15 Cheapest Universities In Nigeria & Their School Fees 2017

Before you chose your choice of institution, it is better to know how much they are paying as fee.
might apply for admission into any University and finds out that the
tuition fee is above what you bargain for. Because of that, we have list
all the Nigerian Universities and their school fees for 2017.

1. Ahmadu Bello University (ABU)

Bello University (ABU) is a federal government research university
located in Zaria, Kaduna State. ABU was founded on October 4, 1962, as
the University of Northern Nigeria. The university operates two
campuses: Samaru (main) and Kongo in Zaria. There is also pre-degree
School located in Funtua few kilometres away from main campus owned by
the university.
The Samaru campus houses the administrative
offices, faculties of; sciences, social-sciences, arts and languages,
education, environmental design, engineering, medical sciences.
agricultural sciences and research facilities. The Kongo campus hosts
the faculties of Law and Administration.
The Faculty of
Administration consists of Accounting, Business Administration, Local
Government and Development Studies and Public Administration
Departments. Additionally, the university is responsible for a variety
of other institutions and programs at other locations.
School Fees Range: ₦ 27,000

2. University of Ibadan (UI)

University of Ibadan (UI) is the oldest and one of the most prestigious
Nigerian universities, and is located five miles (8 kilometres) from
the centre of the major city of Ibadan in Western Nigeria. Besides the
College of Medicine, there are now eleven other faculties: Arts ,
Science, Agriculture and Forestry, Social Sciences, Education,
Veterinary Medicine, Technology, Law, Pharmacy, Public Health, and
Dentistry. The University has residential and sports facilities for
staff and students on campus, as well as separate botanical and
zoological gardens.
School Fees Range: ₦ 30,000

3. Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta (FUNAAB)

Federal University of Agriculture Abeokuta, Ogun State, or FUNAAB,
(FUNAAB) was established on 1 January 1988 by the Federal Government
when four universities of technology, earlier merged in 1984, were
demerged. This led to the creation of the first two universities of
agriculture in Abeokuta and Makurdi.
The university is one of the
three universities of agriculture in Nigeria, the other being in Makurdi
(Benue State) and Umudike (Abia State). The university started at its
mini-campus in Isale-Igbein in the heart of Abeokuta, the capital of
Ogun State.
In December 1997 it moverd to its permanent site on a
10,000-hectare campus which is located next to the Ogun-Oshun River
Basin Development Authority on the Abeokuta-Ibadan road in the North
Eastern end of the city, 15 km from Abeokuta City Centre.
School Fees Range: ₦ 32,000

4. Bayero University, Kano (BUK)

University Kano (BUK) is a university situated in Kano, Kano State,
Nigeria. It was founded in 1977, when it was renamed from Bayero
University College and upgraded from university college to university.
It has Faculties of Agriculture, Arts and Islamic Studies, Education,
Engineering, Law, Medicine, Science, Earth and Environmental Studies,
Pharmacy, Social, Management Science and the recent Faculty of Computer
Science & Information Technology.
Research Centers include:
Center for Dryland Agriculture, Center for Biotechnology Research,
Center for Renewable Energy and Center for the Study of Nigerian
Languages among others.
School Fees Range: ₦ 33,000

5. University of Calabar (UNICAL)

University of Calabar – also known as UNICAL – is a university situated
in Calabar, Cross River State, southeastern Nigeria. It is one of
Nigeria’s second generation federal universities.
The University
of Calabar was a campus of the University of Nigeria until 1975. The
architecture was designed by John Elliott. It was established by decree
to fulfill this traditional mandate, its motto “Knowledge for Service”.
male students are known as Malabites, while the female students are
Malabresses. The male hostel is called Malabo. This was a result of
challenges faced by the students at a time which coincided with the
suffering experienced in Malabo by Nigerian deportees from Equatorial
Guinea (whose capital is Malabo) at the time.
School Fees Range: ₦ 35,000

6. University of Abuja, Gwagwalada (UNIABUJA)

University of Abuja in the Nigerian capital Abuja was established on
January 1, 1988 (under Decree No. 110 of 1992 as amended) as a dual-mode
university with the mandate to run conventional and distance learning
The Law Faculty being the pride of the University of
Abuja, is known for having one of the most Organised Student
Representative Councils (LAWSAN) in the Country.
The university
has its mini campus in Gwagwalada, Abuja, Nigeria and a permanent site
covering about 11,824 hectares located along the Kaduna – Lokoja – Abuja
Road. The Permanent site is home to the Faculties of Arts, Science,
Management Science Veterinary medicine, Agriculture and Engineering with
the College of medicine and contains the university senate and other
administrative building. The mini campus is still the temporary location
to the Faculties of education social science, and law.
School Fees Range: ₦ 36,000

9. Federal University, Dutsin-Ma, Katsina (FUDMA)

University Dutsin-Ma built by the administration of President Goodluck
Ebele Jonathan was founded in February 2011 and is located in Katsina
The school has eight faculties which include: Faculty of
Agriculture, Faculty of Arts, Faculty of Education, Faculty of
Engineering & Technology, Faculty of Management Sciences, Faculty of
Science, Faculty of Social Sciences and School of General and
Preliminary Studies.
School Fees Range: ₦ 43,000

10. University of Port Harcourt (UNIPORT)

University of Port-Harcourt is a university in the Nigerian city of
Port Harcourt. It was established in 1975 as University College, Port
Harcourt, and was given university status in 1977.
UNIPORT has ten
faculties which include Faculty of Humanities, Faculty of Social
Sciences, Faculty of Education, Faculty of Engineering, Faculty of
Management Sciences, College of Health Sciences, Faculty of Natural and
Applied Science, Faculty of Dentistry, Faculty of Pharmacy and Faculty
of Agriculture.
School Fees Range: ₦ 45,000

11. Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike (MOUAU)

Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, originally the Federal
University of Agriculture, is a federal university in Umudike, Abia
State, Nigeria established as a specialized University by a Federal
Government of Nigeria Decree No 48 of November 1992.
institution is located in the Agricultural Training and Research city of
Umudike, about 10 kilometers from Umuahia (capital of Abia State). The
major link road to the University is the Umuahia-Ikot Ekpene Federal
Road, a direct route to the State capitals of Abia Akwa-Ibom and Cross
River States.
The first set of students were admitted into the
institution during the 1993/94 academic year with a student population
of 82. The nickname “Umudykes” or “U’dykers” refers to students, alumni,
and sports teams of Michael Okpara University of Agriculture.
School Fees Range: ₦ 46,000

12. University of Benin (UNIBEN)

Great University of Benin – also known as UNIBEN – is one of Nigeria’s
first generation federal universities. The University of Benin was
founded in 1970. It started as an Institute of Technology and was
accorded the status of a full-fledged University by National
Universities Commission (NUC) on 1 July 1971.
Following NUC’s
directives, the university experimented with the Collegiate System in
1991/92 and 1992/93. However, in the light of new developments, the
university reverted to the Faculty System in January 1994. Presently,
the university essentially operates the Faculty System except for the
Schools of Medicine, Dentistry, Basic Medical Sciences, and Institute of
Child Health, which reverted to the Collegiate System in August 1999,
with a Provost as its administrative head.
The faculties include
Agriculture, Arts, Education, Engineering, Law, Life Sciences,
Management Sciences, Pharmacy, Physical Sciences, Social Sciences,
Environmental Science and Center For Entrepreneurship Study.
School Fees Range: ₦ 47,000

13. Federal University of Technology, Owerri (FUTO)

University of Technology Owerri (FUTO) is a Federal Government
established post-secondary educational institution located in Owerri,
FUTO specializes in technological education. The
University is a designated Centre of Excellence in Biotechnology and
Genetic Engineering and has a core competence in the development of
vaccines and drugs.
FUTO has nine schools which include School of
Agriculture and Agriculture Technology, School of Engineering and
Engineering Technology, School of Entrepreneurship and Management
Technology, School of Environmental Technology, School of Life Sciences,
School of Physical Sciences, School of Information and Communication
Technology, School of Technology Education and School of Post Graduate
School Fees Range: ₦ 48,000

14. Federal University of Technology, Akure (FUTA)

Federal University of Technology Akure (informally known as FUTA) was
founded in 1981 under a drive by the government of Nigeria to create
universities that specialised in producing graduates with practical as
well as theoretical knowledge of technologies. It is located in Akure.
University of Technology Akure has been ranked the 8th best university
and 1st University Of Technology in Nigeria by webometrics as at 2015.
has seven schools which include School of Science, School of Earth and
Mineral Sciences, School of Environmental Technology, School of
Engineering and Engineering Technology, School of Agricultural and
Agricultural Technology, School of Management Technology and School of
Postgraduate Studies.
School Fees Range: ₦ 49,000

15. Federal University of Technology, Minna (FUTMINNA)

University of Technology Minna (FUTMINNA) is a Federal Government
established post-secondary educational institution located in Minna,
FUTMINNA specializes in technological education. The
University is a designated Centre of Excellence in Biotechnology and
Genetic Engineering and has a core competence in the development of
vaccines and drugs.
FUTMINNA was founded in 1983, and the first
Vice-Chancellor was Professor J.O. Ndagi who served from 1983 to 1990.
In the beginning, the University took over the facilities of the former
Government Teachers’ College Bosso, for use on a permanent basis.
site now serves as the Bosso Campus of the University. The main campus
gidan kwano which is sited on a 10,650 hectares of land is located along
the Minna – Kataeregi – Bida Road.
School Fees Range: ₦ 50,000

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