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FULL LIST: Nigerian Universities That Increased School Fees

The universities in separate memos attributed the development to the rising cost of learning materials…



Nigerian Universities

As tertiary institutions across the country begin a new session next week, the Academic Staff Union of Universities, parents and students started protests as more varsities continue to hike their fees.

VerseNews reports that the varsities which hiked their fees included:

#UniversityOld TuitionNew Tuition
1Ambrose Ali University (AAU)₦55,000₦161,500
2Agbor and Dennis Osadebe University₦70,000₦185,000
3Bayero University, Kano (BUK)₦39,000₦95,000 – ₦105,000
4Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University (COOU)₦80,000₦201,815
5Delta State University (DELSU)₦37,000₦100,000
6Edo State University₦145,000₦378,500
7Ekiti State University (EKSU)₦56,000 – ₦171,000₦200,000 – ₦750,000
8Federal University of Technology, Owerri (FUTO)₦40,000 – ₦48,000₦69,600 – ₦115,000
9Federal University, Dutse (FUD)₦37,000₦97,000
10Federal University, Lokoja (FUL)₦47,000 – ₦56,000₦113,000 – ₦188,500
11Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University (IBBU)₦27,500 – ₦93,000₦67,925 – ₦201,210
12Niger Delta University (NDU)₦37,000₦100,000
13Nnamdi Azikiwe University (UNIZIK)₦26,000₦55,000
14Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU)₦20,000₦68,500
15University of Abuja (UNIABUJA)₦82,000₦225,000
16University of Benin (UNIBEN)₦69,000 – ₦73,000₦170,000 – ₦190,000
17University of Delta₦65,000₦170,000
18University of Ibadan (UI)₦25,000₦50,000
19University of Lagos (UNILAG)₦16,000 – ₦40,000₦100,750 – ₦190,250
20University of Maiduguri (UNIMAID)₦26,000 – ₦100,000₦104,000 – ₦238,000
21University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN)₦40,000 – ₦83,000₦85,000 – ₦120,000
22University of Port Harcourt (UNIPORT)₦45,000₦213,000
23University of Uyo (UNIUYO) ₦48,000₦105,000
24University, Owerri₦65,000₦120,000 
25Usman Danfodiyo University (UDUS)₦48,000 – ₦70,000₦73,000 – ₦109,000
26Federal University of Health Sciences, Azare₦336,500

Others include – University of Maiduguri; Federal University, DutseFederal University, Lafia, Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike, Bayero University, Kano ad University of Jos.


VerseNews learnt that the universities in separate memos attributed the development to the rising cost of learning materials and the need to adequately fund activities in their respective institutions.

Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Osun State, announced a new school fee regime on Wednesday.

fresh students in the Faculties of Arts, Law and Humanities would pay: N151, 200, while returning students of the same faculties would pay N89,200.


New students being admitted into the College of Health Sciences and the Faculty of Pharmacy are to pay N190, 200 while returning students will paid N128, 200.

University of Benin also new fees had been introduced by the management for full-time undergraduate courses for the 2022/2023 academic session.

Before the increment, N105,000 for non-science students and N115,000 for science students.
Subsequently, the non-science students will pay N85, 000 while the science students will pay N95, 000.


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