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Cheapest Private Universities In Nigeria 2017 Top 10 Most Affordable

Top 10 Cheapest Private Universities In Nigeria 2017 / 2018 Most Affordable

Due to the highly competitive nature of Public Universities in Nigeria, Many students now prefer to enroll in private universities where enrollment is not so difficult and the academic calendar is fast because of the absence of strike. Also, Government-owned universities in Nigeria are not enough to admit the huge number of secondary school livers that aspire to further their education at reputable tertiary schools. This brings more importance for private universities in Nigeria, but it could cost quite a fortune to get a degree from a private university in Nigeria.

Education at the Tertiary level especially Private Universities in Nigeria is highly expensive, unlike their federal government university counterpart that is much more affordable.

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Cheapest Private Universities in Nigeria

Interestingly we still have some private tertiary institutions in Nigeria that are affordable for those of us who can’t afford the exorbitant fees charged by some private universities, here’s a list of the top ten cheapest private universities in Nigeria 2017 / 2018; we listed a top 10 ranking of Nigeria University Commission {NUC} approved Private universities that are cheap and affordable in Nigeria 2017 / 2018.

Top Ten Cheapest Private Universities In Nigeria 2017

  • 1. Al-Hikmah University, Ilorin

Founded in 2005, currently headed by a Nigerian professor of community medicine, professor Ibrahim. its located in Ilorin, Kwara State, Nigeria.

Al-Hikmah University School fees { Tuition fees } schedule ranges from N103,500 – N686,000

  • 2. Oduduwa University, Ile-Ife

OUI was founded in 2009 and located in Ipetumodu, Ile Ife, Osun State, Nigeria.
Oduduwa University named after the forefather of the Yoruba race, Oduduwa University was established in 2009 in the town of Ipetumodu, Ile-Ife in Osun State. The private tertiary education institution has four colleges which include College of Management and Social Sciences, College of Natural and Applied Sciences, College of Environmental Design and Management and College of Engineering and Technology. Each college offers various accredited undergraduate courses.  The Vice-Chancellor is Prof (Mrs.) Olajumoke A. Olayiwola.

Oduduwa University School fees { Tuition fees } schedule ranges around N170,000 – N197,000. Oduduwa University is the probably second cheapest private university in Nigeria.

  • 3. Ajayi Crowther University

Located in old Oyo town, Ajayi Crowther University is a private Christian University that was established in 2005. The tertiary institution has different faculties some of which includes the Faculty of Law, Faculty of Management Sciences, Faculty of Natural Science and Faculty of social sciences. Ajayi Crowther University’s tuition fee range around about Five hundred thousand Naira 162,000 – 782,000. Professor K.T. Jaiyeoba is the university’s current Vice- Chancellor.

  • 4. Obong University, Obong Ntak

Formerly referred to as the University of Africa, Obong University was established in 1997, Located in Obong Ntak, Etim Ekpo LGA, Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria. The private higher institution of learning which is formally affiliated with the Churches of Christ is located in the town of Obong Ntak, Akwa- Ibom. The Vice-Chancellor is Enefiok S. Udo. Obong University awards degrees in various accredited courses such as Microbiology, Computer Science, Sociology, Political Science, Biochemistry, Economics, Accounting, and others. Although Obong University is not so popular among private universities in Nigeria, it is still one of the cheapest universities in Nigeria, Obong University School fees { Tuition fees } schedule ranges from N180,000 – N200,000 ( Other fees not included).

  • 5. Lead City University

Founded in 2005, Lead City University is owned and funded by the Eduserve Consult. The university is located in the ancient city of Ibadan in Oyo State. Their tuition is about 200,500 – 550,000 making Lead City University quite affordable when compared to other private universities. The University’s Vice-Chancellor is Professor Olufemi Onabanjo.

  • 6. Crescent University, Abeokuta

Founded in 2005, its located at KM. 5, Ayetoro Road, Lafenwa, Abeokuta, Ogun State, Nigeria. Vice Chancellor is Professor I. Gbajabiamila.
Crescent University School fees { Tuition fees } schedule ranges from N283,000 – N1,000,000

  • 7. Rhema University, Aba

Rhema University: Established in 2009, located at No. 153 – 155 Aba-Owerri Road, Aba, Abia State, Nigeria. Rhema University is a Christian private university associated with the Living World Ministries International. The higher education institution is situated in Aba, Rivers State. With about 10 accredited undergraduate programmes available, Rhema University charges school fees { tuition fees } of around 452,000 – 464,000 which makes it one of the most affordable private universities in Nigeria. The University’s Vice-Chancellor is Professor O. C. Onwudike.

  • 8. Adeleke University

Established in 2007 by Chief Deji Adeleke, Adeleke University is located in the town of Ede in Osun State. The school is a very affordable school with a tuition fee of 273,000 – 450,000 / All fees inclusive will be 636,800 – 867,300). Several accredited courses are available to students who are willing to enroll in the University. Prof. O.O.G Amusan is the University’s Vice-Chancellor.

  • 9. Babcock University, Ilishan Remo

Affiliated with the Seventh-day Adventist Church, Babcock University was established in 1999 in the town of Ilishan-Remo, Ogun State. This private higher education institution is owned and managed by the Seventh-day Adventist Church. Some of the colleges in the University include the College of Health and Medical Sciences, School of Education and Humanities, School of Computing and Engineering Sciences, School of Law and Security Studies, School of Nursing and a lot of others. Babcock University offers numerously accredited undergraduate and postgraduate courses. School fees range from 288,000 – 560,000 ( other fees not included ) making Babcock University a most affordable school. Professor Kayode J. Makinde is the university’s Vice-Chancellor

  • 10. Fountain University

Founded in 2008 and located in Oke Osun after the Osun Osogbo river, Osun State, Nigeria. Fountain University School fees { Tuition fees } schedule is N341,500. The Vice-Chancellor Professor Abdul-Lateef Usman.

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  • 11. Crawford University

Affiliated with the Apostolic Faith Mission, Crawford University is a private Christian University situated in the town of Igbesa in Ogun State. The tertiary institution was established in 2005 by the late Leader of the Apostolic Faith Mission, Paul Akazue. The University offers accredited courses in different faculties such as the Faculty of Agriculture, Faculty of Business and Social Sciences and College of Natural and Applied Sciences. Tuition is just around N491,000 which makes Crawford University one of the cheapest private universities in Nigeria. The University’s Vice-Chancellor is Prof. Samuel A. Ayanlaja.

  • 12. Joseph Ayo Babalola University

Established in 2006, Joseph Ayo Babalola University is located in Ikeji- Arakeji in Osun State. The higher education institution is affiliated with the Christ Apostolic Church (CAC). Joseph Ayo Babalola University has an enrollment range of above 4,000 students. The University has several faculties such as the Faculty of Agricultural Sciences, Faculty of Law, Faculty of Management Sciences and other faculties. With a tuition fee range of 486,000 – 800,000 Joseph Ayo Babalola University is one of the most affordable universities in Nigeria. Professor Sola Fajana is the university’s Vice-Chancellor.

  • 13. Adeleke University, Ede

Located in Ede-Osogbo Rd, Ede, Osun State, Nigeria. Adeleke University School fees { Tuition fees } schedule is N636,800 – 937,00. The Vice-Chancellor is Prof. Samuel Ekundayo Alao

  • 14. Covenant University

Probably the most popular private university in Nigeria, Covenant University was established in 2002 in Ota, Ogun State. The higher institution of education which is associated with the Living Faith Church Worldwide is a member of the Association of Commonwealth Universities and the Association of African Universities. Ranked in 2015 as the best university in Nigeria by Webometrics, Covenant University is definitely one of the best private universities in Nigeria. The tuition fee is around 817,500 – 865,000. The University’s Vice-Chancellor is Prof. Charles Korede Ayo.

These are the top ten cheapest private universities In Nigeria to consider enrolling in for those of us who can’t afford the expensive tuitions charged by some private universities. Remember, some of the tuitions vary depending on departments and courses.

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