OAU Department of Dentistry & Dental Surgery Admission Requirement 2024/2025

This article is designed to help students who wish to study Dentistry and Dental Surgery under the Faculty of Medical, Pharmaceutical, and Health Sciences at Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU).


It is very important for all candidates who wish to apply for any of the courses offered to carefully confirm and see if the course they Selected is offered in the institution before registering for JAMB.

Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), formerly known as the University of Ife, is a federal government-owned and operated Nigerian university. The university is in the ancient city of Ile-Ife, Osun State, Nigeria.

The university was founded in 1961. They were renamed Obafemi Awolowo University on 12 May 1987 in honor of Chief Obafemi Awolowo (1909–1987), the first premier of the Western Region of Nigeria, whose brainchild the university was.

Obafemi Awolowo University offers undergraduate and postgraduate programs in specialization spanning the humanities, the arts, the natural sciences, the social sciences, the medical sciences, engineering, and technology.

The university has 13 faculties and two colleges the Postgraduate College and the College of Health Sciences — administered in more than 60 departments. It was previously associated with Loma Linda University in California, USA.

O’Level Subject Combination

The O’level subject combination and requirements needed to study Dentistry And Dental Surgery; You require;

Five (5) SSCE credit passes in English Language, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, and Mathematics.

Jamb Subject Combination

In UTME, please note that the English Language is Compulsory for this course. Therefore, the three (3) other JAMB UTME subject combinations needed to study Dentistry And Dental Surgery include the following;

  • Chemistry
  • Biology, and one (1) another Science subject

Direct Entry Requirement

These are the conditions you need to fulfill to gain Direct Entry admission to study Dentistry And Dental Surgery if you don’t intend to use UTME. You require;

  • Three (3) ‘A’ level passes to include Chemistry, Biology/Zoology, and Physics.

Special Requirements (Waiver) Remarks:

  • OAU accepts B.Sc. with a minimum of second-class Honours in the relevant program (Sciences).

Jamb Score

All candidates interested in getting admitted into OAU for the 2024/2025 should know that to be eligible for the screening, you must have scored 200  or above in your JAMB result.


We hope that this article is helpful to all aspirants and students of Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU). We will update this article should the school authority make any changes.

We wish you the best of luck.

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