University Life

There's more to university than just attending lectures. Student-life involves juggling group work, exam revision and careers fairs with joining clubs and societies, living in university accommodation and coping with anxiety and stress.

Students Statistics

100 Level : 3704 Students
200 Level : 2657 Students
The above data is auto-updated.

Staff Statistics

Academic Staff : 549
Senior Non-Teaching Staff : 930
Junior Non-Teaching Staff : 304
Sabbatical Staff (Academic) : 12
Visiting Staff (Academic) : 26
Contract Staff (Academic) : 3
Part-Time Staff (Academic) : 0
Adjunct Staff (Academic) : 3
Sabbatical Staff (Non-Teaching) : 5
Contract Staff (Senior) : 4
Contract Staff (Junior) : 1
Technologist : 80
Technologist (Visiting) : 0
Technologist (Sabatical) : 0
The above data is auto-updated.

Visitors Statistics

Mission & Vision
Motto & Colours

VC's Welcome Note - Prof. Shehu Abdul Rahman

I am delighted to welcome you to Federal University Lafia where excellence is nurtured as our pride, pursued and celebrated as we work to create positive change for a better world.

Your years at University are very important. While you are here, we encourage you to strike a healthy balance between your academic activities and your enjoyment of the rich sporting and cultural opportunities that the University offers. Our goal is to educate you as a whole person and we recognise that some of the important lessons you will learn will take place... Read More

Vision & Vision

The vision of the Federal University Lafia is to be a renowned and respected centre of learning, research and innovation, constituting a centre point for positive socio-economic transformation of the region.

The mission of the Federal University Lafia is training of graduates and equipping them with life and entrepreneurial skills needed for economic development of the nation.


The philosophy of the Federal University of Lafia is anchored on its core values of academic quality, critical thinking, innovation, entrepreneurship, excellence, social responsibility, and sustained development. Education has to be of the right quality and scope to impact positively on development. Content of training should be relevant to the host region of the Institution. Research and Community service shall address most challenges in the State and shall impact positively in the quality of life of the people.

Motto & Colours

The motto of FULafia is Integrity, Innovation, and Excellence. the three keywords in this phrase constitute the guiding tenets of this pioneer model University. Graduates from the University are expected not only to excel in their chosen fields of endeavor, but also to imbibe a spirit of innovation and integrity. The colors of FULafia are gold, green and white. Gold is a rare precious meta and the deep gold color represents the rich soil from which the State's treasures emanate. The green color represents agriculture. The white color represents peace and harmony.

About FULafia

The Federal University of Lafia (FULafia) was established in February 2011 by the Federal Government of Nigeria for the public benefit and it is recognized globally. Throughout our great history, FULafia has offered access to a wide range of academic opportunities.

The pioneer Vice Chancellor of the University was Professor Ekanem Ikpi Braide and the current Vice Chancellor is Professor Shehu Abdul Rahman. The Federal University Lafia started with an initial student population of 243 at the commencement of academic activities in 2012, which has now increased to over 5000 in the 2018/2019 academic session. Read More

Global Network

Our degree programmes provide excellent opportunities for you to form a global network of professional and academic colleagues – invaluable throughout your future career.

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International Hubs

FULafia offers a warm and inviting community for international students to learn, grow professionally, and engage with the world.

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Degree Programmes

Choosing Bachelor's or Master's or PhD degree studies at FULafia gives you more than just a high-quality education.

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University Life

As well as outstanding education we offer a wide choice of accommodation, a lively campus community, superb facilities and support to help you achieve your.

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FULafia Student's Email

All students are entitled to email address. Simply login to the portal to get your official student email address and the default password. 


Acceptance of Admission on CAPS

It has been observed that some candidates that were offered admission proceed for registration on the University portal without accepting their admission on JAMB CAPS. In view of the above, such candidates are hereby requested to login to JAMB CAPS and accept their admission asap. Please note that any candidate who fails to accept the offer on CAPS, his/her name will not appear in the National Matriculation list. 


Course Registration

Course Registration Form (CRF) will now be digitally signed or manually and digitally signed. If your CRF has been manually signed, you have to still submit it for digital signature. Course registration is incomplete without the Level Adviser's digital endorsement. Any student who fail to submit their CRF would not have result for the academic session. To submit your CRF, login to your portal and follow the instructions therein