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Top 10 Most Expensive Universities in Nigeria and Their Fees

Top 10 Most Expensive Universities in Nigeria and Their Fees

Not all Nigerian Universities are of good standards compared to institutions in foreign countries. Hence, what are the chances of getting a standard education in the country? If you want to know about the top institutions in Nigeria, you are on the right page.

Top 10 Most Expensive Universities in Nigeria and Their Fees

We shall now quickly consider the top 10 most expensive universities in Nigeria, without further ado.

10 Most Expensive Universities in Nigeria and Their Fees 2022

1. Nile University

Nile University of Nigeria, NUN is known to be the most expensive university in the country. The institution founded in 2009 is located in Abuja, the Capital of Nigeria. Being one of the most recognized in the country, Nile has been accredited by the National Universities Commission, NUC.

The most expensive Nigerian university is also part of the Honoris United Universities Network.

NUN is said to be the most expensive in the country because requires the highest school fee in the country. As obtained from sources, Nile University’s school fees range from anywhere around N2,400,000 to N5,750,000 per session.

Just as you might have thought, the school fees depend on the course offered and the level of students. Students studying Medicine and Surgery at the University pay the highest school fee. This means that you might not have to pay up to N5,750,000 as a Nile University student if you are not offered Medicine and Surgery.

You can visit the school’s website for further inquiry if you intend to attend the institution.

2. Baze University 

Baze University is a Nigerian private institution founded in 2011.

The second most expensive university in Nigeria is also located in the country’s capital, Abuja. Baze University was founded by Senator Yusuf Datti Baba-Ahmed. The founder is a Nigerian politician, businessman, and academician.

Despite being the second most expensive in the country, Baze University is regarded as the best private university in Nigeria. Not only that, it is the 3rd best private university in all countries offering the British education standards.

As gathered from valid sources on the internet, Baze University’s school fees range from around N2,722,500 to N5,025,000 depending on the course offered.

3. Pan Atlantic University 

The third most expensive university in Nigeria has been confirmed to be the Pan Atlantic University located in Lekki, Lagos. Like Abuja, if you are current you should have known that living in Lekki is normally expensive, how much more is a private university in it?!

PAU was established on February 12, 2002, by the PAUF, Pan Atlantic University Foundation. The institution is reportedly worth its cost because it is one of the top universities in the country. In a recent ranking, the PAU has ranked the 25th best university in Nigeria.

On the other hand, it came the 6954th in the world ranking of Universities.

Another good thing about PAU is that it has been approved by the NUC.

How much are Pan Atlantic University’s school fees? Between N896,558 and N2,742,828.

4. American University Nigeria

The American University of Nigeria located in Adamawa, Yola is reportedly the fourth most expensive University in the country. The school is said to provide students with an education that can be compared to what one will get in the United States, just as the name suggests.

The school founded in 2004 was established by Former Vice president, Atiku Abubakar. Atiku Abubakar is a Nigerian businessman, philanthropist, and politician interested in the education of the masses.

Even though it is a private university, there are courses one can take in the institution for as low as N30,000 (Thirty Thousand Naira). The institution’s school fees are between N30,000 and N2,660,000.

5. Afe Babalola University, Ado-Ekiti, Ekiti, Nigeria 

Afe Babalola University is the fifth most expensive institution in Nigeria. The University was founded by Afe Babalola, a Nigerian Lawyer and Philanthropist.

Year of Establishment: ABU was established in 2009. All across the nation, this school is known for its largeness. It owns a land of over 103 hectares – often regarded as one of the largest universities in the whole of Africa.

Since its establishment, Afe Babalola University has been gaining ground and increasing in population. Currently, the school is said to have over eight thousand (8,000) students.

Afe Babalola University’s school fees areeeee N583,000 (minimum) and N2,500,000 (max).

6. Benson Idahosa University 

BIU is the sixth most expensive Nigerian University established in February 2002. The private university is located in Okha, Benin, Nigeria. In case the name of this institution is new to you – we must admit that it was renamed. BIU was originally known as Christian Faith University. Over the years, the school was named after an Archbishop, Benson Idahosa, a great leader.

How much are Benson Idahosa University’s School Fees?

Being one of the most expensive higher institutions in the country, BIU has its school fees scheduled to be around N57,000 to N2,112,000. The fees don’t sound to be very expensive, though.

7. Covenant University, Ogun State

The seventh on the list of the top 10 most expensive universities in Nigeria is Covenant University, a Christian-owned institution. Covenant University is located in Ota, Ogun State.

CU was founded on October 21, 2002. Bishop David Oyedepo is the school’s Chancellor – Covenant University is affiliated with the Living Faith Church Worldwide.

How much is Covenant University’s school fee?

The institution’s fees are between N800,000 to N900,000. This is not quite expensive.

8. Bowen University, Ogun State

The Nigerian eighth most expensive university, Bowen was founded on July 17, 2001. It is owned by the Nigerian Baptist Convention.

Bowen’s fees are around N600,000 to N700,000.

9. Babcock University, Ogun State

The Nigerian private university, Babcock of Ogun State was established in 1959.

How much are Babcock University’s fees?

The school’s fees are around N99, 120 to N569,000.

10. Leadcity University, Ibadan

This is the 10th most expensive institution on our list of the top 10 most expensive Universities in Nigeria. Leadcity University was founded in Ibadan, in 2005. The school has long been accredited by the NUC, National Universities Commission.

School Fees

Leadcity University of Ibadan’s school fees ranges from around N60,000 to N625, 000.

In conclusion, we have only private institutions on the list of the top 10 most expensive universities in Nigeria, in case you didn’t take note of that. Nevertheless, one thing that is amazing about Nigerian private institutions; is that they are not always as expensive as people thought them to be.

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