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Undergraduate Students

The University of Calabar is a Federal university that attracts students from around the globe. UNICAL combines the prestige of a big-name university with a hands-on, collaborative education.

Before applying, get to know UNICAL


If you are applying to a direct entry program (no previous university experience required), you can select up to three programs on one undergraduate application.

Admission requirements vary based on your previous education and your intended program of study at UNICAL. The Registrar's Office can help guide you as to your eligibility for admission to specific UNICAL programs.

Click here for more detailed admission requirements and how to apply.

Once you're ready to apply, you may complete your application online or mail a paper application to the Registrar's Office. Whichever option you choose, be sure to send in all supporting documents and supplemental forms.


  • UME means The Universities Matriculation Examination
  • GCE means General Certificate of Education
  • TC II means Grade II Teachers' Certificate