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List of Universities offering Computer science/IT in Nigeria

This page gives the list of Universities offering Computer science or Information Technology (IT) in Nigeria, their admission requirements, and best Information Technology courses.

Computer science or IT is one of the top ten best courses that has a high employability rate in Nigeria according to a research conducted by Stutern. It is no longer news that in Nigeria of today, IT courses will give one an edge in the job market. And not only that being computer literate will help to advance your career, become more competitive, and a valuable employee.

Due to the above fact, I am compelled to write on Universities in Nigeria offering Computer Science and their admission requirements

List of Universities in Nigeria offering Computer science

  • Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria (ABU)
  • Afe Babalola University, Ado-Ekiti – Ekiti State
  • Akwa Ibom State University of Technology, Uyo
  • Al-Hikmah University, Ilorin
  • Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma (AAU)
  • Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba (AAUA)
  • Abia State University, Uturu
  • Al-Qalam University, Katsina
  • Anchor University Ayobo Lagos State
  • Arthur Javis University Akpoyubo Cross river State
  • Adeleke University Ede (AUE)
  • Augustine University
  • Babcock University, Ilishan-Remo
  • Bauchi State University, Gadau
  • Bayero University, Kano (BUK)
  • Baze University
  • University of Benin (UNIBEN)
  • Benson Idahosa University (BIU)
  • Bowen University, Iwo
  • Benue State University, Makurdi
  • University of Calabar (UNICAL)
  • Caleb University, Lagos
  • Caritas University, Enugu
  • Chrisland University
  • Clifford University Owerrinta Abia State
  • Coal City University Enugu State
  • Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University, (COOU)
  • Delta State University, Abraka (DELSU)
  • Dominican University Ibadan Oyo State
  • University of Abuja, Gwagwalada (UNIABUJA)
  • Adamawa State University Mubi (ADSU)
  • Ajayi Crowther University, Ibadan (ACU)
  • Ebonyi State University, Abakaliki (EBSU)
  • Edo University Iyamo
  • Edwin Clark University, Kaigbodo
  • Ekiti State University (EKSU)
  • Elizade University, Ilara-Mokin
  • Eastern Palm University Ogboko, Imo State
  • Enugu State University of Science and Technology, Enugu (ESUT)
  • Covenant University Ota, Covenant University Ota
  • Crown Hill University Eiyenkorin Kwara State
  • Cross River State University of Science &Technology, Calabar (CRUTECH)
  • Crescent University (CUAB)
  • Federal University, Dutse, Jigawa State (FUD)
  • Federal University Gashua, Yobe (FUGashua)
  • Federal University, Gusau Zamfara (FUGUS)
  • Federal University, Kashere Gombe State (FUKASHERE)
  • Federal University, Birnin Kebbi (FUBK)
  • Federal University, Lafia, Nasarawa State (FULAFIA)
  • Federal University of Petroleum Resources, Effurun (FUPRE)
  • Federal University of Technology, Akure (FUTA)
  • Federal University of Technology, Owerri (FUTO)
  • Godfrey Okoye University, Ugwuomu-Nike – Enugu State
  • Gregory University, Uturu
  • Gombe State University, Gombe
  • Hallmark University, Ijebi Itele, Ogun
  • University of Ibadan (UI), University of Ilorin (UNILORIN)
  • Federal University, Lokoja, Kogi State (FULOKOJA)
  • Federal University, Ndifu-Alike, Ebonyi State (FUNAI)
  • Federal University, Oye-Ekiti, Ekiti State
  • Federal University, Wukari, Taraba State (FUWUKARI)
  • Fountain University, Oshogbo
  • Federal University of Agriculture Abeokuta (FUNAAB)
  • Imo State University, Owerri (IMSU)
  • Joseph Ayo Babalola University, Ikeji-Arakeji
  • Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Ogbomoso (LAUTECH)
  • Legacy University, Okija Anambra State
  • Madonna University, Okija
  • University of Agriculture, Makurdi
  • Modibbo Adama University of Technology, Yola (MAUTY)
  • Micheal & Cecilia Ibru University
  • University of Jos (UNIJOS) Click to read conditions
  • Kaduna State University, Kaduna (KASU)
  • Kola Daisi University Ibadan, Oyo State
  • Kogi State University Anyigba
  • Kebbi State University, Kebbi
  • Kano University of Science & Technology, Wudil (KUST)
  • Kwara State University, Ilorin (KWASU)
  • University of Lagos (UNILAG)
  • Landmark University, Omu-Aran
  • Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University, Lapai (IBBU)
  • Lagos State University, Ojo (LASU)
  • Mcpherson University, Seriki Sotayo, Ajebo
  • Federal University of Technology, Minna
  • University of Mkar, Mkar
  • Mountain Top University
  • Nasarawa State University Keffi (NSUK)
  • Nigerian Defence Academy Kaduna (NDA)
  • Northwest University Kano (NWU)
  • National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN)
  • Novena University, Ogume,
  • Nile University of Nigeria, Abuja
  • Oduduwa University, Ipetumodu – Osun State
  • Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago Iwoye
  • Ondo State University of Science and Technology Okitipupa (OSUSTECH)
  • Paul University, Awka – Anambra State
  • University of Port-Harcourt (UNIPORT)
  • Plateau State University Bokkos (PLASU)
  • Nigeria Police Academy Wudil
  • Redeemer’s University, Mowe
  • Renaissance University, Enugu
  • Rhema University, Obeama-Asa – Rivers State
  • Ritman University, Ikot Ekpene, Akwa Ibom
  • River State University of Science and Technology (RSUST)
  • Salem University, Lokoja Click to read conditions
  • Samuel Adegboyega University, Ogwa
  • Sule Lamido University, Kafin Hausa, Jigawa (SLU)
  • Veritas University, Abuja Click to read conditions
  • Wellspring University, Evbuobanosa – Edo State
  • Wesley University of Science & Technology, Ondo
  • Western Delta University, Oghara Delta State
  • Yobe State University, Damaturu.
  • Sokoto State University
  • Southwestern University, Oku Owa
  • Summit University
  • Tansian University, Umunya
  • Tai Solarin University of Education Ijebu Ode (TASUED)
  • Taraba State University, Jalingo (TSUJ)
  • Usumanu Danfodiyo University (UDUSOK)
  • Michael Okpara University of Agricultural Umudike
  • Umar Musa Yar’ Adua University Katsina (UMYU)
  • Hezekiah University, Umudi
  • Kings University, Ode Omu (UNIKINGS)
  • Osun State University Osogbo (UNIOSUN)
  • Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka (UNIZIK)
  • University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN)
  • University of Uyo (UNIUYO)
  • University of Port-Harcourt (UNIPORT)

List of Universities offering Information Technology

  • CUAB
  • American University (AUN)

Offers the course as Information System with options in:

o Database Administration

o Networking

o Management Information Systems

o Information security and Assurance

  • CUAB
  • SALEM

List of Best IT Courses

For those that may be interested to taking their career to another level, here are best IT courses you can offer

  • Database Administration
  • Networking
  • Management Information Systems
  • Information security and Assurance
  • Cyber security
  • Computer Forensic and security management
  • Network system Administrator
  • CCNA- Rooting & Switching
  • Information Technology
  • Information security
  • Network system administrator

General Admission Requirements for Computer science/IT

For requirements for admission, click the needed subject to study computer science

Finally, there are top ten universities that IT professionals in Nigeria attended. This was given through linkedin insight.

  • University of Lagos – 279
  • Lagos State University – 176
  • University of Ibadan – 154
  • Ladoke Akintola University of Technology – 150
  • University of Benin – 143
  • Obafemi Awolowo University – 136
  • Federal University of Technology Owerri – 124
  • University of Ilorin – 121
  • Olabisi Onabanjo University – 92
  • University of Port Harcourt – 66

Source for Universities attended by IT Professionals in Nigeria: https://ng.linkedin.com/titleinformation-technology/nigeria

Bolarinwa Olajire

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

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