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UNIBEN School Fees 2024/2025 Academic Session | University of Benin School Fees

The University of Benin (UNIBEN) has released its school fees for the 2024/2025 academic session. Both returning students and freshers have been informed about the fees, which are now available on the school’s website. Students need to pay their tuition fees on or before the resumption date to avoid any disruptions in their academic activities.

UNIBEN School Fees:

For the 2024/2025 academic session, the school fees for returning students are N33,000, while new students (freshers) will be required to pay N50,000. This fee applies to most faculties, including Clinical Science (Medicine and Surgery), Science, Engineering, Social Science, Pharmacy, Law, Nursing, and Business Administration.

Additional Information:

It’s important to note that the school fees for Part-time, Postgraduates, and Direct Entry students are different. Students can find more details about the fees breakdown by logging in to the school’s website.

Payment Procedure:

To pay UNIBEN school fees online, students should follow these steps:

  1. Visit the school’s website and generate your student ID.
  2. Get verified and log in to the student portal.
  3. Select “School Fees Payment” and fill in the required details after making the payment.
  4. Remember to print out your receipt after successful payment.

Acceptance Fee:

All newly admitted students must pay an acceptance fee of N20,000 (twenty thousand naira only) for the 2024/2025 academic session. This fee is compulsory and nonrefundable.

Indigenes and Non-indigenes Fees:

Both indigenes and non-indigenes of UNIBEN will pay the same school fees of N33,000 for the 2024/2025 academic session.

(FAQs) regarding the University of Benin (UNIBEN) school fees:

How much are the school fees for UNIBEN?

The school fees at UNIBEN can vary significantly based on several factors including the level of study (undergraduate or postgraduate), the faculty (e.g., Sciences, Arts, Engineering), and whether the student is a new or returning student. For undergraduate students, fees typically range from about 70,000 to 150,000 Naira per academic year. Students and parents should visit the official UNIBEN website or contact the university directly for the most current fee structure.

Are there different fees for indigenes and non-indigenes?

Generally, UNIBEN does not differentiate fees based on whether a student is an indigene of Edo State or not. Fees are usually consistent for all Nigerian students. However, international students may be subject to different fee structures.

What do the fees cover?

The school fees at UNIBEN typically cover tuition, library use, examinations, and identity cards. They may also include other specific levies such as medical fees, sports fees, and IT services. Note that additional costs such as accommodation, departmental fees, and faculty dues are typically not included in the listed school fees and might be charged separately.

Are there any provisions for fee waivers or scholarships?

UNIBEN offers several scholarships and bursaries to support students, especially those who are academically gifted or economically disadvantaged. These scholarships can be funded by the university, government bodies, or private organizations. Students are encouraged to inquire at the university’s financial aid office or visit the university website to learn about available opportunities and application procedures.

How can I pay the UNIBEN school fees?

School fees payment is usually done through the university’s designated banks or via an online payment platform linked to the university’s official website. It’s important to follow the specific instructions provided by UNIBEN to avoid any payment issues. Always ensure that payments are made only through official channels.


As the 2024/2025 academic session approaches, students of the University of Benin should be aware of the published school fees. Paying fees on time is crucial to avoid any disruptions in their academic journey.

We wish all students the best of luck and hope they have an enjoyable and successful time on campus. For further information on the latest school news, examination past questions, and scholarships, students can visit the school’s blog for assistance throughout their undergraduate life.

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