The University of Calabar, a domiciliary for admission seekers has come a long way since its inception in 1975. The preference which has been confirmed statistically earned the University its reputation as the University of First Choice and the Preferred University.
The University has graduated a huge number of successful personalities who have attained greatness in all spheres of life, locally and internationally which resulted in the accolade; the pride of the nation.
The evidence-based status of the University has ranked it as one of the best in Nigeria. This is a product of the University's high premium on academic excellence, research, conducive environment, visionary leadership and without gainsay, the qualitative and merit driven admission process.
The Admissions Office is in charge of admitting eligible candidates in compliance with the National University Commission's standards and quota.
The Unit is responsible for processing applications for admission into all full-time undergraduate programmes in close collaboration with the University Central Admissions Committee.
The functions of the Admissions Office include; filling vacuum created by the exit of graduating students, attending to general requests on admission issues, conducting post – UTME screening exercise, registration of admitted candidates, verification of students' results and confirmation of studentship.