Cheapest Federal Universities in Nigeria

Often times, 7-8 out of 10 people will opt for a cheap university rather than the expensive one. This is due to the current situation of the country. Before a student decide on which university to pick, he or she must have to consider lots of things in which cost of the university is included. In this article, I’ll be stating the list of the cheapest federal universities in Nigeria.

Without further ado, here is the list of cheap federal universities in Nigeria coupled with their individual school fees range and the available faculties.


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List of Cheapest Federal Universities in Nigeria

Ahmadu Bello University (ABU)

ABU is one of the federal universities in Nigeria with low fee and is located in Zaria, Kaduna state Nigeria. The university was founded on October 4, 1962 as the university of northern Nigeria. The institution possess varieties of faculties which include; Sciences, Social-sciences, environmental design, engineering, medical sciences, art and languages, education, and agricultural sciences.

 ABU SCHOOL FEES RANGE: 14,000 – 45,000

University of Ibadan (UI)

University of Ibadan is the oldest and the most prestigious universities in Nigeria. The school has the college of medicine, sciences, Art, Agriculture and Forestry, Social Science, Technology, Law, Education, Veterinary medicine, Pharmacy, Public Health and Dentistry. The university also possess botanical and zoological gardens of tis own.

UI SCHOOL FEES RANGE: 16,000 – 39,000

Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta (FUNAAB)

FUNAAB was established on 1st January, 1988 is also one of the cheapest federal universities in Nigeria as they are regarded one of the best universities of Agriculture in Nigeria.

The university has the college of management sciences, Environmental Resources management, Animal Science & Livestock production, Agricultural management & Rural development, Plant Science & crop production, Biological Sciences, Food science & Human ecology, Veterinary medicine, Engineering and Physical Sciences.


National open University of Nigeria (NOUN)

NOUN is a federal open and distance learning institution which is first of its kind in west Africa sub region. The institution offers over 50 programmmes and are all accredited by the National Universities commission (NUC). you can visit to know more about the school


University of Lagos (UNILAG)

UNILAG was founded in 1962 and since then has been one of the best and most competitive universities in Nigeria. The university currently have 12 faculties which include: Arts, Basic Medical Sciences, Business administration, Dental science, Clinical science, Education, Engineering, Environmental Sciences, Pharmacy, Law, Science and Social Science.


University of Benin (UNIBEN)

UNIBEN is also one of the cheapest federal universities as it was founded in 1970 and located in Benin City, Edo State. The school has the faculty of Agriculture, Arts, Education, Engineering, Law, Life science, Management sciences, Pharmacy, Physical sciences, Social Sciences, Environmental Sciences, and centre for Entrepreneurship study.


Federal University of Technology Akure (FUTA)

FUTA which was founded in 1981 is the first university of technology in Nigeria and is located in Akure Ondo state. The institution has the school of Earth and Mineral Sciences, Environmental Technology, Engineering and Engineering technology, Agricultural and Agricultural technology, Management Technology, Medical and Medical related courses.

FUTA SCHOOL FEES RANGE: 13,000 – 52,000

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