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

Areas Of Study University Count
Total Universities In Nigeria 156
Arts & Humanities 87
Business & Social Sciences 86
Language & Cultural 39
Medicine & Health 42
Engineering 46
Science 97
Universities Offering All Course 19

Important : Universities may be offering any one or all degrees such as PreBachelor, Bachelor, Master or Doctoral degree in that area of studies

List of all universities in Nigeria

Below list contains officially recognized/accredited Nigeria Universities, Colleges or other higher education institutions

Important : All universities are arranged according to their web ranking, which is based on the popularity of university/college website all over the world

The shown matrix is only the indicative and it may or may not be up-to-date or complete. Please contact or visit university official website for the complete information regarding areas of studies and the currently offered courses


Rank University Administrative Region
1 University of Benin
Control Type : Public Housing : Not reported

Founded in 1970. University of Benin is located in ugbowo , edo, nigeria is a Non-Profit higher education university. The university admission process is based on entrance examinations. This 49 years old higher education institution provides admission to Men and Women (coed) and Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Edo
2 Veritas University
Control Type : Private Housing : Not reported

Founded in 2007. Veritas University is located in abuja, federal capital territory, nigeria is a Not reported higher education university. The university admission process is Not reported. This 12 years old higher education institution provides admission to Men and Women (coed) and Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Federal Capital Territory
3 University of Abuja
Control Type : Public Housing : Not reported

Founded in 1988. University of Abuja is located in abuja, federal capital territory, nigeria is a Non-Profit higher education university. The university admission process is based on entrance examinations and students past academic record and grades. This 31 years old higher education institution provides admission to Men and Women (coed) and Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Federal Capital Territory
4 Baze University
Control Type : Private Housing : Not reported

Founded in 2011. Baze University is located in abuja, federal capital territory, nigeria is a Not reported higher education university. The university admission process is Not reported. This 8 years old higher education institution provides admission to Men and Women (coed) and Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Federal Capital Territory
5 University of Ibadan
Control Type : Public Housing : Yes

Founded in 1948. University of Ibadan is located in ibadan, oyo, nigeria is a Non-Profit higher education university. The university admission process is based on entrance examinations and students past academic record and grades. This 71 years old higher education institution provides admission to Men and Women (coed) and Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Oyo
6 University of Lagos
Control Type : Public Housing : Yes

Founded in 1962. University of Lagos is located in lagos, lagos, nigeria is a Non-Profit higher education university. The university admission process is based on entrance examinations. This 57 years old higher education institution provides admission to Men and Women (coed) and Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Lagos
7 University of Port Harcourt
Control Type : Public Housing : Yes

Founded in 1975. University of Port Harcourt is located in port harcourt, rivers, nigeria is a Non-Profit higher education university. The university admission process is based on entrance examinations and students past academic record and grades. This 44 years old higher education institution provides admission to Men and Women (coed) and Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Rivers
8 Bayero University Kano
Control Type : Public Housing : Not reported

Founded in 1975. Bayero University Kano is located in kano, kano, nigeria is a Non-Profit higher education university. The university admission process is based on entrance examinations. This 44 years old higher education institution provides admission to Men and Women (coed) and Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Kano
9 University of Nigeria
Control Type : Public Housing : Yes

Founded in 1960. University of Nigeria is located in nsukka , enugu, nigeria is a Non-Profit higher education university. The university admission process is based on entrance examinations. This 59 years old higher education institution provides admission to Men and Women (coed) and Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Enugu
10 Obafemi Awolowo University
Control Type : Public Housing : Yes

Founded in 1962. Obafemi Awolowo University is located in ile-ife, osun, nigeria is a Non-Profit higher education university. The university admission process is based on entrance examinations. This 57 years old higher education institution provides admission to Men and Women (coed) and Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Osun
11 Babcock University
Control Type : Private Housing : Not reported

Founded in 1999. Babcock University is located in ilishan-remo, ogun, nigeria is a Non-Profit higher education university. The university admission process is based on entrance examinations and students past academic record and grades. This 20 years old higher education institution provides admission to Men and Women (coed) and Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Ogun
12 Ladoke Akintola University of Technology
Control Type : Public Housing : Not reported

Founded in 1990. Ladoke Akintola University of Technology is located in ogbomoso , oyo, nigeria is a Non-Profit higher education university. The university admission process is based on entrance examinations and students past academic record and grades. This 29 years old higher education institution provides admission to Men and Women (coed) and Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Oyo
13 Covenant University
Control Type : Private Housing : Yes

Founded in 2002. Covenant University is located in ota, ogun, nigeria is a Non-Profit higher education university. The university admission process is based on entrance examinations. This 17 years old higher education institution provides admission to Men and Women (coed) and Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Ogun
14 University of Ilorin
Control Type : Public Housing : Yes

Founded in 1975. University of Ilorin is located in ilorin, kwara, nigeria is a Non-Profit higher education university. The university admission process is based on entrance examinations. This 44 years old higher education institution provides admission to Men and Women (coed) and Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Kwara
15 Akwa Ibom State University
Control Type : Public Housing : Not reported

Founded in 2004. Akwa Ibom State University is located in uyo, akwa ibom, nigeria is a Non-Profit higher education university. The university admission process is Not reported. This 15 years old higher education institution provides admission to Men and Women (coed) and Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Akwa Ibom
16 University of Jos
Control Type : Public Housing : Yes

Founded in 1975. University of Jos is located in jos, plateau, nigeria is a Non-Profit higher education university. The university admission process is based on entrance examinations and students past academic record and grades. This 44 years old higher education institution provides admission to Men and Women (coed) and Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Plateau
17 Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta
Control Type : Public Housing : Yes

Founded in 1988. Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta is located in abeokuta, ogun, nigeria is a Non-Profit higher education university. The university admission process is based on entrance examinations. This 31 years old higher education institution provides admission to Men and Women (coed) and Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Ogun
18 Federal University of Technology, Akure
Control Type : Public Housing : Yes

Founded in 1981. Federal University of Technology, Akure is located in akure, ondo, nigeria is a Non-Profit higher education university. The university admission process is based on entrance examinations. This 38 years old higher education institution provides admission to Men and Women (coed) and Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Ondo
19 Federal University of Technology, Minna
Control Type : Public Housing : Yes

Founded in 1982. Federal University of Technology, Minna is located in minna, niger, nigeria is a Non-Profit higher education university. The university admission process is based on entrance examinations and students past academic record and grades. This 37 years old higher education institution provides admission to Men and Women (coed) and Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Niger
20 Ambrose Alli University
Control Type : Public Housing : Not reported

Founded in 1980. Ambrose Alli University is located in ekpoma, edo, nigeria is a Non-Profit higher education university. The university admission process is Not reported. This 39 years old higher education institution provides admission to Men and Women (coed) and Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Edo
21 American University of Nigeria
Control Type : Private Housing : Yes

Founded in 2004. American University of Nigeria is located in yola, adamawa, nigeria is a Non-Profit higher education university. The university admission process is based on students past academic record and grades. This 15 years old higher education institution provides admission to Men and Women (coed) and Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Adamawa
22 Pan African University
Control Type : Private Housing : Not reported

Founded in 2002. Pan African University is located in Lagos, lagos, nigeria is a Not reported higher education university. The university admission process is Not reported. This 17 years old higher education institution provides admission to Men and Women (coed) and Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Lagos
23 Lagos State University
Control Type : Public Housing : Not reported

Founded in 1983. Lagos State University is located in ojo, lagos, nigeria is a Non-Profit higher education university. The university admission process is based on entrance examinations. This 36 years old higher education institution provides admission to Men and Women (coed) and Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Lagos
24 Ahmadu Bello University
Control Type : Public Housing : Yes

Founded in 1962. Ahmadu Bello University is located in zaria, kaduna, nigeria is a Non-Profit higher education university. The university admission process is based on entrance examinations and students past academic record and grades. This 57 years old higher education institution provides admission to Men and Women (coed) and Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Kaduna
25 University of Uyo
Control Type : Public Housing : Not reported

Founded in 1991. University of Uyo is located in uyo, akwa ibom, nigeria is a Non-Profit higher education university. The university admission process is Not reported. This 28 years old higher education institution provides admission to Men and Women (coed) and Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Akwa Ibom
26 Imo State University
Control Type : Public Housing : Not reported

Founded in 1981. Imo State University is located in owerri, imo, nigeria is a Non-Profit higher education university. The university admission process is Not reported. This 38 years old higher education institution provides admission to Men and Women (coed) and Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Imo
27 University of Calabar
Control Type : Public Housing : Yes

Founded in 1975. University of Calabar is located in calabar, cross river, nigeria is a Non-Profit higher education university. The university admission process is based on entrance examinations. This 44 years old higher education institution provides admission to Men and Women (coed) and Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Cross River
28 Federal University, Ndufu-Alike
Control Type : Public Housing : Not reported

Founded in 2011. Federal University, Ndufu-Alike is located in ndufu-alike, ebonyi, nigeria is a Non-Profit higher education university. The university admission process is Not reported. This 8 years old higher education institution provides admission to Men and Women (coed) and Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Ebonyi
29 Lead City University
Control Type : Private Housing : Yes

Founded in 2005. Lead City University is located in ibadan, oyo, nigeria is a Non-Profit higher education university. The university admission process is based on entrance examinations and students past academic record and grades. This 14 years old higher education institution provides admission to Men and Women (coed) and Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Oyo
30 Crawford University
Control Type : Private Housing : Yes

Founded in 2005. Crawford University is located in faith city, ogun, nigeria is a For-Profit higher education university. The university admission process is based on entrance examinations and students past academic record and grades. This 14 years old higher education institution provides admission to Men and Women (coed) and Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Ogun
31 Nnamdi Azikiwe University
Control Type : Public Housing : Not reported
Anambra
32 Landmark University
Control Type : Private Housing : Yes
Kwara
33 Federal University of Technology, Owerri
Control Type : Public Housing : Yes
Imo
34 Rivers State University of Science and Technology
Control Type : Public Housing : Yes
Rivers
35 Enugu State University of Science and Technology
Control Type : Public Housing : Not reported
Enugu
36 Renaissance University
Control Type : Private Housing : Not reported
Enugu
37 Paul University
Control Type : Private Housing : Not reported
Anambra
38 Adekunle Ajasin University
Control Type : Public Housing : Not reported
Ondo
39 Ebonyi State University
Control Type : Public Housing : Not reported
Ebonyi
40 Bells University of Technology
Control Type : Private Housing : Yes
Ogun
41 Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University
Control Type : Public Housing : Not reported
Niger
42 Kwara State University
Control Type : Public Housing : Not reported
Kwara
43 Cross River University of Technology
Control Type : Public Housing : Not reported
Cross River
44 Bowen University
Control Type : Private Housing : Not reported
Osun
45 Redeemer's University
Control Type : Private Housing : Yes
Ogun
46 Afe Babalola University
Control Type : Private Housing : Yes
Ekiti
47 Ekiti State University, Ado Ekiti
Control Type : Public Housing : Yes
Ekiti
48 Adeleke University
Control Type : Private Housing : Not reported
Osun
49 Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University
Control Type : Public Housing : Not reported
Bauchi
50 Federal University of Petroleum Resources
Control Type : Public Housing : Yes
Delta
51 Kano University of Science and Technology
Control Type : Public Housing : Not reported
Kano
52 University of Agriculture, Makurdi
Control Type : Public Housing : Not reported
Benue
53 Benue State University
Control Type : Public Housing : Not reported
Benue
54 Federal University, Otuoke
Control Type : Public Housing : Not reported
Bayelsa
55 Umaru Musa Yar'Adua University
Control Type : Public Housing : Not reported
Katsina
56 Bingham University
Control Type : Private Housing : Yes
Nasarawa
57 Joseph Ayo Babalola University
Control Type : Private Housing : Yes
Osun
58 Delta State University, Abraka
Control Type : Public Housing : Not reported
Delta
59 Federal University, Lokoja
Control Type : Public Housing : Not reported
Kogi
60 Ajayi Crowther University
Control Type : Private Housing : Not reported
Oyo
61 Federal University, Dutsin-Ma
Control Type : Public Housing : Not reported
Katsina
62 Nile University of Nigeria
Control Type : Private Housing : Yes
Federal Capital Territory
63 Ondo State University of Science and Technology
Control Type : Public Housing : Not reported
Ondo
64 Federal University, Lafia
Control Type : Public Housing : Not reported
Nasarawa
65 Michael Okpara University of Agriculture
Control Type : Public Housing : Not reported
Abia
66 Modibbo Adama University of Technology
Control Type : Public Housing : Not reported
Adamawa
67 Elizade University
Control Type : Private Housing : Yes
Ondo
68 Kebbi State University of Science and Technology
Control Type : Public Housing : Not reported
Kebbi
69 Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University
Control Type : Public Housing : Not reported
Anambra
70 Northwest University Kano
Control Type : Public Housing : Not reported
Kano
71 Godfrey Okoye University
Control Type : Private Housing : Yes
Enugu
72 Samuel Adegboyega University
Control Type : Private Housing : Not reported
Edo
73 Federal University, Wukari
Control Type : Public Housing : Not reported
Taraba
74 African University of Science and Technology
Control Type : Private Housing : Not reported
Federal Capital Territory
75 Nasarawa State University
Control Type : Public Housing : Not reported
Nasarawa
76 Kogi State University
Control Type : Public Housing : Not reported
Kogi
77 Federal University, Dutse
Control Type : Public Housing : Not reported
Jigawa
78 Taraba State University
Control Type : Public Housing : Not reported
Taraba
79 Gombe State University
Control Type : Public Housing : Yes
Gombe
80 Benson Idahosa University
Control Type : Private Housing : Yes
Edo
81 Niger Delta University
Control Type : Public Housing : Not reported
Bayelsa
82 Achievers University, Owo
Control Type : Private Housing : Yes
Ondo
83 Usmanu Danfodio University
Control Type : Public Housing : Not reported
Sokoto
84 Adamawa State University
Control Type : Public Housing : Not reported
Adamawa
85 Bauchi State University
Control Type : Public Housing : Not reported
Bauchi
86 Caleb University
Control Type : Private Housing : Not reported
Lagos
87 Caritas University
Control Type : Private Housing : Not reported
Enugu
88 Mountain Top University
Control Type : Private Housing : Not reported
Ogun
89 Fountain University
Control Type : Private Housing : Yes
Osun
90 Al-Qalam University, Katsina
Control Type : Private Housing : Not reported
Katsina
91 Madonna University, Okija
Control Type : Private Housing : Yes
Anambra
92 Tai Solarin University of Education
Control Type : Public Housing : Not reported
Ogun
93 Sokoto State University
Control Type : Public Housing : Not reported
Sokoto
94 Oduduwa University
Control Type : Private Housing : Not reported
Osun
95 Plateau State University
Control Type : Public Housing : Not reported
Plateau
96 Federal University, Birnin Kebbi
Control Type : Public Housing : Not reported
Kebbi
97 Dominican University, Ibadan
Control Type : Private Housing : Yes
Oyo
98 Eastern Palm University
Control Type : Public Housing : Not reported
Imo
99 Western Delta University
Control Type : Private Housing : Yes
Delta
100 Obong University
Control Type : Private Housing : Yes
Akwa Ibom



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