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University By Administrative Region In Nigeria

There are total 156(approx) officially recognized/accredited universities or other higher educational institutions in Nigeria
Below is the count of universities offering a different course in Nigeria

Area Of StudyUniversity Count
Total Universities In Nigeria156
Arts & Humanities85
Business & Social Sciences88
Language & Cultural44
Medicine & Health48
Engineering49
Science97
Universities Offering All Courses20
Abia (6)
Adamawa (3)
Akwa Ibom (4)
Anambra (6)
Bauchi (2)
Bayelsa (3)
Benue (3)
Cross River (3)
Delta (8)
Ebonyi (2)
Edo (7)
Ekiti (3)
Enugu (7)
Federal Capital Territory (5)
Gombe (3)
Imo (4)
Jigawa (2)
Kaduna (2)
Kano (4)
Katsina (3)
Kebbi (2)
Kogi (3)
Kwara (6)
Lagos (7)
Nasarawa (3)
Niger (2)
Ogun (15)
Ondo (7)
Osun (9)
Oyo (9)
Plateau (2)
Rivers (4)
Sokoto (2)
Taraba (3)
Yobe (2)

Higher Education Snapshot of Nigeria

  • University Overview of Nigeria

    At present, there are 156 officially represented higher education institution in the Nigeria, which may be offering any one or all degrees such as PreBachelor, Bachelor, Master or Doctoral degree
  • Private Vs Public University in Nigeria

    Out of 156 officially recognized institution there are 81 (public + public state) Public university, 75 Private university and 0 as public private partnership. Rest institution of Nigeria has not been reported yet

    collegeWikipedia states that public institutions in Nigeria are at majority which holds upto 51% of total university

  • Profitable Vs Non-Profit University in Nigeria

    Out of 156 officially recognized institution there are 104 non profitable in nature, whereas 11 are profit making universities. Rest institution of Nigeria has not been reported yet

    collegeWikipedia states that non-profitable institutions in Nigeria are at majority which holds upto 66% of total university

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