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UNDERGRADUATE FEES SCHEDULE  (FOR GAMBIAN NATIONALITIES)

  1. Interested Candidates are to obtain the application form for D1, 500.00 or $ 35 and thereafter shall pay an Acceptance fee of D500.00 or $10.
  2. Beginning from 2019/2020 session, every Gambian student (New and Returning) will pay for school fees based on the new approved fees schedule.
  3. Students are required to pay up to a minimum of 75% of their tuition fees, departmental fees and any miscellaneous fees.
  4. This payment is a pre-requisite for registration and access to academic and other activities on campus.
  5. All fees are payable in Gambian Dalasi (D) or US Dollars ($) only.
  6. Legacy University reserves the right to change its tuition & fee structure per circumstances and needs under the approval of its Board of Directors (BoD); such changes would be posted on the University website and appropriate places on campus.
  7. Late payment of tuition fee attracts 2% of the balance due per month.

Fees (payable per session or per year)

 

S/N PROGRAMMES AMOUNT (GMD)
         Departmental fee (for every programme) 1,500.00
1 Nursing Science            37,000.00
2 Biochemistry            35,900.00
3 Community Health Science            37,000.00
4 Dental Technology            37,000.00
5 Dental Therapy            37,000.00
6 Environmental Health Science            37,000.00
7 Health Information Management            37,000.00
8 Medical Laboratory Science            41,000.00
9 Microbiology            35,900.00
10 Physiotherapy            37,000.00
11 Biomedical Engineering            37,000.00
12 Prosthetics & Orthotics            37,000.00
13 International Relations & Strategic Studies            35,900.00
14 Journalism & Mass Communication            39,000.00
15 Law            41,000.00
16 Peace & Conflict Resolution Studies            35,900.00
17 Banking and Finance            35,900.00
18 Accountancy            35,900.00
19 Economics            35,900.00
20 Project/Procurement Management            35,900.00
21 Business Administration            35,900.00
22 Public Administration            35,900.00
23 Theatre Arts & Cinematography            35,900.00
24 Tourism & Hospitality Management            35,900.00
25 Chemical Engineering            39,000.00
26 Computer Engineering            39,000.00
27 Petroleum Engineering            39,000.00
28 Electrical &Electronics Engineering            39,000.00
29 Mechanical Engineering            39,000.00
30   Architecture            41,000.00
31   Urban & Regional Planning            41,000.00
32 Agronomy (Crop Science)            35,900.00
33  Veterinary Medicine              41,000.00
34 Pharmacy (Pharm D)            41,000.00
35 Library and Information Science            39,000.00
36 Animal Health            37,000.00

 

(FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS) UNDERGRADUATES STUDENTS ONLY

  1. Every student admitted as from January 2019 for any programme will pay for school fees based on the new approved fees schedule.
  2. Students are required to pay up to a minimum of 75% of their tuition fees, all miscellaneous fees and 50% of programme-specific fees at the beginning of each session.
  3. This payment is a pre-requisite for registration and access to academic and other activities on campus.
  4. All fees are payable in Gambian Dalasi (D), or US Dollars ($) only. Students who wish to pay in other currency will contact the Bursary for any special arrangement for that purpose.
  5. Legacy University reserves the right to change its tuition & fee structure per circumstances under the approval of its Board of Directors (BoD); such changes would be posted on the University website and appropriate places on campus.
  6. Late payment of tuition fee attracts 2% of the balance due per month
  7. All refunds for fees must follow the approved University refund Policy.

Fees (payable per session)

  1. NURSING, PHYSIOTHERAPY, MEDICAL LABORATORY SCIENCE, DENTAL TECHNOLOGY, DENTAL THERAPY, PROSTHETICS & ORTHOTICS AND OTHER HEALTH SCIENCES PROGRAMMES
S/NO FISCAL ITEM USD ($) GMD (D) NGN (N)
1 Tuition 695.00 34,750.00 250,200.00
2 Acceptance 100.00 5000.00 36,000.00
3 Clinicals/Laboratory 500.00 25,000.00 180,000.00
4 Postings/Field Work 200.00 10,000.00 72,000.00
5 Other Peculiar Activity 85.00 4,250.00 30,600.00
6 Clinical/Lab Coat (A Pair) 30.00 1,500.00 10,800.00
           7 Miscellaneous fee 200.00 10,000.00 72,000.00
  TOTAL 1,810.00 90,500.00 651,600.00

 

  1. LAW
S/NO FISCAL ITEM USD ($) GMD (D) NGN (N)
1 Tuition 695.00 34,750.00 250,200.00
2 Acceptance 350.00 17,500.00 126,000.00
3 Law Library 350.00 17,500.00 126,000.00
4 Postings 100.00 5,000.00 36,000.00
5 Mute Court 115.00 5,750.00 41,400.00
6 Miscellaneous fee 200.00 10,000.00 72,000.00
  TOTAL 1,810.00 90,500.00 651,600.00

 

  1. ENGINEERING, COMPUTER SCIENCE, SURVEY & GEO-INFORMATICS, QUANTITY SURVEYING, ICT, URBAN & REGIONAL PLANNING, THEATRE ARTS &CINEMATOGRAPHY,ARCHITECTURE, AGRONOMY
S/NO FISCAL ITEM USD ($) GMD (D) NGN (N)
1 Tuition 695.00 34,750.00 250,200.00
2 Acceptance 100.00 5000.00 36,000.00
3 Practical 500.00 25,000.00 180,000.00
4 Postings/Field Work 200.00 10,000.00 72,000.00
5 Demo Museum, Lab or Other Peculiar Activity 115.00 5,750.00 41,400.00
6 Miscellaneous fee 200.00 10,000.00 72,000.00
  TOTAL 1,810.00 90,500.00 651,600.00

 

INTERNATIONAL RELATION &STRATEGICSTUDIES, BANKING & FINANCE,

PEACE & CONFLICT RESOLUTION STUDIES, BUSINESS MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, ACCOUNTANCY, HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT , ECONOMICS , PHILOSOPHY, PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION AND ENGLISH, JOURNALISM/MASS COMMUNICATION, EDUCATION, TOURISM & HOSPITALITY MGT, LIBRARY & INFO SCI, SOCIOLOGY, ESTATE & PROPERTY MGT

S/NO FISCAL ITEM USD ($) GMD (D) NGN (N)
1 Tuition 695.00 34,750.00 250,200.00
2 Miscellaneous fee 555.00 27,750.00 199,800.00
  TOTAL 1,250.00    62,500.00 450,000.00

 

  • Departmental fees for every student admitted to the University is 1,500 Dalasi or USD Equivalent
  • All students and appropriate Administrative, Bursary, College and Departmental authorities are hereby enjoined to comply with its provisions and ensure the implementation of this fiscal policy document.
  • All fees are as approved by the Board of Directors of the University.

UNIVERSITY FEES REFUND POLICY

The approved University refund policy is stated as follows;

  1. Students, who withdraw prior to commencement of registration, will be entitled to 100% of their fees.
  2. After commencement of registration, refund will be calculated as follows:
  3. 75% for withdrawal after the first week.
  4. 50% for withdrawal after the second week
  5. 25% after the third week.
  6. No refund will be made after the third week for any withdrawal.

NOTE: Refund of fees excludes application, acceptance fees and registration fees.

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The Bursar’s Office is responsible for the billing and collections of tuition and fees. Questions regarding all charges that appear on the students account may be directed to the Bursar’s Office.


The Bursar’s Office, part of the Finance and Administration Division, is responsible for managing student account receivables and deposit of University funds. This includes:

  • processing payments and credits;
  • billing tuition and fees;
  • processing miscellaneous charges and manual account adjustments;
  • publication of  billing statements;
  • processing inter-fund transactions;
  • processing student and third party refunds.

The Bursar’s office also provides related student service while monitoring and managing student account compliance and collection.

Our Cashier office are located in Legacy University Building. We are open 8:00 am to 4:00 pm Monday – Friday.

Email: bursar@lagacyuniversitygm.org

Candidates seeking admissions into various programmes in LUGA must have the minimum entry requirement as follows;

I. Foundation Programmes
a) This programme is specifically for candidates with deficiency or deficiencies in their secondary school leaving certificates. Successful candidates will proceed into 100 level of their course of choice at the completion of the programme.

II Diploma Programmes

  • A minimum of four credits obtained at senior secondary school level or equivalent at not more than two sittings.

III. Undergraduate Programmes
a. 100 Level

  • Five credits in the senior secondary school leaving examination or equivalents at not more than two (2) sittings obtained in subjects relevant to the proposed field(s) of study.
  • Candidates seeking admission into Colleges of Health Sciences, Engineering and Agriculture.
  • Candidates seeking admission into Colleges of Arts, Law, Administration and Education must possess Credit in any two of Literature, Economics and Government
  • Candidates seeking admission into Colleges of Environmental Design and Management must possess credits in English, Mathematics and Technical Drawing

b. Direct Entry into 200 or 300 Level

  • Holders of Bachelor degrees, National Diploma or Higher National Diploma in any of the following disciplines can be admitted into direct entry programme: Community Health Science, Environmental Health, Dental Therapy, Dental Technology, Opticianry, Nursing and Midwifery, Health Information or Health Records, Pharmacy Technician, Physiotherapy, Medical Laboratory Science, Medical Imaging, Occupational Therapy, Speech Therapy, Biomedical Technology, Journalism, Agricultural Extension and Management, Accountancy, Banking and Finance, Home Economics, Hotel and Catering Management, Immigration Service, Customs Service, Road Safety Service, Nigerian Police, Criminology Studies, Insurance and Taxation, Maritime and Oceanography, Petroleum and Mining Technology, Building Technology, Naval and Air force and other qualifications obtained from a recognized institution.
  • Candidates awaiting result may also apply to the University but should note that they won’t be offered admission until they meet the entry requirements.

Note: Candidates should note that each College of the University may require candidates to satisfy additional requirements before graduation.

All interested candidates should obtain a copy of the application form from the take-off campus or nearest agents with a non-refundable application fee of Thirty Five US Dollars ($35) or its Dalasi or Naira equivalent.

Candidates in Gambia should obtain a copy of the application form from the take-off campus with a non-refundable application fee of D1500 which should be paid into Zenith Bank, Gambia, Legacy University Account No: 6010116821.

Candidates outside Gambia can download a copy of the application form from our website and make payment using any of the bank details below:

Payable via TELEGRAPHIC TRANSFER (TT) to the FBN BANK GAMBIA LTD account below:

FBNBANK (GAMBIA) LTD   
Through Intermediary/Correspondent                
JP Morgan Chase
SWIFT Code:    CHASUS33             
BENEFICIARY INSTITUTION

Ghana international Bank Plc

67 Cheapside
1st Floor
City of London
EC2V 6AZ

United Kingdom

SWIFT CODE: GHIBGB2L

                       

Final Beneficiary Customer:                        
FBNBank (Gambia) Ltd, IBAN: GB89GHIB60926310093302

Customer Name: LEGACY UNIVERSITY THE GAMBIA  A/C: 202203000077788

OR

ZENITH BANK with the account below: (US DOLLARS ONLY)

INTERMIDIARY BANK      CITI BANK NEW YORK
SWIFT CODE:                          CITIUS33
BENEFICIARY BANK ZENITH BANK (UK) LIMITED
SWIFT CODE:                           ZEIBGB2L
ACCOUNT NUMBER                        36874973
FOR FURTHER CREDIT OF ZENITH BANK GAMBIA LTD
CUSTOMER BENEFICIARY:               LEGACY UNIVERSITY, THE GAMBIA
      ACCOUNT NUMBER:     4070105629

Completed application forms with evidence of payment/bank teller should be scanned and sent to the University email address (admission@legacyuniversitygm.org). Prospective candidates should also come along with the original application form and original copies of their credentials to the venue of screening and entrance examination.

The deadline for the purchase and submission of form is Thursday 30th  May, 2019 for summer school and 30th June for 2019/2020 academic session. Screening and Entrance Examination for prospective Candidates will hold on in Banjul, The Gambia and major cities across West Africa at a date to be announced soonest. The Addresses of the Screening Venues will be posted on the University’s website.For additional information, please contact the Admission Officer; (+220) 5073964

Accommodation will be provided for all full time students on a first-come, first-served basis. The classes of accommodation available are: Premium accommodation for single students, two students in an apartment and maximum of four students in an apartment.

Click here for details of type, cost and how to make advance payment for the accommodation and school fees.

Candidates are to note that all Citizens of ECOWAS member countries do not need visa to enter and study in The Gambia. Meanwhile, the University shall make arrangements to obtain resident permits for all its full time students.

The University Registrar                  
Legacy University, The Gambia
(+220)5073964

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