The management of Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH), Ogbomoso, has increased its tuition by over 300 percent.
The new fees, according to a circular dated Wednesday 18th June, 2018 affected only first year and graduating students of the institution jointly owned by Oyo and Osun states.
In the circular, Medical, Nursing and Biomedical students are to pay N300,000, while their counterparts in Engineering and Technology were asked to pay N250,000.
Those in the faculties of social sciences, agric and applied sciences will now pay N200,000.
The present 100 level students, it was gathered, paid N120,000 (indigenes) while non indigenes paid N150,000..
The circular stated;
“This is to inform the general public that as from next semester , i.e 2018/19 session , all students from 100-400L from the faculty below will pay the assigned amount as tuition fee
FACULTY OF ENGINEERING – N250,000
FACULTY OF AGRICULTURE, BASIC MEDICAL SCIENCE, ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE AND PURE AND APPLIED SCIENCE – N200,000
MEDICAL, NURSING and BIOMEDICAL STUDENTS – N300,000.