UNILORIN School Fees Schedule: The University of Ilorin (UNILORIN) is one of the most sought-after universities in Nigeria. With its reputation for academic excellence and affordable tuition fees, UNILORIN receives applications from thousands of students every year.
As the 2023/2024 academic session approaches, prospective students are eager to find out the school fees schedule to aid their planning and preparations. In this blog post, we provide a detailed breakdown of the various UNILORIN school fees for new and returning students in the 2023/2024 session.
Overview of UNILORIN
The University of Ilorin is a federal government-owned university established in 1975. Located in Ilorin, Kwara State, UNILORIN has grown to become one of the largest universities in Nigeria with over 50,000 students. The university prides itself on academic excellence, moral rectitude, and affordable education.Join any of our Social Media Pages to receive Latest Updates!
UNILORIN operates a multi-campus system with three campuses – the Main Campus, Kwara State College of Education (Technical) Campus and the College of Health Sciences Campus. Various faculties and departments are spread across these campuses.
UNILORIN offers academic programs across various disciplines from the Arts, Sciences, Engineering, Law, Education, Agriculture, Social Sciences, Management Sciences to Communication and Information Sciences. The university runs over 150 accredited academic programs awarding certificates, diplomas, first degrees, and postgraduate degrees. See the Full List of Undergraduate and Postgraduate Courses Offered in UNILORIN.
Breakdown of UNILORIN School Fees
The school fees schedule at UNILORIN varies depending on the faculty, department, degree program as well as the level of study. Here is a detailed breakdown of the UNILORIN school fees structure:
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Summary of UNILORIN School Fees
|Faculty/Department||100 Level||200 Level||300 Level||400 Level||500 Level|
|Faculty of Arts||₦105,020||₦47,400||₦45,800||₦45,800||—|
|Faculty of Agriculture||₦106,540||₦49,980||₦48,380||₦48,380||₦48,380|
|Faculty of Communication and Information Sciences||₦106,540||₦49,980||₦48,380||₦48,380||—|
|Faculty of Education||₦106,540||₦49,980||₦48,380||₦48,380||₦48,380|
|Faculty of Engineering||₦106,540||₦49,980||₦48,380||₦48,380||₦48,380|
|Faculty of Environmental Sciences||₦106,540||₦49,980||₦48,380||₦48,380||₦48,380|
|Faculty of Law||₦105,020||₦47,400||₦45,800||₦45,800||₦45,800|
|Faculty of Life Sciences||₦106,540||₦49,980||₦48,380||₦48,380||—|
|Faculty of Management Sciences||₦105,020||₦47,400||₦45,800||₦45,800||—|
|Faculty of Physical Sciences||₦106,540||₦49,980||₦48,380||₦48,380||—|
|Faculty of Social Sciences||₦105,020||₦47,400||₦45,800||₦45,800||—|
|College of Health Sciences||₦105,120||₦54,330||₦52,730||₦52,730||₦52,730|
|Institute of Education – NCE||₦10,000 per session|
|Institute of Education – Degree||₦27,800 – ₦39,800 per session|
|School of Preliminary Studies – Pre-degree||₦200,000 per session|
|Postgraduate School – PGD||₦75,000 per session|
|Postgraduate School – Masters||₦150,000 per session|
|Postgraduate School – MBA||₦200,000 per session|
|Postgraduate School – MPA||₦150,000 per session|
|Postgraduate School – MPH||₦150,000 per session|
|Postgraduate School – M.Eng||₦200,000 per session|
|Postgraduate School – Ph.D||₦200,000 per session|
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In addition to the base tuition fees, students are expected to pay some additional mandatory fees during registration. These include:
- Medical registration fee – ₦3,500
- Exam registration fee – ₦7,500
- Sports fee – ₦3,500
- ICT fee – ₦5,000
- Library fee – ₦3,500
- Student ID card fee – ₦2,000
- Certificate verification fee (new students only) – ₦5,000
- JAMB verification fee (new students only) – ₦2,500
- Acceptance fee (new students only) – ₦25,000
There are also departmental fees that students pay directly to their respective departments. The amount varies across departments.
Students staying in the school hostels also pay accommodation fees per session as follows:
- Shared room – ₦14,000
- Two-person room – ₦28,000
- Four-person room – ₦56,000
- Six-person room – ₦84,000
In summary, the average base tuition fees which students in various faculties pay at UNILORIN ranges from ₦45,000 to ₦106,540. With the additional fees, new students can expect to pay between ₦114,000 to ₦217,000 per session. Returning students will pay slightly less.
UNILORIN School Fees Payment Procedure
The process adopted by UNILORIN for payment of school fees is as outlined below:
- The school fees schedule for new and returning students is released by management before resumption for a new academic year.
- Students are expected to access the portal at unilorin.edu.ng at the start of registration to generate their individual school fees invoice.
- Payment can be made directly online via the school portal using ATM cards or web payment platforms.
- Payments can also be made at designated banks which will then reflect on the portal.
- Proof of payment printed out will be presented at the registration venue.
- Registration officers will crosscheck that fees on invoice has been paid before completing registration formalities.
- Evidence of payment is also a requirement for writing exams as students will not be allowed into the exam hall if they have outstanding fees.
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UNILORIN School Fees Payment Deadline
- Fresh students are expected to pay their fees in full at least one week before the commencement of registration formalities.
- Returning students also have to pay their school fees fully before registration deadline as given by the academic calendar.
- Late registration is usually permitted for another one week after the official deadline with an additional late registration fee imposed.
The UNILORIN school fees schedule provided above covers the 2022/2023 academic Sesson. Minor increments may occur for the 2023/2024 session which will be duly communicated before registration commences.
We hope this detailed breakdown provides intending and returning students with a comprehensive guide to the various school fees payable for different programs at UNILORIN. With this, students can adequately plan their finances ahead of the next academic session.