List of Accredited Universities in Nigeria [Federal, State and Private]


Looking to pursue higher education in Nigeria? You’ve come to the right place! This article provides a comprehensive list of accredited universities in Nigeria, helping you find the perfect fit for your academic goals.

This list only contains accredited Universities, that is universities recognized by the National Universities Commission (NUC) are featured, ensuring you receive a recognized Degree qualification.

Whether you’re interested in technology, agriculture, education, or other fields, this list covers universities offering diverse academic programs. With clear and concise language, you can easily navigate the list and compare different universities.

List of Federal Universities in Nigeria

Federal Universities in Nigeria are funded by the Nigerian government, these institutions offer a range of programs at affordable fees. See the List of Federal Universities in Nigeria below.

  1. Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University, Bauchi
  2. Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria
  3. Bayero University, Kano
  4. Federal University Gashua, Yobe
  5. Federal University of Petroleum Resources, Effurun
  6. Federal University of Technology, Akure
  7. Federal University of Technology, Minna
  8. Federal University of Technology, Owerri
  9. Federal University, Dutse, Jigawa State
  10. Federal University, Dutsin-Ma, Katsina
  11. Federal University, Kashere, Gombe State
  12. Federal University, Lafia, Nasarawa State
  13. Federal University, Lokoja, Kogi State
  14. Alex Ekwueme University, Ndufu-Alike, Ebonyi State
  15. Federal University, Otuoke, Bayelsa
  16. Federal University, Oye-Ekiti, Ekiti State
  17. Federal University, Wukari, Taraba State
  18. Federal University, Birnin Kebbi
  19. Federal University, Gusau Zamfara
  20. Michael Okpara University of Agricultural Umudike
  21. Modibbo Adama University of Technology, Yola
  22. National Open University of Nigeria, Lagos
  23. Nigeria Police Academy Wudil
  24. Nigerian Defence Academy Kaduna
  25. Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka
  26. Obafemi Awolowo University,Ile-Ife
  27. University of Abuja, Gwagwalada
  28. Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta
  29. University of Agriculture, Makurdi
  30. University of Benin
  31. University of Calabar
  32. University of Ibadan
  33. University of Ilorin
  34. University of Jos
  35. University of Lagos
  36. University of Maiduguri
  37. University of Nigeria, Nsukka
  38. University of Port-Harcourt
  39. University of Uyo
  40. Usumanu Danfodiyo University
  41. Nigerian Maritime University Okerenkoko, Delta State
  42. Air Force Institute of Technology, Kaduna
  43. Nigerian Army University Biu
  44. Federal University of Health Technology, Otukpo Benue State
  45. Federal University of Agriculture, Zuru, Kebbi State
  46. Federal University of Technology, Babura, Jigawa State
  47. Federal University of Technology, Ikot Abasi, Akwa Ibom State
  48. Federal University of Health Sciences, Azare, Bauchi State
  49. Federal University of Health Sciences, Ila Orangun, Osun State
  50. David Nweze Umahi Federal University of Medical Sciences, Uburu
  51. Admiralty University Ibusa, Delta State
  52. Federal University of Transportation Daura, Katsina

List of State Universities in Nigeria

State Universities in Nigeria are established by individual states, these universities often graces indigenous Students with free or cheaper school fees. See the List of State Universities in Nigeria below.

  1. Abia State University, Uturu
  2. Adamawa State University Mubi
  3. Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba
  4. Akwa Ibom State University, Ikot Akpaden
  5. Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma
  6. Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University, Uli
  7. Bauchi State University, Gadau
  8. Benue State University, Makurdi
  9. Yobe State University, Damaturu
  10. Cross River State University of Technology, Calabar
  11. Delta State University Abraka
  12. Ebonyi State University, Abakaliki
  13. Ekiti State University
  14. Enugu State University of Science and Technology, Enugu
  15. Gombe State Univeristy, Gombe
  16. Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University, Lapai
  17. Ignatius Ajuru University of Education,Rumuolumeni
  18. Imo State University, Owerri
  19. Sule Lamido University, Kafin Hausa, Jigawa
  20. Kaduna State University, Kaduna
  21. Kano University of Science & Technology, Wudil
  22. Kebbi State University of Science and Technology, Aliero
  23. Prince Abubakar Audu University Anyigba
  24. Kwara State University, Ilorin
  25. Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Ogbomoso
  26. Ondo State University of Science and Technology Okitipupa
  27. Rivers State University
  28. Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago Iwoye
  29. Lagos State University, Ojo
  30. Niger Delta University Yenagoa
  31. Nasarawa State University Keffi
  32. Plateau State University Bokkos
  33. Tai Solarin University of Education Ijebu Ode
  34. Umar Musa Yar’ Adua University Katsina
  35. Osun State University Osogbo
  36. Taraba State University, Jalingo
  37. Sokoto State University
  38. Yusuf Maitama Sule University Kano
  39. Oyo State Technical University Ibadan
  40. Ondo State University of Medical Sciences
  41. Edo State University Uzairue
  42. Kingsley Ozumba Mbadiwe University Ogboko, Imo State
  43. University of Africa Toru Orua, Bayelsa State
  44. Bornu State University, Maiduguri
  45. Moshood Abiola University of Science and Technology Abeokuta
  46. Gombe State University of Science and Technology
  47. Zamfara State University
  48. Bayelsa Medical University
  49. University of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences Umuagwo, Imo State
  50. Confluence University of Science and Technology Osara, Kogi
  51. University of Delta, Agbor
  52. Delta University of Science and Technology, Ozoro
  53. Dennis Osadebe University, Asaba
  54. Bamidele Olumilua University of Science and Technology Ikere, Ekiti State
  55. Lagos State University of Education, Ijanikin
  56. Lagos State University of Science and Technology Ikorodu
  57. Shehu Shagari University of Education, Sokoto
  58. Enugu State University of Medical and Applied Sciences, Igbo-Eno
  59. University of Ilesa, Osun State
  60. Emmanuel Alayande University of Education. Oyo, Oyo State
  61. Sa’adatu Rimi University of Education
  62. Kogi State University, Kabba
  63. Niger State University of Education, Minna

List of Private Universities in Nigeria

Independently funded, these institutions offer unique programs and may have different admission requirements and tuition fees. Their tuition fees are often higher than that of Federal and State universities. See list of private universities in Nigeria below.

  1. Achievers University, Owo
  2. Adeleke University, Ede
  3. Afe Babalola University, Ado-Ekiti – Ekiti State
  4. African University of Science & Technology, Abuja
  5. Ajayi Crowther University, Ibadan
  6. Al-Hikmah University, Ilorin
  7. Al-Qalam University, Katsina
  8. American University of Nigeria, Yola
  9. Augustine University
  10. Babcock University, Ilishan-Remo
  11. Baze University
  12. Bells University of Technology, Otta
  13. Benson Idahosa University, Benin City
  14. Bingham University, New Karu
  15. Bowen University, Iwo
  16. Caleb University, Lagos
  17. Caritas University, Enugu
  18. Chrisland University
  19. Covenant University Ota
  20. Crawford University Igbesa
  21. Crescent University
  22. Edwin Clark University, Kaigbodo
  23. Elizade University, Ilara-Mokin
  24. Evangel University, Akaeze
  25. Fountain Unveristy, Oshogbo
  26. Godfrey Okoye University, Ugwuomu-Nike – Enugu State
  27. Gregory University, Uturu
  28. Hallmark University, Ijebi Itele, Ogun
  29. Hezekiah University, Umudi
  30. Igbinedion University Okada
  31. Joseph Ayo Babalola University, Ikeji-Arakeji
  32. Kings University, Ode Omu
  33. Kwararafa University, Wukari
  34. Landmark University, Omu-Aran.
  35. Lead City University, Ibadan
  36. Madonna University, Okija
  37. Mcpherson University, Seriki Sotayo, Ajebo
  38. Micheal & Cecilia Ibru University
  39. Mountain Top University
  40. Nile University of Nigeria, Abuja
  41. Novena University, Ogume
  42. Obong University, Obong Ntak
  43. Oduduwa University, Ipetumodu – Osun State
  44. Pan-Atlantic University, Lagos
  45. Paul University, Awka – Anambra State
  46. Redeemer’s University, Ede
  47. Renaissance University, Enugu
  48. Rhema University, Obeama-Asa – Rivers State
  49. Ritman University, Ikot Ekpene, Akwa Ibom
  50. Salem University, Lokoja
  51. Samuel Adegboyega University, Ogwa.
  52. Southwestern University, Oku Owa
  53. Summit University, Offa
  54. Tansian University, Umunya
  55. University of Mkar, Mkar
  56. Veritas University, Abuja
  57. Wellspring University, Evbuobanosa – Edo State
  58. Wesley University Ondo
  59. Western Delta University, Oghara Delta State
  60. Christopher University Mowe
  61. Kola Daisi University Ibadan, Oyo State
  62. Anchor University Ayobo Lagos State
  63. Dominican University Ibadan Oyo State
  64. Legacy University, Okija Anambra State
  65. Arthur Javis University Akpoyubo Cross river State
  66. Crown Hill University Eiyenkorin, Kwara State
  67. Coal City University Enugu State
  68. Clifford University Owerrinta Abia State
  69. Spiritan University, Nneochi Abia State
  70. Precious Cornerstone University, Oyo
  71. PAMO University of Medical Sciences, Portharcourt
  72. Atiba University Oyo
  73. Eko University of Medical and Health Sciences Ijanikin, Lagos
  74. Skyline University, Kano
  75. Greenfield University, Kaduna
  76. Dominion University Ibadan, Oyo State
  77. Trinity University Ogun State
  78. Westland University Iwo, Osun State
  79. Topfaith University, Mkpatak, Akwa Ibom State
  80. Thomas Adewumi University, Oko-Irese, Kwara State
  81. Maranathan University, Mgbidi, Imo State
  82. Ave Maria University, Piyanko, Nasarawa State
  83. Al-Istiqama University, Sumaila, Kano State
  84. Mudiame University, Irrua, Edo State
  85. Havilla University, Nde-Ikom, Cross River State
  86. Claretian University of Nigeria, Nekede, Imo State
  87. NOK University, Kachia, Kaduna State
  88. Karl-Kumm University, Vom, Plateau State
  89. James Hope University, Lagos, Lagos State
  90. Maryam Abacha American University of Nigeria, Kano State
  91. Capital City University, Kano State
  92. Ahman Pategi University, Kwara State
  93. University of Offa, Kwara State
  94. Mewar International University, Masaka, Nasarawa State
  95. Edusoko University, Bida, Niger State
  96. Philomath University, Kuje, Abuja
  97. Khadija University, Majia, Jigawa State
  98. Anan University, Kwall, Plateau State
  99. PEN Resource University, Gombe
  100. Al-Ansar University, Maiduguri, Borno
  101. Margaret Lawrence University, Umunede, Delta State
  102. Khalifa Isiyaku Rabiu University, Kano
  103. Sports University, Idumuje, Ugboko, Delta State
  104. Baba Ahmed University, Kano State
  105. Saisa University of Medical Sciences and Technology, Sokoto State
  106. Nigerian British University, Asa, Abia State
  107. Peter University, Achina-Onneh Anambra State
  108. Newgate University, MInna, Niger State.
  109. European University of Nigeria, Duboyi, FCT
  110. NorthWest University Sokoto State
  111. Rayhaan University, Kebbi
  112. Muhammad Kamalud University Kwara
  113. Sam Maris University, Ondo
  114. Aletheia University, Ago-Iwoye Ogun State
  115. Lux Mundi University Umuahia, Abia State
  116. Maduka University, Ekwegbe, Enugu State
  117. PeaceLand University, Enugu State
  118. Amadeus University, Amizi, Abia State
  119. Vision University, Ikogbo, Ogun State
  120. Azman University, Kano State
  121. Huda University, Gusau, Zamafara State
  122. Franco British International University, Kaduna State
  123. Canadian University of Nigeria, Abuja
  124. Gerar University of Medical Science Imope Ijebu, Ogun State.
  125. British Canadian University, Obufu Cross River State
  126. Hensard University, Toru-Orua, Sagbama, Bayelsa State
  127. Amaj University, Kwali, Abuja
  128. Phoenix University, Agwada, Nasarawa State
  129. Wigwe University, Isiokpo Rivers State
  130. Hillside University of Science and Technology, Okemisi, Ekiti State
  131. University on the Niger, Umunya, Anambra state
  132. Elrazi Medical University Yargaya University, Kano State
  133. Venite University, Iloro-Ekiti, Ekiti State
  134. Shanahan University Onitsha, Anambra State
  135. The Duke Medical University, Calabar, Cross River State
  136. Mercy Medical University, Iwo, Ogun State
  137. Cosmopolitan University Abuja
  138. Miva Open University, Abuja FCT
  139. Iconic Open University, Sokoto State.
  140. West Midlands Open University, Ibadan, Oyo State
  141. Al-Muhibbah Open University, Abuja
  142. El-Amin University, Minna, Niger State
  143. College of Petroleum and Energy Studies, Kaduna State
  144. Jewel University, Gombe state
  145. Prime University, Kuje, FCT Abuja
  146. Nigerian University of Technology and Management, Apapa, Lagos State
  147. Al-Bayan University, Ankpa, Kogi State

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