How to Apply for NOUN Admission


Applying for Admission at the National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN) is pretty simple and easy, being an institution that was set up to ease education in Nigeria.

NOUN is a Federal University in Nigeria that was established in July 1983 as an Open and Distance Learning (ODL) institution. However, the University was suspended in 1984 by the Federal Military Government and the institution didn’t take off again until 2002 during the tenure of President Olusegun Obasanjo.

Apart from being able to get admission easily at the National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN), its school fees are quite and stand around N18,000 to N40,000 for undergraduates and postgraduates students respectively.

In this post, we talk about the steps to apply for admission at the National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN).

How to Apply for NOUN Admission

Below is the step by step on how to apply for admission at the National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN):

  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 the Postgraduate Programme. Other programmes are 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 ‘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 steps 1 to 3 (above)
  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
  4. Done!

We would love to know what you think. So, kindly help someone get this information by sharing it. You can also leave a comment. Meanwhile, you can check out the school fees at NOUN or check out NOUN study centers in Nigeria and find the one closest to you.

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