The cost of running postgraduate programmes in Delta State University is not as expensive or stressful as you might think. Unlike in the past where application for any postgraduate programme is carried out strictly by physical visitation to the school to Purchase the admission form and following up the admission process offline, now less physical presence is required irrespective of your location. Now you can get all information about the total cost of running a PGD or Masters degree or PHD programme by simply going online with just a click of a button.
The Delta state university of gradually turning to a full time school of postgraduate studies. The management recently announced that procedures are underway in making DELSU the first university in Nigeria to become a full-time postgraduate school. This would simply mean scrapping all undergraduate programmes in the nearest future.
In this post, I will provide you with with the estimated cost of running a postgraduate degree programme in the Delta state university. The cost would contain cost of DELSU postgraduate admission form, school fees, acceptance fee, hostel accommodation fee as well as any compulsory fee or charge you might incur during the application or registration process.
DELSU (students of DELSU) are proud of the school because of the quality of knowledge and quality of lecturers the school have at their possession. Cost of postgraduate studies in DELSU is very affordable despite their standard of education. Now I will be breaking down the costs you will expect to incur should you run your masters degree, PGD or PHD programme in Delsu, Abraka
1) Cost of DELSU postgraduate admission form.
2) School fees (the school fee may vary from one department to another)
3) DELSU postgraduate Acceptance Fee
4) Cost of hostel accommodation (Inside campus and off campus)
5) Cost of living.
Cost of Postgraduate Programmes In (DELSU) Delta state university
1) Cost of Postgraduate Admission Form
This is the first and most important cost any postgraduate applicant must be ready to incur. It is the form that determines whether you are eligible for your choice of PG course in DELSU or not. To be eligible for obtaining DELSU PG form, you must have the following:
a) Be a graduate of university or polytechnic that is recognized by the Senate of Delta state University.
b) You must have obtained your NYSC discharge certificate.
Above all, you must meet the Delta state university postgraduate admission requirements to be eligible to purchase the PG admission form. The cost of DELSU postgraduate admission form is thirty-one thousand (31,000) Naira.
2. Acceptance Fee
This is practically the first payment to be paid by all newly admitted PG students in all departments. It is a uniform fee for all new postgraduate students. It forms a part of the cost of running your postgraduate programme at the Delta state university. It is a one off fee. That is, to be paid once. It is a fee to accept the provisional admission from DELSU postgraduate school. Failure to pay this fee as and when due means automatic forfeiture of your admission. DELSU postgraduate acceptance fee is within the range of 40,000 Naira.
3. Postgraduate School Fees
School fees at DELSU school of postgraduate studies may differ from one department to another. DELSU postgraduate school fees is quite affordable. Fees are paid per semester so this depends on whether you are running a part time or full-time programme. Ideally, DELSU postgraduate school fees is within the range of 135,000 Naira per semester. It all depends on your course and programme.
4. Hostel Accommodation Fee
Housing in Delta state is quite cheap. Ideally, accommodation within the school area is a bit more expensive than those farther from the institution. Oftentimes, postgraduate students prefer a room self-contain a very ideal self-contain apartment around the Delta state university costs around 100,000 Naira per annum. Of course a room and parlour or two rooms would cost more, usually within the range of 50,000 more for each additional room. Then if you would prefer staying within the school campus, you can either get staff quarters or postgraduate hostel accommodation. They are cheaper. Usually based on first come first serve basis.
5. Cost of Living (Feeding and Transportation)
Delta state university, Abraka and its environs is still regarded as a rural area. Cost of studying and living around is quite is low. Transportation is very affordable, most commuters pay within the range of between 50 to 100 Naira from their location to the school and back. Also, school shuttles and Keke (Tricycles) are made readily available to convey students from one location to another at a uniform price usually not above 100 Naira too. Cost of feeding is cheap. You can get affordable fresh raw foods at the best possible prices makes schooling and working much easier for postgraduate students.
In summary, the estimated cost of running a postgraduate programme in the Delta state university is as follows:
- Cost of Form – 20,000
- PG Acceptance Fee – 20,400
- School Fees – 120,000 to 170,000 per semester
- Hostel Accommodation – 150,000 (Estimated)
- Logistics (Transportation) – 6,000 per month
- Feeding – 20,000 per month
If you are to sum up the above, your estimated cost of running a postgraduate programme in the Delta state university would cost you at least between 350,000 to 400,000 Naira in the first year especially for students who prefer staying off campus. PG students who would rather remain in the school’s facility would spend around 300,000 Naira.
Please note that there could be some unforeseen expenses which have not been listed here, however the differences shouldn’t be significant.
You could send your comments and opinions as regards your experience as it relates to costs expended as a postgraduate student at the Delta state university or any other school of postgraduate studies so other aspiring students can gain.