How to Apply for National Open University of Nigeria 2020 Admission

How to Apply for National Open University of Nigeria Admission

The National Open University of Nigeria (N.O.U.N) admission form is out and new student registration is ongoing. The entire process is electronic and online for 24 hours a day. The method of application is as follows:

Step by Step Procedure on How to Apply for Admission

  1. Visit the site
  2. On the Home Page, go to the Menu Bar, Click on Apply for Admission
  3. Select either the Undergraduate Programme or Postgraduate Programme. Another programme is not available at the moment
  4. Go to “Choose Faculty” (note it can be found at the left-hand side of the screen)
  5. Select Faculty
  6. Fill displayed form
  7. Click below to view admission criteria
  8. Click “Apply” to proceed.
  9. Take note of the UNIQUE ID displayed
  10. Click the 'Continue' button
  11. Select Bank Branch as payment type
  12. Click “Pay”
  13. Copy and take your RRR number to any bank branch for payment.

After payment

  1. Perform step 1 to 3
  2. Go to “Continue After Payment”
  3. Input Unique ID, RRR number and Programme
  4. Click “Proceed”
  5. Fill Form.  Note: all fields marked with a red star are compulsory.

After filling form

  1. Click “Submit”
  2. Print Admission Letter
  3. Visit the nearest study centre for screening
Applicants are advised to insist on paying the stipulated cost only and obtain an official receipt at the point of payment.

Prices of NOUN Admission Form

Undergraduate Programmes - N5, 000.00
Postgraduate (PGD) and Masters Programmes - N7, 500.00 
Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) Programmes - N10,000.00.

Frequently Answered Questions (FAQ)

For more details, below are the frequently asked questions (FAQ) for all NOUN aspirants.

💭 When will the Registration Form close?

Visit NOUN News and Announcement website to see when the admission form will close. 

💭 What are the courses to be offered?

NOUN offered courses in Agricultural Sciences, Arts, Education, Health Sciences, Management Sciences, Science and Social Sciences.

💭 Is NOUN a private university?

No, The National Open University of Nigeria is a Federal Open and Distance Learning (ODL) institution, the first of its kind in the West African sub-region. It is Nigeria's largest tertiary institution in terms of student numbers and is popularly referred to as 'NOUN'.

💭 Is the NOUN programme a part-time scheme?

NOUN is never a part-time institute, It is a Federal Open and Distance Learning (ODL) institution. Noun is a full-time study through the open mode of learning where high quality self-directed, learner-centred instructional course materials are made available to students, while instructional facilitation is carried out when necessary, time of study depends on the time available to you and your workload, you can combine work and your studies or you can study full time and progress at your own rate.

💭 What is the fees schedule in NOUN?

You can view the fees schedule by clicking on the following link NOUN School Fees Schedule

💭  After graduating in NOUN, will NYSC mobilize me for the 1-year compulsory young service scheme?

Yes, Federal Government has approved NYSC, Law School for NOUN graduates, With the assent, the graduates of the National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN) can now participate in the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) and the Nigerian Law School. Click here to read the article on the Daily News Paper Website

💭 Will my certificate be comparable with those from conventional university?

Yes. NOUN certificate will in no way be inferior to those awarded by conventional universities since the same body National Universities Commission (NUC), sets the minimum standard.

For Further Info, Call NOUN Official Numbers

Note: This is to inform the general public that these numbers: 08079917938, 07064701747, 08180139430 are the official Phone numbers of the University. Anybody transacting any form of business with any other number(s) apart from the numbers above is doing so at his/her own risk. Please be warned. Copied from NOUN WEBSITE