The study Analysis of Educational Cost in Public Secondary Schools in Abia State adopted a descriptive survey design. Four research questions guided the study. The population was 4568 comprising of 303 teachers and 4265 students from the three education zones that made up Abia State education system. The sample size was 600 respondents comprising 155 teachers and 445 students selected through quota sampling technique. Data for the study was collected through documentary evidence (teacher’s salary pay voucher and quantification measure). Data were analyzed using mean, standard deviation, quantification analysis to answer the research questions. The study revealed that least unit cost incurred by government in public secondary school in umuahia education zone for providing classroom per student is N2, 053.33k while the highest cost incurred by government in providing classroom per student is N18, 333.33k per session. Cost incurred by government in providing education has public secondary schools in Abia state. Based on the findings of the study, recommendations were made which are: Government at all levels should increase subventions and budgets made in educational sector so as to meet with UNESCO 26% budget recommendation. This will help reduce cost and encourage students to have access to quality education by all citizens irrespective of their socio-economic status.
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UDOCHI, CHARLES. "Analysis Of Educational Cost In Public Secondary Schools In Abia State, Nigeria " Repository.mouau.edu.ng (2023). Accessed 01 Dec. 2023. https://repository.mouau.edu.ng/work/view/analysis-of-educational-cost-in-public-secondary-schools-in-abia-state-nigeria-7-2