Cheap/Cheapest Private Universities in Nigeria

It’s stale news that in Nigeria today, private schools are the better alternatives to State and Federal Universities, who most times have very high standard of entry requirements. Some of the cheapest private universities in Nigeria are the most preferred ones, for parents who do not want their wards to attend any of the government schools for one reason or the other, but can’t afford the exorbitant tuition fee that has become a normal and common feature for private universities in Nigeria.

If your preference is affordability, we present to you the top 10 cheapest private universities in Nigeria.

  1. Oduduwa University, Ile-Ife

OOU is located in Ile-Ife, Osun state, South-West Nigeria. It was founded in 2009 and it boasts one of the cheapest tuition fees in Nigeria. The V.C is of the school is Prof. (Mrs) Olajumoke A. Olayiwola (Ag).

Tuition Fee: N164,000



  1. Obong University, Obong Ntak

Obong University was established in 2007, and while it’s not as popular as other private universities, it is still one of the most affordable. Professor Enefiok S. Udo is the university’s Vice Chancellor.

Tuition Fee: N170,000



  1. Rhema University, Aba

Rhema University (RU) is a Christian university based in Aba, Rives state. It was established in 2009 by Living Word Ministeries. The VC is Professor O. C. Onwudike.

Tuition Fee: N313, 000


  1. Babcock University, Remo

Babcock University is one of the oldest private universities in Nigeria, and the oldest private university in Ogun state. It was established in 1999 in Ilishan-Remo by the 7th Day Adventist Church. The current V.C is Professor Kayode J. Makinde.

Tuition Fee: N340,000



  1. Adeleke University, Ede

Dr Deji Adeleke is said to be the owner of Adeleke University in Ede, Osun state. The school was established in 2007 and the VC is Prof. O.O.G Amusan.

Tuition Fee: N350,000



  1. Crawford University, Igbesa

Crawford University is one of the private universities in Ogun state. It was founded in 2005. The school’s V.C is Prof. Samuel A. Ayanlaja.

Tuition Fee: N432,000



  1. Joseph Ayo Babalola University, Ikeji-Arakeji

JABU is the most popular private university in Osun State. It was founded in 2006 by the Christ Apostolic Church worldwide. The current V.C is Professor Sola Fajana.

Tuition Fee: N450,000



  1. Covenant University, Ota

CU is not only one of the most popular private universities in Nigeria, it is one of the best. It was established in 2002 by Living Faith Church World Wide ministries and located in Ota, Ogun State. The Vice Chancellor is Prof. Charles Koredo Ayo.

Tuition Fee: 500,000



  1. Ajayi Crowther University, Oyo

ACU, as it’s popularly called, is located in Oyo state, and it is a Christian university. The current V.C is Prof. K.T. Jaiyeoba.

Tuition Fee: N500,000



  1. Lead City University, Ibadan

LCU is located in Ibadan, Oyo state. It was founded in 2005 and the V.C of the school is Prof. Olufemi Onobanjo.

Tuition Fee: N570,000

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