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List of Universities in Nigeria – State And Federal

Universities in Nigeria. This is the list of all the tertiary Institutions in Nigeria. This lists covers the 36 states of the federation. The Universities in Nigeria are divided into The federal , the state governments and the private owned Universities. The body in charge of Universities in Nigeria is the National Universities Commission (NUC) and It is responsible for managing, accrediting and also serves as regulatory body that enforces standard across all the Universities in Nigeria. The National Universities commission (NUC) is also responsible for and setting admissions quota for all universities in Nigeria. It is also responsible for the approving the curriculum and courses that is offered in each University in Nigeria.

 

Here is a list of all the Universities in Nigeria

Name                              State                     Abbreviation      Location       Owned               Founded

Abia State University      Abia                       ABSU                     Uturu                    State                     1981

Abubakar Tafawa             Bauchi                   ATBU                     Bauchi                   Federal                 1980

Balewa University

Achievers University      Ondo                     AC                          Owo                      Private                  2007

Adamawa State Uni        Adamawa            ADSU                    Mubi                     State                     2002

Afe Babalola University Ekiti                        ABUAD                 Ado-Ekiti              Private                  2009

Ahmadu Bello UnI           Kaduna                 ABU                       Zaria                      Federal                 1962

Ajayi Crowther University Oyo                   ACU                       Oyo                        Private                  1853

Akwa Ibom State University Akwa Ibom                AKSU                     Uyo                        State                     2010

(formerly Akwa Ibom State University of Science and Technology)

Al-Hikmah University     Kwara                   AHU                       Ilorin                      Private                  2005

Ambrose Alli University Edo                        AAU                       Ekpoma                State                     1981

American University of Nigeria  Adamawa            AUN      Yola        Private  2005

Anambra State University                            ANSU                    Uli                           State                     2000

formerly Anambra State University Of Science And Technology                Anambra

Babcock University          Ogun                     BU                          Ilishan-Remo     Private                  1959

Bayero University            Kano                      BUK                       Kano                      Federal                 1977

Bells University of Technology   Ogun     BUT                        Ota                         Private                  2004

Benson Idahosa UniversityEdo                  BIU                         Benin City            Private                  2002

Benue State University Benue                   BSU                        Makurdi               State                     1992

Bowen University            Osun                     BU                          Iwo                        Private                  2002

Bukar Abba Ibrahim University  Yobe      YSU                        Damaturu            State                     2006

Caleb University               Lagos                     CUl                         Ikorodu                                Private                  2008

Caritas University             Enugu                   CU                          Enugu                   Private                  2004

CETEP City University     Lagos                     CU                          Lagos                     Private

City University   Lagos     CU                                                          Yaba                      Private

City University of Technology Kaduna     CUT                        Kaduna                 Private

Covenant University       Ogun                     CU                          Ota                         Private                  2002

Crawford University       Ogun                     CU                          Faith City, Igbesa Private              2005

Crawford University       Ekiti                        CU                          Oye-Ekiti Campus Private             2005

Crescent University        Ogun                     CU                          Abeokuta            Private                  2005

Cross River University    Cross River          CRUTECH             Ekpo-Abasi, Calabar        State     2002

of Technology

Delta State University, Abraka   Delta     DELSU                   Abraka                  State                     1992

Ebonyi State University Ebonyi                  EBSU                     Abakaliki              State                     1996

ECWA Bingham University           Nassarawa          BU          New Karu            Private                  2005

Elizade University            Ondo                                                     Ilara-Mokin         Private                  2012

Federal University           Ndufe Alike, Ikwo FUNAI             Ikwo                      Federal                 2011

Federal University of Technology Akure                Ondo     FUTA     Akura                    Federal                 1981

Federal University, Dutsin-Ma Katsina    FUDM                   Katsina                 Federal

Fountain University, Osogbo      Osun     FUO                       Osun                     Private                  2007

Godfrey Okoye University           Enugu   GOU                      Enugu                   Private                  2009

Gregory University          Abia                                                       Uturu                    Private                  2012

Igbinedion University     Edo        IUO                                        Okada                   Private                  1999

Joseph Ayo Babalola University Osun     JABU                     Ikeji-Arakeji       Private                  2006

Lagos State University                   Lagos     LASU                     Ojo                         State                     1983

Landmark University                      Kwara                   LU           Omu-Aran           Private                  2011

Michael and Cecilia Ibru University           Delta     MCIU    Agbara-Otor, Ughelli North         Private  2015

National Open University of Nigeria        Lagos     NOUN   Victoria Island    Federal 1983

Nigerian Turkish Nile University FCT         NTNU                    Abuja                    Private                  1998

Oduduwa University      Osun                     OUI        Ipetumodu, Ile-Ife          State                     2009

Redeemer’s University Nigeria  Osun     RUN                       EDE                        Private                  2005

Taraba State University Taraba                                                  Jalingo                  State                     2011

University of Benin         Edo                        UNIBEN                                Benin City            Federal                 1970

University of Calabar      Cross River          UNICAL                                Calabar                 Federal                 1975

University of Ibadan       Oyo                        UI                           Ibadan                  Federal                 1948

University of Lagos          Lagos                     UNILAG                                Lagos                     Federal                 1962

University of Nigeria, Nsukka Enugu        UNN                      Enugu                   Federal                 1955

University of Port Harcourt          Rivers    UNIPORT             Port Harcourt     Federal                 1975

Veritas University (Catholic University of Nigeria) Abuja                Abuja    VUNA   Bwari     Private  2007

 

Others are

Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba-Akoko
Awori District College of Education, Ota (private)
Caritas University, Enugu
City University, Yaba
Citygate University, Ibadan
Cross River University of Technology, Calabar
Enugu State University of Science and Technology, Enugu
Federal Polytechnic, Birnin Kebbi
Federal University, Birnin Kebbi, Kebbi State
Federal University Gashua, Yobe State
Federal University Gusau, Zamfara State
Federal University of Dutse (FUD)
Federal University of Petroleum Resource Effurun
Federal University of Technology Minna
Federal University of Technology Owerri
Free University of Nigeria (FUN), Proposed online, first 100% tuition-free university in the world. Lagos. Nigeria
Gombe State University, Gombe
Ibrahim Babangida University, Lapai
Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University, Niger State, Lapai
Ignatius Ajuru University of Education (Rivers State University of Education), Port Harcourt
Imo State University, Owerri
Institute of Management and Technology, Enugu
Joseph Ayo Babalola University, Ikeji-Arakeji
Kaduna State University, Kaduna Kaduna State
Kano State University of Science and Technology, Wudil
Kebbi State University of Technology Aliero
Kogi State University, Ayigba, Kogi State
Kwara State University, Malete, Kwara State
Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Ogbomoso
Lagos Business School, Lagos
Lead City University, Ibadan
Madonna University (Ihiala), Okija
Michael Okpara Federal University of Agriculture, Umudike
Modibbo Adama University of Technology Yola
Moses Orimolade University, Omu-Aran
Michael and Cecilia Ibru University, Agbara-Otor, Ughelli North, Delta State
Nasarawa State University, Keffi
National Open University of Nigeria, Lagos
Niger Delta University, Wilberforce Island, Bayelsa State
Nigerian Defence Academy, Kaduna
Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka
Northwest University, Kano
Novena University, Ogume, Delta State
Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife
Obong University, Obong Ntak, Akwa Ibom
Oduduwa University, Ipetumodu, Osun State
Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago-Iwoye, Ogun State
Ondo State University of Science and Technology, Okitipupa
Osun State University, Osogbo
Pan-Atlantic University, Lagos
Paul University, Awka Anambra
Ritman University, Ikot Ekpene, Akwa Ibom State
Rivers State University of Science and Technology, Port Harcourt
Redeemer’s University, Off, Gbongan – Oshogbo Rd, Ede
Renaissance University, Agbani
Salem University, Lokoja Kogi State
Samuel Adegboyega University, Ogwa Edo State
Tai Solarin University of Education, Ijebu-Ode, Ogun State
Umaru Musa Yar’adua University, Katsina State
University of Abuja, Gwagwalada
University of Ado Ekiti, Ado Ekiti
University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, Abeokuta
University of Agriculture, Makurdi, Makurdi, Benue State
University of Ibadan, Ibadan
University of Ilorin, Ilorin
University of Jos, Jos
University of Maiduguri, Maiduguri
University of Mkar, Mkar-Gboko, Benue State
University of Uyo, Uyo, Akwa Ibom State
The University on Idemili, Alor, Anambra State
Usman Dan Fodio University, Sokoto
Wesley University, Ondo
Western Delta University, Oghara, Delta State
Sule Lamido University, Kaffin Hausa, Jigawa State

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