Bowen University School Fees and the Courses You Can Study

Tertiary education in Nigeria has so much taken support from the private university system to fill the huge gap existing in this level of education in the country. Most of the private universities in the country are owned and managed by missionary groups, and Bowen University is one of them. Having a crucial mandate of graduating best students that can compete globally in their fields of endeavor. As an institution founded by a missionary group in the country, they focus on the educational aspect of development and the moral development of their students. The institution is keen on training graduates in many academic fields with godly behaviors.

Here, lecturers are given opportunities to attend conferences, workshops, and symposia. Scholarships are awarded to staff members who perform well in evaluating courses and study programs. They develop strong research skills, thereby making it easier for them to continue with their studies. The study grant is meant to assist staff members in participating in research seminars or workshops outside the college. The grant will cover the registration fee, travel fare, and hotel accommodation.

Brief History of Bowen University

Bowen University is a higher education institution founded in 2001 by the Nigerian Baptist Convention. The institution was subsequently licensed to operate by the National Universities Commission. Bowen University was inaugurated on August 22, 2001, with Professor J.T. Okedara as Vice-Chancellor and Mr. E. A. Lawale as Registrar. The academic activity started on November 4, 2002, with 500 students admitted into the Faculty of Agriculture, Faculty of Sciences, Faculty of Science Education, Faculty of Social Sciences, and Faculty of Management Sciences.

The university grew extensively in the number of students from 2002 to 2017, with an additional 4,500 students, giving the institution a population of 5,000 students. The university went further to launch its own in-house broadcasting radio station. Now the present Vice-Chancellor of Bowen University is Professor Olufeyo Eko, who succeeded Prof. Matthew Olagbemi Ojo, who, for three years, carried out an excellent task as VC of BoU. He took over from Professor Timothy Oyebode Olagbemiro on August 1, 2013.

The Bowen University also has a Library that is well furnished with computers, academic journals, and up-to-date information technology. The School of Business has a high standard faculty office block. Founded by the Nigerian Baptist Convocation, a Baptist Christian denomination, it has a strong link with Baptist World Alliance. Having its headquarters in Ibadan, the Baptist World Alliance is headed by Rev. Dr. Israel Adelani Akanji MFA, the organization’s president.

Location of Bowen University

The institution is situated in Iwo, which is located in Osun State, the southwestern part of Nigeria. It is about a 1 hour, 9 minutes drive from Oshogbo. The university covers more than 1,300 acres of land. To locate the university, one can take a flight from anywhere down to the airports near the State as the airport in the State is still under construction. Airports that are close to the state include Ilorin International Airport, Murtala Muhammed International Airport. From these states, visitors can board buses to Oshogbo, the State’s capital, which is not far from the university.

Bowen University School Fees Schedule 

Bowen University runs an institution that operates in two academic semesters. Newly admitted students are to pay an acceptance fee, which is a general payment for all tertiary institutions in Nigeria, showing that the student has accepted the admission given by the institution. Students are advised to go to the administrative block of the institution to get proper direction on the bank to make their payments into. Bowen University has standard school fees for an academic session: Two Hundred and Eight thousand, Four Hundred and Seventy Naira Only (N208,470).

Below is the structured school fees schedule for Bowen University students:

Faculties/Courses Total





Accommodation and convenience


Other fees


Bench Fees


College of Agriculture, Engineering, and Sciences
Biochemistry 929,400 635,400 180,000 74,000 40,000
Microbiology 929,400 635,400 180,000 74,000 40,000
Pure and Applied Biology 760,900 506,900 180,000 74,000
Chemistry 780,900 506,900 180,000 74,000 20,000
Industrial Chemistry 909,400 635,400 180,000 74,000 20,000
Mathematics 760,900 506,900 180,000 74,000
Statistics 760,900 506,900 180,000 74,000
Physics and Solar Energy 887,400 633,400 180,000 74,000
Agricultural Science 716,900 462,900 180,000 74,000
Food Science and Technology 738,900 464,900 180,000 74,000 20,000
Electrical and Electronics 1,000,000 646,000 180,000 74,000 100,000
Mechatronics 1,000,000 646,000 180,000 74,000 100,000
College of Social Management Science
Accounting and Finance 927,000 633,400 180,000 74,000 40,000
Business Administration 887,400 633,400 180,000 74,000
Economics 887,400 633,400 180,000 74,000
Sociology 887,400 633,400 180,000 74,000
Political Science 927,400 633,400 180,000 74,000 40,000
International Relations 887,400 633,400 180,000 74,000
Industrial Relations and Personnel Management 887,400 633,400 180,000 74,000
College of Law
Law 1,599,000 970,000 180,000 74,000 375,000
College of Liberal Studies
English 887,400 633,400 180,000 74,000
History and International Studies 887,400 633,400 180,000 74,000
Theatre Arts 760,900 506,900 180,000 74,000
Music 760,900 506,900 180,000 74,000
Religious Studies 485,900 231,900 180,000 74,000
College of Computing and Communication Studies
Computer Science and Information Technology 1,000,000 646,000 180,000 74,000 100,000
Mass Communication 927,400 633,400 180,000 74,000
Communication Arts 887,000 633,000 180,000 74,000
College of Health Sciences
Anatomy 897,400 633,400 180,000 74,000 10,000
Physiology 897,400 633,400 180,000 74,000 10,000
Nursing and Nursing Science 1,256,900 757,900 180,000 74,000 245,000
Physiotherapy 1,119,500 645,500 180,000 74,000 220,000
Medical Laboratory Science 1,100,000 645,000 180,000 74,000 200,000
Public Health 967,400 633,400 180,000 74,000 80,000
Medicine and Surgery (Pre-clinical) 2,999,500 1,500,000 180,000 74,000  1,245,500
Nutrition and Dietetics 694,900 420,900 180,000 74,000 20,000

How to Make installmental School Fees Payment

First Installment Second Installment
College of Agriculture, Engineering, and Sciences
Biochemistry 650,580 278,820
Microbiology 650,580 278,820
Pure and Applied Biology 532,630 228,270
Chemistry 546,630 234,270
Industrial Chemistry 636,580 272,820
Mathematics 532,630 228,270
Statistics 532,630 228,270
Physics and Solar Energy 621,180 266,220
Agricultural Science 501,830 215,070
Food Science and Technology 517,230 221,670
Electrical and Electronics 700,000 300,000
Mechatronics 700,000 300,000
College of Social Management Science
Accounting and Finance 649,180 278,220
Business Administration 621,180 266,220
Economics 621,180 266,220
Sociology 621,180 266,220
Political Science 649,180 278,220
International Relations 621,180 266,220
Industrial Relations and Personnel Management 621,180 266,220
College of Law
Law 1,119,300 479,700
College of Liberal Studies
English 620,900 266,100
History and International Studies 620,900 266,100
Theatre Arts 532,630 228,270
Music 532,630 228,270
Religious Studies 340,130 145,770
College of Computing and Communication Studies
Computer Science and Information Technology 700,000 300,000
Mass Communication 649,180 278,220
Communication Arts 620,900 266,100
College of Health Sciences
Anatomy 628,180 269,220
Physiology 628,180 269,220
Nursing and Nursing Science 879,830 377,070
Physiotherapy 783,650 335,850
Medical Laboratory Science 770,000 330,000
Public Health 677,180 290,220
Medicine and Surgery (Pre-clinical) 2,099,650 899,850
Nutrition and Dietetics 486,430 208,470


Bowen University Remedial Students School Fees Structure

Bowen University offers a program known as the Extended Remedial Program. Below is the structure of the fees expected to be paid by students for the program:

  • For a single course, N75,000.
  • For Two Courses N140,000.
  • Above Two Courses and less than 12 credit units N180,000.
  • Additional credits for graduating students less than fourteen credits N20,000 per credit.
  • Last payment on completion of the Extended Remedial Program.

How to Pay School Fees at Bowen University

The payment platforms provided for Bowen University students are easy to understand and adhere to the students. A newly admitted student who wants to make payments must pay attention to the offered details on successfully making payment for the university fees. Below is the procedure of payment for certain Academic Levels of Students:

  • Students in 100, 300, and 500 academic levels are to make payment of their fees through the use of Bank draft, which is payable on the resumption date of the student.
  • The students in 200 and 400 academic levels are to make their payments through the Skye Bank Plc E-Payment system.

E-Payments Procedures for Students of Bowen University

Bowen University’s e-payment portal is made accessible for students under the approved academic level for payments. The channel is easy to understand and can be used by the student or parents.

Below are detailed steps of using the e-payment portal for payment:

First Step: Log in to the university website for payment by clicking here

Follow the directions as you have logged in to the Bowen University website:

  • Move to the portal and tap on the undergraduate students.
  • Login to the undergraduate students to view the student’s personalized page.
  • Select the returning students that are 200 and 400 academic levels.
  • Input your matriculation number and date of birth which are the login details.
  • Select the course registration to update your academic level to 200 or 400 level, respectively.
  • The next option is making payment.

There are two payment options available for Bowen University students: Full Payment or Specific Installment Payment Option.

  • Move to generate payslip.
  • Make a printout of the payslip for the second stage of the process.

Second Stage: As long as the payment is planned to be initiated through a credit/debit card, students can log in to the Quickteller website by clicking here.

Then carefully follow the steps below:

  • Click on the undergraduate school fees for returning students, the 200 and 400 academic level students.
  • Tap on the “Pay” segment to go on with the process.
  • On the next page, input your working e-mail address, mobile phone number, and your transaction identification number from the slip generated on the First Stage of the student profile, and tap the next button.
  • Select the “Pay” segment again to redirect you to the payment platform.
  • Input your credit or debit card information and make the payment.
  • Be sure to print your online payment receipt.
  • Again if the payment is cash, the student is advised to head to the closest Skye bank branch with the slip generated.

Suppose you encounter any problem in paying your school fees, acceptance fee, and undergraduate online application form. Students are to send their complaints to [email protected] or [email protected].

Consequences of Not Paying the Fees on Time

Like other universities in the country, Bowen University has mapped out the consequences of late payment of fees for students in the university. The reason for these consequences is for parents to prioritize these fees, as the institution maintains the institution from these fees.

  • On admission, late payment of the acceptance fee can result in denial of the admission by the institution or additional attributable charges.
  • Students also may be denied access to write exams.
  • Late payment after three weeks can also attract a 5 percent extra charge on the fee.

Available Programmes to Study at Bowen University

Bowen University, being an institution that sees to making the best out of its students, offers the most important programs in the school. The following programs are being undergone in the university:

  • Undergraduate degree program.
  • Postgraduate degree program.
  • Extended Remedial Program.

Bowen University Courses on Undergraduate Degree Program

For the undergraduate degree program, Bowen university offers the following courses under the various faculties in the school:



College of Agriculture, Engineering and Science
  • Biochemistry
  • Microbiology
  • Pure and Applied Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Industrial Chemistry
  • Mathematics
  • Statistics
  • Physics and Solar Energy
  • Agricultural Science
  • Food Science and Technology
  • Electrical and Electronics
  • Mechatronics
College of Social and Management Science
  • Accounting and Finance
  • Business Administration
  • Economics
  • Sociology
  • Political Science
  • International Relations
  • Industrial Relations and Personnel Management
College of Law
  • Law
College of Liberal Studies
  • English
  • History and International Studies
  • Theatre Arts
  • Music
  • Religious Studies
College of Computing and Communication Studies
  • Computer Science and Information Technology
  • Mass Communications
  • Communication Arts
College of Health Sciences
  • Anatomy
  • Physiology
  • Nursing and Nursing Science
  • Physiotherapy
  • Medical Laboratory Science
  • Public Health
  • Medicine and Surgery (Pre-clinical)
  • Nutrition and Dietetics


Bowen University Courses For Postgraduate Degree Program

The Bowen University courses for postgraduate students, the university also organized it under the various faculties in the institution. They are as follows:


Courses and Programs

College of Agriculture, Engineering and Science
  • Agricultural Economics (PGD, M.Sc, M.Phil, Ph.D.)
  • Animal Science (PGD, M.Sc, M.Phil, Ph.D.)
  • Crop Protection (PGD, M.Sc, M.Phil, Ph.D.)
  • Environmental Management (PGD, M.Sc, M.Phil, Ph.D.)
  • Food Science and Technology (PGD, M.Sc, M.Phil, Ph.D.)
  • Microbiology (PGD, M.Sc, M.Phil, Ph.D.)
  • Mathematics (M.Sc, M.Phil, Ph.D.)
  • Chemistry (PGD, M.Sc, M.Phil, Ph.D.)
  • Physics (M.Sc, M.Phil, Ph.D.)
  • Statistics (M.Sc.)
College of Computing and Communication Studies
  • Mass Communication (PGD | M. Sc.)
College of Liberal Studies
  • Religious Studies (PGD | M. A.)
College of Management and Social Sciences
  • Accounting (PGD, M.Sc, M.Phil, Ph.D.)
  • Banking and Finance (PGD, M. Sc.)
  • Business Administration (PGD, MBA M.Sc, M.Phil, Ph.D.)
  • Economics (PGD, M. Sc.)
  • Sociology (PGD, M. Sc.)
  • Human Resources Management (M.Sc.)

It is noteworthy that the Extended remedial program is strictly for extended remedial students. The timetable for the program is always communicated to the students with time.


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