Kaduna State University School Fees (2021)

There is a reason Kaduna State is nicknamed the Center of Learning, and justifiably so. True to its name, the state is home to some of the most prestigious institutions of learning in Nigeria. In fact, the great Ahmadu Bello University, one of the very first tertiary institutions in Nigeria, is situated in Kaduna State. Sitting prominently too, is the Kaduna State University, fondly called “KASU”.

Situated in the suburban area of Ungwan Rimi, one of the poshest places in kaduna state, KASU is home to several students drawn from several religions and ethnicities from all parts of the state and beyond. The school offers courses in several disciplines of Art, Agriculture, Education, Engineering, Environmental Sciences and other Sciences, among others.

Kaduna State University has particularly taken a positive turn since the administration of Mallam Nasir El Rufai. While a lot has changed in terms of facilities and education standard, there is also a focus of implementing policies that will benefit the students of the school. There are some policies though that may be regarded as extreme, all in the name of promoting decency.

One major policy directive from the Governor that is worthy of note is the cancellation of what is known as “acceptance fee”. Students and prospective candidates of all levels obviously heaved a sigh of relief at the cheering news. This has indeed made it quite easy for admitted students. This post has been put together to provide you with all the information you need on Kaduna State University (KASU) school fees.

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Kaduna State University School Fees

This guide includes both undergraduate and postgraduate fees at KASU. Note that it does not include some other fees such as accommodation and departmental fees, as those are not stable, and accommodation fees are not binding.

It is also important to state here that fees paid by indigenes are far lesser than those paid by non-indigenes.

Kaduna State University Undergraduate School Fees

Faculty of Agriculture

  • Indigenes: N20,000 to N26,000
  • Non-Indigenes: N30,000 to N36,000

Faculty of Arts

  • Indigenes: N20,000 to N26,000
  • Non-Indigenes: N30,000 to N36,000

Faculty of Environmental Sciences

  • Indigenes: N20,000 to N26,000
  • Non-Indigenes: N30,000 to N36,000

Faculty of Medicine

  • Indigenes: N24,000 to N27,000
  • Non-Indigenes: N36,000 to N38,000

Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences

  • Indigenes: N23,000 to N27,000
  • Non-Indigenes: N32,000 to N37,000

Faculty of Science

  • Indigenes: N20,000 to N26,000
  • Non-Indigenes: N30,000 to N36,000

Faculty of Social and Management Sciences

  • Indigenes: N20,000 to N26,000
  • non-Indigenes: N30,000 to N36,000

Kaduna State University Masters School Fees

Just like the undergraduate fees, there are also notable differences between fees paid by the indigenous people and non indigenous people.

Indigenes of Kaduna State pay N94,000 as tuition for the first year and N56,000 for the second year.

Meanwhile, non indigenes pay N125,000 for the first year and N96,400 for the second year tuition.

Note that these fees do not include such things as accommodation, departmental fees, or such other peripherals.

Other Things to Know about Kaduna State University

It is important here to give a brief overview of KASU. The university was established in 2004. It is one of the new generation universities in Nigeria, established with a mission to providing qualitative education to its immediate environment. The university has well over 37 departments spread across seven faculties. With two standard campuses; one in Kaduna and the other in Kafanchan, the school is poised to maintain the level of standard which the university is known for.

At the moment, Kaduna State University only offers Masters and PostGraduate Diploma at Postgraduate level. It is hoped that sometime in the future, it will be standardized to the level of awarding doctoral degrees. It is also important to note that these Postgraduate courses are only offered in the Faculties of Arts, Science, and Social and Management Sciences at the moment.

The Barau Dikko Teaching Hospital in Kaduna is the Medical training center for Medical and Pharmaceutical students. It is a standard hospital that has become a beehive for people seeking medical attention within the state and beyond.

The motto of KASU is “Knowledge for Development and Unity”. Key Management officials of the University includes the Vice Chancellor, Professor Muhammad Tanko. The Deputy Vice Chancellor (Administration/Coordinator of Kafanchan Campus) is Professor Alexander Kure. The University also has a Deputy Vice Chancellor (Academics) as well as a Bursary, and a Librarian, among other management staff.

The Librarian oversees the university’s library which has over 17,000 volumes of books. KASU has been true to its name since inception just 14 years ago. It has fast become a hub of academic excellence within the state, drawing its vast knowledge and experience from a pool of disciplined lecturers. No wonder it is today acclaimed as one of the fastest growing state-owned university in Nigeria. You won’t even believe it is just about 14 years old.

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