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DNUUMS School Fee Schedule for 2023/2024 | Latest Update

DNUUMS School Fee Schedule – Do you want to know how much you would need to pay as a prospective student of the David Nweze Umahi University of Medical Sciences? If yes, then let’s do this together as we will be discussing in this article today the school fee schedule for all the students of DNUUMS, both new and returning students.

We advise that you take this information seriously, because, after you have been given admission, the next thing that follows is the payment of the acceptance fee, and after that school begins and you will have to pay your tuition fee and many other fees that will be coming one after another. That is why you should have an idea of all the fees you would pay so as to make a good budget for it.

Anyways, we are happy to bring to your knowledge that the management of the  David Nweze Umahi University of Medical Sciences has finally released her school fee schedule for the 2023/2024 academic calendar, for all the new and returning students of the institution. 

David Nweze Umahi University of Medical Sciences

Be that as it may, some of the fees you are likely to pay are what we going to discuss in this article today, and they are as follows:

  1. Overview of DNUUMS
  2. What is the meaning of school fees?
  3. How much is the DNUUMS acceptance fee
  4. DNUUMS School Fee Breakdown 
  5. Acceptance fee payment procedure
  6. Hostel accommodation fee

Overview of The DNUUMS

Because of the nature of challenges experienced in the health sector, this institution was conceived. The propelling force behind the establishment of the school was the government’s desire to enhance the quality of manpower development in the health sector and for the improvement of the quality of healthcare in Nigeria and in the West African sub-region, which gave birth to the establishment of this University.

Although, there are a lot of institutions in the country, one with the needed competence was what was sought. However, building critical competencies and expertise in the health sciences with a conducive learning environment that will bring the highest form of professionalism, ethics, and excellence, became the central development goal of the University. 

Furthermore, since the institution also wanted to avoid giving room to discrimination of any sort, it now resulted in a vision that was meant to achieve the highest form of quality manpower development for healthcare and other service delivery for all gender, race, religion, and socio-economic status. 

All things being equal, it was based on the aforementioned that excellence, respect, delivery, collaboration, innovation, accountability, learning, godliness, ethics, compassion, improvement, and sustainability, became the core values that the University seeks to uphold.

The university is situated at Uburu, Ohaozara local government of Ebonyi State. It has about seven faculties and offers about 23 (twenty-three courses), that students who are science inclined can apply for.

For work well done, and to immortalize the Governor’s unprecedented infrastructural development in the state and for his exemplary leadership, the Ebonyi State House of Assembly, named the university after the Governor of Ebonyi State His Excellency Governor David Nwaeze Umahi, the one who spearheaded the establishment of the university.

Among all the universities in Nigeria, the university was approved as the 197th University in Nigeria and the most beautiful University Complex in Africa, on the 7th of July 2021 as the David Nweze Umahi University of Medical Sciences by the NUC.

At inception, the university had eleven deans who head the different faculties of the school. And the principal leaders of the school are anchored on the shoulder of Professor JESSE UNEKE, the Vice Chancellor of the university.


How much is the DNUUMS acceptance fee?

To start with, what is the acceptance fee? Acceptance fee is a fee that all newly admitted students of any Nigerian university are expected to pay as a way of proving to the school that he/she has accepted the admission given to them. But on the other way round, failure to pay the said fee will amount to the forfeiture of such admission offer. DNUUMS acceptance fee is 20,000 (twenty thousand naira only).

What is The Meaning of School Fees?

Before we move on, let us take look at what school fee means and their importance. School fee is a levy that is levied on a student of a particular citadel of learning, be it a primary, secondary, college of education, or university that is duly approved by the government. School fees so essential in any academic institution, and that is why any student who fails to pay his or her tuition fee cannot be allowed to remain a bona fide student of that school until payment is made.

DNUUMS School Fees Schedule for all New and Returning Nigerian Students

S/No Course Nigerian Students (₦)
1 Medicine & Surgery 1,000,000
2 Dentistry 700,000
3 Pharmacy 700,000
4 Nursing Sciences 700,000
5 Medical Laboratory Sciences 700,000
6 Physiotherapy 700,000
7 Optometry 700,000
8 Public Health 700,000
9 Human Nutrition and Dietetics 700,000
10 Computer Science 500,000
11 Industrial Physics 500,000
12 Industrial Chemistry 500,000
13 Industrial Mathematics 500,000
14 Biology/Biotechnology 500,000
15 Biomedical Engineering 500,000
16 Radiography and Radiation Sciences 500,000
17 Microbiology/Parasitology 500,000
18 Pre-Degree Programme 300,000

NOTE: The above table 1, is the DNUUMS school fee breakdown of all students.

DNUUMS School Fees Schedule for all New and Returning International Students

S/No Course International Students (₦)
1 Medicine & Surgery 10million
2 Dentistry 10million
3 Pharmacy 10million
4 Nursing Sciences 10million
5 Medical Laboratory Sciences 10million
6 Physiotherapy 10million
7 Optometry 10million
8 Public Health 10million
9 Human Nutrition and Dietetics 10million
10 Computer Science 8million
11 Industrial Physics 8million
12 Industrial Chemistry 8million
13 Industrial Mathematics 8million
14 Biology/Biotechnology 8million
15 Biomedical Engineering 10million
16 Radiography and Radiation Sciences 10million
17 Microbiology/Parasitology 10million
18 Pre-Degree Programme 5million

DNUUMS Acceptance Fee Payment Procedure

If you have been offered admission into DNUUMS and you want to pay your acceptance fee, these are the steps to follow:

  1. Log into www.kdums.edu.ng 
  2. Click the acceptance fee menu
  3. Select pay acceptance fee with an ATM card
  4. Enter your JAMB registration number
  5. Select search button
  6. Enter your phone number
  7. Enter your email
  8. Click on the Continue tab
  9. Select payment with an ATM card
  10. Click on the continue button to gain
  11. Again click on the continue online payment tab
  12. Click on Pay now
  13. Now make your payment
  14. Select to print and take it to the bank
  15. For a bank, payment click print


If you have been offered admission congratulations to you! However, we have discussed all that you need to know about The David Nweze Umahi University of Medical Sciences and the school fee schedule. We have also stated a table breakdown of all students, including the international student’s school fees. The acceptance fee and the step-by-step procedure for making your acceptance fee are also stated clearly. Having said that, if you have any comments, you can drop them off with us. Also, feel free to check on this page for more information about the school fees of DNUUMS, 

Amos Nya
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