Top 13 Most Expensive Private Universities in Nigeria | No. 3’s the Best

As surprising as it may sound, Nigeria has some pretty expensive private universities one of which even required you to pay up to Five million naira just for tuition fee just to study there. Well, soon enough you would be informed with the list of the Most Expensive Private Universities in Nigeria, so if this is what you desire to know, then you do not have to search anymore.

Top 13 Most Expensive Private Universities in Nigeria | No. 3's the Best

Private universities in Nigeria have been known to be quite expensive, and if you have bothered to ask about the price of some of the universities, then you would know what am talking about. I have prepared a list of the top 13 best, so just sit back and read through this content and be amazed.

Top 13 Most Expensive Private Universities in Nigeria

The list of the 13 Most Expensive Private Universities in Nigeria is stated below arranged in starting from the least expensive to the most expensive. They include:

1. BABCOCK University

Tuition Fee: ₦620,000 to ₦3 million

BABCOCK University is located in Ogun state and was founded in the year 1959 and currently enrolls over 6,000 students. This private university is now owned and managed by the seventh-day Adventist church and follow the coeducational system.

2. American University of Nigeria

Tuition Fee: ₦ 1,378,500

The American University of Nigeria is the only University that offers educational establishments in Sub-Saharan Africa in American Style. Meaning the private body offers higher education courses at the undergraduate, graduate, and professional levels based on a style that is followed in the United States.


Tuition Fee: ₦675,000 to ₦1,075,000

This university is located in Ekiti State and happens to be one of the most expensive universities in Nigeria, the university was officially founded in 2009 with the Motto “Labor for service and integrity”. The institution was named after it founder Emmanuel Afe Babalola, a lawyer and Philanthropist, the University has a state-of-the-art campus and an enviable infrastructure.


Tuition Fee: ₦540,000 to ₦820,000

The university was founded by billionaire philanthropist Sir Gabriel Osawaru Igbinedion, the Igbinedion university happens to be one of Nigeria’s premier establishments for getting a private education. The university was founded in 1999, the university also offers Undergraduate and postgraduate degrees.


Tuition Fee: ₦500,000 to ₦750,000

Bowen University is owned and run by the Nigerian Baptist university, which happens to be one of the finest and most respected educational institutions in Nigeria. The university is located in Osun State.


Tuition Fee: ₦400,000 to ₦600,000

This university was established by the apostolic Faith mission; Paul A Kazuo started that Crawford university in 2005. It is a non-profit organization working on charity. The aim of the university is to provide World-class tertiary education in the shortest time.


Tuition Fee: ₦500,000 to ₦650,000

This university is a private university that is owned by the Redeemed Christian church of God, this university was founded in the year 2005. Enrolling over 3,000 Students in its collegiate system that provides B.A. B.Sc. degrees, the college is growing at a steady pace.


Tuition Fee: ₦550,500

The University was established in the year 2005. This higher institution offers courses in the fields of computing, fashion design, electronics, and management.


Tuition Fee: ₦505,000

Caleb university dates back to 1986 and is located at Imota in Lagos. It Initially started as a nursery and primary school by prince Oladega Adebigun, and over time, the institution forayed into higher education, and it officially started as a university in the year 2008.


Tuition Fee: ₦500,000

This institution was created by the Supra Diocesan Board which is a part of the church of Nigeria. The institution has a long and illustrious history and commenced as the CMS training institution as far back as 1853.


Tuition Fee: ₦1.5 million

The Benson Idahosa University is a Christian university that launched in 1993. One thing that made the institution standout is the membership in the United States National academy of Investors, which no other university in Nigeria has acquired.


Tuition Fee: ₦2.5 million

This university was founded in the year 1991 as the Lagos business school. Ever since then, the university evolved into one of the most coveted private schools in Lagos.

13. Nile University

Tuition Fee: N1,200,000 – N5,750,000

This university was established in the year 1998. So far, it is the most expensive universities university in Nigeria.

Madago Emuobo
This post is authored by Madago Emuobo A.K.A Mobo, the founder and Admin of Naijschools. With nearly a decade of expertise in the education sector, Mobo started with Naijschools providing up-to-date information on educational and tech-related topics on breaking news, and daily opportunities for students and graduates.


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