Nigeria, a nation with a rich history in the petroleum industry, boasts the Federal University of Petroleum Resources Effurun (FUPRE), a specialized institution dedicated to shaping the future leaders of the energy sector. Established in 2007, FUPRE has become synonymous with excellence in academic and research programs related to petroleum.
FUPRE School Fees:
Understanding the financial commitment is crucial for prospective students and their families. As of the 2021/2022 academic session, undergraduate program fees at FUPRE range from N80,000 to N150,000 per session. For postgraduate programs, the fees vary between N120,000 and N180,000 per session. It’s worth noting that these figures are subject to change based on decisions made by the university management.
Courses Offered at FUPRE:
FUPRE offers a diverse array of undergraduate and postgraduate programs within the faculties of Engineering, Science, and Technology. Here’s a glimpse of the courses available:
1. Faculty of Engineering:
- Chemical Engineering
- Electrical and Electronics Engineering
- Marine Engineering
- Mechanical Engineering
- Petroleum Engineering
2. Faculty of Science:
- Computer Science
3. Faculty of Technology:
- Environmental Management and Toxicology
- Safety Management and Control
- Industrial Chemistry
- Information and Communication Technology
- Science Laboratory Technology
Admission Requirements for FUPRE:
For aspiring FUPRE students, meeting the admission requirements is the first step toward a promising future.
1. Undergraduate Programs:
- Minimum of 5 credits in relevant subjects, including Mathematics, English Language, Physics, Chemistry, and Biology or Agricultural Science, in not more than two sittings in WAEC/NECO/NABTEB.
- Score a minimum of 180 in the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME).
- Choose FUPRE as the first choice in UTME.
2. Postgraduate Programs:
- Possess a first degree with at least Second Class Honours in a relevant discipline from a recognized university.
- Minimum of five O’ Level credits in relevant subjects, including Mathematics and English Language.
- Possess a National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) discharge certificate or have an exemption letter.
FUPRE’s commitment to academic excellence is evident in its state-of-the-art facilities.
The university boasts well-equipped laboratories for science and engineering students, a library with an extensive collection of books, and an e-library for online research. Standard lecture halls and a conference center further enhance the learning environment, providing spaces for meetings and seminars.
Federal University of Petroleum Resources Effurun stands as a beacon for those aspiring to make a mark in the dynamic and vital petroleum and energy sectors. With a commitment to excellence, FUPRE continues to shape the next generation of industry leaders, providing a platform for students to explore, learn, and innovate in the ever-evolving world of energy.