Open University of Tanzania Fee Structure

This page contains information about the Open University of Tanzania fee structure for the years 2021/2022. The sum payable as school fees for Undergraduate programs for the next academic session has been issued by the institution’s authority.

open university of tanzania fee structure

This is to inform all prospective students who have been offered provisional admission or who are likely to apply for admission to the Open University of Tanzania of the following fee structure:

Students from the SADC and the EAC

Students from member countries must pay the equivalent of local fees, according to the SADC and EAC Protocols. Additional costs for logistic support, such as transportation of study materials, invigilation and freight of examinations, and the hiring of examination facilities, have been incorporated into their fees, as stated in Fees Tables 1 and 3.

Table 1

The fees per unit for various modes of learning

S/N Item Cost per Unit (USD) for EAC and SADC students Cost per Unit (USD) for NON- EAC and SADC students
1 Theoretical course by distance mode 40 80
2 Theoretical Course by Face to face 60 120
3 Field Practice 70 140
4 Teaching practice 70 140
5 Science Laboratory 70 140
6 Project/dissertation 70 140
7 Examination fees 20 40

Table 2

Bank accounts for various international student fees

COUNTRY (Account Name) Bank Account number
Kenya (Egerton University) Kenya Commercial Bank 1101847530
Namibia (Triumphant College) First National Bank, Windhoek 62100230789
Rwanda (The Open University of Tanzania) KCB Bank, Kigali Branch
Swift code: KCBLRWRW
Other Countries (The Open University of Tanzania) NBC Limited,  Corporate Branch

Table 3

Fee schedule for continuing students during academic year undergraduate and non-degree

1 Application fees 30 30
2 Examination fees paid annually 240 460
3 Student Organization fees 10 10
4 Student Identity card 10 10
Tuition Fees
5 B.Ed – Special Education 2,400 6,000
6 B.Sc. in ICT 3,600 6,000
7 Other Undergraduate programmes 2,400 4,800
8 Certificate Courses 400 1,200
9 Diploma in Primary Teacher Education (DPTE) 1,200 2,400
10 Other Diploma programmes 1,200 2,400

For more information, download the Open University of Tanzania general fee structure by clicking the button below.

Fee payments

Fees once paid are not refundable. In extremely exceptional circumstances, consideration of refund of the fees paid may be made to those who have graduated and paid excess fees. Where this is applicable, the approval of refund shall be made subject to a charge of 15% of the amount refunded. The percentage deduction rate shall be set, announced, and reviewed by University from time to time. No refund for any student who voluntarily requests to withdraw from studies at the Open University of Tanzania.

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