The Nigeria tertiary institution have a norm of admitting students who just finished their secondary education into the university on a yearly basis. This has made lots of young applicants wallow in confusion over which of the numerous cheap and affordable Nigerian universities to choose from. This choice is characterized by lots of factors of which the cost of tuition and other charges like accommodation are also considering factor. it is no wonder why the cheapest universities are sought after.
It is no doubt that education is expensive all around the world but there are still some of these higher institution with high academic standard yet accept low tuition fee along side other cheap levies here in Nigeria.
In this post, I will do well to list some of these tertiary institutions in order to help solve the problem of selecting a choice university in 2020. Therefore, if you are or have been confused in your search for inexpensive universities in Nigeria,that you can afford , here is a collection from which you can choose from having their respective school fees attached .
However, the schools captured here are by no means classified or placed in any specific order of hierarchy or standard. Note that the information are valid and up to date as at the time of documentation, as there might be a little decline or increase in the tuition fee and other levies.
The university of Abuja ,fondly called UniAbuja is the only federal university located in the federal capital territory, FCT at Gwagwalada in Abuja.This school is renowned for its faculty of law as well as other faculties . Established in 1988, UniAbuja is one of the oldest schools in the country.
With constant increasing standard and respect earned within the nation, this institution is one of the few universities in Nigeria with a very low tuition fee. Students in this institution pay as low as N39,500 as school fees per session.
University of Ibadan [UI]
University of Ibadan which is commonly called UI, is one of the top 20 universities in Africa according to African infoblog ranking. UI, which was established in 1932 is known for her unequal record in law,medicine, and well over other ten faculties. This school has produced notable alumni lie Prof. Chinua Achebe, Prof. Wole Soyinka, and others.
With all these records, and the increasing academic standard and excellence ,UI students pay a very cheap school fees of little above and below N40,000.
ABU Zaria is a federal university located in the northern part of Nigeria. It is believed that that this higher institution is the best university present in this part of the country.
Known for their amazing academic excellence and record, this tertiary institution is baking strong in their faculty of medicine, and other professional courses. Interestingly, with this lofty height and excellence ABU has attained, their school fees is the cheapest in the country. Students of this reputable university pay fees ranging from N18,000 to N40,000 per session.
Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta[FUNAAB]
Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, FUNAAB, is one of the few university of Agriculture in Nigeria with a working academic celender. With steady increasing structures and their amazing improvement in agricultural development in the country ,FUNAAB is undoubtedly one of the universities in the country with a very low school fees as students pay less than N20,000 and above depending on the courses of study.
University of Lagos is one of Nigerians notable and ancient universities that has produced great alumni and Prof. Yemi Osibanjo,SAN, Vice President of Nigeria, Wale Adenuga and the list of other prominent men and women . located in Akoka, Yaba and Surulere, UniLag accepts school fees from students as low as N20,000 to around N60,000 per session.
You will agree with me that the university of Lagos is indeed cheap and affordable to applicants at various social classes. Unilag rank among the top 20 university in Africa according to Unirank.
Federal university of technology, Owerri, FUTO, is located in Imo state.being one of the few university of technology in Nigeria and south eastern Nigeria, FUTO is founded in the year 1980 . it has great number of students who have been developed in technology and engineering in the country. Despite high standard and hall mark of academic excellence, this school has relatively a cheap school fees ranging from N40,000 to N50,000. Although,this fee was recently increased to what it is now.
University of Jos [UJ]
University of Jos is a federal tertiary institution that is often referred to as UJ. Federal university of Jos is one of the best universities located in the northern part of Nigeria with a unique environmental condition.
Due to this weather condition, foreigners are attracted to the location. Students of university of Ios pay as low as N45,000 fees per session.
In the ancient city of Benin is situated the great and prominent UniBen. The university was established in the year 1970 and has since then maintained an increasing standard of learning and academic reputation.
The institution is made of faculties in medicine and other fields of study. Uniben tuition fees ranges from as low as N15,000 to around N50,000, which is in respect of the course of study.
University of Calabar [UniCals]
Calabar in Cross River state is a very safe location ,having the famous obudu ranch within its vicinity. Unicals as the institution is fondly called is not among the top universities in Africa but has since its establishment in 1975 , produced quality and appreciable academic excellence .
The school fees of unical is between N25,000 to N45,000. This tuition is one of the cheapest you can get within the country.
Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife [OAU]
Ile ife which means land of love is the region where this university is situated. Obafemi Awolowo university which is usually abbreviated as OAU, is a renowned and a well reputable higher institution with awesome academic record and a list of notable alumni. The uni was Established since 1961 and has kept a great standard for education in Nigeria.
This prestigious tertiary institution has their school fees at the range of N30,000 to N60,000.
Here are some other Nigerian universities with cheap tuition fee
- Michael Okpara federal university of agriculture, Umudike [school fees is at the range of N38,000 to N50,000.
- University of Nigeria Nsukka, UNN: This school is one of the top 10 universities in Nigeria and top 20 in Africa [school fees is at the range of N40,000 to N77,000]
- Bayero university of Kano, BUK: [school fees is ranged at N25,000 to N50,000]
- National open university, NOUN: [tuition ranges from N35,000 to N42,000]
- Federal university of technology, Akure FUTA: [school fees ranges from N13,500 to N52,000]
Having known the affordable and or cheapest universities in Nigeria in 2020, and their school fees, it is therefore a work over for you. All you need to do is just sit down, relax and choose from the list above. Choosing the right higher institution to further your education is something that plays a very important role to your goals and educational career.
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