Nigeria as a country encourages education. This is gotten in different levels; primary, secondary and tertiary. At the tertiary level where education is gotten, it is known as the University. This is both government and private owned. Also, the cost of the universities are different. Here is a list of the top five most expensive universities in Nigeria :
1. Nile University of Nigeria :
This is the first most expensive university in Nigeria. It is a private owned university established in 2009. It is located at Abuja FCT, Nigeria. The fees paid in this university ranges from #1,700,00 to #5,750,000. Students offering Medicine and Surgery pays the highest tuition in this university being, #5,750,000.
2. American University of Nigeria:
This is the second most expensive university in Nigeria on our list. It was founded in 2004 and offers American style higher education. It is located Yola, Adamawa, Nigeria. The least tuition fee paid is about #1.6 million per semester. It is also a private owned university, owned by Atiku Abubakar.
3. Igbinedion University :
Established in 1999 in Okada, Edo State, Igbinedion University is the third most expensive university in Nigeria. The highest tuition paid here is about #3.5 million by their medical students. The university is a private owned university owned by Chief Gabriel Osawaru Igbinedion.
4. Babcock University :
This is the fourth most expensive university in Nigeria. Established in 1959 and owned by the Seventh – day Adventist Church in Nigeria. It is located at Ilisan – Remo, Ogun State. The tuition fee ranges from #502,000 to #3,160,000.
5. Afe Babalola University :
This is the fifth most expensive university in Nigeria. It is located at Ado – Ekiti, Ekiti State. The tuition fee is between #665,000 to #1,577,000. It has a total of five colleges: Law, Sciences, Medicine and Health sciences, Social and Management Sciences and Engineering. It was founded by the Lawyer and Philanthropist, Afe Babalola in 2019.
The above information is sourced from various websites/media reports. The website does not guarantee a 100 per cent accuracy of the figures