In our previous post, we discussed on the Top 100 Best Universities in Nigeria and we have also checked out the Most Expensive Secondary Schools in Nigeria , but on this one we are about to look at the Most Expensive Universities in Nigeria 2017/2018 academic ranking. The content of this article is the most expensive universities in Nigeria 2017 accompanied with their tuition fees.
It is no longer news that most of us don’t have any idea when it comes to the best and most expensive Universities in Nigeria and if you are one of them just give me your undivided attention as i list out for you the Top 10 Most Expensive Universities in Nigeria with their respective school fee. There are several universities in Nigeria today but the question on our desk is which of them is more Expensive Universities that an average person can’t afford. We understand so well that some of these expensive varsities provide the students the best education but not all of them are capable of impacting in the lives of students.
The public education system in Nigeria is faced with problems of incessant strike actions, dilapidating. Some of the problem they have is inexistent structures, outdated curriculum, and most often uncommitted teachers who are only interested in their pay and sparse facilities. Those few parents that can afford it, they would prefer to send their children to the most expensive universities in Nigeria because the academic situation there is more is somewhat bright and much more better. For those of you that is seeking admission into the institution or maybe in the future, this information should guide you and get you acquainted to these expensive universities . Without wasting time, here is the top 10 expensive universities in Nigeria today. Meanwhile, the Most Expensive Universities in Nigeria 2017 is Babcock University.
Find below the top 10 most expensive universities in Nigeria 2018
1. Babcock University
There is no doubt about that, the most expensive university in Nigeria 2018 is Babcock University securing the first spot on this list . It’s a private Christian co-educational university owned and controlled by Seventh-Day Adventist Church in Nigeria. Babcock University was brought to live in the year 1957 as the Adventist College of West Africa (ACWA). Their tuition fee ranges from ₦620,000 to ₦3 million, depending on the demand of the ward of the students. What determine their school fee is department . Take for instance, Medicine: ₦3 million, Law: ₦2 million, Accounting: ₦1.5 million, Nursing: ₦1 million, other faculties: ₦860,000 – ₦620,000 and so on and so forth. They offer three daily meal services to students , three to seven students are given one room in their hostel accommodation . They have regular (7 persons in a room), premium (4 persons in a room) or classic (3 or 2 persons in a room) it depends on what you want.
2. American University of Nigeria
The second most expensive university in Nigeria is American University of Nigeria . History has it that American University of Nigeria is the first Nigerian university with American structure and curriculum. This institution is located in the north Eastern Nigeria, Yola. If you are admitted into this school then you are obligated to pay ₦2,956,000, as their tuition fee. This is one of the best place your children can get the best education in the country. Parents pay for their children’s tuition fee in dollar, the break down everything is — tuition: $6,600, meals: $1,900, four in a room: $500, private room: $1,900 . Everything amounts to $10,900 (₦2,956,000) per annum.
3. Afe Babalola University
Afe Babalola University is a school intentionally founded for engineers and it started it academic session in the year 2009 and has emerged the best private higher institution in Ado Ekiti State. Their tuition fee is expensive and it covers many payments like development levy, ICT, ID card, Medical Sports, PTCF Levy, course registration, Caution fee, and also the accommodation.
4. Igbinedion University, Okada
Igbinedion University Okada is undoubtedly one of the most expensive universities in Nigeria and it is located in south south region of Nigeria Edo state. It came into existence in May 16, 1999 after it got the certification approval . It is the most expensive university in Edo state and it is mostly attended by those folks who are from wealthy background. Their tuition fee is a bit high and can only be afforded by the rich people. Igbinedion University Okada tuition fee ranges from ₦540,000 to ₦820,000 depending on the department but without feeding. For departments like Medicine, Pharmacy, Law and Engineering, they pay a tuition of ₦610,000, while accomodation is : ₦100,000 and other expenses to be incurred is ₦110,000.
5. Bowen University
On the fifth spot is another respected/reputable Nigerian university known as Bowen University, established in November 4, 2002. The school is owned and managed by the Nigerian Baptist Convention, at Iwo in Osun State. Bowen University tuition fee ranges from ₦500,000 to ₦750,000 per annum. They are responsible for providing you with accommodation but students are made to buy food from cafeteria.
6. Crawford University
Crawford University was established in the year 2005 and it is a Christian Private University targeting Christians in Nigeria. All they do is gives the shelter to the students but don’t give meal. The charge a tuition fee of N40, 000 to N60, 000.
7. Redeemer’s University
Just like Crawford University, Redeemer’s University is an institution built for Christians in Nigeria. Redeemer’s University was opened in the year 2005 and it is located in Redemption City. Their tuition fee is between N50000 to N605000. It has been rated as one of the most expensive in Nigeria and majority of students studying here are foreign students.
8. Lead City University
The school was established on 16th of February, 2005 and it has become one of the best in Nigeria as they have recorded tremendous growth over the years. This is the best place for your children if you need the best education for them . Food and accommodation are on the school you don’t have to purchase it desperately.
9. Caleb University
On the ninth position is Caleb University as one of the most expensive in Nigeria 2017. The university is in charge of providing accommodation to the students but they don’t give meal to students. Caleb University tuition fee is N505, 000. This varsity is established for the rich and wealthy people.
10. Ajayi Crowder University
On the last spot obviously the 10th position is Ajayi Crowder University. Their education system stand out as the best in Nigeria and It is a well known university in Nigeria. The Ajayi Crowther University, Oyo was founded by the Supra Diocesan Board (West) of the Church of Nigeria (Anglican Communion). It is located on the Ibadan-Oyo-Ilorin road in Atiba Local Government Area (LGA) of Oyo State. It charge a school fee of ₦500,000 meal and accommodation is included in this fee.
Other universities worthy of mention include
- Benson Idahosa: ₦500,000
- Joseph Ayo Babalola University: ₦436,000
- Covenant University: ₦432,000
- Achievers University, Owo: ₦420, 000
- Novena University: ₦400,000
- Adeleke University,Ede: 350,000.00
- Rhema University: ₦325,000
- Lagos State University: Between N240,000 and N345,000
- Obong University Nigeria: ₦190,000
- Oduduwa University: ₦164,000