ADVERTISEMENT

University of Calabar announces over 100% increase in undergraduate tuition fees

The increment was necessitated by the current economic realities and the need to maintain the academic standard which the university was known for.

University of Calabar announces over 100% increase in undergraduate tuition fees [WSF]

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the announcement was made in a statement made available to newsmen in Calabar on Monday. In the statement by the institution’s spokesman, Mr Effiong Eyo, it said the upward review of the fees was taken at an emergency meeting of the university’s Senate on Friday.

The release disclosed that the implementation of the upward review takes effect from the 2022/2023 and 2023/2024 academic sessions. NAN reports that with the increment, freshers, returning students and the final year students for the non science courses are expected to pay ₦111,000, ₦91,500 and ₦114,000 respectively.

In addition, they are also to pay ₦36,500, ₦21,500 and ₦21,500 respectively as third party dues. Similarly, fees for science courses were increased to ₦155,000, ₦125,000 and ₦148,000 respectively for freshers, returning students and final year students.

ADVERTISEMENT

In a likewise manner, they are also to pay ₦38,500, ₦21,500 and ₦21,500 respectively as third party dues. NAN reports that before the increment, tuition fees for an average student, depending on the department, was ₦64,050 for freshers, ₦52,050 for final year and ₦49,500 for the returning students.

The management noted that the increment was necessitated by the current economic realities and the need to maintain the academic standard which the university was known for.

JOIN OUR PULSE COMMUNITY!

Unblock notifications in browser settings.
ADVERTISEMENT

Eyewitness? Submit your stories now via social or:

Email: eyewitness@pulse.ng

Recommended articles

Mother of late Chrisland pupil insists her daughter had no medical condition

Mother of late Chrisland pupil insists her daughter had no medical condition

Otti discussing with Chinese firm to launch light rail construction in Abia

Otti discussing with Chinese firm to launch light rail construction in Abia

Tinubu appoints 4 new Executive Directors to TCN

Tinubu appoints 4 new Executive Directors to TCN

Channel your energy towards resolving Nigeria's problems, NLC replies Tinubu

Channel your energy towards resolving Nigeria's problems, NLC replies Tinubu

FG restates commitment to training female students in STEM

FG restates commitment to training female students in STEM

Police arrest couple, ex-soldier, printer for printing fake currencies in Lagos

Police arrest couple, ex-soldier, printer for printing fake currencies in Lagos

Minimum Wage Committee invites labour unions, employers, others to public hearing

Minimum Wage Committee invites labour unions, employers, others to public hearing

Implementing Oronsaye report will add value to government policies - Uzodimma

Implementing Oronsaye report will add value to government policies - Uzodimma

Women, youths' involvement in drug abuse now frightening - NDLEA boss

Women, youths' involvement in drug abuse now frightening - NDLEA boss

Pulse Sports

Ex-Arsenal midfielder rushed to hospital following brain-related injury

Ex-Arsenal midfielder rushed to hospital following brain-related injury

I don't want him punished — Greenwood opens up on feelings after Bellingham's alleged name-calling

I don't want him punished — Greenwood opens up on feelings after Bellingham's alleged name-calling

Rinsola Babajide and Ashleigh Plumptre: England stars reunite with Super Falcons of Nigeria

Rinsola Babajide and Ashleigh Plumptre: England stars reunite with Super Falcons of Nigeria

‘I must marry Osimhen’ - Busty Nigerian fan declares after Napoli star nets in Cagliari draw

‘I must marry Osimhen’ - Busty Nigerian fan declares after Napoli star nets in Cagliari draw

Ancelotti plans for Kylian Mbappe revealed

Ancelotti plans for Kylian Mbappe revealed

No Osimhen? Give us Boniface — Chelsea desperate to tap into Super Eagles' striker pool

No Osimhen? Give us Boniface — Chelsea desperate to tap into Super Eagles' striker pool

ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT