Like its rightly said ‘’Knowledge is Power’’ which can only come from Education and so its importance can never be neglected in our society and the world at large. Truly, Education is expensive all over the world today but can be subsidized without compromising the level of output from lecturers or teacher.
In today’s article, we will take a look at some affordable universities in Nigeria at both the state and federal level. With this regard, we have to applaud the Federal Government for trying to maintain a certain standard of Education and yet still make it very affordable.
10. University of Abuja, Abuja, FCT
With a tuition fee as low as N39,300 to N42,300 (deepening on faculty) the University of Abuja is looked upon as one of few universities with desirable learning pattern specifically, the Law Faculty which aids in improving the student’s representative councils Nigeria.
9. National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN)
Also known as NOUN is the federal national university open to distant learning, was established in the year 1983 with the tuition fee dangling between N36,000 and N41,000.
8. University of Calabar, Calabar
This university remains one of the prestigious schools in Nigeria blessed with a serene environment convenient for learning with a tuition fee of N30,000 – N42,000 per section.
7. Bayero University, Kano
Not quite known by all but yet maintains a commendable standard of learning and remains among the best universities situated in the Northern part of the country. The tuition fee is sighted at N26,000 to N40,000.
6. University of Benin, Benin City
Established in the year 1970 is the University of Benin fondly called Uniben. They have however managed to maintain a serene learning practice with quite a large number of professors added to their academic qualification. It has its tuition fee between N13,000 to N49,000.
5. Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife
Their tuition fee tangles between N19,500 and N30,000 while some faculty pays approximately N65,000. Nevertheless, the school still tries to maintain a specific standard of education. This is one of the universities known for its alumni production.
4. University of Lagos, Akoka, Lagos
On hearing the University of Lagos, you would naturally think the tuition fee is very expensive but to shock you, this university is actually one of the least expensive schools situated in one of the most populous states in Nigeria. With the tuition fee as low as N14,500 education is made very affordable not disputing standard academic performance and standard. Report has it that some faculty pay a tuition fee of N65,000 which happens to be the maximum.
3. University of Ibadan, Ibadan
Ever since the establishment of the University of Ibadan (UI) in the year 1948, it has gained quite a reputable record of being one of the best universities with an excellent academic standard. According to UTME, the school remains one of the most sorts after school by students. Tuition fee lingers between N20,000 to N35,000.
2. Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria
This university is acknowledged as the best university in the Northern region of the country. It has managed to maintain a specific standard of learning and has shown signs of advancement in their academic sector. Tuition fees vary between N18,250 and N33,000.
1. Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta
Shocked to see them occupying the first position on the countdown? the federal university of agriculture Nigeria Also known as FUNAB. The school has the best Infrastructure in Nigeria and has still maintained academic excellence. The tuition fee is between the range of N18,250 and N33,000.