2019/2020 POST-UTME/Direct Entry Application
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A Seventh-day Adventist Institution for Whole Being Development

2019/2020 ADMISSION ENDS ON 15TH FEBRUARY, 2020. Candidates who scored 140 and above in 2019 UTME but did not choose Clifford University as their first choice of institution are also qualified to gain admission into one of our undergraduate programmes based on their OLevel Result and UTME Subject Combination. They are to proceed to the Registry Department, Clifford University Owerrinta, Ihie Campus, Isiala Ngwa North LGA, Abia State for their Screening and Registration.

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The fear of God is the core around which our values, curricula, ethics and identity revolve. God is first in everything we do, whether at school, dorms, dining or play. It is our way of life.
In Clifford University, we seek to help you discover your talents in the service of God and humanity.

Clifford University Owerrinta is a newly chartered Institution by the Federal Ministry of Education of Nigeria following the various visits, inspections, and recommendation of the National Universities Commission (NUC). It thus becomes one of the 114 tertiary institutions owned and operated by the Seventh-day Adventist Church worldwide.
We are dedicated to EXCELLENT teaching and training with COMPASSION, GRACE and RESPECT. We are dedicated to ensuring that our students enter the work force with strong commitment anchored on the values of EXCELLENCE and FAITH. We are dedicated to instilling a sense of SERVICE through opportunities for Christ-centered learning. We are dedicated to RESEARCH and COLLABORATION. At Clifford University, we are dedicated to the education of the WHOLE BEING.

  • Visit the University admission portal: www.cluadmissionportal.com
  • Click on the link: "2019/2020 POST-UTME/Direct Entry Application"
  • Click on "Create New Account"
  • Enter your JAMB Registration Number and other details
  • Choose your Username and Password
  • Proceed with the completion of the form
  • Correctly enter your JAMB Score, Personal details and O’Level results
  • Select your first and second choice of course within the institution
  • Select the declaration box appropriately
  • Submit your application
  • Print out your acknowledgement slip
  • Await further communication from the University
  • Kindly ensure that your academic transcript reaches the Registrar, Clifford University, Owerrinta on time.
  • Any candidate who fails to submit his/her academic transcript would not be considered for admission.
  • The specific time and date for the individual candidate would be communicated in due course
  • Any candidate who fails to successfully submit his application online would automatically lose his/her chance of being considered for admission.


This University does not discriminate on the basis of Gender, Race, Tribe, State of Origin, Nationality, Religious denominations or Political affiliation. However every student is expected to conform to the Seventh-day Adventist Standards.
Candidates who chose other universities, polytechnics, or Colleges of education can equally apply. Candidates must have sat for the current UTME Examination. If you already have an account with us, click here to visit your Admission Profile


CLU offers 23 accredited programmes divided across three different Faculties from which to choose. We equip our students to become leaders of industry in their fields. Our competent and committed faculty members not only make learning a rewarding experience but also provide supportive relationship and mentorship.
Join Clifford University and experience an academic environment like no other. Admission Requirements


Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for admission into the Clifford University Pre-degree Programme. The Programme prepares candidates for admission into Clifford University Degree Programmes.

ELIGIBILITY: Eligible candidates must have attended Secondary School and written the Senior School Certificate Examination but did not meet up the criteria needed to be admitted into the JUPEB and Degree Programmes for the year.

DURATION: The duration of the programme is one academic session of two semesters including an intensive compulsory ICT programme which will run for one month immediately after the final examination.



Applicants are invited from suitably qualified candidates for admission into the Joint Universities Preliminary Examinations Board (JUPEB) programme. The programme leads to the award of JUPEB Certificate, which enables candidates gain Direct Entry Admission into their respective second year degree programmes in Clifford University, Owerrinta and other JUPEB-affiliated Universities in Nigeria and abroad.

ELIGIBILITY: Eligible candidates must possess a minimum of five Credits at not more than two sittings in at least five subjects (including English Language) relevant to the candidate’s desired course of study in the University. However, students with credit in English Language but have other deficiencies may apply, provided the deficiencies would have been rectified before the completion of the JUPEB programme.

DURATION: The duration of the programme is one academic session of two semesters including an intensive compulsory ICT programme which will run for one month immediately after the final examination.
In Clifford University, our students are our assets. Clifford University is set to be a major force in academics and research by setting the standard for Christ-Centered learning.
Email: ict@clifforduni.edu.ng
Tel: +2348131301840

Clifford University (CLU),
Isiala Ngwa South LGA,
P.M.B 8001 Aba,
Abia State.

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Clifford University (CLU),
Ihie Campus,
Isiala Ngwa North LGA,
P.M.B 8001 Aba,
Abia State.

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