As we proceed in our list of tertiary institutions in Nigeria, our attention was caught by one of the the highly-rated Universities in the country which is the University of Abuja.
Some call it Abuja University, others call it University of Abuja while the third category of people love to call it UniAbuja. Whichever group you belong to, the three groups of people are talking about one of the oldest schools in the country.
History of UNIABUJA (University of Abuja)
University of Abjua has been existing since 1988 as it was among the first set of schools created by the federal government under the leadership of General Ibrahim Babangida.
Two years later, the University of Abuja started its lectures in a very small building in Gwagwalada. The three-block building arena, which was initially meant for a secondary school, was referred to as mini-campus as at that time, and lectures were delivered to the first set of students in the building.
The Federal government eventually provided the school administration with a larger piece of land in order to build more conducive lecture rooms and other infrastructural buildings that will aid studies.
It was revealed that 11,000 hectares of land was given to the university of Abuja for the construction of its main campus.
Campuses in UNIABUJA
The tertiary institution can boast of two campuses. The first and the main one is located in Giri along Airport road, while the second one — which is often referred to as the mini campus — still remains in Gwagwalada.
FACULTIES IN UNIABUJA
The tertiary institution has some highly-rated faculties and courses for every student. However, some faculties are located in the main campus while others are located in the mini campus.
We have the list of the faculties here with us and the campus which they belong to. We are glad to unveil it below:
Faculties That Are Offered In The Main Campus
- * Faculty of Law
- * The Faculty of Management Sciences
- * Faculty of Education
- * Faculty of Social Sciences
- * School of Remedial Studies
- * The Institute of Education.
The remaining faculties are being offered or studied at the mini campus.
Abuja University School Fees 2020
The University of Abuja offers one of the most cheapest Degree, Diploma, and postgraduate programmes in the country. This is why many Nigerians feel comfortable to get admitted into the tertiary institution.
We believe it is very important that you know the exact amount of money you are expected to pay as school fees if you intend seeking admission into university during the next session.
We made researches and lay our hands on the confirmed figure or amount of fee you must pay either as a new student or returning students of the tertiary institution. See the comprehensive list below:
UNIABUJA School Fees Schedule for Nigerians.
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|UNDERGRADUATE SCHOOL FEES CATEGORY||NEW ENTRANTS (100 Level & Direct Entry) Tuition free||RETURNING STUDENTS (200 Levels to Final Year) Tuition free|
|Arts (Theatre Arts/English/ Linguistics||₦47,300||₦28,800|
|Education (Other Educ. Dept.)||₦45,300||₦26,800|
|Education (Biology/Geography) 300 level only||–||₦30,300|
|Education (Other Educ. Dept.) 300 level only||–||₦28,300|
|Social Sciences (Geography)||₦49,300||₦30,800|
|Other Social Sciences||₦47,300||₦28,800|
UNIABUJA School Fees Schedule for Non-Nigerians.
|UNDERGRADUATE SCHOOL FEES CATEGORY||NEW ENTRANTS (100 Level & Direct Entry)||RETURNING STUDENTS (200 Levels to Final Year)|
|Arts (Theatre Arts/English/ Linguistics||$10,240||$9,840|
|Social Sciences (Geography)||$10,240||$9,840|
* Distance Learning School
Abuja University also consists of distance learning School, which means student can run their academic programmes from home. This allows students, who are financially unable to sponsor normal campus life, to have their lectures right in their comfort rooms via online platforms, Audio-visual materials such as CD, Drive drives and DVDs.
Students engaged in this kind of education system are expected to run their respective programmes for four or five years, depending on nature of their courses.
Distance Learning School Admission Procedures
Distance learning Admission seekers are advised to get their O-level result either in Waec, Neco and other equivalent SSCE exams.
Your UTME result is equally mandatory because Jamb are charged with the responsibility of granting admission to students via their e-facility platform or portal.
Once you have been offered admission by Jamb, you can now proceed to the next registration process using the school’s online portal. You can visit here for step-by-step guide on how to apply for Abuja University Distance Learning programmes.
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