UNILAG School Fees Increase – The Management of the University of Lagos aka UNILAG, after much deliberation with its student union and staff, has approved an increase of school fees from N19,000 up to N190,000. The university, in an official statement released by its Public Relations Officer, Adejoke Alaga-Ibraheem, on the 21st of July, 2023 confirmed that there will be adjustments in the tuition fees for its undergraduate students.
The increase in school fees is not uniform across all undergraduate courses. It takes into account the different disciplines in the institution. Here’s a breakdown of the UNILAG school fee increase for the 2023/2024 academic session:
- New undergraduate students admitted to courses without lab or studio will now be required to pay N126,325.
- New undergraduate students admitted to courses with lab or studio will now pay N176,300.
- Returning undergraduate students that are in departments with no lab or studio will now pay N100,750.
- Returning undergraduate students that are in departments with lab and studio will now pay N140,250.
- Returning medical students will be required to pay N190,250.
Furthermore, on mandatory charges, all undergraduate students will be required to pay a utility charge of N20,000. Finally, all final year students are required to pay a convocation fee of N30,000.
According to UNILAG’s management, the underlying reason for this school fees increase is rooted in the ongoing economic challenges the nation is currently facing. It has placed immense pressure on the institutions forcing them to rethink their financial structures to ensure that they can continue to provide quality education and maintain running operations.
The UNILAG school fees increase is set to take effect from the 1st Semester of the 2023/2024 Academic Session. This is expected to be from September 1st 2023.
FAQs UNILAG School Fees Increase
Did UNILAG increase their school fees?
Yes, UNILAG increased its school fees from N19,000 up to N190,000 food undergraduate students.
What is the school fee for UNILAG 2023 2024?
The UNILAG school fee for the 2023/2024 academic session differs across different disciplines. New undergraduate students are set to pay N126,325 (courses without lab/studio) and N176,300 (courses with lab/studio). For returning students, N100,750(courses without lab/studio), N140,250 (courses with lab/studio), and N190,250 (medical students).
What is the tuition fee for UNILAG?
The tuition fee for UNILAG is set to be up to N190,000 for all undergraduate students resuming for the 2023/2024 academic session.