UNICAL School Fees & Acceptance Fee for 2024/2025 Academic Session

The management of the University of Calabar (UNICAL) has announced the deadline for payment of school fees and registration for the 2024/2025 Academic Session.

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Newly admitted and returning students are advised to pay up all the fees required by the school before the deadline.

UNICAL School Fees and Registration Deadline

The University of Calabar (UNICAL) has announced the deadline for payment of fees. The deadline for fees is March 2024.

If you pay your school fees after the deadline, it is not considered valid, and you may go through a lot of filing processes to get your money.

The penalty for defaulting is a loss of studentship for the 2024/2025 Academic Session.

Also, note that the lost session shall form part of the total duration allowed for the Programme.

However, a student who has a genuine reason(s) to apply for Temporary Withdrawal from Studies for the session must follow the due process before the end of the First Semester of the session.

How Much is UNICAL School Fees?

UNICAL School fees vary depending on the program you are enrolled in. Check your appropriate program below.

UNICAL School Fees For New (Freshers) and Returning Students

The University of Calabar (UNICAL) school fees for freshers and returning students.

Below are the fees paid by students of UNICAL at different levels of study:

Unical School Fees for Newly Admitted Students

  • Science Students – 35,250
  • Non-Science Students – 34,250
  • MBBS Students – 42,750
  • Nursing Students – 42,750

Unical School Fees for Old and Returning Students

  • Science Students – 31,500
  • Non-Science Students – 30,500
  • MB Bch Students – 39,000
  • Nursing Students – 39,000

Unical Final Year Students

  • Science Students – 34,750
  • Non-Science Students – 33,750
  • MB Bch Students – 42,250
  • Nursing Students – 42,250

UNICAL School Fees For Postgraduate Students

New students

  • Ph.D. Full-Time Total fee – #134,300
  • Ph.D. Part-Time Total fee – #119,300
  • MSc Full Time Total fee – #129,300
  • MSc Part-time Total fee – #114,300

Returning students

  • Ph.D. Full-Time Total fee – #121,550
  • Ph.D. Part-Time Total fee – #116,550
  • MSc Full Time Total fee – #126,550
  • MSc Part-time Total fee – #111,550

The full schedule of fees can be viewed at the School of Postgraduate Studies notice board.

How Much is UNICAL Acceptance Fee?

The University of Calabar (UNICAL) charges ₦25,000 twenty-five thousand Naira only for her acceptance fee.

New intakes must pay their acceptance fees to be considered students.

How Much is UNICAL Hostel Fee?

Students who want to stay in the hostel accommodations that are made available by the school authorities would have to apply before time.

UNICAL hostel fees accommodation fee is (₦10,000) ten thousand Naira only for an academic session.

How to Apply for UNICAL Hostel Online

Below are the steps to apply for the UNICAL hostel:

Step 1: First, visit the university’s hostel application page using the link: http://hostel.unical.edu.ng/

This page contains all the available bed spaces for you to apply for.

Step 2: If there are free spaces, quickly make apply by entering your JAMB Registration Number, Email, and Phone Number.

Step 3: Next step is to pay the required ICT service charge using the online payment platform. Note that if you fail to pay this, you may lose your chance of getting the space.

Step 4: After the above step, a payment receipt will be generated and sent to your email. Check your email to view and download your receipt.

Step 5: Lastly, when coming to school, don’t forget to come with the receipt of payment as that will show that you have paid for the hostel.

If you follow the steps above, you will be able to secure a bed space in the UNICAL hostel. Please don’t forget that the space is limited, so you have to apply as fast as possible.

If you are still skeptical as to whether UNICAL hostel is good for students or not, you are wasting a lot of time. Trust me; the school has one of the best hostels in Nigeria.


We hope that this article gives you clarity on how much UNICAL School fees are, irrespective of the program you want to enroll in.

We will be sure to update this article if there are any amendments by the school authority.

We wish you luck in your academic pursuit.

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