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At what age can I “enter” university?

What is the minimum age that qualifies for admission into university in Nigeria?

So many of our website users and Facebook followers often ask us about this AGE question.
And if you just came here through search engine, you are most welcome!

Basic School News team of academic experts have gone round to make research and give you reliable information on age as relating to university admission in Nigeria.
The first thing to note is that age restriction for university admission in Nigeria has no legal backing. However almost all Federal and state universities in Nigeria have their admission age restriction to be minimum 16 years old.

Minimum Age restriction for admission in Nigeria

Federal University    –  16 years old
State University        –   16 years old
Private universities   –  14 years old ( varies)

Educationists and career advisors –   18 years old.
BasicSchoolNews recommendation –   16 years old

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