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Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently asked questions:

Who is Federal University of Technology, Ikot Abasi (FUTIA)?

The Federal University of Technology, Ikot Abasi (FUTIA) is a technology-focused in Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria. The Nigerian government established FUTIA in June 2021 to provide quality education to Nigerian and international students. FUTIA is one of 11 specialized science universities in Nigeria, including six universities of technology, three agriculture universities, and two health science universities. The university’s location in Akwa Ibom State aligns with the country’s technological vision.

Who owns FUTIA?

FUTIA is owned by the Federal Government of Nigeria

Where is FUTIA located?

FUTIA is located in Ikot Abasi Local Government Area in Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria. It is a 50-minute drive from Uyo, the capital of Akwa Ibom State. Ikot Abasi is a port town in Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria, located in the southwest corner of the state. It’s bordered by the Atlantic Ocean to the south, Oruk Anam Local Government Area to the north, and Eastern Obolo and Mkpat Enin Local Government Areas to the east. The primary language spoken in Ikot Abasi is Ibibio.

What courses do FUTIA offer?

Click here to find out more about all the courses FUTIA offer.

Do I need JAMB’s Unified Tertiary Matriculation Exam for admission into FUTIA?

Yes, the JAMB Exam is mandatory. See the website for more information.

Will I sit for any entrance exam at FUTIA?

A screening process will follow the mandatory national Unified Tertiary Matriculation Exams administered by the Joint Admissions and Matriculations Board JAMB (See our website for information).

What is FUTIA's commitment with Students?

FUTIA recognises its responsibility to provide a supportive and inclusive learning environment that fosters academic excellence, personal growth, and social development. We commit to offering high-quality educational programs, resources, and services that prepare students for success in their chosen fields and also to become pragmatic citizens in a diverse and rapidly changing world. Our faculty and staff are dedicated to teaching, mentoring, and advising students to help them achieve their full potential.

Is FUTIA licensed to admit students by NUC?

Yes, our pioneer students started their session in the 2022/2023 academic year

How can I make payment for my tuition?

No, FUTIA within the guidelines of the Joint Admission & Matriculation Board and her Post UTME admission process, is solely responsible for the offer of admissions and the enrolment of students. For more information and updates, please visit our website from time to time.

Can I be admitted as Direct Entry candidate?

You can be admitted, provided you have the required qualifications for your intended program.