Universities That Accept Second Class Lower For Masters 2024

Are you looking for universities in Nigeria that accept second class lower for masters degree? In this post we get to know all the universities that do accept students with a 2.2 (second class lower) degree for masters program.

Graduating with a second class lower especially here in Nigeria do have a lot of negative effects especially in the job market and also when interested in furthering education.

Students that graduate with a 2.2 do seek for ways to cover up the deficit and the best way to that is to go for a masters degree.

This will cover up the deficit in the 2.2 result. The question now is "Are there universities in Nigeria that can accept a second class lower to be used for masters degree admission?" The answer is Yes.

There are many universities in Nigeria that you can study for a masters degree with a 2.2 result.

Can Second Class Lower Graduates Go For Masters Degree

As earlier answer, yes 2.2 graduates can do masters degree in Nigeria and there are a lot of universities that do accept.

Some universities will require students with a 2.2 to go for Post Graduate Diploma (PGD) to be eligible to apply for a masters program.

This does not apply to all universities, we will list out all the universities that accept a 2.2 directly for a masters degree and those that don't.

Universities That Accept Second Class Lower For Masters Degree Admission

  • Lagos State University
  • Tai Solarin University of Education
  • Plateau State University
  • Niger Delta University
  • Nasarawa State University
  • Olabisi Onabanjo University
  • Rivers State University Of Science and Technology
  • Adamawa State University
  • Adekunle Ajasin University
  • Ambrose Ali University
  • Benue State University
  • Yobe State University
  • Ebonyi State University
  • Ekiti State University
  • Kwara State University
  • Kogi State University
  • Kebbi State University
  • Ladoke Akintola University of Science and Technology
  • Imo State University
  • Federal University, Wukari
  • Federal University, Lokoja
  • Federal University, Gusau
  • Federal University, Gushua
  • Federal University, Dutse
  • University of Maiduguri
  • National Open University of Nigeria
  • University of Abuja
  • University of Calabar
  • University of Uyo
  • University of Jos
  • University of Lagos
  • Bayero University
  • University of Nigeria
  • Federal University of Technology, Akure
  • Ondo State University Of Science and Technology
  • Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University
  • Kaduna State University
  • Sule Lamido University
  • Chukwu Emeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University, Uli
  • Usmanu Danfodio University
  • University of Port Harcourt
  • University of Ilorin
  • University of Ibadan
  • University of Benin

Above are the universities in Nigeria that accept second class lower for master degree admission.

As we said earlier, there is a limit for accepting the second class lower in some universities.

On a CGPA scale of 5.0 the second class lower mark should be 3.0 and not below and on a CGPA scale of 4.0 the second class lower mark should be 2.5 and not below.

Also most if not all private universities in the country accept second class lower at all points.

Before you apply to any university, you should check the admission requirements so that you will know if you are eligible.

If you have any questions or suggestions drop them on the comments section.

Updated On December 2022

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