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One of the factors people look out for when choosing a university to apply for is the amount of school fees to be paid every session. Federal institutions in Nigeria are undoubtly the cheapest compared to those that are state and private owned

The cheapest Universities in Nigeria is a very interesting topic to discuss as one of the factors people look out for when choosing a university to apply for is the amount of school fees to be paid every session. Federal institutions are undoubtly the cheapest Universities in Nigeria compared to those that are state and private owned.

Below is a comprehensive list of the the most affordable and cheapest federal universities (for 100 Level students) in Nigeria and their school fees. Also note that most of the federal universities charge different school fees for different courses, so the school fees range being listed here is just an estimation.

In no particular order, here are the cheapest universities in Nigeria 2021 :

List of the cheapest Universities in Nigeria

  1. Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta (FUNAAB)
  2. Ahmadu Bello University (ABU)
  3. University of Ibadan (UI)
  4. University of Benin (UNIBEN)
  5. Bayero University, Kano (BUK)
  6. University of Calabar (UNICAL)
  7. University of Abuja (UNIABUJA)
  8. University of Lagos ( UNILAG)
  9. National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN)
  10. Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU)

Universities with the cheapest School Fees in Nigeria 2021

1. Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta (FUNAAB)

Funaab, as it is popularly called 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. Known for its rapid academic calendar, Funaab has always scored high on the list of best universities in Nigeria every year.

Funaab, as it is popularly called 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. Known for its rapid academic calendar, Funaab has always scored high on the list of best universities in Nigeria every year.

Apart from its educational attainments, this great institution is also one of the cheapest Universities in Nigeria to enroll in this year. Tution fees in Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta ranges from N18,250 to N33,000 only.

2. Ahmadu Bello University (ABU)

Having the status of being the best Federal University in Northern Nigeria is ABU. The institution has since maintained her excellent status and undoubtly scores well as one of the best schools you can find in the country. What is really surprising is that this very prestigious university takes very cheap as school fee

Having the status of being the best Federal University in Northern Nigeria is ABU. The institution has since maintained her excellent status and undoubtly scores well as one of the best schools you can find in the country. What is really surprising is what this very prestigious university takes very cheap as school fees.

The institution situated in the heart of Kaduna state has her school fees ranging from N14,000 – N45,000 which ranks her one the list of the cheapest Universities in Nigeria.

3. University of Ibadan (UI)

Established in 1948, the University of Ibadan, UI as it is fondly referred to, is the first University in Nigeria. Until 1962 when it became a full-fledged independent University, it was a College of the University of London in a special relationship scheme.

Established in 1948, the University of Ibadan, UI as it is fondly referred to, is the first University in Nigeria and also one of the cheapest Universities in Nigeria. Until 1962 when it became a full-fledged independent University, it was a College of the University of London in a special relationship scheme.

The institution boosts as the university with the most number of professors in West Africa and the most sought after institution according to UTME. Its tution fees ranges from N20,000 – N45,000.

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4. University of Benin (UNIBEN)

The 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.

The 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.

The school also has a good social life with Unilag and some few other schools boasting of similar social-academic lifestyle. The university is also on of the most affordable in terms of school fees – cheapest Universities in Nigeria. Her school fees ranges from N14,000 – N50,000.

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5. Bayero University, Kano (BUK)

Situtated in the most populous state in Nigeria(according to the 2006 census), is probably the least popular university on the list. Bayero University, Kano was founded in 1977, when it was renamed from Bayero University College and upgraded from university college to university.

Situtated in the most populous state in Nigeria(according to the 2006 census), is probably the least popular university on the list and also one of the cheapest universities in Nigeria. Bayero University, Kano 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. Its school fees ranges between N24,000 – N65,000.

6. University of Calabar (UNICAL)

The University of Calabar – also known as UNICAL – is a university situated in Calabar, Cross River State, south-south of Nigeria. It is one of Nigeria’s second generation federal universities. The 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

The University of Calabar – also known as UNICAL – is a university situated in Calabar, Cross River State, south-south of Nigeria. It is one of Nigeria’s second generation federal universities. The 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.

The university is not one of the top 5 universities in Nigeria but it found itself on this list because of its realtively cheap tution fees. Its school fees ranges from N30,000 – N45,000, depending on the faculty, ofcourse.

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7. University of Abuja (UNIABUJA)

Uniabuja 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.

Uniabuja 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.

The institution’s faculty of Law boasts as the most organised in the country for years now. Uniabuja has her tution fees ranging from N35,000 – N50,000.

8. University of Lagos ( UNILAG)

One will expect such a prestigious school to have a very exhorbitant school fee, but as we can see, reverse is the case.  Unilag stands as one of the cheapest tertiary institution in the country.  The university has remained one of the most competitive in the country in terms of admissions. Notwithstanding, with approximately 57,000 students as of 2013, the University of Lagos has one of the largest student populations of any university in the country

One will expect such a prestigious school to have a very exhorbitant school fee, but as we can see, reverse is the case. Unilag stands as one of the cheapest tertiary institution in the country. The university has remained one of the most competitive in the country in terms of admissions. Notwithstanding, with approximately 57,000 students as of 2013, the University of Lagos has one of the largest student populations of any university in the country.

In our views, Unilag is the most popular university in the country, many thanks go to its mother-state, the state of excellence. Some departments in Unilag pay N14,000 as tution while some pay up to N65,000.

9. National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN)

The National Open University of Nigeria, popularly referred to as ‘NOUN’ is a Federal Open and Distance Learning (ODL) institution, the first of its kind in the West African sub-region. It is Nigeria’s largest tertiary institution in terms of student numbers. NOUN offers over 50 programmes and 750 courses but does not provide lectures to students in normal classrooms except some certain study centres, primarily due to constraints known to the University alone and the challenges usually faced by a developing tertiary institution.

The National Open University of Nigeria, popularly referred to as ‘NOUN’ is a Federal Open and Distance Learning (ODL) institution, the first of its kind in the West African sub-region. It is Nigeria’s largest tertiary institution in terms of student numbers. NOUN offers over 50 programmes and 750 courses but does not provide lectures to students in normal classrooms except some certain study centres, primarily due to constraints known to the University alone and the challenges usually faced by a developing tertiary institution.

The National Open University of Nigeria is one of the cheapest universities in Nigeria with a relatively less expensive school fee tution.

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10. Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU)

Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU) is a federal government owned and operated Nigerian university. The university is in the ancient city of Ile-Ife, Osun State, Nigeria. The school's morale is boosted by the long list of successful alumni she releases every year added to the already existing ones.

Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU) is a federal government owned and operated Nigerian university. The university is in the ancient city of Ile-Ife, Osun State, Nigeria. The school’s morale is boosted by the long list of successful alumni she releases every year added to the already existing ones.

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OAU also has one of the cheapest tution fees in the country. While some faculties pay between N19,500 to N30,000, some faculties pay up to N65,000.

DISCLAIMER : Please take note that this article on the cheapest universities in Nigeria only takes cognizance of what the school fees are at the time of writing. If there are already changes to the school fees, please understand and if possible, leave a comment indicating the changes, so that this page can be updated.

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