Every young person one year before graduating a school starts to think over the future profession and begins to look up the information about his or her future alma mater. There are many high educational institutions in Nigeria and many young people choose to continue their education at a university. There are three types of institutions in the country: federal, state, and private. This post will be interesting for those who want to choose the one from Nigerian federal universities. Keep reading to find out the list of universities in Nigeria with federal status and their fees in 2018.

Before making a final choice, future students try to get all the available information about the higher educational institutions which they consider as their future alma mater. The most searched info concerns the faculties and course, cut off makes, feedbacks and different ratings, locations, and of course, fees. There are forty federal universities in Nigeria accredited by NUC.

We would like to make your choice a bit easier, so we have complicated a list of the most popular federal universities in Nigeria, their location, and fees for fresh and returning students. Also, we would like to stress your attention that we have taken into consideration only compulsory charges and it is always reasonable to check the correct fees at the university because the fees on the Internet are rather estimated.

Federal universities in Nigeria and their fees

ATBU – Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University

Location: Bauchi

School fees: On average, new students must pay N22,000 – N44,250, while the fees for returning students are N14,500 – N39,500.

ABU – Ahmadu Bello University

Location: Zaria

School fees: The average fee is N23,000 – N45,000. This amount depends on the faculty and courses you are going to study. Of course, we must admit that returning students pay less than new students.

BUK – Bayero University

Location: Kano

School fees: The average fee is N26,000 – N41,000. We advise you to check the fee for each faculty separately, and of course, you should remember that returning students usually pay less than the fresh students.

FUGASHUA – Federal University Gashau

Location: Gashau town

School fees: New students are supposed to pay N29,500 if their choice is Arts, Management or Social Sciences, and N31,000 for being a student of Science and Agriculture faculty. Also, it is worth to be mentioned that retuning students are supposed to pay less, N27,500.

FUPRE – Federal University of Petroleum Resources

Location: Effurun

School fees: Students of the undergraduate program are supposed to pay N80,000 (new students) and N37,050 (returning students).

FUTA – Federal University of Technology

Location: Akure
School fees: Fresh students N51,100 and returning students N13,400 – N17,900.

FUTMINNA – Federal University of Technology

Location: Minna

School fees: New students are to pay N61,450 while the fee for returning students is N28,450.

FUTO – Federal University of Technology

Location: Owerri

School fees: N55,300 – N61,340 (fresh students), N39,300 – N45,340 (returning students).

FUD – Federal University, Dutse

Location: Jigawa State

School fees: N66,800

FUDMA – Federal University, Dutsin-Ma

Location: Katsina

School fees: N27,500 (fresh students), N20,500 (returning students).

FUKASHERE – Federal University, Kashere

Location: Gombe State

School fees: N40,000 (fresh students), N26,000 (returning students).

FULAFIA  –  Federal University, Lafia

Location: Nasarawa State

School fees: N50,000 (fresh students), N45,000 (returning students).

FULOKOJA – Federal University, Lokoja

Location: Kogi State

School fees: N75,590 (fresh students), N47,000 (returning students).

FUNAI – Federal University, Ndufu-Alike, Ikwo

Location: Ebonyi State

School fees: N44,000

FUOTUOKE – Federal University, Otuoke

Location: Bayelsa

School fees: N50,000 – N68,000

FUOYE – Federal University, Oye-Ekiti

Location: Ekiti State

School fees: N89,000

NOUN – National Open University of Nigeria

Location: Lagos

School fees: For undergraduate students, N41,000 (fresh students), N18,000 (returning students).

UNIZIK – Nnamdi Azikiwe University

Location: Awka

School fees: For undergraduate students, N60,000 – N70,000 (fresh students), N20,000 – N25,000 (returning students).

OAU – Obafemi Awolowo University

Location: Ile-Ife

School fees: For undergraduate students, N43,700 – N57,700 (fresh students), N19,700 – N30,700 (returning students).

UNIBEN – University of Benin

Location: Benin

School fees: For undergraduate students, N49,000 – N60,000 (fresh students).

UNICAL – University of Calabar

Location: Calabar

School fees: For undergraduate students, N34,250 – N42,750 (fresh students), N30,500 – N39,000 (returning students).

UI – University of Ibadan

Location: Ibadan

School fees: acceptance fee N35,000

UNILORIN – University of Ilorin

Location: Ilorin

School fees: N18,200 –  N31,900

UNIJOS – University of Jos

Location: Jos

School fees: N20,000 –  N45,000

UNILAG – University of Lagos

Location: Lagos

School fee: N53,500 – N55,500 (fresh students), N45,000 (returning students).

UNN – University of Nigeria, Nsukka

Location: Nsukka

School fee: N34,700 – N64,450

UNIPORT – University of Port-Harcourt

Location: Port-Harcourt

School fee: N92,150 – N127,150 (fresh students), N14,500 – N15,500 (returning students).

We hope that now you at least can make a choice of the university based on the school fees. It is important to know all the fees to understand whether you can afford this educational institution or not. We wish you good luck in such a crucial decision of your life as choosing an alma mater where you will get your further education.