Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University (ATBU) stands as a beacon of academic excellence in Nigeria, offering a diverse range of programs for national and international students alike. In this guide, we delve into the specifics of ATBU’s school fees for the 2024/2025 academic session, providing you with all the necessary details to plan your educational finances effectively.

    How Much is the Fresher Fee for ATBU?

    For the 2024/2025 academic session, freshers at ATBU can expect to pay approximately N79,700.00 This fee includes various charges such as registration, examination, games, laboratory, library, ICT, medical, and more. It’s important to note that these fees are subject to change, so it’s always a good idea to check the latest information on the ATBU official website.

    ATBU School Fees for All Courses

    Here’s a breakdown of the school fees for various categories of students at ATBU:

    • Fresh Students: For new students embarking on their academic journey at ATBU, the tuition fee for the 2023/2024 academic session is N79,700.00
    • Returning Students: Students who are returning to continue their studies will pay ₦69,700.00
    • Final Year Students: Those in their final year of study have a reduced fee of N69,700.00
    • Fresh Foreign Students: International students starting at ATBU will pay  ₦230,000.00
    • Foreign Returning Students: New students in the Medicine and Surgery program will pay  ₦183,000.00
    • Fresh MBBS Students: Fresh students in the Medicine and Surgery program will pay ₦150,000.00.
    • Returning MBBS Students: Returning students in the Medicine and Surgery program will pay  ₦130,000.00.
    • Fresh Engineering students: Fresh students in the Medicine and Surgery program will pay ₦140,000.00.
    • Engineering Returning students: Returning students in the Engineering faculty will pay  ₦120,000.00.

    How Much is the Hostel Fee in ATBU?

    ATBU provides hostel accommodation for students, which is optional but highly recommended for freshers. The hostel fee for an academic session is around ₦15,090 to ₦75,090.00, depending on the hostel block you choose. This fee covers maintenance and bed space.

    The breakdown of the school fees for the 2024–2025 academic year at ATBU is tabulated below. There are other fees/charges included. Remember that a few of them may be optional

    Charge DescriptionFreshers (₦)Returning (₦)Final year(₦)
    Registration Fee2,2501,2502,250
    Examination Fees5,0002,5005,000
    Games Fees2,2501,2502,250
    Laboratory Fee5,0002,5005,000
    Library Fee2,5001,2502,500
    ICT Fee6,5003,7506,500
    Medical Fees/Tship3,0002,0003,000
    Municipal Service4,0004,000
    ID Card3,0001,2503,000
    Field Trip/SIWES/IT2,0005,000
    Acceptance Fees33,000.00 (Optional)

    Additional Charges for Foreign Students

    Charge DescriptionFresh Foreign Students (₦)Returning Foreign Students (₦)
    Accommodation/Hostel Maintenance12,59012,590

    How Do I Pay My ATBU School Fees?

    Paying your ATBU school fees is a straightforward process:

    1. Visit the ATBU official website.
    2. Log in with your JAMB number as your username.
    3. Follow the instructions listed on the portal to generate your Remita Retrieval Reference (RRR) number.
    4. Take this RRR number to any commercial bank and make your payment.

    Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University continues to provide quality education. The price structure reflects the institution’s transparency and commitment to provide students with a clear financial plan. Students are urged to prepare their funds carefully and contact the institution if they want any clarification.