The 10 Cheapest Polytechnics In Nigeria 2021

Which Polytechnics are the cheapest in Nigeria? This is a question you hardly find answers to but in today’s post, we will give full details on the cheapest Polytechnics in Nigeria stating their tuition fee.

Are you interested in applying for admission with a Nigerian Polytechnic? If YES then you are in the right place, this post will give you the right information about Nigerian Polytechnics and their tuition fees.

Nigerians mostly believe studying in the University is the best option because the name University has that charisma that makes you feel big, mind you a university is a higher institution likewise the Polytechnic.

We also have those that will love to attend the Polytechnic because they have this belief that the Polytechnic is the best place to acquire skills in a more practical way instead of just reading books alone.

Any of the two are regarded as higher institutions and now the dichotomy between a degree holder and an HND holder has been abolished, though, the orientation of Nigerians hasn’t changed, the perception about most people about this remains the same.

So you can get whatever a BSC student can get even in a Polytechnic, so don’t allow anyone to change your mind or bully you against applying for admission in a Nigerian Polytechnic.

Aside from that, we have some students that want to taste both, likewise, we have those that target Direct Entry, anyone you feel is cool with you is acceptable.

Fingers cant be equal, we have those that attend private polytechnics, we have Federal Polytechnics and also we have state-owned Polytechnics, our list might cut across the last two mentioned as we know anything private are mostly expensive.

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Come to think of it, Polytechnics are cheaper and also most of them offer hands-on experience, a lot of practicals which will sharpen your skills.

Whatever your financial status is a Polytechnic has always been available for any class you might belong to either rich or poor.

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Now that you have made your decision to apply to a Nigerian Polytechnic the next factor to consider will be quality of learning and also it should come at a cheap price, let us dive into the topic of the day.

10 Cheapest Polytechnics In Nigeria

Below is the list of the cheapest Polytechnics in Nigeria currently;

1. Federal Polytechnic, Ado Ekiti

Tuition Fee (Prospective Students) – ₦22,000
Tuition Fee (Returning Students) – ₦11,000

The Federal Polytechnics Ado-Ekiti was established in Jos, Plateau State in January 1977 before it was moved to Akure in Ondo State in 1978. After some years the Polytechnic was finally moved to Ado Ekiti in 1986.

No other Polytechnic in Nigeria beats this as the Federal Polytechnics Ado-Ekiti offers the cheapest tuition fee in Nigeria currently.

2. Auchi Polytechnic, Auchi

Tuition Fee (Prospective Students) – ₦28,000
Tuition Fee (Returning Students) – ₦14,000

Another on our list which is the second cheapest Polytechnic in Nigeria is Auchi Polytechnic. The school is also a Federal Polytechnic in Edo State, Nigeria. The school is among the top 5 first Polytechnics established in the country then.

It is important to let you know that studying in this institution requires you to be in your right senses and focused, the reason for this is while some are studying hard we have some that love to cause problems, the level of cultism in this school is high though that doesn’t stop a focused student from learning.

Aside from the fact that Auchi Polytechnic is one of those schools with unserious elements the school is rated as one of the best Polytechnics in Nigeria in terms of academics.

3. Kaduna State Polytechnic

Tuition Fee (Prospective Students) – ₦24,000
Tuition Fee (Returning Students) – ₦24,000

Kaduna State Polytechnic is also one of the cheapest Polytechnics in Nigeria with positive reviews. The school is also one of the oldest in Nigeria and has produced a lot of students that are now leaders in Nigeria.

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The Kaduna State Polytechnics is located in Tudun Wada area of Kaduna state. Currently, due to the research works done by this school, it is one of the most respected Polytechnics in Northern Nigeria with a very cheap tuition fee.

4. Enugu State Polytechnic

Tuition Fee (Prospective Students) – ₦26,500
Tuition Fee (Returning Students) – ₦26,500

The first from the eastern region with good records is Enugu State College of Agriculture and Agro-Entrepreneurship, the school has been converted to a Polytechnic now called Enugu State Polytechnic.

Enugu State Polytechnic is a state-owned Polytechnic and was officially established in 2009 with academics activities taking place immediately after the establishment.

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5. Federal Polytechnic, Offa

Tuition Fee (Prospective Students) – ₦28,850
Tuition Fee (Returning Students) – ₦24,500

The Federal Polytechnic Offa is no doubt one of the best Polytechnics in Nigeria and also one of the cheapest.

The school was established in Offa, Kwara State and we all know Kwara State to be a state where we have a smooth learning process.

What we consider as the most interesting about the Federal Polytechnic Offa is that the school offers all courses that you can find in most of Nigeria’s tertiary institutions and it all comes at a cheap price.

6. Nasarawa State Polytechnic

Tuition Fee (Prospective Students) – ₦29,000
Tuition Fee (Returning Students) – ₦29,000

Another one on the list of cheapest Polytechnics in Nigeria is Nasarawa state polytechnic, this is a state-owned institution established in 1983.

The school was established mainly for technical and vocational skills acquisition for willing students at a very cheap price.

7. Federal Polytechnic, Nekede

Tuition Fee (Prospective Students) – ₦32,000
Tuition Fee (Returning Students) – ₦32,000

The Federal Poly Nekede is another of the best Polytechnics in the Eastern region of Nigeria and their school fee isn’t expensive, very affordable.

The school is situated in Owerri, Imo State with good records since it was established. Federal Polytechnic Nekede is a school where students with foresight attend, a very calm school with positive reviews.

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Nekede Poly has won the best Polytechnic in Nigeria numerous times with these achievements the school fee is still at a cheap price.

8. Federal Polytechnic, Ilaro

Tuition Fee (Prospective Students) – ₦35,500
Tuition Fee (Returning Students) – ₦35,500

FedPoly Ilaro is a Federal Polytechnic established in 1979 in Ilaro, Ogun State Nigeria. The school is one of the best Polytechnics in the South-Western region of Nigeria and regarded as the Polytechnic for Big boys.

You do not want that to get to you as cultism also thrives in the school even with the strict measures put in place by the school and lecturers to curb this and so far there has been positive results, this made it one of the best for those that actually intend to study.

9. Lagos State Polytechnic

Tuition Fee (Prospective Students) – ₦38,000
Tuition Fee (Returning Students) – ₦38,000

Lagos State Polytechnic (LASPOTECH) is located in Ikorodu area of Lagos state, iit is a state-owned polytechnic with good handling of students.

When you visit this Polytechnic you might confuse it for a university as everything which completes a university is here.

The school is one of the best with no record of violence and quality education at a cheaper price.

10. Kwara State Polytechnic

Tuition Fee (Prospective Students) – ₦28,000 For Indigene, ₦44,000 for non-indegene
Tuition Fee (Returning Students) – ₦28,000 For Indigene, ₦44,000 for non-indigene

Finally, another Kwara State Polytechnic made it on the list of cheapest polytechnics in Nigeria. The Kwara State Polytechnics (KWASU) was officially established in 1973 and since then has maintained a very good record.

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