Things are really getting twisted in Eduction world,no wonder in the time past when the Former Governor of Edo state was asked about the new University he established in Iramo,Edo state that the school fees is much and the poor masses can’t really afford it, then the former Governor reply by saying”Education is not made for the poor masses, for you to gain Education you must pay costly”
The Covenant University which is owned by Living Faith Church Worldwide Clergyman BISHOP David Oyedepo’s has officially increased the total fees payable by new students who is admitted for 2019/2020 academic session from N500,000 up to N1m which some Students have to pay.
Thou, the wealthy pastors, Members and other denudation churches has been criticising the university because of the huge amount of money which they are ask to pay for there children/ward which they think it suppose not to be so, the tithe and offering which are giving by the rich and poor suppose to consider which have made so many of the poor member students to drop out because they cannot afford to send their children to his university which was created in the name of church.
According to the breakdown of the tuition payable, the overall fees cover tuition and exam registration, accommodation, utility, and ICT development fund. The faith-based tertiary institution affiliated with the Living Faith Church Worldwide announced this on its website, you can also get the full details in the document which announce the new tuition entitled “School fees structure for 100 Level 2019/2020 academic session.”
Reasons for huge increasement cover so many things like the laboratory, workshop and studio, ICT training, virtual library fee, and wireless internet and Other fees that come under the tuition payable are: academic support service, matriculation, I.D. card, results in verification, TMC & Vision 10-2022 kit.
They also pay a uniform accommodation fee of N185,000 per session, as well as a utility fee of N75,000 over the academic year. Other uniform fees include an ICT development fund of N25,000, a lab/workshop/studio fee of N40,000 and ICT training of N30,000.
A virtual library and the wireless Internet each costs N15,000, while matriculation and ID card fees are N15,000 each. Results verification is N5,000, while TMC & Vision 10-2022 kit will cost students N15,000.
EDS fees are N6,000 across the board, while college due come to N2,000. Field trips will cost students N7,500, while caution fees, books, and medical deposits are N25,000, N15,000 and N10,000 respectively.
Medical test costs N15,000, lab coat/tool is N25,000 for engineering students, while Biochemistry, Microbiology and Industrial Physics/Maths students will pay N7,000 apiece. Overall, newly admitted engineering students are expected to pay the highest tuition at N1,002,500 per session.
Those studying Industrial Physics/Mathematics, Microbiology, and Biochemistry are to pay N984,500 each. Students in Accounting, International Relations, Policy & Strategic Studies, Political Science and English Language are to pay N977,500 each.
While Others in the N977,500 bracket are those studying Psychology/Counselling, Architecture, Computer Science, Industrial Chemistry, Building Technology, Estate Management, Biology, and Management Information Science. Students admitted for Banking & Finance, Business Administration, Demography & Social Statistics, Economics, Industrial Relations & Human Resources and Sociology are required to pay N937,500 per session.
For all the candidate who applies for Admission in 2019/2020 academic session, the institution has released the list of the first batch of students offered provisional admission for the 2019/2020 academic session, whereby the second batch will be released by early September. Thanks for reading.