In addition to the minimum entry requirements of the University of Nigeria as stipulated in the University of Nigeria Calendar and JAMB brochure, candidates for admission into the Department of Sociology & Anthropology by entrance examination are required to have a credit in English Language in the Senior School Certificate examination or its equivalent. Candidates for direct entry should have at least a Merit level pass in the two-year diploma of the University’s Social Work programme or that of other recognized universities two-year diploma in social Work programme; or at least General Certificate of Education, Advanced Level passes or their equivalents in any three of social-science subjects and such art subjects as History, English Literature, Archaeology.
A combined honours degree programme is available. This combines Sociology or Anthropology with any of the following disciplines: Psychology, Political Science, Economics, Religion, Philosophy and Archaeology.
Transfer students from recognized universities are accepted on merit. Students with any other qualifications acceptable to the University Senate may also be admitted.