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There are total 183(approx) officially recognized/accredited Colleges or other higher education institutions in Nigeria
Below is the count of universities offering a different course in Nigeria
183,84,82,38,40,44,93,19

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 48 years old higher education institution provides admission to Men and Women (coed) and Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Edo
2 University of Ibadan
Control Type : Housing :

Founded in 1948. University of Ibadan is located in ibadan, oyo, nigeria is a higher education university. The university admission process is . This 70 years old higher education institution provides admission to and
Oyo
3 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 11 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 Nigerian Turkish Nile University
Control Type : Housing :

Founded in 2009. Nigerian Turkish Nile University is located in abuja, federal capital territory, nigeria is a higher education university. The university admission process is . This 9 years old higher education institution provides admission to and
Federal Capital Territory
5 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 30 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
6 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 7 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
7 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 56 years old higher education institution provides admission to Men and Women (coed) and Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Lagos
8 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 70 years old higher education institution provides admission to Men and Women (coed) and Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Oyo
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 58 years old higher education institution provides admission to Men and Women (coed) and Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Enugu
10 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 14 years old higher education institution provides admission to Men and Women (coed) and Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Akwa Ibom
11 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 43 years old higher education institution provides admission to Men and Women (coed) and Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Rivers
12 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 43 years old higher education institution provides admission to Men and Women (coed) and Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Kano
13 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 56 years old higher education institution provides admission to Men and Women (coed) and Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Osun
14 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 30 years old higher education institution provides admission to Men and Women (coed) and Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Ogun
15 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 19 years old higher education institution provides admission to Men and Women (coed) and Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Ogun
16 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 16 years old higher education institution provides admission to Men and Women (coed) and Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Ogun
17 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 28 years old higher education institution provides admission to Men and Women (coed) and Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Oyo
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 37 years old higher education institution provides admission to Men and Women (coed) and Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Ondo
19 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 43 years old higher education institution provides admission to Men and Women (coed) and Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Kwara
20 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 14 years old higher education institution provides admission to Men and Women (coed) and Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Adamawa
21 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 36 years old higher education institution provides admission to Men and Women (coed) and Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Niger
22 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 38 years old higher education institution provides admission to Men and Women (coed) and Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Edo
23 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 43 years old higher education institution provides admission to Men and Women (coed) and Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Plateau
24 Ahmadu Bello University
Control Type : Housing :

Founded in 1962. Ahmadu Bello University is located in zaria, kaduna, nigeria is a higher education university. The university admission process is . This 56 years old higher education institution provides admission to and
Kaduna
25 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 35 years old higher education institution provides admission to Men and Women (coed) and Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Lagos
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 37 years old higher education institution provides admission to Men and Women (coed) and Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Imo
27 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 56 years old higher education institution provides admission to Men and Women (coed) and Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Kaduna
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 7 years old higher education institution provides admission to Men and Women (coed) and Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Ebonyi
29 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 43 years old higher education institution provides admission to Men and Women (coed) and Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Cross River
30 University of Maiduguri
Control Type : Public Housing : Not reported

Founded in 1975. University of Maiduguri is located in maiduguri, borno, nigeria is a Non-Profit higher education university. The university admission process is based on entrance examinations. This 43 years old higher education institution provides admission to Men and Women (coed) and Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Borno
31 Paul University
Control Type : Private Housing : Not reported
Anambra
32 University of Uyo
Control Type : Public Housing : Not reported
Akwa Ibom
33 Covenant University
Control Type : Housing :
Ogun
34 Afe Babalola University
Control Type : Private Housing : Yes
Ekiti
35 Afe Babalola University
Control Type : Housing :
Ekiti
36 Niger Delta University
Control Type : Public Housing : Not reported
Bayelsa
37 Federal University, Otuoke
Control Type : Public Housing : Not reported
Bayelsa
38 Lead City University
Control Type : Private Housing : Yes
Oyo
39 Federal University of Technology, Owerri
Control Type : Public Housing : Yes
Imo
40 Redeemer's University
Control Type : Housing :
Ogun
41 Crawford University
Control Type : Private Housing : Yes
Ogun
42 Landmark University
Control Type : Private Housing : Yes
Kwara
43 Nnamdi Azikiwe University
Control Type : Public Housing : Not reported
Anambra
44 Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University
Control Type : Public Housing : Not reported
Bauchi
45 Enugu State University of Science and Technology
Control Type : Public Housing : Not reported
Enugu
46 Federal University, Lokoja
Control Type : Public Housing : Not reported
Kogi
47 Cross River University of Technology
Control Type : Public Housing : Not reported
Cross River
48 Renaissance University
Control Type : Private Housing : Not reported
Enugu
49 Redeemer's University
Control Type : Private Housing : Yes
Ogun
50 Bells University of Technology
Control Type : Private Housing : Yes
Ogun
51 Pan African University
Control Type : Housing :
Lagos
52 Pan African University
Control Type : Private Housing : Not reported
Lagos
53 Federal University, Oye-Ekiti
Control Type : Housing :
Ekiti
54 Osun State University
Control Type : Housing :
Osun
55 Ebonyi State University
Control Type : Public Housing : Not reported
Ebonyi
56 Benue State University
Control Type : Public Housing : Not reported
Benue
57 Ekiti State University, Ado Ekiti
Control Type : Public Housing : Yes
Ekiti
58 Joseph Ayo Babalola University
Control Type : Private Housing : Yes
Osun
59 Kwara State University
Control Type : Public Housing : Not reported
Kwara
60 Ajayi Crowther University
Control Type : Private Housing : Not reported
Oyo
61 Umaru Musa Yar'Adua University
Control Type : Public Housing : Not reported
Katsina
62 Umaru Musa Yar'Adua University
Control Type : Housing :
Katsina
63 Delta State University, Abraka
Control Type : Public Housing : Not reported
Delta
64 Igbinedion University Okada
Control Type : Housing :
Edo
65 Ondo State University of Science and Technology
Control Type : Public Housing : Not reported
Ondo
66 Rivers State University of Science and Technology
Control Type : Public Housing : Yes
Rivers
67 Federal University, Dutsin-Ma
Control Type : Public Housing : Not reported
Katsina
68 Federal University of Petroleum Resources
Control Type : Public Housing : Yes
Delta
69 Adeleke University
Control Type : Private Housing : Not reported
Osun
70 Elizade University
Control Type : Private Housing : Yes
Ondo
71 Modibbo Adama University of Technology
Control Type : Public Housing : Not reported
Adamawa
72 Federal University, Lafia
Control Type : Public Housing : Not reported
Nasarawa
73 Bauchi State University
Control Type : Public Housing : Not reported
Bauchi
74 Bingham University
Control Type : Private Housing : Yes
Nasarawa
75 Bowen University
Control Type : Private Housing : Not reported
Osun
76 Northwest University Kano
Control Type : Public Housing : Not reported
Kano
77 University of Agriculture, Makurdi
Control Type : Public Housing : Not reported
Benue
78 Godfrey Okoye University
Control Type : Private Housing : Yes
Enugu
79 Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University
Control Type : Public Housing : Not reported
Anambra
80 Kano University of Science and Technology
Control Type : Public Housing : Not reported
Kano
81 Nasarawa State University
Control Type : Public Housing : Not reported
Nasarawa
82 Michael Okpara University of Agriculture
Control Type : Public Housing : Not reported
Abia
83 Federal University, Dutse
Control Type : Public Housing : Not reported
Jigawa
84 African University of Science and Technology
Control Type : Private Housing : Not reported
Federal Capital Territory
85 Samuel Adegboyega University
Control Type : Private Housing : Not reported
Edo
86 Adekunle Ajasin University
Control Type : Public Housing : Not reported
Ondo
87 Federal University, Wukari
Control Type : Public Housing : Not reported
Taraba
88 Nile University of Nigeria
Control Type : Private Housing : Yes
Federal Capital Territory
89 Federal University of Technology, Owerri
Control Type : Housing :
Imo
90 Nnamdi Azikiwe University
Control Type : Housing :
Anambra
91 Benson Idahosa University
Control Type : Private Housing : Yes
Edo
92 Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University
Control Type : Public Housing : Not reported
Niger
93 Kogi State University
Control Type : Public Housing : Not reported
Kogi
94 Federal University, Oye-Ekiti
Control Type : Public Housing : Yes
Ekiti
95 Gombe State University
Control Type : Public Housing : Yes
Gombe
96 Achievers University, Owo
Control Type : Private Housing : Yes
Ondo
97 Usmanu Danfodio University
Control Type : Public Housing : Not reported
Sokoto
98 Novena University
Control Type : Housing :
Delta
99 Mountain Top University
Control Type : Private Housing : Not reported
Ogun
100 Coal City University
Control Type : Private Housing : Not reported
Enugu



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