UNILAG Department of Psychology Admission Requirement 2024/2025

This article is designed to help students who wish to study Psychology at the University of Lagos (UNILAG).


The University of Lagos (UNILAG) is a federal government research university in Lagos State, southwestern Nigeria. The university has remained one of the most competitive in the country regarding admissions. UNILAG has one of the largest student populations of any university in the country.

In this article, we will list the requirements candidates must meet to study Psychology at Lagos State University, ranging from O’level subject combination, JAMB Score and Post UTME Score and departmental cut-Off mark.

To study Psychology, candidates must meet the following requirements.

Psychology Admission Requirement

O’Level Subject Combination

Below is the O’level Requirement for PSYCHOLOGY in the faculty of Social/Management Sciences;

  • Five (5) SSC credit passes in Government or History, English Language and three (3) other subjects. A pass in Mathematics is required.

Jamb Subject Combination

Below is the UTME/JAMB SUBJECT COMBINATION for PSYCHOLOGY in the Social/Management Sciences faculty.

  • English Language(*), and any three (3) subjects from Arts or Social Science.

Direct Entry Requirement For Psychology

Below is the Direct Entry (DE) requirement for the Faculty of Social/Management Sciences

  • Two (2) ‘A’ level passes, including Government or History.

JAMB Score

For any candidate to be admitted to any Department in the University of Lagos, the Candidate must score 200 and above in JAMB.


We hope this article clarifies the UNILAG Department of Psychology Admission Requirements, irrespective of the program you want to enrol in.

We will be sure to update this article if there are any amendments by the school authority.

We wish you luck in your academic pursuit.

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