10 Cheapest Federal and State Universities In Nigeria and Their School Fees

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10 Cheapest Federal and State Universities In Nigeria and Their School Fees


We decided to compile this list as we keep getting questions from our readers asking which university is the cheapest in Nigeria? Below is a comprehensive list of the ten most affordable state and federal universities (for first-year students) in Nigeria and their school fees:

Ten Cheapest Federal Universities in Nigeria

1. University of Ibadan (UI)

N 29,000

2. University Of Jos(UNIJOS)

N 27,400

3. Federal University of Yola (FUTYOLA)

N 34,000

4. Ahmadu Bello University (ABU)

N 23, 250

5. University of Ilorin

N 35,000

6. University Of Benin

N 14,000

7. Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University Bauchi(ATBU)

N 14,500

8. Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU)

N 37,000

9. University Of Maiduguri(UNIMAID)

N 14,700

10. Bayero University Kano(BUK)

N27,300- N33,300

Ten Cheapest State Universities in Nigeria

1. Nasarawa State University

N 21,000

2. Akwa Ibom State University (AKSU)

N 30,000

3. Taraba State University (TASU)

N 32,000

4. Kebbi State University of Science and Technology (KSUSTA)

N 35,000

Also Read:10 Cheapest Private Universities In Nigeria

5. Delta State University (DELSU)

N 38,000

6. Rivers State University of Sciences and Technology, (RSUST)

N 40,000

7. Anambra State University (ANSU)

N 46,000

8. Imo State University (IMSU)

N 20,000

9. Tai Solarin University of Education (TASUED)

N 60,000

10. Ambrose Alli University (AAU)

N 80,000

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  1. mubo says:

    Why is University of Abuja not included? D fee for new Students is N32,400.

  2. Anonymous says:

    pls federal university of technology minna is collecting 24,700 as school fees..pls don’t post unconfirmed report

  3. Victor says:

    sir what about university of Jos?

  4. Anonymous says:

    lautech is 65k

  5. Anonymous says:

    imsu aint collectin sch fees only acceptance fee

  6. Anonymous says:

    Federal university of technology Akure pays less than 20000 as tuition fee as of 2015 dey pay 14,500.

  7. joy says:

    Uniport pays mre dan 80k for new students while returnin students pay 45k nd above

  8. shady says:

    Nsuk is collecting almost 30k not 21k from new students

  9. Anonymous says:

    Ibrahim badamasi babangida university lapai Niger state {IBBUL} is not added and the fees is 27,000

  10. Ademola says:

    Bayero University, Kano as of present admission collect just 27k. It was 24k before.

  11. Godwin Essah says:

    Unical’s Schools fee is almost 40# . to b exact its 39650

  12. Abdulrashid Abdulkarim says:

    What about A.T.B.U, bauchi that collects 14,500 as school fees

  13. Abdulkabir Abimbola says:

    Here in ospoly{osun state polytechnic} d school fee for Hnd 1 is ₦33,000 while Hnd 2 is ₦32,000 including bank charge.

  14. Jayeola Nurudeen says:

    Lautech ogbomoso is more cheaper than ambrose alli university where the students pay 65,000(indigenes)and 72500(non indigenes)

  15. Anonymous says:

    Udusok is 33k

  16. Anonymous says:

    UNILORIN isn’t 35k o… na #24,450

  17. you says:

    Rivers stats university of science and technology. Indigenes N22000 and non indigenes N78000

  18. Prada says:

    Aw about Laspotech aw mush is it and unilag

  19. Anonymous says:

    Yobe state university 15000.

  20. Anonymous says:

    Unilag pay 15500 for school fees per session………..its arguably the cheapest but it was not included on the list.

  21. Waacut says:

    Ansu..is 100k nt 46k ooo….uniben pay’s less dan 20k i rest my case..

  22. Williams says:

    Lasu (best state university) is payin 25k

  23. Gunu says:

    Why is the bayero university, Kano not included in the list of the Federal universities with cheapest fees. Research well!

  24. Excel says:

    AAU now collect 125k and above the school is no longer cheap

  25. Anonymous says:

    Wt abt U D U S

  26. Anonymous says:

    ATBU pays 14,500 for returnees and 22,000 for freshers.

  27. sageer Ahmad sarkin yaqee says:

    jigawa state University is 75,000

  28. Usman Ahamd says:

    What of Kano University of Science and Technology, wudil that collect 21,100

  29. Kayode Tomi says:

    O.A.U fees may be cheap but it has too much attachment to pay for along with the fee, which makes them expensive (between 150k-230k par session ) depending On the program

  30. obinna says:

    ansu pays 251,300 for first year in medcine and law and others 137,350 …… The lowest is 400l and 500l they pay 108,300

  31. Julius Igbong says:

    Pls update me on the fees of CRUTECH( cross river state university of science and technology

  32. Glory says:

    Can someone update me on Unizik’s fees pls?

  33. jookab says:

    Uniben is the cheapest with 14k for science and 12k for arts and social sciences

  34. Vicky says:

    Pls, abu zaria school fee for direct entering studentx is how much?

  35. Tsege simon says:

    This ir nice, keep us posted

  36. Anonymous says:

    Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University Bauchi. returning student pays N14,500 and fresher’s pays N32,500

  37. Destino says:

    What of Ahmodu bello univesity zaria

  38. Destino says:

    What of federal university lokoja

  39. samoo says:

    Nasarawa State universityvis between 21-36k depending on being qn indegine or not and also based on Faculty

  40. Anonymous says:

    Fed poly auchi returning students ND2 and HND2 #14700 while new students both ND1 and HND1 pays #28500 with bank charges.

  41. jairus says:

    Wht abt federal university of agriculture makurdi school fees?

  42. Anonymous says:

    Ambrose Alli University school fees is now #96600 to 160600

  43. mary says:

    Wwhat of OSU?

  44. farouq says:

    Unilorin now pay 18k oooooo

  45. Aminu says:

    we are talking about universities not poly.

  46. Anonymous says:

    How much is unijos?

  47. Sammy says:

    Uniport is #45,000 only for returning students. First year students are paying between #90,000 and #140,000 depending on the course.

  48. Abubakar says:

    we are talking about first class and worldwide recognized higher institutions, plz nobody should mention Polytechnic here again!

  49. anonymous says:

    AAU fees is not 80,000. but now 120,000 for freshers

  50. Anonymous says:

    AAUA 33K

  51. Anonymous says:

    FUTA returning student pays 17k

  52. Anonymous says:

    NOUN (Open University) is paying higher than what you posted, reviews please.

  53. IZE says:

    university of Maiduguri, school fee is 4RM 17,600 – 30,000 its depend on ur faculty or department

  54. BISHOP says:


  55. sola-niyi says:

    well, u tried but i expect AAUA to be on the list where d fee is #32,000 as d highest fee 4 freshers and acceptance fee #26,000

  56. Agnes says:

    what abt unn?

  57. temmy says:

    wat about funab

  58. arinze says:

    Ansu is 144 please
    I am a student there

  59. fidelis says:

    unizik (NAU) ,new students pay N56,000 but returning students pay N20,100. its one of the cheapest….

  60. fidelis says:

    unizik pays N56000 for year one and N20100 for old students

  61. Anonymous says:

    what it ndu pls

  62. micheal king says:

    what of ndu fees pls

  63. IWUCHUKWU C.I.D says:


  64. cosy says:

    Mr Anonymous who told u Imsu dnt pay,dey do pls mk sure u say what you are sure of pls

  65. Bash says:

    Futa no dey dere, when I paid #13,200, for dis session

  66. Micheal A says:

    Thanks for this info. I guess this school fess is for first year?

  67. jossy says:

    Comment Text*pls how much is nassarawa state university

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