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Private Universities in Nigeria (Cheapest and the Best) 2021

This article is about private Universities in Nigeria comprising of the best Universities, cheapest Universities and the list of all private Universities in Nigeria.

Top 20 best private universities

The rank below was conducted by webometrics in July 2020. According to the info on their website, the ranking is being updated every six months. Covenant University top the list of the best private University in Nigeria and came second in all the Institutions (both Universities and Polytechnics) in Nigeria.

  • Covenant University
  • Landmark University
  • Redeemer’s University
  • American University of Nigeria
  • African University of Science & Technology, Abuja
  • Afe Babalola University Ado Ekiti
  • Babcock University
  • Samuel Adegboyega University, Ogwa
  • Bowen University
  • Igbinedion University Okada
  • Joseph Ayo Babalola University
  • Fountain University Osogbo
  • Ajayi Crowther University Oyo
  • Adeleke University Ede
  • Pan-Atlantic University, Lagos
  • Bingham University, New Karu
  • Benson Idahosa University
  • Elizade University Ilara Mokin
  • Al-Hikmah University, Ilorin
  • Lead City University Ibadan

List of Cheap Private Universities in Nigeria

The tuition fee of each school varies depending on the course you want to study. However, the fee given is for the cheapest course in each University. The cheapest private University in Nigeria is Oduduwa University. Below are the list of the cheap private universities in Nigeria with their tuition fee:

  • Oduduwa University – N195,000
  • Obong University, Obong Ntak – N170,000
  • Wellspring University _ N213,000
  • Caritas University – N248,000
  • Paul University, Awka – N300,000
  • Rhema University – N313,000
  • Fountain University, Osogbo – N350,000
  • Al-Hikmah University – N350,000
  • Adeleke University – N350,000
  • Novena University – N400,000
  • Crawford University – N450,000
  • Joseph Ayo Babalola University – N436,000
  • Lead City University – N550,000
  • Mountain Top University (MTU School Fees) – N650,000

List of all Private Universities in Nigeria by NUC

I have provided the comprehensive list of all universities in Nigeria in one of my articles. However, below are the list of private universities in Nigeria approved by NUC.

  • Achievers University, Owo   http://www.achievers.edu.ng
  • Adeleke University, Ede      http://www.adelekeuniversity.edu.ng
  • Afe Babalola University, Ado-Ekiti – Ekiti State   http://www.abuad.edu.ng
  • African University of Science & Technology, Abuja  http://aust.edu.ng
  • Ajayi Crowther University, Ibadan http://www.acu.edu.ng
  • Al-Hikmah University, Ilorin https://www.alhikmah.edu.ng
  • Al-Qalam University, Katsina http://www.auk.edu.ng
  • American University of Nigeria, Yola http://www.aun.edu.ng
  • Augustine University http://www.augustineuniversity.edu.ng/
  • Babcock University,Ilishan-Remo http://www.babcock.edu.ng
  • Baze University http://www.bazeuniversity.edu.ng
  • Bells University of Technology, Otta http://www.bellsuniversity.org
  • Benson Idahosa University, Benin City http://www.idahosauniversity.com
  • Bingham University, New Karu http://www.binghamuni.edu.ng
  • Bowen University, Iwo http://www.bowenuniversity-edu.org
  • Caleb University, Lagos http://www.calebuniversity.edu.ng
  • Caritas University, Enugu http://www.caritasuni.edu.ng
  • Chrisland University http://www.chrislanduniversity.edu.ng
  • Covenant University Ota http://www.covenantuniversity.edu.ng/
  • Crawford University Igbesa http://www.crawforduniversity.edu.ng
  • Crescent University http://www.crescent-university.edu.ng
  • Edwin Clark University, Kaigbodo http://www.edwinclarkuniversity.edu.ng
  • Elizade University, Ilara-Mokin http://www.elizadeuniversity.edu.ng
  • Evangel University, Akaeze http://www.evangeluniv.edu.ng
  • Fountain Unveristy, Oshogbo http://www.fountainuniversity.edu.ng
  • Godfrey Okoye University, Ugwuomu-Nike – Enugu State http://www.gouni.edu.ng
  • Gregory University, Uturu Prof. Juliet Elu http://www.gregoryuniversity.com
  • Hallmark University, Ijebi Itele, Ogun http://www.hallmark.edu.ng
  • Hezekiah University, Umudi http://hezekiah.edu.ng/
  • Igbinedion University Okada http://www.iuokada.edu.ng
  • Joseph Ayo Babalola University, Ikeji-Arakeji http://www.jabu.edu.ng
  • Kings University, Ode Omu http://www.kingsuniversity.edu.ng
  • Kwararafa University, Wukari http://www.wukarijubileeuniversity.org
  • Landmark University, Omu-Aran. http://www.lmu.edu.ng
  • Lead City University, Ibadan http://www.lcu.edu.ng
  • Madonna University, Okija http://www.madonnauniversity.edu.ng
  • Mcpherson University, Seriki Sotayo, Ajebo http://www.mcu.edu.ng
  • Micheal & Cecilia Ibru University http://mciu.edu.ng/
  • Mountain Top University http://www.mountaintopuniversity.org/
  • Nile University of Nigeria, Abuja http://www.ntnu.edu.ng
  • Novena University, Ogume http://www.novenauniversity.edu.ng
  • Obong University, Obong Ntak http://www.obonguniversity.net
  • Oduduwa University, Ipetumodu – Osun State http://www.oduduwauniversity.edu.ng
  • Pan-Atlantic University, Lagos http://www.pau.edu.ng
  • Paul University, Awka – Anambra State http://www.pauluniversity.edu.ng
  • Redeemer’s University, Mowe http://www.run.edu.ng
  • Renaissance University, Enugu http://www.renaissanceuniversityng.com
  • Rhema University, Obeama-Asa – Rivers State http://www.rhemauniversity.edu.ng
  • Ritman University, Ikot Ekpene, Akwa Ibom http://www.ritmanuniversity.edu.ng
  • Salem University, Lokoja http://www.salemuniversity.org
  • Samuel Adegboyega University, Ogwa. http://www.sau.edu.ng
  • Southwestern University, Oku Owa http://www.southwesternuniversity.edu.ng
  • Summit University
  • Tansian University, Umunya http://tansianuniversity.edu.ng/
  • University of Mkar, Mkar http://www.unimkar.edu.ng
  • Veritas University, Abuja http://www.veritas.edu.ng
  • Wellspring University, Evbuobanosa – Edo State http://www.wellspringuniversity.net
  • Wesley University. of Science & Technology, Ondo http://www.wusto.edu.ng
  • Western Delta University, Oghara Delta State http://wdu.edu.ng
  • Christopher University Mowe http://www.christopheruniversity.edu.ng/
  • Kola Daisi University Ibadan, Oyo State
  • Anchor University Ayobo Lagos State
  • Dominican University Ibadan Oyo State
  • Legacy University, Okija Anambra State
  • Arthur Javis University Akpoyubo Cross river State
  • Crown Hill University Eiyenkorin, Kwara State
  • Coal City University Enugu State
  • Clifford University Owerrinta Abia State
  • Admiralty University, Ibusa Delta State
  • Spiritan University, Nneochi Abia State
  • Precious Cornerstone University, Oyo
  • PAMO University of Medical Sciences, Portharcourt
  • Atiba University Oyo
  • Eko University of Medical and Health Sciences Ijanikin, Lagos      http://www.ekounivmed.edu.ng

Bolarinwa Olajire

An associate lecturer with demonstrated history of working in the education industry. Skilled in analytical skills, C++, Fortran, and Entrepreneurship. Strong education professional with a M. SC focused in condensed matter from University of Ibadan and PhD student at FUNAAB.

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