Many federal universities across the country have announced over 200 per cent hike in registration and tuition fees for students, according to a report by The Punch.
Below is a list of some of the universities that have hiked their tuition fees:
Federal University, Dutse
To ease the financial burden, the varsity allowed payment of fees in two instalments of 60 per cent and 40 per cent per semester, respectively.
It also announced discounts for the children of its workers.
University of Maiduguri (UNIMAID)
The University of Maiduguri said it hiked associated fees due to rising inflation in the country. See below, the breakdown of new tuition fees announced by the varsity:
- New students Medicine – N252,500;
- New students Medical Laboratory and Nursing – N136,500;
- New students Anatomy – N162,500;
- New students Physiotherapy – N131,500; and new students Radiography – N133,500
- Old students in the Faculty of Basic and Medical Sciences – Between N112,000 and N258,000
Federal University, Lafia (FULafia)
The Federal University, Lafia, Nasarawa state, has also reportedly increased registration fees by students to as high as N150,000 for some programmes.
Among others, students in Medicine will pay N150,000 as departmental registration fees.
University of Uyo (UniUyo)
Returning students of the University of Uyo used to pay N50,000. However, the fee has now been reportedly increased to over N100,000.
Among others, new Medical students will pay N105,750, while returning Medical students would pay N107,750.
New and old students in the Faculty of Educationwill pay N75,750 and N77,750, respectively.
Returning students in the Faculty of Social Sciences will pay N107,750, while new students will pay N105,750.
Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike
Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike, also hiked its tuition fee, blaming the development on the escalating cost of providing services.
The university also announced the development in December 2022.