Breakdown Of Current National Open University (NOUN) School Fees
NOUN

The National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN), the first of its kind in West Africa, is a federal government-owned institution for Open and Distance Learning.

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NOUN is Nigeria’s largest tertiary institution in terms of student numbers and the university does not provide lectures to students in normal classrooms except some certain study centres.

It was initially established on 22 July 1983 as a springboard for open and distance learning in Nigeria, before government suspended it on 25 April 1984. However, its resuscitation began on 12 April 2001 by former President Olusegun Obasanjo.

Concise News gathered that at take-off of the university, pioneer student enrollment stood at 32,400 and all the courses being offered by the university have been accredited by the National Universities Commission (NUC).

So if you are applying to NOUN, you should know that the school fees for students who apply for undergraduate programs, postgraduate courses, new and returning scholars vary.

Take note, that if you had applied for admission into NOUN or you are already a student, it is advisable, that you know the current school fees for all students. This knowledge would help you avoid mistakes that could cost you your admission.

National Open University school fees

This is the current Noun school fees for the 2019 academic session, which has been released by the school senate and made public.

NOUN School Fees for Undergraduates

New Students

S/ N PAYMENT FEES

CURRENT AMOUNT

NEW AMOUNT

1 Registration Fees

2,500.00

6,000.00

2 Caution Deposit

3,500.00

3,500.00

3 Orientation Fees

1,500.00

1,500.00

4 Matriculation Fees

1,500.00

1,500.00

5 I.D. Card

500

500.00

6 Library Fees

3,000.00

3,000.00

7 ICT Administrative Charges

10,000.00

10,000.00

8 E- Facilitation

4,000.00

9 Jamb Regularization

6,000.00

6,000.00

10 Result Verification Fee

5,000.00

5,000.00

Total Compulsory Fees

33,500.00 41,000.00

Returning Students ‐ 1st Semester

S/ N PAYMENT FEES

CURRENT AMOUNT

NEW AMOUNT

1 Registration Fees

2,500.00

6,000.00

2 Caution Deposit
3 Orientation Fees
4 Matriculation Fees
5 I.D. Card
6 Library Fees

3,000.00

3,000.00

7 ICT Administrative Charges

10,000.00

10,000.00

8 E- Facilitation

4,000.00

Total Compulsory Fees

15,500.00 23,000.00

NOTE: Payment of compulsory fees through inter‐bank transfer is not accepted.

Returning Student ‐ 2nd Semester

S/ N PAYMENT FEES CURRENT AMOUNT

NEW AMOUNT

1 Semester Registration Fees 2,500.00

6,000.00

2 Caution Deposit
3 Orientation Fees
4 Matriculation Fees
5 I.D. Card
6 Library Fees

3,000.00

7 ICT Administrative Charges
8 E- Facilitation

4,000.00

Total Compulsory Fees

2,500.00 13,000.00

NOUN School Fees for Postgraduates

New Students

S/ N PAYMENT FEES

CURRENT AMOUNT

NEW AMOUNT

1 Registration Fees

2,500.00

6,000.00

2 Caution Deposit

3,500.00

3,500.00

3 Orientation Fees

1,500.00

1,500.00

4 Matriculation Fees

1,500.00

1,500.00

5 I.D. Card

500

500.00

6 Library Fees

3,000.00

3,000.00

7 ICT Administrative Charges

10,000.00

10,000.00

8 E- Facilitation

4,000.00

9 Result Verification Fee

10,000.00

10,000.00

Total Compulsory Fees

32,500.00 40,000.00

NOTE: Payment of compulsory fees through inter‐bank transfer is not accepted.

Returning Students ‐ 1st Semester

S/ N PAYMENT FEES

CURRENT AMOUNT

NEW AMOUNT

1 Registration Fees

2,500.00

6,000.00

2 Caution Deposit
3 Orientation Fees
4 Matriculation Fees
5 I.D. Card
6 Library Fees

3,000.00

3,000.00

7 ICT Administrative Charges

10,000.00

10,000.00

8 E- Facilitation

4,000.00

Total Compulsory Fees

15,500.00 23,000.00

Returning Student ‐ 2nd Semester

S/ N PAYMENT FEES CURRENT AMOUNT

NEW AMOUNT

1 Semester Registration Fees 2,500.00

6,000.00

2 Caution Deposit
3 Orientation Fees
4 Matriculation Fees
5 I.D. Card
6 Library Fees

3,000.00

7 ICT Administrative Charges
8 E- Facilitation

4,000.00

Total Compulsory Fees

2,500.00 13,000.00

NOTE: Payment of compulsory fees through inter‐bank transfer is not accepted.

NOUN School Fees for PhD

New Students

S/ N PAYMENT FEES

CURRENT AMOUNT

NEW AMOUNT

1 Application form

10,000.00

10,000.00

2 Registration fee per annum

150,000.00

150,000.00

3 Course Registration Fee (where applicable, per courses)

10,000.00

10,000.00

4 Laboratory Access Fee (where applicable, per courses)

20,000.00

20,000.00

5 I.D. Card

2,500.00

2,500.00

6 Library Fees

10,000.00

10,000.00

7 ICT Administrative Charges

10,000.00

10,000.00

8 E- Facilitation

6,000.00

9 Examination Fee

3,000.00

3,000.00

10 Re-sit Examination fee per course (where applicable)

4,000.00

4,000.00