About Federal University of Petroleum Resources Effurun (FUPRE)

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About Federal University of Petroleum Resources Effurun (FUPRE)

The Federal University of Petroleum Resources Effurun abbreviated ‘FUPRE’ is one of the Federal government-owned universities situated at Effurun Delta State, in the South-South part of Nigeria.

FUPRE was established in the year 2007 with the aim to produce experts in the Oil and Gas sector as well as unique high-level manpower in the country.

Federal University of Petroleum Resources Effurun is NUC approved to offer arrays of academic programs such as Basic Studies (Pre-Degree), Undergraduate Studies, and Postgraduate Studies.

Academic centers in the university including Centre for Maritime and Offshore Studies, Centre for Safety Studies, and Vocational & Entrepreneurship Centre.

Federal University of Petroleum Resources Effurun (FUPRE)Courses


College Of Science

This comprises of five departments and eight (8) courses and they are as follows:

  • Chemistry
  • Computer Science
  • Environmental Management & Toxicology
  • Geology
  • Geophysics
  • Industrial Chemistry
  • Mathematics
  • Physics

College Of Technology

  • Chemical Engineering
  • Electrical & Electronics Engineering
  • Marine Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Petroleum Engineering


FUPRE offers Postgraduate programs on the above-listed courses.


This program was established to prepare O’level candidates extensively on English Language, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, and Geography, after which candidates who meet the specified standard determined through final examination will be admitted into 100 level of the chosen department in the Federal University of Petroleum Resources  Effurun.

Candidates are required to sit for JAMB UTME and obtain the JAMB cut off mark for FUPRE which is 180 points.

The FUPRE pre-degree program lasts for nine (9) months.

FUPRE Admission

Admission into Undergraduate studies at the Federal University of Petroleum Resources Effurun (FUPRE) is NUC standard based of which candidates are expected to obtain the minimum of five (5) credit passes in O’level WAEC/NECO/GCE/NABTEB subjects which including English Language, Mathematics, and three (3) other relevant subjects.

Candidates must choose FUPRE as their first choice institution in the JAMB UTME as well obtain the FUPRE JAMB cut off mark which is 180,

After which candidates must sit for the Post UTME and obtain the departmental cut off mark.

FUPRE Centre Of Studies


FUPRE in conjunction with maritime and offshore industries will teach the candidates on these national and international recognition courses:

  • Diving Certifications
  • Offshore/Marine Corrosion Management
  • Pipeline Technology
  • Shipping/Maritime Transport Management and Logistics
  • STCW/Navigation


The Federal University of Petroleum Resources Effurun in collaboration with the Institute of Safety Professionals of Nigeria (ISPON) offers Diploma and Postgraduates Diploma (PGD) programmes and courses in Health, Environment, Safety & Security Training in Education.


The official FUPRE site is www.fupre.edu.ng for more information.

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