Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's)

I need to know the payment breakdown.

You can view the fees schedule by clicking on the following link

How do I apply for a programme in NOUN?

Read procedure for application by clicking the following link

How much is a course material?

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How long does NOUN Programme take?

Depending on the Programme you are running with NOUN. However, you can visit your study centre or nearest study centre for detailed information.

If graduated in NOUN, will NYSC mobilize me for the 1 Year compulsary Young Service Scheme?

Management is about completing discussion with stakeholders on this issue.

Who will process the admission forms?

NOUN will process the forms and admit student directly by itself.

What is the cost of the admission forms?

The cost of the form is 5,000 Naira for undergraduate, 7,500 Naira for Post graduate and 10,000 Naira for PHD.

What are the courses to be offered?

NOUN offered courses in Agricultural Sciences, Arts, Education, Health Sciences, Law, Management Sciences, Science and Social Sciences.

How long will it take me to complete my course?

The duration will be dependent on how long a student takes to accumulate the requisite number of credits needed for a final award. For example, a student shall require at least 120,90,60,35 and 70 credit units to earn an award for the Bachelor Degree, Post graduate Diploma, Diploma, Certificate and Masters Degree certificate respectively.

Will the course be part-time?

Depending upon the time available to you and your workload, you can combine work and your studies or you can study full time and progress at your own rate.

Will my certificate be comparable with those from conventional universities?

Yes. NOUN certificate will in no way be inferior to those awarded by conventional universities since the same body National Universities Commission, sets the minimum standard.

How will the students be taught?

NOUN will deliver instructions through the following:
1. Printed Materials
2. Audio/Video tapes
3. Radio and Television broadcasts.
4. CD-ROMS; and
5. Internet (Where appropriate).

Will NEPA problem not affect the delivery of NOUN programmes?

NOUN will have standby generators in all the study centres.

How will NOUN students be assisted and guided in their studies?

The students can come to the study centres where they will meet other students; and Instructional and Tutorial Facilitators who will deal with and solve their problem.

How to Find Us

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National Open University of Nigeria
University Village
Plot 91, Cadastral Zone
Nnamdi Azikiwe Expressway
Jabi, Abuja 

Contact the Abuja Head Quarters between 8am and 4pm on any of the following numbers:
08079917938, 07064701747, 09082907092

Contact the Lagos Office between 8am and 4pm on any of the following numbers: 09056463036, 08038514090

Visit a Study Centre.

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