An applicant for undergraduate admission into SU ODL is normally expected to have a minimum of 5 o-level credits including English Language and Mathematics. Additional requirements might apply for some programmes and these can be viewed after selecting the Programme and entry level at the Faculty's admission page.

An applicant for postgraduate admission into Salem ODL is normally expected to have a minimum of a first degree ( second class lower) for masters or HND for PGD in a related field in addition to 5 O-Level credits including English Language and Mathematics. Additional requirements might apply for some programmes and these can be viewed after selecting the Programme and entry level at the Faculty's admission page.