Kofa.
  • The school fees of AAU kofa


AAU Kofa: About this institution.

Ambrose Ali university ekpoma ( A A U Kofa ) is a public university in Edo state, Nigeria. It was formerly called Bendel state university / Edo state university.

Their mission statement is to foster the growth of knowledge for the advancement of society while their vision statement is to be a center of excellence in teaching and research.

lets get into the main deal which are Courses being offered in the school, the admission process, screening process and the school fees.

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AAU kofa courses.

List of courses being offered in AAU.

  • Accounting
  • Agricultural Economics and Extension
  • Agricultural Science and Education
  • Anatomy
  • Animal Science
  • Architecture
  • Biochemistry
  • Botany
  • Building
  • Business Administration
  • Business Education
  • Biology Education
  • Chemistry
  • Chemistry Education
  • Civil Engineering

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  • Computer Science
  • Curriculum and Instruction
  • Economics
  • Economics ( education)
  • Education Foundation and Management


  • Educational Foundation
  • Electrical / Electronic Engineering
  • English Language
  • Education in English language
  • French
  • Geophysics
  • Geography education
  • Guidance and Counseling

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  • History and International Studies
  • Education and history
  • Home Economics and Education
  • Industrial And Production Engineering
  • Industrial Chemistry
  • Law


  • Library and Information Science
  • Mathematics
  • Education and mathematics
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Medical Laboratory Technology / Science
  • Medicine and Surgery

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  • Microbiology
  • Nursing / Nursing Science
  • Philosophy
  • Physical and Health Education
  • Physics
  • Education in physics
  • Physiology
  • Political Science


  • Education in political science
  • Political Science and Public Administration
  • Public Administration
  • Religious and Cultural Studies
  • Sociology
  • Soil Science
  • Statistics
  • Theatre And Media Arts
  • Vocational and Technical Education
  • Zoology

You can now check the list of courses above to get started with your application. It is the official list of courses we gathered.


The admission process of the school.

  • The minimum  age for entry into the institution is 16 years unless the candidate was certified as gifted.
  • A student entering a tertiary institution must produce a letter of recommendation/ testimonial from the principal of his or her last secondary school.
  • As a condition for admission, or re-admission, every student must produce a letter of reference from a person of reputable standing in the society who can vouch for the good behavior of the student.

However if you check the requirements mentioned above, they are the requirements that are expected of every student in Nigeria. In addition to the requirements above, below are more admission requirements by the school.

  • Degree programmes:

All candidates must possess S S C E/ N E C O/ G C E or other O LEVEL results in order to the admitted into the institution. Moreover, the results he or she presents must have a minimum of 5 credit passes in not more than two sittings.

The credit passes should include the core subjects which are the English language and Mathematics, and other Departmental  and faculty requirements. For example, students in the science faculties should pass the relevant science subjects e.g Physics. Chemistry, biology and so on. In the same way, students in the art faculties should pass the relevant art courses e.g Literature, Government and so on.

  • Direct entry degree programmes:

Candidates that are applying for direct entry admission are expected to possess at least two (2) A Level results which are:

  1. N C E or equivalent ( at acceptable level).
  2. Diploma certificate (ND) at not less than merit grade in related areas.
  3. S S C E/ N E C O/ G C E and other O level results at not more than two (2) sitting with 5 credit passes including English language, Mathematics and other departmental requirements. ( see first section above for details regarding faculty and degree requirements).
  • All candidates with O level results preceding 2011 must present the originals of their results and not the statement of results. The school made it clear that no case of awaiting results will be entertained. Therefore, if you are applying for A A U Kofa, you should make sure that all your results are ready before application and screening.

With the requirements, you will know if you are fit to apply and get admitted.

A A U kofa school fees

1 Art, Social Sciences and Fine and Applied Arts N34,500.00 N97,750.00 N49,625.00 N48,125.00
2 Economics, Public Administration, Business Administration and Banking & Finance N40,000.00 N111,500.00 N56,500.00 N55,000.00
3 Natural Sciences, Agriculture and Education, physiology N41,000.00 N113,500.00 N57,500.00 N56,000.00
4 Engineering, Natural Sciences (Microbiology and Computer Science), Architecture and Building N45,000.00 N124,000.00 N62,750.00 N61,250.00
5 Medicine N47,000.00 N161,500.00 N81,500.00 N80,000.00
6 Medical Laboratory Sciences, Anatomy, Nursing, Law and Accounting N47,000.00 N129,000.0 N65,250.00 N63,750.00
7 Institute of Education N40,000.00 N111,500.00 N56,500.00 N55,000.00
8 Concessional Fee N10,000.00
9 Acceptance F e e: (NEW STUDENTS ONLY)
a Medical Students (Medicine and Surgery) N75,000.00
b Others N60,000.00
10 AAU Lapel/File N800.00
11 Matriculation Gown Fee N2,000.00
12 Students’ Union dues N1,000.00
13 AAU Student Welfare Assurance N500.00
14 Library ID Card N500.00
15 Use of Library / Library Guide Hand book N500.00

You should make sure you pay the fees at the accepted banks. to avoid problems. see the banks below:

1. Arts First Bank of Nigeria P l c
2. Education and Agriculture Fidelity Bank P l c
3. Natural Sciences and College of
Medicine and Management Sciences
Zenith Bank P l c
4 Engineering & Technology Eco Bank P l c
5 Law Key stone Bank P l c
6 Social Sciences UBA P l c
7 Environmental Studies Union Bank P l c

That is all for the review. I believe we have tried our best to explain everything in details. We are here for you. Ask questions in the comment box if you have. Then don’t forget to share to friends. You might help someone.

All the best.

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