University of Calabar Increases fee by 100%
University of Calabar (Unical) and its management has announced an increase in the university’s tuition fees for undergraduates by over 100 percent.
Mr. Effiong Eyo, the University’s spokesperson 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 will take effect in the 2022–2023 and 2023–2024 academic sessions.
It was reported that with the increment, freshers, returning students and final-year students for the non-science courses are expected to pay N111,000, N91,500 and N114,000, respectively.
In addition, they are also to pay N36,500, N21,500 and N21,500 respectively, as third-party dues.
Similarly, fees for science courses were increased to N155,000, N125,000 and N148,000 respectively, for freshers, returning students and final-year students and they are also to pay N38,500, N21,500 and N21,500 respectively, as third-party dues.
The management noted that the increment was necessitated by the current economic circumstances and the need to maintain the academic standard for which the university was known for.