About Lagos State University
Lagos State University (LASU) is an institution of higher learning owned by the government of Lagos state. The school was established in 1983 and currently has a student population of over 35,000 students. Lagos state university also offers diploma, undergraduate and postgraduate certification to students.
The university is located in Ojo, a small town that is very close to the border town of Badagry that seperates Nigeria from Benin Republic. There is also a second second campus in Epe, where the Faculty of Engineering and Faculty of Agriculture are located. The Epe campus is even bigger than the main campus in Ojo and it is also the home for the school’s Pre-degree programme.
Some notable alumni of the Lagos State University include Farida Mzamber Waziri (former chairman of the EFCC), Chioma Chukwuka (actress), Desmond Elliot (actor and member of the Lagos State House of Assembly), Wizkid (singer and songwriter), Ruggedman (rapper). Professor Yemi Osinbajo (Vice President of Nigeria) was once a lecturer in the university.
The current vice chancellor of the Lagos State University is Olanrewaju Fagbohun and he is the head of all administrative matters in the school. There are currently nine (9) faculties in the university namely
- Faculty of Arts – Department of philosophy, Department of history, Department of European languages, Department of creative arts
- Faculty of Social sciences – Department of Economics, Department of political science, Department of social work, Department of sociology, Department of mass communication and journalism.
- Faculty of Business Administration – Insurance, Accounting, Finance, Management, Industrial relations and personnel management
- Faculty of Law – Public law, Islamic law, Legal studies, Private and property law, Jurisprudence and International law
- Faculty of Science – Biology, Fisheries, Botany, Physics, Biology, Zoology, Computer science, Chemistry, Mathematics and statistics
- Faculty of Engineering
- School of Clinical sciences
- School of basic medical sciences
- Faculty of Education
The Lagos State University, also know as LASU, has officially released the new lasu tuition fees, which is expected to be paid by students. The prices are N76,750 and N158,250 ONLY, which is in compliance with the state government’s directives.
The school public Relations Officer, disclosed that the new Lasu school fees which is approved by the University Governing Council, would see a final year student in the Arts Department paying the sum of Seven Six thousand, Seven hundred and fifty Naira Only. (N76,750) (49.3 per cent reduction).
Students should be aware that the new school fees regime shall not apply to students at 400 and 500 levels, who shall continue to pay the old rate of N25, 000.
THE PRO disclosed that both newly admitted students and final year students in the College of Medicine are expected to pay the sum of One hundred and fifteen thousand, Seven hundred and fifty Naira only. (N115,750)
Likewise, a 200-level Engineering and Medical (Direct Entry) student will be paying the total sum of N158,250 representing a 36.4 per cent reduction.
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A 100-Level Engineering student would pay N115,750,
While all returning students from 200 Level to 500 Level would pay N143,250, N143,250, N131,750 and N106,750 respectively.
Both the 100 and 200 Level students (Direct Entry) in the Adebola Adegunwa School of Communication, are expected and required to pay N103,250. While a 200 Level returning student will pay the sum total of N88,250.
Students in the Faculty of Management Sciences will now pay between N86,750 and N113,250.
The Faculty of Science made a huge reduction in fees of between 51.6 per cent and 42.3 per cent for Fisheries, Botany and Zoology.
You should note that this huge reduction in school fees ultimately cumulates into N115,750, N118,250, N103,250, N113,250, N106,750 and N96,750 for students in 100 to 500 Level, including 200 level (Direct Entry) students.
The Lagos State University Management through it’s PRO disclosed that all students of the institution are expected to commence the payment of school fees and registration immediately they resume.