We pick the best and brightest students purely on their academic merit and passion for their chosen course. If that sounds like you, and you like to think for yourself, Wellspring could be the right university for you.

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College of Natural and Applied Sciences

  • Computer Sciences
  • Microbiology
  • Physics with Electronics
  • Industrial & Environmental Chemistry

College of Social and Management Sciences

  • Accounting
  • Business Administration
  • International Relations
  • Economics
  • Mass Communication
  • Political Science

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Frequently Asked Questions

Are your courses accredited by NUC?

Yes, all our courses are accredited by NUC.

Where is Wellspring University located in Benin?

Wellspring University is located in the GRA, off Airport road, by ADP junction.

When did Wellspring University start operations?

Wellspring University was issued Operating Licence on 3rd November, 2009. So, academic operations commenced in 2009/2010 session.

What is your tuition fee like?

Our fees are pocket-friendly. Tuition is N140,000.00 and accommodation is N50,000.00 per semester respectively.

I live in Benin, can’t I be allowed to stay off-campus?

Presently, accommodation within the school is compulsory for all students, for safety reasons.

What are the courses available in the university?

Wellspring University run two Faculties: Social and Management Sciences and Applied and Natural Sciences. The courses available in these faculties are




Public Admin.

Business Admin.

Political Science

Mass Communication

International Relations

Computer Science, with specialization in Information Technology

Computer Science, with specialization in Data Engineering

Computer Science, with specialization in Software Engineering

Computer Science, with specialization in Cyber Security

Accounting, with specialization in ICT

Economics, with specialization in ICT

What is your JAMB cut-off mark?

Our cut-off mark is JAMB’s cut-off of 120.

What are the minimum requirements for Admission into Wellspring?

To be qualified for admission, you need at least five credit passes in subjects relevant to your course of study, including Maths and English Language in WAEC/NECO SSCE, NABTEB or GCE O/Level.

Do your students go for Youth service (NYSC)?

Yes, Wellspring University students go for NYSC like others students.

Do you run part-time programmes?

Yes we do. Our part-time programmes are available in Accounting, Economics, Business Administration, Mass Communication and International Relations. The part-time degree course is for candidates with HND or professional qualifications, such as ACA, ACIS, CITN, and NIPR. Duration is two sessions.

I did not fill in Wellspring University in my JAMB form; can I still be admitted into Wellspring University?

Yes, you can be admitted into Wellspring University; even when you did not indicate Wellspring in your form.

I am a student somewhere but I want to change/come to Wellspring University, is it possible? And what do I need please? I mean what are the processes involved?

You are talking of getting transfer into Wellspring University. You can be absorbed into Wellspring University but we do not take transfer students beyond 200 level and you will need to get the transcript of your academic records from the school you are coming from. This will be considered to determine your performance and the level you can join.

I scored below 180 in UTME. Can I be admitted?

Yes, you can be admitted. JAMB’s cut-off is placed at 120. Even in a situation that you scored below the cut-off, we have a degree foundation programme to take care of people in that group.

How does your Degree Foundation programme work? Can you enlighten me?

The degree foundation is a one-year certificate course which qualifies students for a diploma. Upon successful completion of that programme, students are qualified for admission to 200Level in any Nigerian or foreign university.

The programme covers Arts, Sciences, Medicine, Engineering, Architecture, Social and

Management Sciences.

How do I get your form?

Our forms are available on line at www.wellspringuniversity.edu.ng or from any of our offices: (a) Admissions Office, Wellspring University, Irhirhi/Ogbaneki Layout, off Airport Road, Benin City, Edo State.

(b) Lagos Liaison Office, c/o Wellspring College, 25B Somide Odujinrin Street, Omole Phase 2, Ikeja, Lagos.