List of Universities in Nigeria

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Here is a complete list of universities in Nigeria.

If you’ve been searching for list 10 best universities in Nigeria, this list does not only contain 10 best universities, but all NUC accredited universities in Nigeria.

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In our subsequent updates we’ll share with you guys categorically, list of private universities in Nigeria, list of state university in Nigeria and list of federal universities in Nigeria.

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Meanwhile, this page contains ALL the universities in Nigeria which includes federal universities, state and private universities in Nigeria.

This list might serve as a reference or as a guide to your university career.

The list of universities in Nigeria below is shared with no particular order of preference.

Name of UniversityState AbbreviationLocation FundingFounded
Abia State UniversityAbiaABSUUturuState1981
Adekunle Ajasin UniversityOndoAAUAAkungba-AkokoState1999
Joseph Ayo Babalola University Osun JABU Ikeji-ArakejiPrivate2006
Redeemer’s University NigeriaOsun RUN EDEPrivate2005
Afe Babalola UniversityEkitiABUADAdo-EkitiPrivate2009
Akwa Ibom State University (formerly Akwa Ibom State University of Science and Technology)Akwa IbomAKSUMkpat-EninState2010
American University of NigeriaAdamawaAUNYolaPrivate2005
Abubakar Tafawa Balewa UniversityBauchi ATBUBauchiFederal1980
Adamawa State UniversityAdamawaADSUMubiState 2002
Achievers UniversityOndoACOwoPrivate2007
Ahmadu Bello UniversityKadunaABUZariaFederal1962
Al-Hikmah UniversityKwaraAHUIlorinPrivate2005
Ambrose Alli UniversityEdoAAUEkpomaState1981
Anambra State University formerly Anambra State University Of Science And TechnologyAnambraANSUUliState2000
Ajayi Crowther UniversityOyoACUOyoPrivate1853
Bayero UniversityKanoBUKKanoFederal1977
Babcock UniversityOgunBUIlishan-RemoPrivate1959
Bells University of TechnologyOgunBUTOtaPrivate2004
Benson Idahosa UniversityEdoBIUBenin CityPrivate2002
Benue State UniversityBenueBSUMakurdiState1992
ECWA Bingham UniversityNassarawaBUNew KaruPrivate2005
Bowen UniversityOsunBUIwoPrivate2002
Bukar Abba Ibrahim UniversityYobeYSUDamaturuState2006
CETEP City UniversityLagosCULagosPrivate2005
Caleb UniversityLagosCUlIkoroduPrivate2008
Caritas UniversityEnuguCUEnuguPrivate2004
City UniversityLagosCUYabaPrivate
National Open University of NigeriaLagosNOUNVictoria IslandFederal1983
City University of TechnologyKadunaCUTKadunaPrivate1956
Covenant UniversityOgunCUOtaPrivate2002
Crawford UniversityOgunCUFaith City, IgbesaPrivate2005
Crawford UniversityEkitiCUOye-Ekiti CampusPrivate2005
Crescent UniversityOgunCUAbeokutaPrivate2005
Cross River University of TechnologyCross RiverCRUTECHEkpo-Abasi, CalabarState2002
Delta State University, AbrakaDeltaDELSUAbrakaState1992
Ebonyi State UniversityEbonyiEBSUAbakalikiState1996
Elizade UniversityOndoIlara-MokinPrivate2012
Fountain University, OsogboOsunFUOOsunPrivate2007
Federal University, Dutsin-MaKatsinaFUDMKatsinaFederal2011
Federal University of Technology AkureOndoFUTA AkuraFederal1981
Federal University Ndufe Alike, IkwoIkwoFUNAIIkwoFederal2011
Gregory UniversityAbia UturuPrivate2012
Godfrey Okoye UniversityEnuguGOUEnuguPrivate2009
Igbinedion UniversityEdoIUOOkadaPrivate1999
Koladaisi UniversityOyoKUIbadan, OyoState2015
Oduduwa UniversityOsunOUIIpetumodu, Ile-IfeState2009
Landmark UniversityKwaraLUOmu-AranPrivate2011
Michael and Cecilia Ibru UniversityDeltaMCIUAgbara-Otor, Ughelli NorthPrivate2015
Lagos State UniversityLagosLASUOjoState1983
Nigerian Turkish Nile UniversityFCTNTNUAbujaPrivate1998
Taraba State UniversityTarabaTASUJalingoState2011
University of BeninEdoUNIBENBenin CityFederal1970
University of CalabarCross RiverUNICALCalabarFederal1975
University of IbadanOyoUIIbadanFederal1948
Umaru Musa Yar’adua University KatsinaKatsinaUMYUKatsinaState2006
University of LagosLagosUNILAGLagosFederal1962
University of Port HarcourtRiversUNIPORTPort HarcourtFederal1975
University of Nigeria, NsukkaEnuguUNNEnuguFederal1955
 Veritas University (Catholic University of Nigeria) AbujaAbujaVUNABwariPrivate2007

This list of universities in Nigeria will be updated as new universities spring in Nigeria.

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