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List Of Universities In Nigeria Accredited By NUC

Presently, there are 174 universities in Nigeria which include 43 Federal Universities, 52 State Universities, and 79 Private Universities. These universities have their various undergraduate admission requirements which are based on UTME scores and WASSCE results for all the courses offered in Nigerian Universities.

For the sake of my readers, I have decided to give you the list of accredited Universities by NUC and their official websites.  Out of all the 174 universities in Nigeria, some institutions are top ranking university in Nigeria and globally.

List of Federal Universities in Nigeria

1Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University, Bauchihttp://www.atbu.edu.ng
2Ahmadu Bello University, Zariahttp://www.abu.edu.ng
3Bayero University, Kanohttp://www.buk.edu.ng
4Federal University Gashua, Yobehttps://fugashua.edu.ng
5Federal University of Petroleum Resources, Effurunhttps://fupre.edu.ng
6Federal University of Technology, Akurehttp://www.futa.edu.ng
7Federal University of Technology, Minnahttp://www.futminna.edu.ng
8Federal University of Technology, Owerrihttps://futo.edu.ng
9Federal University, Dutse, Jigawa Statehttp://www.fud.edu.ng/
10Federal University, Dutsin-Ma, Katsinahttps://fudutsinma.edu.ng
11Federal University, Kashere, Gombe Statehttps://fukashere.edu.ng
12Federal University, Lafia, Nasarawa Statehttp://www.fulafia.edu.ng
13Federal University, Lokoja, Kogi Statehttp://www.fulokoja.edu.ng
14Alex Ekwueme University, Ndufu-Alike, Ebonyi Statehttps://funai.edu.ng
15Federal University, Otuoke, Bayelsahttp://www.fuotuoke.edu.ng/
16Federal University, Oye-Ekiti, Ekiti Statehttp://www.fuoye.edu.ng/
17Federal University, Wukari, Taraba Statehttp://www.fuwukari.edu.ng/
18Federal University, Birnin Kebbihttp://www.fubk.edu.ng
19Federal University, Gusau Zamfarahttp://www.fugusau.edu.ng
20Michael Okpara University of Agricultural Umudikehttp://www.mouau.edu.ng
21Modibbo Adama University of Technology, Yolahttp://www.mautech.edu.ng
22National Open University of Nigeria, Lagoshttp://www.nou.edu.ng
23Nigeria Police Academy Wudilhttp://polac.edu.ng/
24Nigerian Defence Academy Kadunahttp://www.nda.edu.ng
25Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awkahttps://unizik.edu.ng
26Obafemi Awolowo University,Ile-Ifehttp://www.oauife.edu.ng
27University of Abuja, Gwagwaladahttp://www.uniabuja.edu.ng
28Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokutahttps://unaab.edu.ng
29University of Agriculture, Makurdihttps://uam.edu.ng
30University of Beninhttp://www.uniben.edu.ng
31University of Calabarhttp://www.unical.edu.ng
32University of Ibadanhttp://www.ui.edu.ng
33University of Ilorinhttp://www.unilorin.edu.ng
34University of Joshttp://www.unijos.edu.ng
35University of Lagoshttps://unilag.edu.ng
36University of Maidugurihttp://www.unimaid.edu.ng
37University of Nigeria, Nsukkahttp://www.unn.edu.ng
38University of Port-Harcourthttp://www.uniport.edu.ng
39University of Uyohttp://www.uniuyo.edu.ng
40Usumanu Danfodiyo Universityhttp://www.udusok.edu.ng
41Nigerian Maritime University Okerenkoko, Delta State
42Air Force Institute of Technology, Kadunahttps://afit.edu.ng
43Nigerian Army University Biuhttps://naub.edu.ng

List of State Universities

1Abia State University, Uturuhttp://www.absu.edu.ng
2Adamawa State University Mubihttp://www.adsu.edu.ng
3Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungbahttp://www.aaua.edu.ng
4Akwa Ibom State University, Ikot Akpadenhttp://www.aksu.edu.ng
5Ambrose Alli University, Ekpomahttp://www.aauekpoma.edu.ng
6Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University, Ulihttp://coou.edu.ng/
7Bauchi State University, Gadauhttps://basug.edu.ng
8Benue State University, Makurdihttp://www.bsum.edu.ng
9Yobe State University, Damaturuhttp://www.ysu.edu.ng
10Cross River State University of Technology, Calabarhttp://www.crutech.edu.ng
11Delta State University Abrakahttp://www.delsu.edu.ng
12Ebonyi State University, Abakalikihttp://www.ebsu.edu.ng
13Ekiti State Universityhttps://eksu.edu.ng
14Enugu State University of Science and Technology, Enuguhttp://www.esut.edu.ng
15Gombe State Univeristy, Gombehttp://www.gsu.edu.ng
16Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University, Lapaihttps://ibbu.edu.ng
17Ignatius Ajuru University of Education,Rumuolumenihttp://www.iaue.edu.ng
18Imo State University, Owerrihttp://www.imsu.edu.ng
19Sule Lamido University, Kafin Hausa, Jigawahttps://slu.edu.ng
20Kaduna State University, Kadunahttp://www.kasu.edu.ng
21Kano University of Science & Technology, Wudilhttp://www.kust.edu.ng
22Kebbi State University of Science and Technology, Alierohttp://www.ksusta.edu.ng
23Kogi State University Anyigbahttp://www.ksu.edu.ng
24Kwara State University, Ilorinhttp://www.kwasu.edu.ng
25Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Ogbomosohttp://www.lautech.edu.ng
26Ondo State University of Science and Technology Okitipupahttp://www.osustech.edu.ng
27River State Universityhttp://www.rsu.edu.ng
28Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago Iwoyehttp://www.oouagoiwoye.edu.ng
29Lagos State University, Ojohttp://www.lasu.edu.ng
30Niger Delta University Yenagoahttp://www.ndu.edu.ng
31Nasarawa State University Keffihttp://www.nsuk.edu.ng
32Plateau State University Bokkoshttp://www.plasu.edu.ng
33Tai Solarin University of Education Ijebu Odehttp://www.tasued.edu.ng
34Umar Musa Yar’ Adua University Katsinahttp://www.umyu.edu.ng
35Osun State University Osogbohttp://www.uniosun.edu.ng
36Taraba State University, Jalingohttps://tsuniversity.edu.ng
37Sokoto State Universityhttp://www.ssu.edu.ng
38Yusuf Maitama Sule University Kanohttp://www.nwu.edu.ng
39Oyo State Technical University Ibadanhttps://tech-u.edu.ng
40Ondo State University of Medical Scienceshttp://www.unimed.edu.ng
41Edo University Iyamohttp://www.edouniversity.edu.ng/
42Eastern Palm University Ogboko, Imo Statehttps://www.epu.edu.ng/
43University of Africa Toru Orua, Bayelsa Statehttps://www.uat.edu.ng/public/
44Bornu State University, Maiduguri
45Moshood Abiola University of Science and Technology Abeokuta
46Gombe State University of Science and Technology
47Zamfara State University
48Bayelsa Medical University
49University of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences, Umuagwo
50University of Creative Technology Umuna
51University of Medical Science Ogboko
52University of Science and Technology Omuna Isiako

List of Private Universities in Nigeria

1Achievers University, Owoachievers.edu.ng
2Adeleke University, Edeadelekeuniversity.edu.ng
3Afe Babalola University, Ado-Ekiti – Ekiti Stateabuad.edu.ng
4African University of Science & Technology, Abujahttp://aust.edu.ng
5Ajayi Crowther University, Ibadanhttp://www.acu.edu.ng
6Al-Hikmah University, Ilorinalhikmah.edu.ng
7Al-Qalam University, Katsinahttp://www.auk.edu.ng
8American University of Nigeria, Yolahttp://www.aun.edu.ng
9Augustine Universityhttp://www.augustineuniversity.edu.ng/
10Babcock University,Ilishan-Remohttp://www.babcock.edu.ng
11Baze Universityhttp://www.bazeuniversity.edu.ng
12Bells University of Technology, Ottabellsuniversity.edu.ng
13Benson Idahosa University, Benin Citybiu.edu.ng
14Bingham University, New Karuhttp://www.binghamuni.edu.ng
15Bowen University, Iwohttp://www.bowenuniversity-edu.org
16Caleb University, Lagoscalebuniversity.edu.ng
17Caritas University, Enuguhttp://www.caritasuni.edu.ng/
18Chrisland Universityhttp://www.chrislanduniversity.edu.ng
19Covenant University Otahttp://www.covenantuniversity.edu.ng/
20Crawford University Igbesahttp://www.crawforduniversity.edu.ng
21Crescent Universityhttp://www.crescent-university.edu.ng
22Edwin Clark University, Kaigbodoedwinclarkuniversity.edu.ng
23Elizade University, Ilara-Mokinhttp://www.elizadeuniversity.edu.ng
24Evangel University, Akaezehttp://www.evangeluniversity.edu.ng
25Fountain Unveristy, Oshogbohttp://www.fountainuniversity.edu.ng
26Godfrey Okoye University, Ugwuomu-Nike – Enugu Stategouni.edu.ng
27Gregory University, Uturuhttp://www.gregoryuniversity.com
28Hallmark University, Ijebi Itele, Ogunhttp://www.hallmark.edu.ng
29Hezekiah University, Umudihezekiah.edu.ng
30Igbinedion University Okadaiuokada.edu.ng
31Joseph Ayo Babalola University, Ikeji-Arakejijabu.edu.ng
32Kings University, Ode Omuhttp://www.kingsuniversity.edu.ng/
33Kwararafa University, Wukarihttp://www.kwararafauniversity.edu.ng
34Landmark University, Omu-Aran.http://www.lmu.edu.ng
35Lead City University, Ibadanhttp://www.lcu.edu.ng
36Madonna University, Okijahttp://www.madonnauniversity.edu.ng
37Mcpherson University, Seriki Sotayo, Ajebohttp://www.mcu.edu.ng
38Micheal & Cecilia Ibru Universitymciu.edu.ng
39Mountain Top Universitymtu.edu.ng
40Nile University of Nigeria, Abujahttp://www.ntnu.edu.ng
41Novena University, Ogumehttp://www.novenauniversity.edu.ng
42Obong University, Obong Ntakobonguniversity.edu.ng
43Oduduwa University, Ipetumodu – Osun Statehttp://www.oduduwauniversity.edu.ng
44Pan-Atlantic University, Lagospau.edu.ng
45Paul University, Awka – Anambra Statepauluniversity.edu.ng
46Redeemer’s University, Edehttp://www.run.edu.ng
47Renaissance University, Enuguhttp://www.rnu.edu.ng
48Rhema University, Obeama-Asa – Rivers Statehttp://www.rhemauniversity.edu.ng
49Ritman University, Ikot Ekpene, Akwa Ibomhttp://www.ritmanuniversity.edu.ng
50Salem University, Lokojasalemuniversity.edu.ng
51Samuel Adegboyega University, Ogwa.http://www.sau.edu.ng
52Southwestern University, Oku Owasouthwesternuniversity.edu.ng
53Summit Universityhttp://www.summituniversity.edu.ng
54Tansian University, Umunyahttp://tansianuniversity.edu.ng/
55University of Mkar, Mkarhttp://www.unimkar.edu.ng
56Veritas University, Abujahttp://www.veritas.edu.ng
57Wellspring University, Evbuobanosa – Edo Statehttp://www.wellspringuniversity.net
58Wesley University. of Science & Technology, Ondohttp://www.wusto.edu.ng
59Western Delta University, Oghara Delta Statehttp://wdu.edu.ng
60Christopher University Mowehttp://www.christopheruniversity.edu.ng/
61Kola Daisi University Ibadan, Oyo Statekoladaisiuniversity.edu.ng
62Anchor University Ayobo Lagos Statehttp://www.aul.edu.ng/
63Dominican University Ibadan Oyo Statehttp://www.dui.edu.ng/
64Legacy University, Okija Anambra Statehttp://www.legacyuniversity.edu.ng/
65Arthur Javis University Akpoyubo Cross river Statehttp://www.arthurjarvisuniversity.edu.ng/
66Crown Hill University Eiyenkorin, Kwara Statehttp://www.crownhilluniversity.edu.ng/
67Coal City University Enugu State
68Clifford University Owerrinta Abia Statehttp://www.clifforduni.edu.ng/
69Admiralty University, Ibusa Delta Stateadun.edu.ng
70Spiritan University, Nneochi Abia Statehttp://www.spiritanuniversity.edu.ng
71Precious Cornerstone University, Oyopcu.edu.ng
72PAMO University of Medical Sciences, Portharcourtpums.edu.ng
73Atiba University Oyo
74Eko University of Medical and Health Sciences Ijanikin, Lagoshttp://www.ekounivmed.edu.ng
75Skyline University, Kanohttp://www.sun.edu.ng
76Greenfield University, Kadunahttp://www.gfu.edu.ng
77Dominion University Ibadan, Oyo Statedominionuniversity.edu.ng
78Trinity University Ogun Statehttp://www.trinityuniversity.edu.ng/
79Westland University Iwo, Osun State

Although there are other Universities in Nigeria that are not included on the list and they are universities that are illegal because they are not recognised by NUC.

Bolarinwa Olajire

A lecturer, Educationist, PhD student at FUNAAB, and a Blogger.

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