Ranking   1027   1
Country Nigeria
City Lagos
Bachelor (foreigners) 1,000 USD/year.
Master (foreigners) 1,000 USD/year.
Bachelor (citizens) 2 USD/year.
Master (citizens) 2 USD/year.
Cost of living $412 -905 USD/month
Official Website
General information
Finance type Nonprofit
Organization type Public
Established 1962
Abbreviation UNILAG
Teachers 3,499
Students 39,999
Religion None
Academic calendar Semesters
Admission Based on entrance examinations
Gender limitation No limits
Campus type Urban
Housing Available
Financial aid Available
Distance learning Available
Exchange programs Available
Library Available
In deed and in truth.
• National Universities Commission, Nigeria
• Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)
• Association of African Universities (AAU)
• Nigerian Universities Commission(NUC)
• Institute of Chatered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN)
World ranking 1027
Country ranking 1
International rankings
UniPage World University Ranking 1027
Cost of living in Lagos
Expenses - USD/Month Min. Med.
Accommodation 135 371
Food 132 203
Transportation 34 133
Communications and utilities 76 77
Clothing 11 41
Sports and leisure 25 80
Total 412 905
Accommodation in Lagos USD/Month
Shared room outside of centre 136
Shared room in city centre 375
1 bedroom apartment outside of centre 38
1 bedroom apartment in city centre 472
Alternative title
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Location on map
University of Lagos (UNILAG) - public higher education institution in Nigeria. UNILAG began its history in 1962. The university campus is of urban type and is located in the vicinity of Lagos.

University ranking. According to the most influential rankings University of Lagos is the best educational institution in Nigeria. The university is in the top 5% of the most prestigious educational institutions on the planet.

Application process and the cost of tuition. The enrollment is based on the exam results. University of Lagos chose to divide its academic year into semesters. Studying bachelor’s at UNILAG is relatively inexpensive - only 1,000 USD per year. A year of master’s studies at UNILAG will usually cost 1,000 USD per year. In addition to low tuition fees the university provides the students with extra financial assistance in the form of scholarships. A wide range of online courses is available for the students of UNILAG. When planning your education, please, consult the official website of the university http://www.unilag.edu.ng.

The composition of the university. University of Lagos is classified as a large university with more than 39,000 concurrent students. Foreign applicants are not excluded from the admission process. The academic staff consists of more than 3 thousand specialists. UNILAG has international student exchange programs between partner universities. More information regarding the life of the university can be found on its social media pages:Twitter, Facebook, Linkedin.

Infrastructure of UNILAG. The university has its own library. For those who require accommodations dormitories on and off campus are offered. In addition to the Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU) the university is also a part of the following associations - Association of African Universities (AAU), Nigerian Universities Commission(NUC), Institute of Chatered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN).
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