UME Entry Requirements: Prospective candidates must satisfy both the University minimum entry and specified Faculty requirements.  The Faculty specifically requires that a candidate must have passed Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics, and Physics at credit level in Senior Secondary School Certificate, GCE O/L or in an equivalent examination with credit in English. The subjects to be taken in UME are Biology, Chemistry, English Language, and Physics

Direct Entry Requirements: Candidates must have passes at GCE A/L or HSC or an equivalent examination in Biology, Chemistry, and Physics in addition to credit in Mathematics in SCE or GCE O/L or an equivalent examination.

Holders of Higher Diploma in Animal Health and Husbandry at least merit level of the University of Nigeria or other equivalent Diploma, plus credit in Physics and a pass in Mathematics in GCE O/L or its equivalent are also eligible for Direct Entry Admission.

Candidates with good University degree with a minimum of second class honours lower division in relevant science areas, plus basic entry requirement are eligible for direct entry admission.