• ¬†breakdown of the school fees for students at United Polytechnic, Jos, for the upcoming 2024/2025 academic session.

    We’ll break down the fees into categories, explain what they cover, and offer some helpful tips for budgeting and managing your educational expenses.

    Understanding Your School FeesThere are typically two main components to school fees at United Polytechnic, Jos:

    • Academic Fees: These fees cover the cost of your education, including lectures, tutorials, practicals, examinations, and course materials.
    • Non-Academic Fees: These fees cover other necessary expenses such as student union dues, health insurance, library access, and hostel accommodation (if applicable).

    Here’s a breakdown of what you can expect for the 2024/2025 session (please note that these are estimates and actual fees may vary):

    • Academic Fees:

      • The exact cost of academic fees will depend on your program of study. Contact United Polytechnic, Jos directly for the most up-to-date information on program-specific fees.
      • Generally, expect academic fees to fall within a range of NGN 150,000 to NGN 300,000 per year.
    • Non-Academic Fees:

      • Student Union Dues: These fees are typically minimal, around NGN 2,000 to NGN 5,000 per year. They support student activities and initiatives.
      • Health Insurance: Health insurance is mandatory for all students. Expect costs to range from NGN 5,000 to NGN 10,000 per year.
      • Library Access: There may be a small annual fee (around NGN 1,000 to NGN 2,000) to access library resources.
      • Hostel Accommodation (Optional): If you choose to live on campus, hostel fees will vary depending on the type of room and amenities offered. A standard room might cost around NGN 50,000 to NGN 100,000 per year.

    Additional Costs to Consider:

    • Textbooks and Course Materials: The cost of textbooks and other course materials can vary depending on your program. Budget around NGN 20,000 to NGN 50,000 per year for these expenses.
    • Feeding: Food costs will depend on your eating habits. If you plan to cook for yourself, expect to spend around NGN 2,000 to NGN 3,000 per week on groceries. Eating out regularly will obviously increase these costs.
    • Transportation: If you rely on public transportation to get around, factor in these costs when budgeting. Consider purchasing a student bus pass for potential discounts.

 

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