UNILAG School Fees for Undergraduates (2021)

If an impeccable academic quality, enjoyable social lifestyle and opportunity to develop new skills and long lasting connections by networking are factors you consider before selecting a tertiary institution for your wards, children or yourself, then University of Lagos should definitely be one of the top schools on your list.

It is not just about the beautiful environment; the vibe is beyond the goosebumps you get when you walk through the university gate; it is stronger than the hype surrounding the historic name; it is the general feeling about the university. The school combines academic excellence with amazing social lifestyle, emphasizing that vocational activities are a core part of tertiary education, one culture few Federal and State schools are yet to adopt.

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University of Lagos School Fees for Undergraduates (Current Session)

University of Lagos proudly stands among universities with the cheapest school fees in the country. Along with Obafemi Awolowo University, University of Ibadan, University of Ilorin, Ahmadu Bello University and some few other Federal universities, UNILAG was built to support education in the country; hence, the need to make the fees generally affordable for people.

The list below shows the school fees of students in the University of Lagos. The list extensively breaks down the payment structure of the school.

Science and Languages

Fresh Students

  • Acceptance 20,000 Naira
  • Registration 5,000 Naira
  • Identity Card 1,000 Naira
  • Result Verification 5,000 Naira
  • Examination 2,500 Naira
  • Sports 1,000 Naira
  • Medical Services 5,000 Naira
  • Lab. Services (Not Refundable) 10,000 Naira
  • Library Services 2,500 Naira
  • Students’ Handbook 1,000 Naira
  • Information Tech. (IT) 2,000 Naira
  • Endowment Fund 5,000 Naira
  • Hire of Gown 1,000 Naira
  • TISHIP 5,000 Naira
  • TOTAL N66,500

Returning Students

  • Registration 1,000 Naira
  • Identity Card 1,000 Naira
  • Examination 2,000 Naira
  • Sports 1,000 Naira
  • Medical Services 1,000 Naira
  • Lab. Services (Not Refundable) 5,000 Naira
  • Information Tech. (IT) 1,000 Naira
  • Library Services 1,500 Naira
  • Endowment Fund 1,000 Naira
  • TISHIP 5,000 Naira
  • TOTAL 19,500 Naira

Non-Science

Fresh Students

  • Acceptance 20,000 Naira
  • Registration 5,000 Naira
  • Identity Card 1,000 Naira
  • Result Verification 5,000 Naira
  • Examination 2,500 Naira
  • Sports 1,000 Naira
  • Medical Services 2,500 Naira
  • Library Services 5,000 Naira
  • Students’ Handbook 1,000 Naira
  • Information Tech. (IT) 2,000 Naira
  • Endowment Fund 5,000 Naira
  • Hire of Gown 1,000 Naira
  • TISHIP 5,000 Naira
  • TOTAL 56,000 Naira

Returning Students

  • Registration 1,000 Naira
  • Identity Card 1,000 Naira
  • Examination 2,000 Naira
  • Sports 1,000 Naira
  • Medical Services 1,000 Naira
  • Information Tech.(IT) 1,000 Naira
  • Library Services 1,500 Naira
  • Endowment Fund 1,000 Naira
  • TISHIP 5,000 Naira
  • TOTAL 14,500 Naira

Please Note: Science and Languages include the faculties of Science, Engineering, Environmental Science, department of European languages (French and Russian), and other related faculties.

Also note: Returning students in the Faculties of Clinical Sciences and Basic Medical Sciences (both domiciled in the UNILAG College of Medicine in Idi-Araba) pay N22,500 as school fees.

UNILAG: Things You Should Know About The University

Since its establishment over 56 years ago, this historic institution has wowed a lot of scholars and has drawn praise from people all over the country thanks to the way it has maintained a top-class academic standard, its unprecedented manner of attracting the very best students all over the country and the consistency in bringing out the best in the students. Despite the institution boasting of one of the highest numbers of students with over 45,000 undergraduate as of 2017, the last UTME showed that the school still remains among the most sorts after universities in Nigeria. This is not so surprising given the reputation surrounding both the name and the deserved hype the school carries. UNILAG might not be close to the levels of the best universities in the world, but it sure has stamped its mark as one of the go-to universities in Nigeria and West Africa at large.

The strategic location of the school has only helped its reputation; a school located at the center of the most popular and populous city in West Africa is bound to attract lots of students all over the nation and even within Africa. The school is mixed with students from different ethnic backgrounds and religious beliefs, making it one of the most culturally diversified universities in Africa. UNILAG till date boasts as one of the Federal institutions with the highest number of foreign students.

University of Lagos is one of the schools you will attend and be extremely proud of yourself. It is a school that gives you a platform to be able to not just build a life for yourself, but be firmly positioned as the driver of your future. University of Lagos, like few other Federal universities, give you the exposure you need, the support you require and the stage to be who or what you really want to become.

The accommodation the school offers is amazing. With about 15 hostel halls in the university, including 2 postgraduate halls, the school comfortably accommodates over 50 percent of the general population. The university also boasts of facilities including a standard sport center, Bookshop and Press, UNILAG Park, Guest Houses and Conference Centers, Main Auditorium, Lagoon Front Resort, Community Pharmacy, etc.

Apart from the fact that this institution excels in grooming talents and has a long record of extremely successful alumni in various fields, the university’s excellent academic record cements its place as one of the most prestigious and overall best university of all time in the nation and across the continent. From the caliber of academic staff they recruit to their relatively comfortable learning environment, UNILAG boasts of one of the top institutions in Nigeria with the best learning cultures.

Talk about their learning facilities, UNILAG has one of the most equipped Science and technology laboratories among federal and state universities in the country. Their faculty of law has also been recognized as one of the top five in the country, with their products constantly standing out in the Nigerian Law School.

Although the institution has had its share of security concerns and general unrest over the years, efforts have been made to curb the constant unrest within the institution. You would not class UNILAG among the most peaceful universities in Nigeria for sure, but situations have eased and the university is now relatively peaceful.

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