If you are looking for the cheapest private universities in Nigeria, then this article contains all the information you need. On this page, you will get to see the top 10 cheapest private universities in Nigerian, and some important information about the higher institution. All you have to do is to read this article from the beginning to the end, and then make your preferred choice based on your tuition budget.

Cheapest Private Universities in Nigeria and Their Tuition Fees

Private Universities in Nigeria

Nigeria have both govern-owned universities and private universities. Public tertiary institution are fund of embarking on strikes, which then makes students to spend extra years in school before they graduate. As a result of this delay, parents chooses to enroll their children/wards in private universities.

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Private universities, on the other hand, are known to be very expensive when compared to public universities. Even with the high tuition fees, there are still some that are quite affordable. That is why I have taken my time to compile this list of top 10 cheapest universities in Nigeria. You can find more information about them as you read on.

List of Top 10 Cheapest Universities in Nigeria

  1. Al-Hikmah University, Ilorin
  2. AjayiCrowther University
  3. Oduduwa University, Ile-Ife
  4. Obong University, ObongNtak
  5. Lead City University
  6. Adeleke University
  7. Sickle University, Abeokuta
  8. Babcock University Ilishan, Remo
  9. Wellspring University
  10. Rhema University, Aba

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Top 10 Cheapest Universities in Nigeria and Their Tuition Fees

Below, you will find some information about the top 10 cheapest universities in Nigeria, and their tuition fees.

Al-Hikmah University, Ilorin

Tuition fees range: N103,500 – N686,000

Al-Hikmah University is situated in Ilorin, Kwara state. It was established in 2005, and the current Vice-Chancellor is Professor Sulyman Age Abdulkareem. The college has a few resources spread across two grounds (Ilorin and Igbaja) in Kwara state.

Ajayi Crowther University

Tuition fees range: N162,000 – N782,000

Otherwise called ACU, the university is situated in Oyo State and was set up in 2005. The school has four faculties: Faculty of Law, Faculty of Social science, Faculty of Natural Science, Faculty of Management Sciences. The current Vice-Chancellor is Professor Dapo Folorunsho Asaju.

Oduduwa University, Ile-Ife

Tuition fees range: N170,000 – N197,000

Oduduwa University is established in 2009 and situated at Ile-Ife in Osun State. This institution has four schools: College of Management and Social Sciences, College of Environmental Design and Management, College of Engineering and Technology, and College of Natural and Applied Sciences. The current Vice-Chancellor is Professor Chibuzo Nnate Nnwoke.

 Obong University, Obong Ntak

Tuition fees range: N180,000 (without other school fees included).

It is situated in Obong-Ntak, Akwa Ibom State. It was established in 1997 as the then African College of Management. The college has Natural and Applied Sciences faculty with certifications accessible in Computer Science, Microbiology, and Biochemistry. In the faculty of Arts and Humanities, certification programs are accessible in English Studies and Religious Studies. The Faculty of Management and Social Sciences offers certifications in Economics, Accounting, Mass Communication, Marketing, Sociology, Peace Studies and conciliation, Public Administration, International Relations and Political Science. The school is under the heading of Dr Moses Akpanudo, while the Vice-Chancellor is Enefiok. S. Udo.

Lead City University, Ibadan

Tuition fees range: N200,500 – N500,000

Established in 2005, this college is owned by the Eduserve Consult. The college is situated in Ibadan, Oyo State. The school offers both undergraduate and postgraduate courses leading to such degrees as (B.Sc, B.A, M.Sc, M.A, MBA, etc). The current Vice-Chancellor is Kabiru Aderemi Adeyemo.

Adeleke University

Tution fees range: N273,000 – N450,000

The institution was set up in 2011 by Chief Deji Adeleke. It is situated in Ede town, Osun state and has at least six faculties; Faculty of Arts, Faculty of Basic Medical Sciences, Faculty of Business and Social Sciences, Faculty of Engineering, Faculty of Law, Faculty of Science. The current chancellor is Professor Samuel Ekundayo Alao.

Crescent University, Abeokuta

Tuition fees range: N283,000 – N1,000,000

Crescent University is situated in Abeokuta, Ogun state. It was set up in 2005. It has the following faculties; Bola ajibola faculties of Law, Environmental Science, Information and Communication Technology, College of Natural and Applied Science, and Social and Management Science. The current Vice-Chancellor is Professor Ibrahim Gbajabiamila.

 Babcock University

Tuition fees range: N288,000 – N760,000

Babcock University was set up in 1999 in Ilishan-remo, Ogun state. The Seventh-day Adventist church oversees it. It has around nine faculties. They are; faculty of Health and clinical sciences, faculty of Agriculture and Industrial Technology, Babcock Business School, Faculty of Basic and Applied Science, Faculty of Computing and Engineering Sciences, faculties of Education and Humanities, Faculty of Law and Security Studies, School Of Nursing, faculty of Public and Applied Health. The current Vice-Chancellor is Professor Iheanyichukwu .O. Okoro.

NOTE:It is important to note that the fee range stated for Babcock is semester based, and we have listed the school among inexpensive school owing here since these fees are considerably low compared to schools with same standards.

 Wellspring University

Tuition fees range: N341,500 and above

Wellspring University is situated in Benin city, Edo State. It was set up in 2007. The college has two faculties; Faculty of Natural and Applied Sciences and faculties of Management and Social Sciences; faculties of Art, Engineering and Education are being proposed. The current Vice-Chancellor is Professor AmiduSanni.

Rhema University, Aba

Tuition fees range: N452,000 – N464,000

Rhema University is situated in the city of Aba in Abia State, it was set up in 2009 chancellor is Professor Ogbonnaya .C. Onwudike. The school offers courses at the undergraduate and postgraduate study levels including the IJMB Programme, Degree Programme, CEP, MB.BS. Medicine & Surgery,  B.NSc. Nursing Sciences, B.Sc. Human Anatomy and more.


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