List of Federal Universities in Nigeria & Their Tuition Fee

Federal Universities in Nigeria 

Universities in Nigeria are over 200 and they comprise of both accredited and unaccredited. Here is a comprehensive list of Federal Universities in Nigeria and their respective tuition fee.

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List of Federal Universities in Nigeria 2021

1. Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University, Bauchi
Freshers: 44,250
Returning: 39,500
Foreign students: 99,600 (Freshers), 86,100 (Returning)
Accommodation(hostel maintenance fee) for Freshers/Returning: 12,590

2. Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria

For Bachelors programs:

10,000 per course
Examination Fee: ₦10,000 Per semester
Miscellaneous: ₦8,500 Per session
Acceptance: ₦10,000

Masters programs:

20,000 per course
Acceptance: ₦10,000
Examination Fee: ₦10,000 Per semester
Miscellaneous: ₦8,500 Per session

Postgraduate Diploma:

20,000 per course
Acceptance: ₦10,000
Examination Fee: ₦10,000 Per semester
Miscellaneous: ₦8,500 Per session

BNSc.:

10,000 Per Course
RN Verification: ₦5,000
Acceptance: ₦10,000
Examination Fee: ₦10,000 Per semester
Miscellaneous: ₦8,500 Per session

3. Bayero University, Kano

New/returning: 26000-40000
Non-Nigerian students: 100,000 – 300,000

4. Federal University Gashua, Yobe

100 Level and DE (FAMSS): 32,700
100 Level and DE (SCIE,/AGRIC): 34,200
Returning (FAMSS): 25,200
Returning (SCIE,/AGRIC): 26,700

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5. Federal University of Petroleum Resources, Effurun

  • New: 80,000
  • Returning: 37,050
  • Basic Studies (Pre-Degree) programme: 95,000
  • Foundation programme: 250,000
  • International Project Management
  • Professionals: 40,000
  • Acceptance fee: 45,000
  • Field trip: 15,000

6. Federal University of Technology, Akure

  • Freshers (100 Level): 52,100
  • Returning (200 and 500 Levels): 14,400
  • Returning (300 Level): 18,900
  • Returning (400 Level): 16,100

7. Federal University of Technology, Minna

  • Freshers: N61,200
  • Freshers (Foreign): N61,200+$750
  • Returning: N28,200
  • Returning (Foreign): N28,200+$750

8. Federal University of Technology, Owerri

For the Geology Department:

  • 100 Level: School fee – 50,800;
  • Acceptance fee- 40,000; Total – 90,800
  • 200 Level: 35,800
  • 300 Level: 35,800
  • 400 Level: 35,800
  • 500 Level: 30,800

For other departments:

  • 100 Level: School fee – 48,300;
  • Acceptance fee- 40,000; Total – 88,300
  • 200 Level: 33,300
  • 300 Level: 33,300
  • 400 Level: 28,300
  • 500 Level: 28,300

9. Federal University, Dutse, Jigawa State

  • Compulsory charges: 66,800.00
  • Non-compulsory charges: 10,090.00
  • Total school fees: N76,890.00

10. Federal University, Dutsin-Ma, Katsina

  • Compulsory charges: 37,500
  • Non-compulsory charges: 10,090

11. Federal University, Kashere, Gombe State

  • Newly admitted students: 41,000 (DE), 36,000 (UTME)
  • Returning: 27,000
  • Hostel maintenance (optional): 20,000
  • Alumni (final year only): 5000

12. Federal University, Lafia, Nasarawa State

  • Year 1: 50,000
  • Year 2: 45,000
  • Year 3: 45,000
  • Year 4: 45,000

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13. Federal University, Lokoja, Kogi State

Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences:

  • Freshers: 54,500
  • Returning: 46,500

Faculty of Sciences:

  • Freshers: 55,500
  • Returning: 47,000

14. Alex Ekwueme University, Ndufu-Alike, Ebonyi State

For international undergraduate students:

  • Freshmen:
    School fees for all faculties excluding Engineering and the College of Medicine: 174,000
  • Engineering students’ fee: 246,000
  • Medical students’ fee: 630,000
  • Engineering students levy (Additional): 72,000 Naira
  • Medical students levy: 200,000 Naira
  • Caution fee: N20, 000

Returning students:

  • School Fees for all faculties excluding Engineering and the College of Medicine: 110,100
  • Engineering students’ fee: 182,100
  • Medical students’ see: 380,000
  • Engineering students levy (Additional): 72,000 Naira
  • Medical students levy: 200,000 Naira
  • Caution fee: N20, 000

For international postgraduate students:

School fees for all other faculties excluding Engineering and the College of Medicine:80,000(PGD), 104,000 (MSC), 104,000 (PHD)

Engineering students’ fee: 130,000(PGD), 154,000 (MSC), 154,000 (PHD)

Engineering students levy: 50,000
Medical students levy: 200,000

15. Federal University, Otuoke, Bayelsa

For freshers:

FAHSS: 71,500
Science: 81,500
Education: 71,500
Engineering: 81,500
Management Science: 71,500

For returning students:

Level 400: 47,500 (FAHSS), 57,500 (Science)
Level 200 and 300: 47,500 (FAHSS), 57,500 (Science)

16. Federal University, Oye-Ekiti, Ekiti State

Faculties of Humanities, Social Sciences, Education & of MGT Science: 99, 000 (freshers), 40,000 (returning)
Faculties of Science, Agriculture and of Engineering: 107,000 (freshers), 48,000 (returning)

17. Federal University, Wukari, Taraba State

Sciences: 43,500 (new students), 34,000-37,000 (returning)
Non-sciences: 41,000 (new students), 31,500-34,500 (returning)

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18. Federal University, Birnin Kebbi

Freshers (UTME & Direct Entry candidates): N51,000 to N63,500 depending on your choice of course.
Returning students (200 Level, 300 Level, 400 Level & 500 Level students): N32,500 to N40,000 depending on your level and course of study

19. Federal University, Gusau Zamfara

Faculty of Science and Science Education: 39,500(new), 28,500(returning)
Faculty of Humanities, Education Arts, Management, and Social Science: 36,500(new), 25,000(returning)

20. Michael Okpara University of Agricultural Umudike

Freshers: 50,000 (Acceptance fees), 61,000 (Other registration charges)
Returning students: 48,000-58,500

21. Modibbo Adama University of Technology, Yola
100 Level, 200 Level: 27,300-42,300 (Depending on your faculty)
All foreign students are to pay additional 20,000

22. National Open University of Nigeria, Lagos

For undergraduates: New students – 36,000; Returning students – 18,000
For postgraduates: New students – 35,000; Returning students: 18,000
Project Fees: Undergraduates – 15,000; Post-Graduate Diploma – 25,000; Masters – 40,000
Exam Fees: Undergraduates – 1,000 per course; Postgraduates (PGD and Masters) – 2,000 per course

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23. Nigeria Police Academy Wudil
No fees

24. Nigerian Defence Academy Kaduna

Undergraduate fee: 45,000

25. Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka

Masters: 107,500
Postgraduate Diploma: 67,500

26. Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife

For freshers:

Law/Arts/Social Sciences/Admin/Edu. Arts: N43,700 per session
Science/Edm/Educ. Science/Tech/Agric: N54,700 per session
Medicine/Pharmacy/Health Sciences: N57,700 per session
Development Levy: 18,000
TISHIP (Tertiary Institutions Students Health Insurance Program): 2,000
Students’ Welfare Insurance Scheme: 1,000
Accommodation: 3,090

For returning undergraduates:

Law/Arts/Social Sciences/Admin/Edu. Arts: 20,100 per session
Science/Edm/Educ. Science/Tech/Agric : 28,100 per session
Basic Medical Science, Clinical Science, Dentistry/Pharmacy: 31,100 per session
Accommodation: 2,590
Late registration for courses: 2,000

27. University of Abuja, Gwagwalada

For freshers:

Biology/Geography: 42,300
Other sciences: 40,300
Non sciences: 39,300

28. Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta

Civil Engineering, Electrical / Electronic Engineering, Food Science and Technology, Mechanical Engineering, Mechatronics Engineering Microbiology: 72,750
Every other course: 62,750

29. University of Agriculture, Makurdi

For freshers:

PGDM: 129,900
PGDA: 109,900
MPA: 129,900
MBA: 159,900

For returning students (Weekend Executive Programme):

PGDM: 82,700
PGDA: 59,700
MPA: 79,700
MBA: 109,700

For newly admitted students (Full-Time Regular Programme):

PGD: 73,900
M. Sc: 83,900
PhD: 93,900

For returning students (Full-Time):

PGD: 52,700
M. Sc: 56, 200
PhD: 74,700

30. University of Benin
Science: 73,400 (Fresh), 45,400 (Returning)
Non-science: 69,900 (Fresh), 41,400 (Returning)

31. University of Calabar

Science: 35,250 (Fresh), 31,500 (Returning), 34,750 (Final year)
Non-Science: 34,250 (Fresh), 30,500 (Returning), 33,750 (Final year)
MBBS: 42,750 (Fresh)
MB Bch: 39,000 (Returning), 42,250 (Final year)
Nursing: 42,750 (Fresh), 39,000 (Returning), 42,250 (Final year)

32. University of Ibadan

Faculty of Agriculture And Forestry: 36,800
Faculty of Art: 34,300-36,800
Faculty of Law: 35,300
College of Medicine: 36,800
Faculty of Social Science: 34,300
Faculty of Science: 36,800-46,800
Faculty of Technology: 36,800
Faculty of Pharmacy: 36,800
Faculty of Education: 34,300 – 36,800

33. University of Ilorin

Fees per candidate for three months, six months and a year: 83,000
Fees per candidate for a month: 75,000

34. University of Jos

New students: 20,000
Acceptance fees: 25,000
Returning students: 45,000

35. University of Lagos

New Science students: 63,500
New Non-Science students: 53,500

36. University of Maiduguri

New students: 33,000
Returning students: 18,000

37. University of Nigeria, Nsukka

First year: 57,950-64,450
Second year: 39,250-45,750
Other years: 34,150-40,650
Final year: 33,700-43,000

38. University of Port-Harcourt

Freshers: 92,150 – 127,150
Acceptance fee: 30,000
Returning students: 45,000

39. University of Uyo

Freshers: Around 70,000
New students: 60,000

40. Usumanu Danfodiyo University

Total fee: 24,300 – 56,300

41. Nigerian Maritime University

Okerenkoko, Delta State
New students: 51,500
Returning students: 40,500

42. Air Force Institute of Technology, Kaduna

Aerospace Engineering: 84,000
Other Engineering programs: 69,000
Non Engineering programs: 61,000

43. Nigerian Army University Biu

Sciences: 42,500 (New), 35,000 (Returning)
Arts, Mgt & Social Science: 37,500 (New), 30,000 (Returning)
Accommodation: 8,000

We hope our list of federal universities in Nigeria and their fees was useful and provided you with the information you’re searching for. As you may notice, everybody can find a higher educational institution that suits their wallet.

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